Like every year, August sees the thousands taking part in the Perth City to Surf, and with that comes the chance for some stats. Why? Curiosity more than anything, and to convince myself that my time in the 12km run of 1 hour 9 mins and 36 seconds wasn’t so bad given I came down with the dreaded man flu just 36 hours prior to the race starting.
Despite the papers saying around 42,000 competed, the official results site lists results for 32,243 (excluding <10 people listed as NA for age and sex). 15,424 males (45.1%) and 18,791 females (54.9%)*.