Size don’t matter – D.C. outruns its neighbours for the last 8 years

For this study, we have analyzed 2,373,724 results from 28,732 running races. We compared Washington D.C. to its neighbor states Virginia and Maryland, and added also Pennsylvania and West Virginia, because of their proximity. And D.C. has the best runners in all most popular running distances - 5 Kilometer, 10 Kilometer, Half Marathon, and Marathon. Feel fr... […]


This Map Shows the Most Health Conscious Countries in the World

Google gets more than 100 billion searches in a month. People search for everything that's on their minds. This makes Google Trends a great source to see people's interest. We have used Google Trends to find the most health conscious countries and turned our findings into a world map.     If there’s a growing trend for searches l... […]


50 shades of Plantar Fasciitis (Ultimate Guide)

  Your feet are marvelous. Each one has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles. Needless to say, the design by Mother Nature is complicated but perfect. Every part is crucial as it is. That is why when this single element of the structure - Plantar fascia - fails, you feel excruciating pain growing gradually or breaking out at once. 150+ websit... […]


American Runners Have Never Been Slower (Mega Study)

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. Feel free to use any material from th... […]


Arch support - separating the truth from the gimmicks

Want to know the truth about arch support? Let’s settle this once and for all. This research article took more than 185 hours and we've gone through 150+ studies and resources about arch support to assess its effect on performance, balance, and injury risk in running. We offer you nothing but facts backed up by scientific evidence. Arch support... […]


183,911 running shoe prices analyzed

We have spend weeks analyzing price patterns of running shoes. First, you will be presented to an infographic with the most important conclusions. Secondly, we dig deeper into the numbers. Feel free to use content and graphics as long as you refer to this original source. For interviews, please reach out at jens@runrepeat.com or +45 29 29 29 58.  ... […]


Expensive Running Shoes Are Not Better Than More Affordable Running Shoes (Study)

Based on 134,867 reviews of 391 running shoes from 24 brands, this study compare the list price of running shoes with how well rated they are. The key conclusion is that expensive running shoes are not better than more affordable ones. In fact, inexpensive running shoes are better rated than expensive ones. Feel free to use any content (graphics, comments et... […]


Marathon World Record Over Time (Infographic)

We have compiled information about the marathon world record over time, which is illustrated in the infographic below. As you see, we have done great improvements. In the graphic you will find 1) the progress in the world record for men and women, 2) what nations has had the marathon world record the most times and 3) where in the world has the record been beat... […]


Research: Women Are Better Runners Than Men

Danish research have revealed intriguing results from the most exhaustive study of marathon results in history. The study included 1.815.091 marathon results from 131 marathons. The new research concludes that women are 18.61% better than men at running with a controlled and consistent pace when comparing results for the first and the last part of the marathon.... […]


Research: Marathon Performance Across Nations

In this study, we compared the marathon performance across nations. With a database of 2,195,588 marathon results, this analysis is the largest in history. Below you will find infographics, tables, and interactive maps. Feel free to use any information on this page as long as you refer to the source. Growth in Popularity of Marathon Running Marathon ru... […]