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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (N = 2,303)

From: An empirical study of race times in recreational endurance runners

Age 35 (29, 42)
Sex
 Female 890 (39 %)
 Male 1,413 (61 %)
BMI 23.4 (21.7, 25.2)
Type of runner
 Strictly endurance 706 (31 %)
 Generally endurance 1287 (56 %)
 Generally speed 297 (13 %)
 Strictly speed 13 (<1 %)
Typical weekly training mileage 30 (20, 42)
Any injury during training?
 Nothing that stopped me running 1564 (68 %)
 Yes, I had to take a few days off 532 (23 %)
 Yes, I had to take more than a week off from running 207 (9 %)
 Ran intervals most weeks 1181 (51 %)
 Did tempo runs most weeks 1328 (58 %)
Type of footwear
 Minimalist 465 (20 %)
 Normal running shoe 1805 (78 %)
 Vibrams, sandals, or barefoot 33 (1.4 %)
  1. Given as median (IQR) or frequency (%). Data for all participants were available for all predictors listed in the table