Registration is open for the Capraia Rock Trail

by Maria E. Bellini Entries are open for the Capraia Rock Trail – 24km the long route, and 14km the short route (non competitive). covers the Capraia Rock Trail HERE. Race takes place on the wild, Tuscan island of Capraia. A walker’s paradise with numerous trails. Read our full Capraia guide for a complete picture. There are special hotel room rates and packages for runners. […]

UTMB® – 2017 ballot results announced

Italy – 12 January 2017 The UTMB® 2017 race entry list was announced today, as the results of the registration ballot were published online at 10.00am (GMT+1). With only 2300 places available means it’s a tough race to get into. Considered to be The Mecca of Trail Races – The UTMB®  has grown substantially from the 700 […]

Gargano – the Green Spur of Italy

by Maria E. Bellini Whereabouts is it? The Gargano is right at the top of the southern Italian region of Apulia in the province of Foggia. Seen from above, this knobbly promontory juts out into the sea, interrupting Italy’s long, almost-straight coastline, therefore earning it’s nickname of the “spur”. But it wasn’t always like this – […]

English to Italian – Mandatory Kit

English to Italian Vocabulary: Mandatory Kit > Materiale Obbligatorio by Maria E. Bellini Mandatory Kit List? Even for an Italian 15k? It’s safe to say that 99.9% of trail races in Italy have a mandatory kit list in their race regulations. Race Directors are stringent and all runners are asked to respect the required race kit and […]