How fast can Batman run in MPH?

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#2 Posted by Night Thrasher (3820 posts) - - Show Bio

I wouldn't think he would be Olympian speed, because he has armor under his costume. I mean he's peak human, but also he's weighed down. So if he were running the 100 M in costume, he'd probably come in last. But if he weren't in costume, he'd come in after Usain Bolt somewhere around 3rd or 4th. If that answers you question.

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#3 Posted by jumpstart55 (11025 posts) - - Show Bio
@Night Thrasher said:
" I wouldn't think he would be Olympian speed, because he has armor under his costume. I mean he's peak human, but also he's weighed down. So if he were running the 100 M in costume, he'd probably come in last. But if he weren't in costume, he'd come in after Usain Bolt somewhere around 3rd or 4th. If that answers you question. "
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#4 Posted by Night Thrasher (3820 posts) - - Show Bio
@jumpstart55: Usain Bolt's fastest Mph was 23.187 doing the 200. The average person is somewhere around 12-15 mph. I think Batman is probably between 20-22.
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#5 Posted by jumpstart55 (11025 posts) - - Show Bio
@Night Thrasher said:
" @jumpstart55: Usain Bolt's fastest Mph was 23.187 doing the 200. The average person is somewhere around 12-15 mph. I think Batman is probably between 20-22. "
That sounds about right.
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#7 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (9130 posts) - - Show Bio

Nightwing is probably the fastest man in the world and Batman is better than the finest human athletes.

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#8 Posted by MyNameWasDeleted (683 posts) - - Show Bio

@jumpstart55: Usain Bolt's fastest Mph was 23.187 doing the 200. The average person is somewhere around 12-15 mph. I think Batman is probably between 20-22.

Actually Usain's fastest speed was 27.79 mph doing the 100 meter dash- I myself have sprinted alongside a car as it started up and drove off, matching it until @ 25 mph then it pulled away. It was a short sprint (maybe 40-50 feet) I was young and light and fast then, but that car was peeling out and folks was impressed.. what can I say?

I think it has as much to do with how far a sprint and how urgent the need - every sprint isn't going to be the same and the human body isn't meant to run like that for very long, compound that with the added weight of his gear and I am thinking he's lucky if he's sprinting 20 mph on his best day

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#10 Edited by senglord (2777 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmmm

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#11 Edited by DarthAznable (16928 posts) - - Show Bio

1000000000000000 mph with prep

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#12 Posted by Bat_Girl_CC (6162 posts) - - Show Bio

Usain Bolt? lol, are you comparing a guy that can move fast enough to dodge a bullet, to usain bolt? also, int the New 52 Tim Drake was stated as being olympic level...i'm pretty sure that Bruce is faster, not more agile, as he's bigger, but overall faster.

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#13 Posted by Redatom1234 (2817 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman can run faster than light. He stomped the flash in the bat race with his bat legs using the bat force......

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#14 Edited by Black_Arrow (10298 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that there is a scan where he outrans a car.

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#15 Posted by Veshark (10499 posts) - - Show Bio

Slower than Cap :P

I don't think one can really compare comic-book characters to real-life figures like Usain Bolt. I mean we're talking about heroes who regularly dodge supersonic bullets on a daily basis, yet somehow combine all the physical features of the world's best weightlifters, martial artists, gymnasts, and sprinters. Unless you have an unobtanium excuse like the Super-Soldier Serum, the comparison isn't even equitable (and even then it's iffy by real-world standards).

Anyway, the true answer is that Batman can run as fast as the story requires him to.

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#16 Posted by mynameiswally (88 posts) - - Show Bio

according to @mynamewasdeleted usain bolts fastest is roughly 28mph. batman could probably run faster considering the fact that he is at peak physical condtion. this is batman with his suit. so that means he is running faster than usain bolt with so much weight AND a massive cape dragging him. ( a cape massive enough to let someone that weighs over 210 pounds glide!!) take his suit and everything off, and my guess is that he would sprint/run at well over 36-37mpn.

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#17 Edited by mister_pimping (184 posts) - - Show Bio

FTL lol

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#18 Edited by Zer0-X (664 posts) - - Show Bio

As @Veshark said, we can't compare a fictional human that functions under fictional rules to real-world situations. However, since Batman has always dwarfed real-life human abilities and the theoretical running speed for a human in real life is 40 MPH, I can say Batman probably hits 50 MPH and 60 MPH if he's pushing it. Of course, it may be more than even that.

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#19 Posted by Flash9865 (129 posts) - - Show Bio

In a flat out race Usain Bolt wins but since Batman is a peak human he wouldn't be much behind.

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#20 Posted by Eto (5367 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruce would cheat lel

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#21 Posted by AckRecky7 (236 posts) - - Show Bio

In Olympic sprinting gear, I feel like he could surpass Usain Bolt. He'd probably get somewhere between 33 to 38mph.

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#22 Posted by Eto (5367 posts) - - Show Bio

@ackrecky7: Yeah, but what about just running? So, not a sprint distance.

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#25 Edited by AckRecky7 (236 posts) - - Show Bio

@eto: That's right man. He's a ninja who was trained to sprint for his life.

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#26 Posted by jayc1324 (26432 posts) - - Show Bio

Faster than Usain Bolt. He can lift more than the strongest real life humans so he should be faster than the fastest real life human too

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#29 Posted by deactivated-5d30ff90eed8f (1024 posts) - - Show Bio

Based on his feats I would say 48-52 mph.

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#30 Posted by DottiestMoon (1423 posts) - - Show Bio

25mph is reasonably enough, any faster would be absurd.

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#31 Edited by Usha (3701 posts) - - Show Bio

Based on his feats I would say 48-52 mph.

A potential run of 100 metres in 4.4 seconds?!

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#32 Posted by LDM (5362 posts) - - Show Bio

@thegodamnbatman: Hell no ! He has no on panel feat of running anywhere near that fast. Even when he chased a car, he only kept up with it when it just started, which is something even real life human can do

On topic : around 30 MPH should be right

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#33 Edited by Alexander505 (3104 posts) - - Show Bio

50-60 km/h (35-38 mph)

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#34 Posted by deactivated-5d30ff90eed8f (1024 posts) - - Show Bio

@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:

Based on his feats I would say 48-52 mph.

A potential run of 100 metres in 4.4 seconds?!

This guy can dodge bullets and catch up to speeding cars, it's not that much of a stretch.

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@thegodamnbatman said:
@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:

Based on his feats I would say 48-52 mph.

A potential run of 100 metres in 4.4 seconds?!

This guy can dodge bullets and catch up to speeding cars, it's not that much of a stretch.

Dodging bullets is different though.

Would like to see the images of him catching up to speeding cars.

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#36 Edited by deactivated-5d30ff90eed8f (1024 posts) - - Show Bio

@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:
@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:

Based on his feats I would say 48-52 mph.

A potential run of 100 metres in 4.4 seconds?!

This guy can dodge bullets and catch up to speeding cars, it's not that much of a stretch.

Dodging bullets is different though.

Would like to see the images of him catching up to speeding cars.

I suppose your right, dodging bullets is more a feat of reaction rather than raw speed. I'll see if I can find the images.

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#37 Posted by Psy4 (325 posts) - - Show Bio

25mph is reasonably enough, any faster would be absurd.

This is right. Batman doesn't even have the feats to show he can run 100m in 10 seconds flat but I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt because he's Batman and I love it. I'm not however willing to give him sub-9:70 over a hundred. That is a dream until such a feat is shown. In high level athletics the difference between 10:00 and 9:80 is colossal.

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Faster than Usain Bolt. He can lift more than the strongest real life humans so he should be faster than the fastest real life human too

By this logic, Brian Shaw, Eddie Hall and Hafthor Bjornsson would complete 100 meters within 10 seconds....and we know for fact those guys cannot run sub-12 to save their lives. Batman has proven his power lifting and reflexes. Sprint speed is another thing altogether. He's very fast, olympian level maybe, but not that fast.

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#38 Edited by deathstroke512 (2375 posts) - - Show Bio

imo 35-40 mph

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#39 Posted by deactivated-5d30ff90eed8f (1024 posts) - - Show Bio

@thegodamnbatman said:

@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:
@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:

Based on his feats I would say 48-52 mph.

A potential run of 100 metres in 4.4 seconds?!

This guy can dodge bullets and catch up to speeding cars, it's not that much of a stretch.

Dodging bullets is different though.

Would like to see the images of him catching up to speeding cars.

I suppose your right, dodging bullets is more a feat of reaction rather than raw speed. I'll see if I can find the images.

Well I couldn't find any scans, I guess I was mistaken.

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#40 Edited by Usha (3701 posts) - - Show Bio

@thegodamnbatman said:

@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:
@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:

Based on his feats I would say 48-52 mph.

A potential run of 100 metres in 4.4 seconds?!

This guy can dodge bullets and catch up to speeding cars, it's not that much of a stretch.

Dodging bullets is different though.

Would like to see the images of him catching up to speeding cars.

I suppose your right, dodging bullets is more a feat of reaction rather than raw speed. I'll see if I can find the images.

Well I couldn't find any scans, I guess I was mistaken.

In that case...........I want $300 by the end of this night. I gotta pay da billz man.

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#41 Posted by Alexander505 (3104 posts) - - Show Bio

It's scientifically prove that the speed is due to the strength of legs, so more stronger you are more fast you can be, but in the real world you can't see it because a really strong guy must be heavy in his body mass and more heavy you are more slow you are.

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#43 Edited by Usha (3701 posts) - - Show Bio

@usha said:
@thegodamnbatman said:

@thegodamnbatman said:

Well I couldn't find any scans, I guess I was mistaken.

In that case...........I want $300 by the end of this night. I gotta pay da billz man.

You haven't paid up. Annual interest rate is 250%.

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