12 Minute Run



To measure aerobic capacity within a maximal indirect field test


Athletics track or oval with a lap length of between 200 – 400 metres, enough marking cones to place one every 20m of the track, stopwatch


  1. Complete a thorough warm-up and dynamic stretching
  2. Place cones every 20m for easy calculation of distance covered
  3. The participant aims to complete as many laps as possible within the 12 minute time limit whilst running
  4. On the completion of 12 minutes the recorded counts up the completed laps and the number of completed metres on the final lap