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How fast is 114.8 miles per minute?

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It's about 100 times as fast as a Cheetah.
In other words, 114.8 miles per minute is 100.3 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 0.00997 times that amount.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 1.144 miles per minute in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds.
It's about 150 times as fast as a Greyhound.
In other words, 114.8 miles per minute is 153 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 0.00654 times that amount.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 0.75 miles per minute. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds.
It's about 200 times as fast as Secretariat.
In other words, 114.8 miles per minute is 183 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 0.00546 times that amount.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 0.626 miles per minute in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.
It's about 200 times as fast as a Gazelle.
In other words, the speed of a Gazelle is 0.005 times 114.8 miles per minute.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
A Thomson's gazelle can reach speeds of up to 0.8 miles per minute. The gazelle's speed doesn't match that of its chief predator, the cheetah, but a gazelle's endurance usually ensures an escape in distances greater than 500 m (0.3 mi).
It's about 200 times as fast as a Hare.
In other words, the speed of a Hare is 0.005 times 114.8 miles per minute.
(for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)
The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 0.7 miles per minute. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern.
It's about 300 times as fast as Michael Johnson.
In other words, 114.8 miles per minute is 297.5 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 0.003361 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
Setting a record that stood for 12 years, Michael Johnson ran a 200 m in 0:19.32 for an average speed of 0.386 miles per minute at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson was nicknamed "the Man with the Golden shoes" in recognition of the custom footwear worn during these races — a pair of Nikes with a left size of 10.5 and a right size of 11.
It's about 300 times as fast as Usain Bolt.
In other words, 114.8 miles per minute is 299 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 0.00334 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
Setting a world record, Usain Bolt ran a 100 m in 0:09.69 for an average speed of 0.385 miles per minute at the 2008 Olympics. Furthermore, Bolt's margin of record breaking — 0.03 s — is the largest margin of victory in the history of digital measurements.