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 […]

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. […]

Springtime Trail Running in the Italian “Primavera”!

What is “Primavera”?! This means “spring” in Italian! And in April, Italy can be a gorgeous month, with longer warmer days that gently embrace your soul, and brush off all the winter cobwebs. Trail running conditions are really good. The weather can be cheerfully sunny, with the aroma and promise of the forthcoming summer. But remember, high up in […]