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Gold Coast in Numbers - 12 Stunning Stats About The Gold Coast Marathon 2018
27,133 - The total number of participants across all events.
10,000 - The number of participants in the Asics Half Marathon - A sold out event!
503,365.2 - The total number of kilometers ran over the weekend.
4,000+ - The Number of runners who travelled from 46 overseas countries to take part in the event.
500 - The number of participants who travelled from China, compared to 2010 when there was just one participant!
1,200 - The number of volunteers who generously contributed their time over the weekend. On behalf of everyone... Thank you!
1,513 - The number of Juniors who took part in the Garmin 2k & 4k runs. No doubt some future champions amongst this group!
2:09:49 - The winning time from Kenneth Mungara in the Men's Marathon, making it three wins in four years for the Kenyan runner!
2:24:49 - The winning time from Kenya's Ruth Chebitok in the Women's Marathon, setting a race record and the fourth fastest time ever recorded in Australia.
2:26:31 - The new Personal Best time for Jessica Trengrove, earning her 2nd place in the Women's Marathon. Jess earned a bonus $40,000 from race organizers for finishing in under 2:28 and will be donating a portion of the prize to charities close to her heart.
01:48:21 - Australian Madison De Rozario's winning time in the Women's Wheelchair Marathon. The dual Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist finished the course in the 2nd fastest time ever!
28:42 - The winning Men's 10k time, courtesy of Australian Jordan Gusman, breaking an 8 year race record!