How many runners are there globally?

Trail Running Statistics

There are about 1.77 million trail runners around the world, according to the International Trail Running Association.

How many runners are there?

A 2017 report by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association estimates there are more than 47 million runners and joggers in the United States, more than half of whom run at least once a week. Some are training for a half marathon or a full marathon.

How big is the running industry?

Market Overview:

The global running gear market reached a value of US$ 36.8 Billion in 2021.

What percent of the world runs?

based on very very rough estimations you can have some number around 3–5% of world population runs.

Are you fit if you can run 5K?

Your Cardio Fitness Level

Your current fitness level is a big factor in determining if you should run a 5K without training. If you exercise regularly and are in good cardiovascular shape, you should be able to pull it off. Five kilometers (5K) is 3.1 miles.

Which country has the fastest runners?

As we all know, many of the greatest distance runners come from Kenya and Ethiopia, and the world’s fastest sprinter (Usain Bolt) is Jamaican. How do the best runners from other countries compare?

Who is the No 1 runner in the world?

The current men’s world record is 9.58 seconds, set by Jamaica’s Usain Bolt in 2009, while the women’s world record of 10.49 seconds set by American Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988 remains unbroken.

100 metres.
Athletics 100 metres
MenUsain Bolt 9.58 (2009)
WomenMarion Jones 10.70 (1999)

What nationality are the best runners?

Runners train in Ngong, Kenya, in 2012. The country has produced the world’s best distance runners for decades, and most belong to the Kalenjin people. Kenyan Wilson Kipsang won this year’s Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 3 minutes and 23 seconds — an average of 4:42 per mile.

What percent of world population has run a marathon?

0.01 percent
Global Marathon Statistics

About 1.1 million runners complete a marathon each year, which is roughly 0.01 percent of the world’s population, according to the International Institute for Race Medicine (IIRM). But where speed is concerned, Europe is home to some of the fastest marathoners in the world.

How many runners are there in the UK?

Number of people participating in running in England from 2015 to 2020
CharacteristicNumber of participants
November 2019-November 20207,041,900
November 2018-November 20196,571,600
November 2017-November 20186,833,200
November 2016-November 20176,907,000