Canazei (Italy), Saturday 16 September 2017 - cancelled!

Gruppo del Sella, Dolomites, Italy (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

The Sellaronda Trail Running is an incredibly-scenic ultra marathon race around the Gruppo del Sella, an awe-inspiring massif in the Dolomites in northern Italy.

You need to be a super-fit and experienced mountain runner if you want to tackle this highly-challenging run through spectacular scenery. The route is 61.5km long, and it includes 3,378m of ascent!

The race is run mainly on gravel roads and trails. Some portions are on asphalt roads.

Competitors run across four mountain passes and through four winter sports resorts (Canazei, Selva, Corvara, and Arabba), starting in Canazei, which is at an elevation of 1,440 metres.

There are ten feed stations spread along the course, but as the race takes place in a high-alpine environment (the highest aid station is at 2,464m above sea level) runners must carry some mandatory equipment with them, such as warm clothing, a survival blanket, a headlamp, etc.

Last year, 144 runners from eleven European countries completed the course. The winners were Georg Piazza (6:15:58) and Anna Pedevilla (7:20:12).

The time limit to finish the race is twelve hours. It is allowed to use trekking poles.

 

Corvara, South Tyrol, Italy (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

Corvara — a well-known resort in South Tyrol

 

Country: Italy

Venue (Map): Canazei (Bolzano 50km, Innsbruck 138km, Verona 205km)

Date: 16 September 2017 (Saturday)

The race has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions!

Race distance: ca. 61.5km (+3378m/-3378m)

Start: at 5.30 in Canazei

Finish: in Canazei

Race centre: Sala Consigliare, Canazei (Friday 16.00-19.00; on the day 4.00-5.30)

Entries: online; entrants must provide a medical certificate when they pick up their bibs

Entry fees:

  • € 50 (up to 31 August 2017)
  • € 60 (up to 16 September 2017)

Timekeeping: chip timing (€20 deposit for the timing chip, fully refundable)

You get: refreshments on the course and at the finish, T-shirt, pasta party after the race; shuttle bus service for runners who drop out of the race

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 10 men and 5 women

Award ceremony: at 18.00

Number of finishers 2016: 144

Event website (in Italian and English): www.dolomythsrun.it/ultratrail

 

No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page. Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.