Factores de riesgo del comportamiento y readiness de aficionados inscritos a carreras atléticas de fondo de 18-64 años en Bogotá D.C., 2014”
Participation in street racing has increased. This requires risk detection before physical effort. Objective. To identify risk factors and readiness of registered runners. Method. It is a cross-sectional study, in registered amateurs runners of 18-64 years. Digital survey with modules of IPAQ, PAR-Q + and STEP. A systematic random sampling n= 510, a course of physical activity of 35%(±5%). We explored physical activity; (binge) alcohol drinking; consumption of fruit, vegetable, tobacco, and salt, and readiness. Results. 97.4% accomplish recommended level of physical activity; 2.4% have a desired level of consumption of fruit or vegetable, 3.7% smoke and 44.1% has binge consumption of alcohol. 19.8% were ParQ+ positive and 5.7% of supervised exercise. There are differences by age, sex and socioeconomic status. Discussion. Recreational runners meet the recommended levels of physical activity; although not for other risk factors. The previous evaluation of risk factors related lifestyle as well as the readiness is a secure athletics strategy.