I feel the earth and the wind and the trees. I feel their spirit. I feel the rhythm of the race. It’s like music. Gabriel Harmony Jennings
The skyrunning represents the set of mountain running disciplines that take place in high mountain environments on paths such as trails, moraines rocks or snow, at altitudes that can reach or exceed 4 000 m. The various disciplines of skyrunning are classified into 3 categories:
Discover here all the various disciplines and events related to mountain running that can be practiced in the wonderful Val di Fassa, during the summer to fully experience the beauty of nature that surrounds us, away from the asphalt and traffic, along the spectacular scenarios of the Dolomites peaks, rewarding and priceless experience, if we are allowed to play with words!
20th stage walk in the Val di Fassa, 24-29 June 2018.
Description. The stage walk in the Val di Fassa continues to grow in terms of participation. The “formula” remains unchanged: there are always five stages, every day in a different location, which will lead competitors, from 24 to 29 June, to discover the most fascinating corners of the Val di Fassa for a total of 51 km. There are many internationally registered champions, along with hundreds of enthusiasts, who will compete along the paths and forest roads of the valley, in the presence of the Dolomites, on new tracks designed by the Organizing Committee.
Nordic walking enthusiasts can dedicate themselves to exercise by testing the 5 routes of the Val di Fassa Running: the race is in fact also open to “walkers” with poles. All the stages of the competition will start at 9.30, excluding the stage of Tuesday, June 26, which will start at 21.00.
The Val di Fassa Running Organizing Committee provides a staff of animators for the children of the competitors during the course of the race. Minimum age of animation participants, three years. Meeting every day half an hour before departure; term of the animation activity at the end of the stage. It is also possible to register for only one stage. Present yourself directly at the departure before 8.30 (before 20.30 Tuesday, June 26). The program includes the Mini Val di Fassa Running, reserved for children aged 5 to 13 years.
Val di Fassa Running Program:
Sunday, June 24th – Fontanazzo
Monday 25 June – Moena (San Pellegrino Pass)
Tuesday, June 26 – Pozza di Fassa
Wednesday 27 June – rest
Thursday, June 28th – Vigo di Fassa
Friday 29 June – Alba di Canazei (Ciampac)
Trail running is a specialty of walking that takes place in a natural environment, generally on paths, no matter if in the mountains, desert, forest, plain or hill, with paved stretches or asphalt limited to the maximum and in any case not must exceed 20% of the total length of the route. Normally this activity is characterized by a considerable length of the routes as well as by the overcoming of important differences in height, both positive and negative.
Trail Running races with a length of less than 42 km are defined as trails and are generally characterized by gradients that are around 3000 meters
Trail Running races with a distance of more than 42 km and / or 4000 meters of positive / negative height difference are generally defined as Ultra or Ultra-Trail and, according to ITRA, are divided as follows:
Come and experience the wonderful emotions that the race in nature can give. Take advantage of these services and events to organize your next holiday in the Dolomites of Fassa!