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Table 1 General characteristics of all study participants

From: Cardiac and renal function in a large cohort of amateur marathon runners

Age [years] 50.3 (range: 22 - 72)
Gender [n], (%)  
  Male 78 (47)
  Female 89 (53)
Body mass index [kg/m2] 22.4 ± 2.1
Blood pressure [mmHg]  
  Systolic 125.0 (120.0 - 130.0)
  Diastolic 80.0 (75.0 - 85.0)
Pre-marathon heart rate [per min] 61.8 ± 9.0
Post-marathon heart rate [per min] 88.2 ± 14.2
Average training [km/week] (for at least 3 months before the marathon) 50.0 (40.0 - 65.0)
Long-distance running experience [years] 10.0 (6.0 - 20.0)
Previous marathons [n] 6.0 (3.0 - 13.0)
Running time [min] 263.0 ± 37.1
  1. Values are shown as mean ± SD or median (IQR), except for age and gender.