Have you ever wondered how power players in the office arriving prior to 9 a.m. have already managed to complete a full-on workout that began early in the morning?

Turns out, there may be something to their drive and ambition at work and on the treadmill.

According to a new piece on Fortune, there’s a correlation between career success and marathoners. For starters, as per USA Marathon, the piece mentions marathon finishers in the U.S. spiked from 300,000 runners in 2000 to 525,000 in 2011. Read more