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March 7, 2014

All the Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc 2014 Stats You’ll Ever Need…

All five races for this year’s Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc event were oversubscribed – with even more applicants this year than previously.

Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc

UTMB

 

Twice as many registrations as places available

Registrations 14000
Places awarded 7500
Nations represented 77
Volunteers 2000
Spectators 50000

 

France in the minority
It is the first year in which there are more foreign than French runners:French 48%
Other Nations 52%

 

The Top 5 Countries (all races)
France 48%
Spain 9%
Italy 9%
Great Britain 6%
Japan 4%
The next most represented nations are Belgium, Switzerland, Germany and the United States.

 

The Top 5 Countries (UTMB)

France 38%
Spain 11%
Italy 8%
Great Britain 8%
Japan 7%

NB China has increased its participation from 7 (in 2013) to 39

 

77 nations participating (all races)

Algeria; Andorra; Argentina; Australia; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Brunei; Bulgaria; Cambodia; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Croatia; Czech Republic; Denmark; Egypt; Equator; Estonia; Finland; France; Gabon; Germany; Greece; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Island; Israel; Italy; Japan; Kuwait; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia; Malaysia; Morocco; Mauritius; Mexico ; Montenegro; Nepal; Netherlands; New-Zealand; Niger ; Norway; Paraguay ; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Romania ; Russia; Saint-Marino; Serbia; Singapore; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Africa; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Thailand; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States of America; Uruguay; Venezuela

 

Great line-up of elite athletes
317 runners (male and female) in the Elite category (‘potential top 10’ according to the International Trail Running Association) are registered, of whom 145 take part in the UTMB®.

 

More women
Men 87%
Women 13%

'OCC"

In 2013, just 10% of the field were women.
In the OCC more than 25% racing are women.
Only 8% of the UTMB® racers are women.

 

Still running at over 70 years old

Over 70s registered for the OCC 10
Over 70s registered for the UTMB® 4

 

New race – the OCC – also oversubscribed

Registrations 2443
Places Available 1000

 

UTMB® ever more popular

Registrations 2014                     6020
Registrations 2013                     5176
Registrations 2012                     5088
Registrations 2011                     3661

There are 2300 places available for the UTMB®

 

Registration for 2015

Pre-registration for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2015 will take place between Dec 17 2014 and Jan 6 2015.
All runners not lucky enough to win a place this year will carry a positive coefficient which will double their chances of being selected next year.

 

 

And if that’s not enough for you make sure you check our brilliant infographic about the UTMB that we published last year:

 
Ultra Trial du Mont Blanc infogram

This infographic was created by Iain Martin from Skipedia and designed by Ellie at Inca Creative.

 

For all your running needs, on the trail or around the streets contact us at Profeet – the sports footwear and orthotics specialists.

 

 

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