Research: Marathon Performance Across Nations

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 running is popular, but not equally around the world. The worldwide growth from 2009 to 2014 was +13.25%. Women are[…]


Top 12 Running Shoe Lacing Techniques and Knots (Infographic)

Top 12 Running Shoe Lacing Techniques and Knots (Infographic)

We spent 284 hours researching and testing lacing techniques for running shoes. Here, you’ll find our best recommendations. Enjoy.     In running, there are a lot of factors that could secure the fit and comfort of the feet. Even if your shoes feel great during your first try, there could be times that the upper construction will rub on your foot the wrong way. Each pair of feet is unique, which is why using the right lacing technique and proper knot[…]