Who's the best at running marathons, men or women?

Ask the average person who makes the better marathon runner ... odds are many might say that male runners are generally faster, so therefore, better. 

But a recent study actually found that on average - women are the best! 

The best if you define that as being who ran more consistently, and had a better pace overall.

We'll  talk more about the study is one of its authors, Dr. Sandra Hunter from Marquette University.