Aussie have never been slower - Basic Stats Analysis
Article by Ivanka Nikolova Ph.D.
Participation in marathons has increased x 8 over the last 20-years – however data shows that Aussie marathon runners are slowing down. Why is this?
*Note from editor: This is a generalised stats analysis that has not taken into...
In this article, we focused on the age distribution of marathon finishers. And we were looking for the patterns in the participants' age.
For this research, we have analyzed 2,340,118 results of marathon finishers from 148 races.
Also, we interviewed 7 experts and asked for their observations and explanation of the visible trends.
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“Oh, who’s this guy in lane 4?”
“no idea. never heard of him”
“You should all athletics him”
Not only does it compile millions of results and keeps athlete profiles...