By way of tipping our hat to one of our own who ran a half marathon over the weekend past, today’s market size report is all about marathon races run in the United States. While still an elite group, marathon running has been gaining in popularity over the last two decades and the number of races has been growing steadily.
Geographic reference: United States
Year: 2000 and 2011
Market size: Marathon races, 300 and 720 respectively
Market size: Number of runners who finished a marathon: 353,000 and 518,000 respectively
Source: Running USA’s Annual Marathon Report, February 26, 2012, available online here.
Original source: Running USA
Now, how shall we categorize this entry… hmm…?
Posted on June 4, 2012