May 17 2018
The "10K a day" rule first emerged as a goal distance for walking groups in Japan during the 1960s.
When it comes to fall running, these numbers show that Women’s Running readers are excited to hit the road! Here are a few of the statistics we collected:
The results are in: fall is our readers’ favorite season during which to run!
The half marathon is the winner for fall racing distances among our readers.
Most readers agreed that the best part about fall running is the cooler temperatures (though fall foliage and wild animal sightings also scored high for their sightseeing lists).
Once we get moving, 51.8 degrees doesn’t feel nearly as chilly as it sounds.
The Chicago Marathon was packed this year!
This is the best argument we’ve heard yet in favor of eating tons of pumpkin pie this season.
Mornings remain runners’ favorite time of day to run–especially since daylight hours are so limited in the evenings.
With an abundance of flavors to choose from in the fall, it was hard for our readers to pick a favorite!