Padola (Italy), Sunday 30 August 2015

Candide, Comelico superiore, Belluno, Italy (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger /


The Trail Dolomitica trail running festival takes place in the village of Padola, which sits at an elevation of over 1200 metres in the municipality of Comelico superiore in the far north of Italy, very close to the border with Austria.

Two races through the stunning scenery of the Dolomites are on offer:

  • 20km Eco-Trail with 1100m of ascent and 1100m of descent
  • 42km Eco-Marathon with 2150m of ascent and 2150m of descent

The event also features two races for walkers — 8km and 16km long.

Runners should have some experience with running in the high mountains. The highest point on the marathon course is at an elevation of 2380 metres.

Therefore, it is highly recommended to take at least a windbreaker jacket, gloves and a hat with you. It is allowed to use trekking poles.

The time limit to finish the marathon is ten hours.


Country: Italy

Venue (Map): Padola (116km from Udine, 130km from Bolzano, 157km from Venice, 163km from Innsbruck)

Date: 30 August 2015 (Sunday)

Race distance: 8km walk, 16km walk, 20km run, 42km run

Start time: 8.30 (runners), 10.00 (walkers)

Start and finish: on Piazza San Luca, Padola

Entries: online or by fax or e-mail (up to 23 Aug 2015); late entries on the day; entrants must provide a medical certificate at registration

Entry fees (20km): € 30/35/40 (up to 30 June/10 August/30 August 2015)

Entry fees (42km): € 35/40/45 (up to 30 June/10 August/30 August 2015)

You get: goodie bag, technical T-shirt, chip timing, finisher medal, a meal after the race, entry into the post-race prize drawing

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 10 men and 10 women (20km); to the first 20 men and 20 women (42km); to the five largest groups

Award ceremony and prize drawing: at 15.30

Number of finishers 2014: 116 (37km)

Event website:



No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.