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Yes it matters...
Orks and Mahirim have larger hit boxes and longer swings etc
Other races have smaller hitboxes with shorter swings.
People think that human females and mirdain females have an optimal reach to hitbox ratio however you can become one of the best players using any race aslong as it fits into your play style.
Each race also gains a small bonus to different skills/stats