What’s this all about? Trail Running race resources….

by Maria E. Bellini

So many random questions can pop into your mind if you consider entering a Trail Race in Italy – how do you say “race bib” in Italian? What will I get at a aid stations?

Hey – Will there be aid stations?
Seriously – no jelly beans? Will there be just pasta?
Will there be showers? Marshals? Will anyone speak English at all?
Oh no! I think I’ve sprained an ankle… What are these guys yelling at me?!

Italyontrail.com aims to provide you with various trail-specific information that you may need on your future Italian Trail racing adventures.

Running outside your home country can be exciting, but can become slightly daunting if everything is in a different language too.

We may not turn you into an Italian Trail Runner, but we’ll try to give you some helpful tips.


By the way…. race bib – in Italian is: pettorale

Maria E. BelliniMaria Elisabetta Bellini is Italyontrail.com’s founder, born in the U.K, she came to running whilst living in Italy, where she still lives and trains. Never ceasing to marvel at what’s at the summit of a hill, or around the bend along the trail, she loves using trail running as a means to explore nature, contemplation and Italy.

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