Capriva del Friuli (Italy), Sunday 21 September 2014

Bismarcia - at the Golf & Country Club Castello di Spessa, Capriva del Friuli, Italy - (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger /


The Bismarcia is a lovely non-competitive running and hiking event, held in the village of Capriva del Friuli near the town of Gorizia on the Italy-Slovenia border.

The event attracts 500 or more participants every year.

Three routes are on offer—6km, 11km, and 18km long. All routes are undulating on mixed terrain (trails, gravel, asphalt) through farmland, vineyards, and woods.

There's no need to register in advance. Participants can turn up on the day of the event, pay the entry fees of €3, and start running at any time between 8.30am and 9.30am. They can still decide on the course which distance they want to run.


Photo report:


Bismarcia, Capriva del Friuli, Italy (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger /


Country: Italy

Venue (Map): Capriva del Friuli (10km from Gorizia, 27km from Udine, 48km from Trieste, 132km from Venice)

Date: 21 September 2014 (Sunday)

Routes: 6km, 11km, 18km

Start time: 8.30 (until 9.30)

Start and finish: Parco Russiz, via degli Alpini, Capriva del Friuli (GO)

Entries: in the start area (on the day from 8.00)

Entry fees: € 3 (€ 4.50 including a pasta meal)

Timekeeping: No. This is a non-competitive fun run.

You get: feed stations on the course and at the finish

Prizes: trophies and product prizes to the largest groups

Number of finishers 2012: ca. 500

Event website (in Italian):


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