Asians run mainly to stay healthy: Survey

In a first-ever survey done on runners in Asia, it was found that the majority, 63 per cent, are male and they participate in the sport as they want to stay healthy.
In a first-ever survey done on runners in Asia, it was found that the majority, 63 per cent, are male and they participate in the sport as they want to stay healthy.PHOTO: ST FILE

A big motivator for Asians to lace up their running shoes is health.

This was one of the findings in a first-ever survey done on runners in the continent, where it was found that the majority, 63 per cent, are male and they participate in the sport as they want to stay healthy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 11, 2018, with the headline 'Asians run mainly to stay healthy: survey'. Print Edition | Subscribe