BRITS have run more than 10 BILLION miles collectively over the last 12 months – the equivalent of jogging around the world more than 440,000 times.
A study of 2,000 adults found 43 per cent have been pounding the pavement for an average of 9.3 miles each week, or 484 miles over the year – enough to get from London to Zurich.
Joggers laced up their trainers an average of three times a week during the last 12 months, with the average run typically lasting 36 minutes.
The study also found one in 10 have run as far as 16 miles a week – a total of 832 over a year which is the same as the distance between London and Tuscany.
Premium, reduced calorie beer brand Michelob Ultra, which commissioned the research, is offering lockdown runners the chance to trade their road miles for air-miles, rewarding select runners with flights to locations that match the distances they ran during lockdown.
Jess Wright, product owner at Michelob Ultra said: “Since the pandemic began, exercise has been one of the few escapes…