Something I’ve always thought was interesting when looking at the leaderboard is how many cities everyone has. Most top striders have a lot of cities, which makes sense. So I thought it’d be interesting to look at the top striders who don’t have as many cities to see who is the most “city-efficient”, so to speak.
For this totally pointless analysis, I looked at the top 500 striders and included every strider with 30 or fewer cities. This comes out to be a surprisingly few number of striders: only 19! I suppose it is very easy to add a city to your list by running a race out of town or going on a trip somewhere.
The highest placed strider is Monkey Man at 27th place, with an impressively small 23 cities accounting for over 10,000 streets.
Of the top visible profiles, both Beerway to Hell and every single street Helsinki have run almost all of Helsinki, Finland. Hector Guillermo Guerrero Jauregui has run all but 6 streets in Guadalajara, Mexico. All of these profiles seem to be inactive at the moment, however, with Beerway to Hell having completed the most recent run in January. Lastly I have run all of 3 cities in Indiana: Carmel, Westfield, and Zionsville. I’m also unfortunately inactive right now since my knee is hurt
Another interesting note is the two private striders at 126th and 127th place having almost identical profiles. I’m not sure if this is two accounts linked to one person by accident or it’s actually two people, but it’s neat nonetheless.
So, yeah, no groundbreaking conclusions here, but I hope you found it interesting anyway!