Tra il 27 giugno e il 29 giugno (dal venerdì alla domenica) si svolgerà in occasione della Marathon du Mont Blanc (36^ ed.), lo SkyRunning World Championship, nel quale convergeranno diverse specialità e precisamente: il Mont-Blanc Cross (36^ ed.); la Mont Blanc Marathon (alla sua 36^ edizione); la Mont Blanc 10 km (alla sua 11^ edizione); l km verticolo (4^ edizione); la Mont Blanc 80 km (alla sua 2^ edizione). E' già record di richieste di iscrizioni (scattate con la modalità online il 15 ottobre scorso), con partecipazioniinternazionali di grande spessore.
Record registration requests, international participants. Consecration for the Skyrunnig World Championships - Mont-Blanc Marathon!
Each year spots for the Mont-Blanc Marathon are increasingly popular. A phenomenon that has yet again been confirmed with the 2014 edition setting registration records. And it is not only the highlight event -the Mont-Blanc Marathon- but all 5 races that have been coveted by 20,235 internet users for 6000 spots in total. It is vindication for the weekend of races, that over the years has found itself on the French and International trail running calendar, and which this year will host the 2014 Skyrunning World Championships!
Tuesday October 15: Rush on registration. It took 2 hours for the Mont-Blanc Marathon to fill, and 8 hours for the Mont-Blanc Cross! This is a first for the Club des Sports de Chamonix who were expecting a record, but not this fast! The 80Km Mont-Blanc race found its 1000 participants in 8 days, and the inscriptions for the Vertical KM closed last week. Only the Mont-Blanc 10Km race has a few places left.
In 2013 all five races were filled, but it took 8 days to close out the 2000 spots for the Marathon.
The Club des Sports is euphoric with the passion displayed for the event but also shares a mixed disappointment of having to refuse more than 14000 runners. They are thinking of implementing a new registration system for the 2015 edition to leave fewer runners disappointed.
Increasingly International. Another record for the organizers: the international ampler of runners taking part in one of the races of the Mont-Blanc Marathon. 29% foreigners for the Marathon, 28% for the 80km; 27% for the Cross and 41% for the Vertical KM for a total of 60 different nationalities with England, Belgium and the Netherlands at the top. In 2013 the foreign participants represented 22% over the ensemble of the 5 races for a total of 58 nationalities present.
Three events for the 2014 Skyrunning World Championships. The 2014 edition of the Mont-Blanc Marathon will host the 2014 Skyrunning World Championships. The 80km, the Marathon and the Vertical KM are the events that will award the following:
- Title of World Champion in each of the three races
- Title of Combined World Champion: cumulative results in at least 2 events
- Nations ranking by teams of 4 (3men and 1 woman)
For more information please visit: http://www.skyrunning.com
Mont-Blanc Marathon Races
2014 Skyrunning® World Championships.
Friday June 27, 2014 at 4:00am - Limited to 1000 participants - TRAIL in semi-autonomy
Distance of 80km with positive vertical gain of 6000m
2014 Skyrunning® World Championships
Salomon Skyrunner France Series 2014
Sunday June 29, 2014 at 7:00am - Limited to 2000 participants -TRAIL in semi-autonomy
Distance of 42km with positive vertical gain of 2511m
Saturday June 28, 2014 at 8:30am - Limited to 1500 participants -SHORT TRAIL in semi-autonomy
Distance of 23km with a positive vertical gain of 1454m
2014 Skyrunning® World Championships
Friday June 27, 2014 at 4:00pm - Limited to 400 participants - Time Trial
Distance of 3,8km with a positive vertical gain of 1000m
Saturday June 28, 2014 - Introductory Trail - Distance of 10km on the cross-country ski trails, accessible to all runners regardless of their ability level. Limited to 1000 participants
Saturday June 28, 2014 - Children's races between 800 m-3 km in the Bois du Bouchet