Lago Santo Mountain Race – The Spirit of Scotland

In one of the most remote parts of the Tosco-Emiliano Apennines, on Sunday 15th of October, Trail Runners will take to the trails in the first edition of the Lago Santo Mountain Race, organized by Team Mud and Snow. Two routes on offer: a competitive 20Km with 1400m D + and a gentler non competitive […]

Trail del Bucamante – Waterfalls and Amore

by Maria E. Bellini The mysterious Bucamante Waterfalls, in the province of Modena are part of the setting for the long awaited race – the Trail del Bucamante Reloaded 2017. This medium length Trail running event gets down to some serious elevation with over 1900m in 35km! Part of the Uisp Emilia Romagna Trail Series, […]

Salame, Castles, Farms and Trails

The wonderfully named Salame Trail – Trail del Salame, takes place on 28th of May in the rural yet noble setting of Felino, Parma. Now in its seventh year, this year’s event, looks set to be a smasher! Where Does The Race Take Place? The race route will take runners and walkers past the imposing Felino […]

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 […]

Born to be wild…. Capraia Rock Trail

Turn off civilization and enter the wilderness! Head off to wild Capraia. It’s nearer than you think. Just a short ferry ride from the Tuscan port of Livorno (which merits a visit just to sample it’s delicious fish stew – Cacciucco) and you can be hill-repping on Capraia’s trails in just over two hours. Check out our full Capraia Island Guide […]

Walking on Capraia Island

by Maria E. Bellini Capraia Island, Livorno – Tuscany ABOUT THE AREA: Capraia island, is the third largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago. But don’t be fooled, it’s small! At just over 19 squared km, with only one really short road, it makes a great place for walking and running. The highest point in hilly […]