25 Dec '14, 5pm

Q: Do we run more on Christmas? A:

Q: Do we run more on Christmas? A:

We know more runners run on Thanksgiving than on any other holiday . The threat of abundance in the form of a good meal is enough to send thousands of us out for a pre-emptive 5-K (or 10-K or whatever). So where does Christmas stack up in the must-run-on-this-holiday hierarchy? And do runners in the U.S. behave the same on that day as runners in say, France or Mexico? What about New Year's Day–do runners the world over start the year off with a bang, or a rest day? We asked our partners at RunKeeper to supply us with data from the United States, Australia, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Japan, Mexico, and Sweden for both holidays. Turns out, the Swedes are the only ones that make a serious effort to ditch the merry and bright and hit the road on Christmas Day. [To figure this out, we established a baseline, an expected value based on how many runners tend to run on a give...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/runners-stories/do-we-run-mor...

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