6th International Mountain Race 'Merano 2000' 2011
Schenna/Scena (Italy), Sunday 29 May 2011
The start is in the village of Schenna (Scena).
The Berglauf 'Meran 2000' is a top mountain running race in Italy's alpine province of South Tyrol, where most people speak German as a first language.
The route is 10 kilometres long and includes an elevation gain of 1300 metres. The first three kilometres are on asphalt. Then, competitors run on dirt roads, mountain trails and ski slopes.
The start is in the village of Schenna (Italian: Scena), located on the edge of Meran (Merano), a very pretty spa town beloved for its mild climate and Mediterranean vegetation.
The finish line is at an elevation of 1886 metres in the ski area of 'Meran 2000'.
In 2010, the winners were Andrzej Długosz of Poland (59:40) and Italy's Elena Casaro (1:17:58).
Venue (Map): Schenna / Scena (32km from Bolzano, 153km from Innsbruck, 180km from Verona)
Date: 29 May 2011 (Sunday)
Race distance: 10km (+1300m)
Start: 9.30 in Schenna, Dorfplatz (584m)
Finish: Piffinger Köpfl, Meran 2000 (1886m)
Entries: online or by fax (payment by bank transfer); late entries on the day
Entry fees: 15/20/25 euros (until 30 April/26 May/29 May 2011)
Race centre: Tourist Office Schenna (28 May 2011, 14.30-18.00); at the start (on the day 7.30-8.30)
You get: transport of personal clothing to the finish; cable car or bus service back to Schenna (?)
Prizes: first 12 men and 5 women; first 3 in each category (prizes are not cumulative)
Award ceremony: 13.30 in Falzeben
Number of finishers 2010: 124
Event website: www.telmekomteam.com/de/rennkalender/wmra-grand-prix/programm
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