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This article was published 14/6/2013 (1499 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
The number of entrants in the first Manitoba Marathon, held June 17, 1979, 35 years ago
Less than 50
The percentage of the participants who finished the race
The number of incidents involving the media truck: It slid into a ditch, spilling members of the media; it nearly took out a runner from Norway at another point
The number of runners in the half-marathon when the distance was added to the Manitoba Marathon lineup in 1982
The number of half-marathon participants in 2012
The number of full-marathon participants in 2012
Roughly the percentage of Canadian runners who are female
The total sales figure for running shoes in the United States in 2011, a record
The number of Canadians 12 and over who now say they run or jog