Discussing stats until we have a leaderboard

Ok so until we get a leaderboard…who is in the low 400s for global rank? How many streets do you have? I’ve been fluctuating between rank 420-440 and I’m at 2610 streets, rank 425 as of May 21, 2021.

I can’t wait to see replies to this :smiley:

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The update to show our own ranking has gamified my brain and spurred me to increase my mileage and streets. I’m knocking on the door of top-100 with 4325 streets (global rank 104)

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It is crowded at the top: my rank is 3, but it was still 2 about a week days ago, and I was hoping to catch no 1, but after all the recent changes and OSM updates (in particular the switch in Brussels from counting each municipality separately to counting streets for the city as a whole) it would be very difficult unless I move to another city. Most of the streets in the reasonable distance are already covered, and the marginal cost for reaching ca.1000 I need to equalise the leader seems prohibitive even if he stops progressing (there is no indication of that). To be a leader, as of today you need 12733 streets. For number 3, you need 11785.

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Same. I had been running an unincorporated area (not in citystrides) until the ranks came out, now I’m driving 15 minutes to the next town to run!

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When I lived in Boston I used the citybikes to save my legs a bit, was very useful because of being able to make 1-way trips.

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Going out on a,limb here, but this is the least important feature to me, but fill your boots if it’s what you are into👍

I have rank 16 now with roughly 7500 streets. But if it would be 6 or 600 i don’t mind. I have the personal challenge of completing my prefered city (and soon finishing it and starting the next city) And the rank is not my goal in any way. I just like seeing my lifemap coverage grow :slight_smile:

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As of today’s run, I just got to 98th with 4423 streets :sunglasses: so I can say that currently, the threshold to reaching top-100 is somewhere around ~4400 streets

Also, I have no problem saying that I too enjoy cultivating my own cool lifemap, and challenging myself on my city/surrounding areas, but also like watching my global ranking climb! Nothing wrong with competing, especially in an abstract endeavor with zero stakes :sweat_smile:

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Very clever!

I clicked around in some cities looking for some people with higher streets than mine and ended up with the following list, accurate as of today. In case someone else is interested :slight_smile:

rank    streets     cities  countries
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   1      12910         72          8
   2      12889        157          3
   5      11889        385         20
  11       8505        230         17
  13       8387        241         17
  15       7699        253         15
  17       7621         89          7
  18       7603         88          9
  22       7231        406         18
  24       6919        157          6
  25       6689        155          9
  26       6622        126         16
  31       6301        279         15
  33       6121        152          7
  35       5887        236          3
  38       5745        360         20
  40       5601        136         10
  40       5601        269         14
  42       5593         48          2
  46       5517        279         16
  52       5373        441         30
  57       5151        145          8
  58       5139        175         13
  59       5120        199          3
  62       5043        297          5
  63       5040        123          9
  65       5007        167          6
  69       4942        165         16
  71       4841         95          3
  80       4712         52          3
  83       4697         39          3
  86       4690        342         31
  89       4668        276         14
  91       4641        127         14
  92       4629         45          2
  94       4620         97         13
  99       4529        153         19
 101       4522         59          4
 104       4481        259          6
 107       4470         86          5
 117       4249        272         12
 119       4211        172          7
 123       4177        179         15
 128       4123        166          3
 134       4065         75          3
 138       4023        184         15
 139       3998        182          8
 141       3995         43          4
 145       3948        184          3
 150       3916         26          2
 158       3839        152         17

List is of course limited to those people I happened to stumble upon.

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So my list:
2195 - 86 - 20
Puts me way down on the list of streets and cities, but high on countries😁

Crazy that the top 2 are so close to one another! Must be difficult for them to find new streets to run.

If you want to add to your list, I am #413, 2746/20/3.

Thanks for putting it together, @ward_muylaert

Yay, that’s me all the way down at 71st place. Only run in USA, Portugal, and Greece. Wish I brought my running shoes with me more often during my past travels!

Since ten years I always run in every country I visit, actually I have GPS runs in 29 countries, but some are not in CS, like Trinidad and Sri Lanka. Last country I visited without running was Austria in 2011

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Nice list. 30 countries is an impressive number too!

And @hans1 's 29 !

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But only 20 in CS, Some cities where i have no completed streets as well, only progressed… If I had known about CS ten years ago I would have made sure to run a couple of complete streets in every city!:grin: My total country list is 92, but there was no GPS at the time I was travelling in my youth. And I didn’t run so much in those days…

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That’s some dedication! I’ve poked around the user list looking for some high scores, how do you do it with cities?

Also, currently hold the #3 spot with just one country and under 100 cities, I see some of these other travelers and want to know what that kind of life is like!

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My assumption was that bigger cities would have a lot of good striders because (a) a lot of streets and (b) more densely packed together (especially so in European ones). (c) Also more likely that an ardent citystrider would go out of their way to mark a bunch of streets off the list if they pass through a big city for some trip. I thought about the regular users page, but I thought selecting on big cities would get me to the bigger names more quickly. Evidently it led to me missing out on you though :slight_smile:

So I clicked through the striders pages of some cities and kept note of the user ids of the striders with a lot of streets. I’ll admit I clicked pretty far in some cities, was just doing it largely afk while watching a tour de france stage.

Finally I already had a little script that I use to compare with some friends for our friendly competition, so I threw the gathered ids through that as well to get the final list. Then I got rid of the names before posting here because I was not sure how anonymous all those people might want to be.

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