Corno di Rosazzo (Italy), Saturday 11 May 2013
The Marcia dei vini forms part of a five-day wine festival, the "Fiera dei vini", which is held annually in the village of Corno di Rosazzo in the province of Udine in the far north-east of Italy, very close to the border with Slovenia.
There's no timekeeping or results lists as this is a non-competitive event. Prizes are awarded to the largest groups, not to the fastest finishers.
Starting on Corno's main square, participants run or walk either a 7km or a 14km loop around the village, mostly through vineyards and woods. The route is very hilly on mixed terrain (asphalt, gravel and trails) — and very scenic!
Although the entry fees are just € 2.50 all participants get a free pasta meal after the run, and they get the opportunity to sample fine local wines for as little as € 1.
Venue: Corno di Rosazzo (Gorizia 20km, Udine 23km, Trieste 56km, Venice 129km)
Date: 11 May 2013 (Saturday)
Distance: 7km, 14km
Start time: at any time between 16.00 and 17.00
Start and finish: on the main square of Corno di Rosazzo
Entries: at the start (on the day from 15.30)
Entry fees: € 2.50
Timing: No timekeeping. This is a fun run.
You get: aid stations on the course; pasta party after the run
Prizes: to the largest groups
Number of finishers 2012: ---
Event website (in Italian): www.fieradeivinicorno.it
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