An empirical study of race times in recreational endurance runners

  title={An empirical study of race times in recreational endurance runners},
  author={A. Vickers and E. Vertosick},
  journal={BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation},
  • A. Vickers, E. Vertosick
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • BackgroundStudies of endurance running have typically involved elite athletes, small sample sizes and measures that require special expertise or equipment.MethodsWe examined factors associated with race performance and explored methods for race time prediction using information routinely available to a recreational runner. An Internet survey was used to collect data from recreational endurance runners (N = 2303). The cohort was split 2:1 into a training set and validation set to create models… CONTINUE READING

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