Lawyers and men in their 40s run the fastest: J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

If you are a male lawyer aged between 40 to 49 years old, then there is a good chance that you may be a fast runner amongst your running kakis.

Statistics from the past three editions of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

This is based on to the statistics from the personal information collected from participants of the 5.6km J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge over the past three years – from 2013 to 2015.

Male lawyers in their 40s run the fastest. [Photo from www.myactivesg.com]

Male lawyers in their 40s run the fastest.
[Photo from www.myactivesg.com]

An annual race held in several countries that brings together companies and employees from many industries in 13 cities in seven countries and five continents to run, jog or walk the 5.6km route, the Singapore edition of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge had attracted 292 companies and 14,232 runners in 2015.

Law community has topped the leaderboard

The law community at the past three editions of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, had averaged about 39 minutes and 11 seconds for the annual 5.6km run, beating civil servants and advertising & Public Relations professionals who take second and third place, with times of 39 minutes 56 seconds and 40 minutes 4 seconds respectively.

On the other hand, the sectors who spent more time enjoying the scenery along the 5.6km route, are participants in the hotel, restaurants and those representing the non-corporate sectors.

Here is a full table of the corporate sector breakdowns from the past three years of the run.

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Men in their 40s and ladies in their 20s are the fastest amongst their peers

In terms of age groups, men aged between 40 to 49, and ladies aged in their 20s, are the fastest amongst their respective age group categories.

The average time taken for men in their 40s, was 37 minutes and 59 seconds – this is seven seconds speedier compared to men in their 20s.

For female runners, those aged 20 to 29 clocked an average time of 45 minutes and 29 seconds, with times progressively slowing down in their 30s, 40s and 50s, to a timing of 48 minutes and 23 seconds in their 50s.

2016 Race will be held in Thursday 28 April

The 2016 edition of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, now into its 13th edition, will be held on Thursday 28 April and will begin at the Esplanade Bridge. Runners will end their run at the F1 Pit Lanes.

Registration is now open. Get your colleagues together and sign up for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at www.jpmorganchasecc.com.

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