Table 9

Endurance running history of subjects (n = 22)
Mean SD 95%-percentile Range
Years of regular endurance running 17.4 7.6 6.3 to 31.8 6 to 32
M finished (number) 123,1 218,2 2 to 297.8 2 to 988
UM finished (number) 90,8 68 11.3 to 248.9 11 to 255
MSUM finished (number]) 6,3 2,9 1.3 to 13.6 1 to 14
Endurance training extent 2008 (one year before TEFR)
Annual running distance (km/year) 5,468 1,720 3,000 to 9,000 2,580 to 9,152
PRT08 volume (km/week) 105.1 32.4 50.8 to 175.4 50 to 176
PRT08 time (hours/week) 12.5 3.1 7.1 to 19.6 7 to 20
PRT08 intensity (km/hour) 8.3 1.5 6.5 to 10.9 7 to 11
Endurance training extent last two months before TEFR
Total running distance ([km) 898 267 500 to 1260 500 to 1,500
PRT09 volume (km/week) 110.5 33.8 60.5 to 186 60 to 190
PRT09 time (hours/week) 13.2 3.5 8 to 21.6 8 to 22

M, marathon; MSUM, multistage ultramarathon; PR, prerace; TEFR, Transeurope Footrace; UM, ultramarathon.

Schütz et al.

Schütz et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:122   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-122

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