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Table 2 Absolute and relative number of finishers in marathons and half-marathons in Switzerland sorted by nationality and gender during the 2000–2010 period

From: Participation and performance trends of East-African runners in Swiss half-marathons and marathons held between 2000 and 2010

  Ethnicity Gender Number of finishers Percent of finishers
Marathon    86,419 100.00%
  Non-African Men 71,200 82.39%
  Non-African Women 14,982 17.34%
  African Men 183 0.21%
  Ethiopian Wen 55 0.06%
  Kenyan Men 91 0.11%
  African Women 54 0.06%
  Ethiopian Women 40 0.05%
  Kenyan Women 8 0.01%
Half-marathon    226,754 100.00%
  Non-African Men 162,288 71.57%
  Non-African Women 64,230 28.33%
  African Men 169 0.07%
  Ethiopian Men 64 0.03%
  Kenyan Men 49 0.02%
  African Women 67 0.03%
  Ethiopian Women 28 0.01%
  Kenyan Women 28 0.01%