I’m at a loss. What is the definition of ‘Pace’?

At the runscribe pages: it reads:

“Pace

Running speed is a function of both Stride Rate (SR) and Stride

Length (SL) and is calculated by the equation: Speed = SR X SL”.

It seems to me then if this is the formula, that the faster you go (by having a higher stride rate and/or a higher stride lenght), the higher your pace. The faster you go, the more distance you cover in a minute or hour.

However, when I look at my dashboard: it states that the unit of Pace is : “min/km”. That is the *inverse* of speed. The faster you go, the less minutes it takes to cover 1 km.

Wouldn’t it be better to name this metric ‘speed’’, express it in Km/hr or miles/hr? It also is more intuitive: as you increase speed, you generally get more pronation, shock, stride rate, etc.