Awesome Italian August Trail Races – 2018

We’ve recently updated our August trail running race calendar and here we bring you a selection of our favourites for the month. Enjoy– our mini preview and don’t forget to check the FULL August 2018 calendar with links to separate race information pages for each event. Trail Running in Italy this summer? Check out some […]

Roberto “Bob” Mattioli – Adventurer, Sportsman, Explorer

This week we talk to Roberto “Bob” Mattioli – Adventurer, Sportsman, Explorer. Part of the first batch of Skyrunners that formed the backbone of this exciting sport in the mid 1990’s, Mattioli together with partner Stefania Zarotti later participated in many challenging expeditions across the globe, and together with Team Pedini-Iret has been on the podium many […]

5 Brutal Italian Trail and Sky Races

After a recent survey in an Italian Facebook trail running group, where we asked members which Italian trail and skyraces they considered to offer the most technical terrain, we’ve come up with this initial selection, chosen directly by the folks that run them! What to expect in a technical race in Italy? This can vary enormously, […]

10 Italian Magical May 2018 Trail Races

With spring in full force, and the promise of summer just around the corner May can be a refreshingly bright and cheerful month in Italy. Weather wise, you could be in for some lovely warm temperatures during the day, which gently become cooler once the sun goes down. Snow may still be on the ground in […]

Lizzano Extreme Skyrace – Thrills In the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines

Where Does The Race Take Place? The thrilling Lizzano Extreme Skyrace, extreme not only by name… Set in Emilia-Romagna, the Lizzano Extreme Skyrace takes place on June 18th 2017 – along the demanding trails of the Corno alle Scale Regional Park high up in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines just south of the University City of Bologna. The Corno alle Scale Park, […]