Salomon Trail Tour Italia at Canazei!
Enrollment facilitated by August 31st19 August 2017
The seventh edition of the Sellaronda Trail Running, a classic high end long-distance racing event scheduled on Saturday, September 16, will start and end in Canazei.
As a result of the principle of annual rotation between Val di Fassa and Val Badia, the competition as the sixth and final stage of the Salomon Trail Tour Italia circuit and as a test of the Italian Series, will therefore have as the focal point the tourist center of the Trentino.
The race course is the same as last year, when it was slightly rewritten, with the start of the variation. It will have a development of 61 km and a positive difference of 3378 meters, touching the inhabited centers of Selva Gardena, Corvara and Arabba and Sella passes, the climb on the Dantercepies ski slope, Passo Campolongo, Bec de Roces, then the Pordoi Pass , To go down to the finish line of Canazei.
A race that takes place in a landscape of absolute charm, around the dolomite group of Sella, which always manages to call a good number of enthusiasts. And in this regard on 31 August expires the deadline for the subscription at an affordable cost, fixed at 50 euros, so from 1 September to 14 September the membership membership will increase to 70 euros. Procedures that can be made by connecting to www.sellarondatrailrunning.com.
The starting time is also confirmed, ie 5.30 from piazza Marconi to Canazei, while the first competitor's arrival time is expected approximately after 6 hours of race, 12 hours instead of the maximum time limit for concluding the competition.
Considering that the titles of the Salomon Trail Tour Italia will be awarded, all the protagonists of the 2017 edition of the national challenge will be competing. Prior to the final act, the men's standings dominate Bergamo's Luca Carrara, ahead of Turin Giorgio Pulcini and Trentino Val Cembra Mirco Ferrazza. In the women's field there is great uncertainty as only 30 points separate the Biellese leader Sara Lavino Zoa and the trevigiana of Valdobbiadene Cristiana Follador, while third is the friulana Angela De Poi.
There will also be some specialists in the long races, as happened in the previous editions where they were the South Tyrolean coach Georg Piazza (2014 and 2016), Fulvio Dapit (2012 and 2013), Christian Insam in 2011 and Filippo Beccari in 2015. But on the other hand there are always different winners: Nadia Scola, Waltraud Berger, Silvia Serafini, Mira Rai and Anna Pedevilla.
Among those confirms also that of the special prize "Sprint Felix", which will be awarded to the first male and first female who will pass the flying finish near Cesa Helene in Selva Gardena, placed after 16.10 km of race.
Again this year, the International Trail Running Association has recognized the 4-point Sellaronda Trail Running, which can be used by competitors to sign up for other prestigious races such as the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc and the Lavaredo Ultra Trail.