86 Awesome Facts About Runners and the Sport of Running

We all know that runners are a separate breed of awesome.

And that to be “a runner,” all you have to do is, well, RUN.

It’s a community of peeps that we are proud to be a part of. We mean, just look at this infographic from 16best.net that highlights 86 unbelievable facts about running. While our personal focus isn’t ever to burn off calories or food, it is damn amazing to see just how running can impact various aspects of your health … along with how you stack up to other runners in all kinds of ways ranging from music to average miles run in a week!

What was your favorite stat? The fact that 97 percent think that a run improves their day made us smile. Because it’s so true. A good run always makes your day better! —Jenn

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  1. WoW all these facts make you want to run everyday! I do walk to work every morning which is a few blocks from where I live but it seems like running to work would be a lot more beneficial! Staying healthy is after all one of my top most priorities.

  2. It takes 200 muscles to take a single step. Every one or them was sure after finishing my first marathon. And probably a few more I didn’t even know I had. But it was one or the happiest times of my life!