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Comment by Jack Basting on August 25th, 2009 at 5:25 pm

How many joggers are in the United States ?

Comment by David Doose on September 28th, 2009 at 10:34 pm

This gives some indication of jogging’s popularity:

Study Reports Rise in Number of Runners

VENTURA, CA — The sport of running experienced an 8 percent jump in participation from 1998 to 2005 after declining in the early 1990s, according to a recent study from the USA Track and Field’s Road Running Information Center. The center conducted its own research and reviewed studies from the National Sporting Goods Association and American Sports Data for its annual report. In 1998, 35 million reported running at least once, and in 2005, 37.8 million people ran for exercise. The study also found that the frequency of the runs also increased. About 29 people ran at least six times in 2005, and runners who ran at least 100 days a year increased to 11.5 million.

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Comment by Eric Peterson on May 8th, 2012 at 12:12 pm

I’m confused and I’m sure it’s only a typo but I wanted to point it out. According to this article jogging is often referred to as running slower than 6mph however walking is said to be faster than 4mph. This would have an overlap and while it would seem silly, you could call a full sprint walking.

Comment by Jennifer Tanabe on May 9th, 2012 at 10:18 am

Thank you for your comment. Indeed the definition of walking as faster than 4mph was incorrect. It has now been corrected.

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