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Walking Calories Calculator

Distance Calorie Calculator

Use this calculator to show how many calories you are burning on your walk, depending on your weight, distance and pace.

Not enough? Here's how to burn more calories while walking.

Enter the miles you walked:
Enter your weight in pounds: 
Select your pace from the list below:  
2 mph - 30 minutes per mile or slower
2 mph - 30 minutes per mile or faster
2.5 mph - 24 minutes per mile or faster
3 mph - 20 minutes per mile or faster
4 mph - 15 minutes per mile or faster
4.5 mph - 13 minutes per mile or faster
5 mph - 12 minutes per mile or faster

What's Your Pace? If you use metric units instead of Imperial, you may want to use the Pace Calculator to convert minutes per kilometer into minutes per mile and kilometers per hour into miles per hour.

Burning More Calories Walking

The biggest factor in how many calories you burn per mile of walking is your weight rather than your speed. The numbers used in this calculator were determined by research that measured the metabolic equivalents of different physical activities. Speed makes a little difference, but at a walking pace it is a minor amount. Instead, you will burn more calories by walking more miles. If you have a set amount of time for your walking workout, then going faster will enable to you cover more mileage in that same time period and therefore burn more total calories. Running and racewalking burn a few more calories per mile. In the case of running, you have a lifting component as both feet are off the ground. With racewalking, more muscles are used during a stride.
More: Walking Calories vs. Running Calories

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Calorie Count

Use Calorie Count to find the calories in the food you eat and track your diet calories and exercise calories online.

Walking for Weight Loss

10 Things to Stop Doing If You Want to Walk Off Weight: Walking burns calories, but you need to eliminate these bad habits if you want to see results on the scale.

Treadmill Weight Loss Walking Plan: Use this plan to vary your treadmill workouts for the best results in losing weight.

More Fitness Calculators

These calculator scripts were written by Wendy Bumgardner and Will Glessner. The calculator of calories burned per mile is based on MET research - metabolic equivalents of various activities.


Aisnworth BE, Haskell WL, Whitt MC, Irwin ML, Swartz AM, Strath SJ, O'Brien WL, Bassett DR Jr, Schmitz KH, Emplaincourt PO, Jacobs DR Jr, Leon AS. "Compendium of Physical Activities: An update of activity codes and MET intensities." Med Sci Sports Exerc 2000;32 (Suppl):S498-S516.

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