Diventando Ultratrailer – Carl Johan Sörman

di Maria E. Bellini Carl Johan Sörman, viene dalla zona di Malmö, nel sud della Svezia. Un luogo che ci può accendere uno scenario dipinto da interni puliti accentati da un certo rigore. Dove l’ubiquità della tecnologia smart è dogma, e dove una fusione di calma-zen alimenta la somma essenza nordica. E poi c’è il […]

UTMB® The Winners since 2013

by Maria E. Bellini – ing credit: Francesco Pedroni This article was originally published in Italian for Mud and Snow Blog and has been translated and adapted for Italy on Trail 2018 It’s nearly the end of August 2018 In a few days time, in France’s sleek Chamonix, some of the worlds strongest trail runners will […]

Come Hell or High Water! Trail del Cinghiale

Words by Maria E. Bellini The Show Must Go On – Trail del Cinghiale An alarming weather forecast of thunderstorms, gales and torrential rain didn’t stop 457 intrepid trail runners standing behind the start line of the Trail del Cinghiale 2017, in Plazzuolo sul Senio – Italy. Thankfully the weather forecast proved slightly off mark, […]

Fresh from the Lavaredo – Eric Lechat & Oksana Riabova

The Trails, the Outdoors and Shared Passions, Connecting People – Eric Lechat and Oksana Riabova  Interview by Maria E. Bellini Oksana Riabova and Eric Lechat (only friends!) met thanks to the The North Face® Lavaredo Ultra Trail. Eric, who lives in France had decided to drive to the race start in Cortina, Italy –and was offering […]

Martin Trout – A Gentleman on the Trails

Interview by Maria E. Bellini Meet Martin John Trout – an Ultra runner and Mountaineer living in Italy. Originally from Harrow, London U.K. Martin has been working in the Perfume Industry for over 30 years. Married with two children, and a long-haired Jack Russell terrier (who is also his training partner), Martin is often to be found on the trails! Other than running […]

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 […]