Mud in my brain – Trail del Cinghiale 2018

L’anno scorso sono arrivato primo nella 90 km del Trail del Cinghiale – Leopodistica A.S.D.  Quest’anno, tuttavia, c’erano alcuni trailer davvero forti che erano iscritti e sapevo che avrei dovuto lottare per conquistare un posto sul podio … … E poi un giorno, un paio di settimane prima della gara mentre mi stavo allenando vicino […]

Trail Running in Tuscany

by Maria E. Bellini We’ve revamped our “Selection of Tuscan Trail Races” which we first published back in October. Of all of Italy’s 20 regions, Tuscany is possibly the one which is best known worldwide. Many Italian cities are famous in their own right, if we think of places like Venice, Rome, Milan and Naples. […]

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 […]

Carl Johan Sörman – Winner of the Trail del Cinghiale

Interview by Maria E. Bellini Carl Johan Sörman is from Sweden but currently based in Italy. Although he started some road running at a young age, due to work, injury and a small child, training was inconsistent and ever more dwindling. “I used to read running magazines about ultra marathons in Europe, and I thought, one day… […]

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, […]

Trail del Cinghiale 2017 – The Trail of The Wild Boar

Words by Maria E. Bellini – Photos by Loris Farolfi, Foto Trail Running With a combination of the ancient, rambling wilderness of the Mugello in Tuscany, along with the lively forested hills of Romagna, the setting for the “Trail del Cinghiale“ trail race is by no means ordinary. Runners will be scampering along the trails in […]