By contrast, the increase in cycle commuting in 2018 was 42.8 percent globally (30.8 percent in the U.S.), though more people cycle to work than run (5.5 million cycle-commuters globally compared to 3.5 million run-commuters). The median distance for cycling commuters is 8 miles.
So, what are the top countries for run-commuting? The United Kingdom and Ireland take top billing, averaging 3.29 weekly trips per commuter. Germany is next with 2.88 weekly trips. In the U.S., Washington, D.C. had the highest average weekly trips per run-commuter, at 3.78, followed by Nevada, at 3.16. North Dakota had the highest increase year-over-year in the number of run-commuters (78.5 percent), closely followed by Mississippi (78.3 percent). Utah had the longest average run-commute, at 4.7 miles. Hawaii, Nevada and New York were tied with an average 4.3 miles per commute.
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