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Table 1 Number of women and men considered by nationality for half-marathons and marathons, sorted by the overall participation

From: Male and female Ethiopian and Kenyan runners are the fastest and the youngest in both half and full marathon

Country Number of years Number of women Number of men Overall
Half-marathon     
 Ethiopia 14 24 48 72
 Kenya 14 80 134 214
 Switzerland 15 108,509 283,353 391,862
 Germany 15 5782 16,332 22,114
 France 15 5889 14,511 20,400
 Italy 15 984 2820 3804
 Austria 15 897 2141 3038
 Great Britain 15 872 2124 2996
 USA 15 331 909 1240
 Liechtenstein 15 304 675 979
 Belgium 14 180 567 747
 Spain 15 227 483 710
 Canada 15 208 411 619
 Netherlands 15 163 438 601
 Japan 15 167 398 565
 Sweden 14 111 246 357
 Finland 13 85 223 308
 Poland 14 100 199 299
 Portugal 15 56 190 246
 Denmark 15 60 186 246
 Luxembourg 15 85 146 231
 Hungary 14 51 175 226
 Czech Republic 15 62 162 224
 Australia 14 48 139 187
 Russia 14 62 109 171
 Norway 15 55 110 165
 Brazil 10 40 86 126
 Mexico 10 28 71 99
 Greece 12 20 74 94
 Republic of South Africa 11 32 44 76
 Israel 8 12 57 69
 India 8 23 45 68
 Ireland 14 11 24 35
 Argentina 8 13 22 35
 Slovenia 8 7 20 27
Marathon     
 Ethiopia 8 3 15 18
 Kenya 13 2 33 35
 Switzerland 15 8376 35,084 43,460
 Germany 15 683 3319 4002
 France 15 539 2428 2967
 Austria 15 119 375 494
 Great Britain 15 97 389 486
 Italy 15 67 357 424
 USA 11 40 268 308
 Japan 15 48 119 167
 Belgium 8 14 123 137
 Canada 12 30 103 133
 Liechtenstein 11 25 78 103
 Spain 8 18 57 75
 Poland 8 14 52 66