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Running By The Numbers

RUNNING BY THE NUMBERS created by sportMe.com 1 out of 6 people jogged at least once last year, with nearly half of them jogging once per week. 1/6 = 50,061,000 eople 13.9 million Number of road race finishers over the last 10 years road race finishers in 2011 170% 13.9 million road race finishers in 2011 15 million Men Women 45% increase over 10 years 47% 10 million 52% 58% 68% 53% 55% 5 million 75% 42% 48% 32% 25% 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2011 laps 59,838,621 = 2403 around Earth tolal race miles run last year runs to the 124 moon and back %3D Women ( x*** 2011 1990 accounted for of road racefinishers last year ******* 55% 518,000 americans finished a marathon last year Total race participants in 2011 : 13,974,000 5,277,000 Half 5K 37.8% 1,610,000 Marathon 11.5% 1,413,000 10K 10.1% 518,000 3.7% 5,156,000 Others 36.9% Marathon PUnning shoes in 2011 $2.46 Billion DOwnloads of mobile running applications Amount spent on are set to increase tenfold by 2016 compared to $1.47 Billion in 1999 Sport Me 68% increase over 12 years SOURCE Running USA = Running USA advances the growth and success of the running industry in America. State of the Sport reports, many types of running data and lists of the largest races from past years can be found on RunningUSA.org in the "Statistics" section.

Running By The Numbers

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A look at the number of runners in the US and their increased participation in road races, marathons, and "fun runs", plus the breakdown of the gender discrepancies in running, the amount of money spe...

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