PRT 1.5 Mile (2.4 km) Run Test

This test forms part of the Navy Physical Readiness Test (PRT), performed by US Navy personnel every six months. It is essentially the Cooper 1.5mile/2.4 km run test, and another similar 1.5 mile run test. There are many other running and walking fitness tests. An alternative to this test is the 500 yard swim test and also an elliptical trainer test. long distance runner


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