According to Road ID, 122,000 runners a year are taken to the hospital after being hit by cars. (Competitor Running 2014)
30% of women runners have been followed by a person in a vehicle, on a bicycle, or on foot. (Runner’s World survey 2017)
Of more than 2,500 women surveyed, more than half of those under 30 said they’ve experienced harassment while running. A full 94% of those women said their harassers were men. Female joggers reported that they’d been propositioned, followed or intimidated into changing their routes, and frightened of being assaulted. (Time Magazine 2016)
43% of women experienced harassment while running-- with the number rising to 58% for women over 30. Just 4% of men reported the same. (Runner’s World survey 2017)
3 women were attacked and murdered within a 9-day stretch while out on a run in the summer of 2016.