# Beep Test Calculations

Here is a table of the number of shuttles required to run for each level of the beep test, with calculations for the speeds, times and distances for each level. This table is based on the commonly used version of the test, and applies to the PACER test too. There is also a more complete table which lists the time and distance for every 20m shuttle. Alternatively, you can use the Excel spreadsheet that I created which automatically calculates many of these values for any test result. See the web page on beep test versions for more information about variations of the test.

## Table of Details for Every Level

Level Shuttles running speed (km/h) time per shuttle (s) Total level time (s) Cumulative Time (min:seconds) Distance per level (m) Cumulative Distance (m)
1 7 8.0 9.00 63.0 1:03 140 140
2 8 9.0 8.00 64.0 2:07 160 300
3 8 9.5 7.58 60.6 3:08 160 460
4 9 10.0 7.20 64.8 4:12 180 640
5 9 10.5 6.86 61.7 5:14 180 820
6 10 11.0 6.55 65.5 6:20 200 1020
7 10 11.5 6.26 62.6 7:22 200 1220
8 11 12.0 6.00 66.0 8:28 220 1440
9 11 12.5 5.76 63.4 9:32 220 1660
10 11 13.0 5.54 60.9 10:32 220 1880
11 12 13.5 5.33 64.0 11:36 240 2120
12 12 14.0 5.14 61.7 12:38 240 2360
13 13 14.5 4.97 64.6 13:43 260 2620
14 13 15.0 4.80 62.4 14:45 260 2880
15 13 15.5 4.65 60.4 15:46 260 3140
16 14 16.0 4.50 63.0 16:49 280 3420
17 14 16.5 4.36 61.1 17:50 280 3700
18 15 17.0 4.24 63.5 18:53 300 4000
19 15 17.5 4.11 61.7 19:55 300 4300
20 16 18.0 4.00 64.0 20:59 320 4620
21 16 18.5 3.89 62.3 22:01 320 4940

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