Don’t Trash the Trails – Campaigning for Clean Trails

by Maria E. Bellini If you’ve looked at some Italian Trail race websites, ogled at mesmerising photos of eye-watering steep mountains, poured over endless race regulations, and been puzzled by all sorts of heraldic looking logos, you may have come across the quite simple logo of a white figure running on a green background. It looks […]

Penalties and Disqualification – Stick to the Rules

Penalties and disqualification in Italian Trail Races by Maria E. Bellini Whether it’s been translated by Google or a by a human, whether it makes total sense or seems complete nonsense… in your search for the right Italian Trail race you may well stumble upon a small section on the race website dedicated to the ominously worded “Penalties and […]

English to Italian – Mandatory Kit

English to Italian Vocabulary: Mandatory Kit > Materiale Obbligatorio by Maria E. Bellini Mandatory Kit List? Even for an Italian 15k? It’s safe to say that 99.9% of trail races in Italy have a mandatory kit list in their race regulations. Race Directors are stringent and all runners are asked to respect the required race kit and […]