Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Stats from the 2007 Race

Number of riders: 590
Nations Represented: 24 Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Ecuador, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Switzerland, USA, Wales
Team supporters with race: 400 (approx)
Staff and volunteers: 150
Stages: 7
Host Communities: 5
Wilderness Campgrounds: 2
Days Spent without cellular phone coverage: 3
Race Distance in KM: 555
Elevation Gain in Metres: 11,000
Total KM ridden: over 310,000
Total Vertical Metres Climbed: over 6.3 million
Meals Served: over 10,000
Watermelons used: 512
Clif products (bars, bloks, shots) consumed: Over 10,000
Litres of bottled water used: 14,500
Website visits: 71500 unique visits during event
6-year participant prizes awarded: 3
5-year participant prizes awarded: 4
Leaders Jerseys Presented: 84
Stage Medal Presented: 252
Prize Money Awarded: $20,000 CDN
Final Banquet Attendees: 1300

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