Trail races with ample cut-off times

by Maria E. Bellini This article originally appeared in Ultrarunning World 12 Time, time, time: “I shall be too late!” Depending on our level of mental clarity, chilometres, metres and minutes may all turn out to become the toxic ingredients of a thick soup of despair, slowly simmering away in our mind. Some of us […]

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. […]

Tuscany Crossing, Italy – Trail Running in Italy’s Finest

Tuscany Crossing, Italy  – 21st April 2018 103km, 53km and 15km By Carl Johan Sörman Cover photo: Tuscany Crossing 2018 Argentieri Anthony Photography It’s 5 in the morning, and I’m standing in the starting area for Tuscany Crossing trail running 100k race. A week ago, I hardly thought I would get here. For 6 weeks, I […]

Ecotrail Florence, Italy – Running Through Beauty

Ecotrail Florence, Italy  – 3 March 2018 80km, 42km and Night City Trail By Carl Johan Sörman Countdown – Two weeks before race date… I’ve just finished my very last training session in an extremely hard 180k week. Intervals. At the end of the session I feel a bit of discomfort in my groin. The following […]

2018 Capraia Rock Trail – A Trail on Italy’s “Alcatraz”

by Maria E. Bellini Registration is open for the 2018 Capraia Rock Trail – the second edition of this adventurous spring trail race that takes place on the wild, Tuscan island of Capraia on the 25th March 2018. About The Capraia Rock Trail When: 25 & 26 March 2018 Where: Capraia Isola – Livorno (LI), Tuscany – Italy […]

6 Italian Trail Races for Wine Lovers

What could be more enticing than several days in one of Italy’s top wine areas and the possibility of running in a trail race? We’ve come up with our top six choices, each event also offers several non competitive walk/run distances if you feel like taking it easy… and verging towards the wine aspect. So don’t forget to […]