CykelVasan 2014 fully booked and more popular than ever


Published: 2013-09-22

When entry registration to CykelVasan 2014 opened this morning at 09.00 on vasaloppet.se the 12,000 start places for CykelVasan 90 were all taken in only 3 minutes and 21 seconds. For the shorter races there are still places available.

Two years ago all places were taken in 48 hours, last year in 27 minutes and this year all were taken even faster.  

“It is, of course, incredibly satisfying that the interest in CykelVasan is holding fast. For the future we are, naturally, looking into the possibility for more participants with a further day, but this requires that we find solutions which work for all involved. The whole of Vasaloppet is built on cooperation between associations, authorities, landowners, village communities, municipalities and other interested parties; we make haste slowly so as not to risk what we call “Vasaloppets Quality”. Our foremost ambition is, despite everything, not to attract as many entrants as possible but to ensure sure that each and every single participant has a fantastic experience”, says Anders Selling, Vasaloppet’s CEO. 

The sixth CykelVasan is run on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th August 2014. The shorter races are on the Friday with starts in Oxberg and the long race is on the Saturday with start in Sälen, where 12,000 MTB cyclists will set off with the classic Vasaloppet finish in Mora in their sights. 

The exact number of places in CykelVasan 30 and 45 are, just now, not yet decided.  
 
Number of registered participants for CykelVasan over the years (all races):

2009: 1,911
2010: 4,364
2011: 7,874
2012: 12,840
2013: 16,855

CykelVasan on Swedish Television
See SVT’s half hour programme about CykelVasan 2013 on SVT Play:
www.svtplay.se/cykelvasan
The programme is available up to and including 16th November 2013.

Coming events in Vasalopps Arena:

Vasaloppets Winter Week 2014

Friday 21 Feb: KortVasan. 30 km.
Saturday 22 Feb: TjejVasan. 30 km. (FULL 12/9/2013)
Sunday 23 Feb: UngdomsVasan. 3, 5, 7 or 9 km.
Sunday 23 Feb: Öppet Spår Sunday. 90 km. (FULL 8/9/2013)
Monday 24 Feb: Öppet Spår Monday. 90 km.
Tuesday 25 Feb: HalvVasan. 45 km.
Friday 28 Feb: StafettVasan. 24, 24, 14, 9 and 19 km. (FULL 17/3/2013)
Sunday 2 March: Vasaloppet. 90 km. (FULL 17/3 2013) 

Vasaloppets Summer Week 2014
Friday 15 Aug:
CykelVasan 30. 30 km. Start Oxberg.
Friday 15 Aug: UngdomsCykelVasan.30 km. Start Oxberg.
Friday 15 Aug: CykelVasan 45. 45 km. Start. Oxberg.
Saturday 16 Aug: CykelVasan 90. 95 km. Start. Sälen. (FULL 22/9/2013)
Saturday 23 Aug: UltraVasan 45. 45 km. Running race. Start. Oxberg.
Saturday 23 Aug: UltraVasan 90. 90 km. Running race. Start. Sälen.
Saturday 23 Aug: VasaStafetten. 4.5–15.1 km. Running relay for 10 person teams. Start Sälen.


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