AATRA Survey - Results from March 2001  
Basic Stats:  
Average Age - Men 37
Average Age - Women 35
Men 79.61%
Women 20.39%
Average Miles/Week Run 25
Average Number of Years Running Trails 6.4
States Represented 34
Top 5 States:  
CO 18.42%
CA 15.79%
WA 5.92%
NC 3.29%
AZ 3.29%
VA 3.29%
Running Magazines:  
Read Trail Runner magazine 63.58%
Read Runners World magazine 60.26%
Read Ultrarunning magazine 24.67%
Trail Running Adventures:  
Have had an animal encounter on the trails 74.67%
Been lost on a trail run 68.87%
Been lost in a trail race 17.69%
Trail Shoe:  
Adidas 20.44%
Asics 22.63%
Brooks 2.92%
Merrell 0.73%
Montrail 18.98%
New Balance 16.79%
Nike 8.03%
North Face 2.92%
Reebok 2.19%
Salomon 0.73%
Saucony 3.65%
Vasque 0.73%
Top Words Describing Trail Running:  
Freedom 11.81%
Peace 4.17%
Fun 4.17%
Heaven 4.17%
Exhilarating 2.78%
Nirvana 2.78%
Peaceful 2.78%
Spiritual 2.78%

Last Updated on 4/17/01