Strava has published its annual End of Year Insights for 2015, comprised of millions of individual runs and rides.
Described as “the social media network for for atheltes”, Strava revealed 5.3 activities were uploaded and shared on the social network every second.
Across Strava’s global platform, cyclists shared a total of 115.7 million rides in 2015, who clocked up a total of 4.1 billion km -‐ almost enough for a one-‐way trip to Neptune.
Strava’s cyclists together accumulated 40.6 billion metres in elevation gain.
Sunday 7 June was the most popular day for cycling.
Cycling uploads on Strava continue to grow and grow as Britain’s riders logged 23.1 million individual rides throughout the year, totting up 684 million km along the way.
UK riders managed to reach an impressive 5.9 billion metres of elevation gain.
The UK contributed 10.8 million runs and 86,7 million km to the global figures.
Men recorded an average pace of 5:17/km for their average running distance of 8.4 km, while women recorded a pace of 6:13 over their 7 km runs.
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