Responses from more than 1,200 runners across the U.S. revealed that runners have enthusiastically embraced technology since the pandemic. Key survey findings include:
One out of every three runners (34%) is using technology more since the pandemic.
Adoption rates of running tech, including smart watches, augmented reality devices, smart footwear or socks, and hydration/nutrition apps, jumped an average of 50%.
Two out of three respondents (64%) said they would run a ‘bit more’ or ‘significantly more’ if they had access to a range of future running technologies, including smart apparel that automatically adjusts to performance/conditions (75%), skin patches that assess hydration (64%), and bionic limbs or exoskeletons (50%).
To learn more, visit This Run Tech Survey page.