Saturday 31 December 2022

Piazza Walther (Waltherplatz), Bolzano (Bozen), Italy - Copyright © 2010 Hendrik Böttger /


BOclassic is a road running event for all abilities, held annually on New Year's Eve in the city of Bolzano (German: Bozen), capital of Italy's alpine province of South Tyrol.

Starting on Piazza Walther (German: Waltherplatz), the main square (pictured above), all races are held on a 1.25km loop course through the Old Town.

This is the schedule for 2022:

  • 12.00: Just for Fun (non-competitive fun run and walk): one, two, three or four laps
  • 13.00: Amateur Run: four laps = 5km
  • 13.50: Youth Cup (children's races): one or two laps
  • 14.30: Handbike (non-competitive race): four laps = 5km
  • 15.00: Elite Women: four laps = 5km
  • 15.30: Elite Men: eight laps = 10km

Every year, the course is lined with spectators watching the 5k and 10k elite races which have attracted many of the world's best distance runners.


Map of the venue:


BOclassic 2022:


  • 31 December 2022 (Saturday)

Event website:


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