Cortina d'Ampezzo (BL) - June 25, 2015 - The Lavaredo Ultra Trail, the traditional sporting event in the beautiful scenery of the Dolomites, now in its ninth edition, started officially this afternoon. The formula of the 2015 has three races in three days for different types of runners, with the novelty of the Cortina Skyrace that attracted almost 300 runners.
Its course consists of 20 km distance with an elevation gain of 1000 meters. Starting from the center of Cortina at 5pm with a steep climb through the woods and fields until the athletes get under the massif of the Cristallo Group. The final downhill from the refuge Mietres leads the athletes back to Cortina passing by the Coltondo. A highly spectacular route which saw the participants run in ideal weather conditions and under a lovely sun.
The victory went to Monica Gaspari and Manuel Speranza, both from Cortina.
These are the top positions:
|2||ALZOLA Gordoa Inigo||ESP||01:43:29|
|3||VERA Terradellas Jordi||ESP||01:45:29|
|2||DE POI Angela||ITA||02:05:17|
Great success and attraction for this ninth edition of the Lavaredo Ultra Trail, with trail runners who already crowded the Ice Palace (Palazzo del Ghiaccio) from 12 am to visit the Expo and to have information on the races.
Now waiting for the spectacular start of the The North Face®Lavaredo Ultra Trail, tomorrow, 26 June at 11 pm, always starting from the center of Cortina.