Runners cover a distance of about 5 km at a slow pace similar to fast walking.
About 1 billion pairs of running shoes are sold worldwide each year.
U.S. citizens run an average distance of 49.7 km per week, more than anyone else. Filipinos an average distance of 27.2 km per week, less than anyone.
When we run, 26 bones, 33 joints and 112 ligaments work simultaneously.
In South Africa there are more women running than men: 59% against 47%.
In 2015, Checkpoint Place was launched, the first social app to compare the results of runners.
Tinie Tempah’s “Pass Out” is the most listened-to song at the 2015 Running Awards.
The Wall Street Journal; Gazette Live; agoga.com.au; BBC; The Boston Marathon; Runner’s World; Pop Sop; IAAF; BBC Sport; geniusbeauty.com; Focus; The Running Awards