Women represented nearly 60% of the 17 million race finishers in 2015, according to the Wall Street Journal. Check out the video for more information and insight into the increasing popularity of the sport. Some of the key drivers include fitness, healthy lifestyle and social aspects of the sport. Running is a great way to meet new friends who also enjoy the sport.
With so many local and national events around the country, it's easy to find the prefect race that works for you!
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