Trail del Cinghiale – report & results

by Maria E. Bellini “Trail del Cinghiale 2016″ photograph by Loris Farolfi for Foto Trail Running find him @fototrailrunning on Facebook and Instagram   An end of season race, rich in UTMB points 317 athletes representing 16 nations. Race routes of 90, 60, 44 and 30km. These are just some of the numbers that made up the […]

Parco Regionale dei Laghi Suviana e Brasimone, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

Two Immense Lakes in the Bolognese Apennines by Maria E. Bellini About the area Many major Italian cities are located just a short trip away from some incredible countryside! The city of Bologna, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, is one of these. Famed for its pillaring medieval towers, its ‘tortellino‘ navel-shaped stuffed pasta, for over 40km […]

Trail del Cinghiale – Do Wild Boars Run (fast)?

Next up in Italy’s 2016 race calendar is the rather ominously named “Wild Boar Trail” by Maria E. Bellini This popular trail, taking place on Saturday 26th November is now in it’s fifth year. It offers four distances: 30Km D+1800, 44Km D+3000, 60Km D+4000 and a whopping 90Km D+5200. The 30, 44 & 60km routes start […]

Italy – Airports

by Maria E. Bellini When organising your trail running or walking holidays to Italy, it’s easier to fly to the airport nearest your final destination. Italy has plenty of International airports served both by both full service and low cost airlines. Many have seasonal flights, and are subject to timetable changes, so it’s always worth to do […]