Marathon World Record Over Time (Infographic)

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 beaten the most. The progress over time in the world marathon record Since the year 1900 the marathon record has[…]


Research: Women Are Better Runners Than Men

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. The research also suggest that both men and women burn out significantly and could improve their mara[…]


Top 12 Shoe Lacing Techniques [Images + Video]

Top 12 Shoe Lacing Techniques [Images + Video]

We spent 284 hours researching and testing lacing techniques for running shoes. Here, you’ll find our best recommendations. Enjoy.    This guide works for running shoes, hiking boots & hiking shoes, training shoes, sneakers, basketball shoes, and any other athletic footwear as well as everyday wear. It's written specifically for running though.     In running, there are a lot of factors that could secure the fit and comfort of the fee[…]