Marathon Running Statistics

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Marathon Statistics Data
Percent of the U.S. population that has run a marathon0.5 %
Record time for the fastest marathon ever run2:03.59 hours
Total number of U.S. marathons held annually570
Total number of people who finished a marathon annually581,811
Average number of people who finished an individual marathon annually181
Percent of people who finish in a top 10 marathon in U.S. and Canada37 %
Total percent of decrease in marathon runners in 201145%
Total number of marathons ran on May 1st, 201124
Total number of marathons ran on October 16th, 201123
Total fee the for the New York City marathon$255
Average cost to run a marathon$67
Number of marathons that cost over $100 to enter41
Average number of sneakers a marathon runner goes through during training2
Average number of calories a woman burns during a marathon2,880
Number of miles in a marathon26.2 miles
Average amount of time per mile for the fastest marathon ran5:10 minutes
Average number of miles ran per week during marathon training40 miles
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Runners World, Everyday Health
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 7, 2016

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