2013 UltraRunning participation by the numbers by UltraRunning Magazine 01/30/2014 written by UltraRunning Magazine 01/30/2014 2013 saw nearly a 10% jump in the number of racers from 2012. Growth of the Sport 2013 participation by distance 2013 Participation by age 2013 participation by gender 4 comments FacebookTwitterEmail UltraRunning Magazine previous post Looking forward to 2014 UltraRunners of the Year next post Managing The Ultra Lifestyle 4 comments Lief Youngs 01/30/2014 - 9:22 am What is the total compared to ALL runners? Is it growing or is running growing at all distances? symmitchry 01/30/2014 - 11:44 am Good question. I think “all running” is up 4%, according to this link: http://www.runningusa.org/state-of-sport-2013-part-II?returnTo=annual-reports. Todd Sinclair 01/30/2014 - 6:48 pm I am assuming these numbers are finishers (as ‘finishes’ would indicate). Wondering about unique finishers in a distance (or across the board). I did a 100k, and 2×100 milers so I would be counted 3 times in the total and twice in 100 miles? It would be great to see the numbers and get at the growth by race distance and type (road vs. trail). Jono Mervis 02/01/2014 - 8:23 am I would also assume that these are US only stats? The Comrades ultra in 1980 had over 4200 entrants while Two Oceans Ultra (also in SA) would have had around 2000. A large percentage of those who start these two races finish so I would guess more than the 2,890 indicated for that year in South Africa alone. Comments are closed.