Sure, pros go running in the off season, but who's the fastest?

We scoured pro riders' Stravas to find out

Thibaut Pinot and Owain Doull (Getty)

After months of turning the pedals around Europe, professional cyclists use the winter months to take some well-earned time off the bike.

But in order to maintain fitness, and probably because sitting around the house after months of endless cycling is unlikely to come naturally, many riders turn to lacing up a pair of running shoes and heading back outside to brave the winter weather.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

I also worked for ITV Cycling between 2011-2018 on their Tour de France and Vuelta a España coverage. Sometimes I'd be helping the producers make the programme and other times I'd be getting the lunches. Just in case you were wondering - Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen had the same ham sandwich every day, it was great.