Italy on Trail – Runs Capraia Rock Trail

Italy on Trail’s Maria Bellini takes a Trail break and runs the Capraia Rock Trail on the Island of Capraia  by Maria E. Bellini What Made this a Tempting Race? A 25km race course on a semi-deserted Mediterranean Island in the end of March. What’s there not to be tempted by for heavens sake! After […]

Michele Pini & Monica Testa

  Runners and bloggers – both in full time jobs – often accompanied on the trails by their three young sons and Snow, an Alaskan Malamute. Interview by Maria E. Bellini They live in Salsomaggiore, a historical SPA town in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. They met at a relay running event, having been put on the same […]

Italy – Motorways

by Maria E. Bellini It’s likely that you’ll have to rent a car if you fly to Italy. Especially if that incredible trail race that caught your eye some months back starts in a quaint yet slightly obscure mountain village in a remote valley. Getting from the airport to that undefined part of Italy must have […]

Don’t Trash the Trails – Campaigning for Clean Trails

by Maria E. Bellini If you’ve looked at some Italian Trail race websites, ogled at mesmerising photos of eye-watering steep mountains, poured over endless race regulations, and been puzzled by all sorts of heraldic looking logos, you may have come across the quite simple logo of a white figure running on a green background. It looks […]

Cinque Terre

Five Enchanting Villages Joined By Sublime Trails by Maria E. Bellini THE FACTS: Where in Italy? Neatly tucked away in Italy’s Liguria region, the Cinque Terre are located just several miles east of La Spezia, one of Italy’s largest naval cities. The five main villages that make up the Cinque Terre are: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, […]

Loris Farolfi – Merging Passions

Loris Farolfi, Italian Trail Runner and Photography Blogger Interview by Maria E. Bellini Italyontrail takes time out with Loris to find out about how he merged his three passions – Trail running, photography and travel. Name: Loris Farolfi Age: 44 Photography blog http://fototrailrunning.blogspot.it/ find him on Facebook & Instagram @fototrailrunning Where do you live in Italy: […]