The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2013

From 28 June 2013 to 30 June 2013

From 28 to 30 June one of the most important foot races in Veneto returns: the Cortina trail, a unique mountain race in the Dolomites of Italy that combines extreme sport and fabulous scenery: 'The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2013'.

As one of the most important eventi in Cortina, the Lavaredo Trail Race will be joined for the second consecutive year by another impressive race - Cortina Trail 2013 - which will take place on 29 June.

Now in its 7th edition, the tough running race - North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail - in the Dolomites Mountains in Italy is considered one of the most prestigious nigh time foot races in the world: a showdown between beautiful landscapes, with the start and finish in the centre of Cortina d'Ampezzo in the Dolomites, Italy.

The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail, route does not change: 118 km and up to 5,740 m of altitude in less than 31 hours.

This eventi in Cortina dAmpezzo is one of the most difficult trail running races in the Dolomiti Mountains, where the athletes will be able to test themselves along difficult trails, slopes and different types of terrain. To join the North Face Ultra Trail Lavaredo athletes are required to have mountain experience, training, not to suffer from vertigo and wear appropriate clothing according to the weather conditions.

Natural parks, protected ecosystems and a picture postcard backdrop is on offer at the Cortina Trail Lavaredo: Peaks, Misurina Lakes, Ghedina and d'Antonio, Giau Pass, Falzarego and Tre Croci, Val Renza, Padeon and Travenanzes Forcella Lerosa, Ra Stua alpine hut, Pian de Loa and Croda da Lago refuge: an exceptional and extremely delicate route.

The Cortina Trail Lavaredo is a hard mountain race to accomplish, which attracts athletes from all over the world ready to rely on their spirit of survival and willpower.

The start of 'The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2013' is scheduled for 11.00 pm on Friday 28 June in Corso Italia, Cortina d'Ampezzo.

The shorter route of 46 km for the Cortina Trail Running will start from Cortina d'Ampezzo on Saturday 29 June 2013 and touch the beautiful peaks that surround the Ampezzo valley: Cinque Torri, Croda da Lago, Tofane.

Two great large eventi in Cortina in Giugno 2013! Challenging foot races and events in the Dolomites, workshops, expo and programs dedicated to trail running during a weekend not to be missed!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff