Cycling, running, and obstacle course racing are dominated by white-collar workers. And while disposable income makes competing more feasible, researchers are also starting to discover a psychological pull that draws these people to masochistic events.
By: Brad Stulberg Aug 3, 2017
For this Mega Study, we have analyzed 34,680,750 results from 28,732 different races.
American race runners are steadily getting slower across all four major race distances – 5 Kilometer, 10 Kilometer, Half Marathon, and Marathon.
In this study, we analyze how Americans’ health influences their running performance.
The jogging boom that started in the early 1970s appears to have been the product of a huge number of prosperous, well-educated Baby Boomers. Today, road races continue to be popular in terms of number of participants, but the number of serious runners appears to be well down.