The field of those who participate in the Mountain Marathon consists of people with different interests and a wide variety of lovers of sport, mountains and nature.
About two thirds of the participants come from Switzerland, the rest come from ten to twelve other countries. Most of the foreigners come from Germany, England, Austria, France and Belgium. About one third of the participants are women, two thirds are men. The age of the participants varies between 10 and 65 years (some are even younger or older). Most participants are between 20 and 40.
Ten percent of the participants can be called top-ranking sportsmen, another 30 to 40 percent are sportsmen and the other half consists of hikers and people who engage in sport as a hobby.