Following the successful 2022 edition, which raised the bar for registered athletes, international and women’s participation, the ultrarunning event on the Italian Alps confirmed for next year its calendar spot at the end of the season: the race is on from 22 to 24 September
With the images and emotions of the eighth edition still vivid, Adamello Ultra Trail looks ahead, and has confirmed the dates already anticipated on the occasion of the 2022 closing ceremony. From September 22nd to 24th, in the usual late season spot, runners and ultrarunners from all over the World will return to the Pontedilegno-Tonale area (Northern Italy).
Organized by ASD Adamello Ultra Trail, the ultrarunning event winds on the paths of the Great War through the Alta Valle Camonica and Alta Val di Sole, between the regions of Lombardia and Trentino, offering stunning landscapes of the Adamello and Stelvio Nature Parks. Athletes can choose among three different options: the 35 km short trail, the 90 km trail and the 170 km ultra-trail: all races are eligible for UTMB and ITRA points. All races are eligible for UTMB and ITRA points.
The 2022 edition raised the bar once again, setting new records for registered athletes (719), Countries involved (18), foreign athletes (94) and women’s participation (114): indicators that confirm the growing trend of the event, and that bode well for its future.
However, Adamello Ultra Trail is not only an ultrarunning race, as well as a means for promoting its own area, keeping the focus on the territories, natural reserves and paths that represent a great touristic asset. Among its key goals, the event aims at spreading the love for its mountains and respecting their history, which was deeply interfered by the clashes in WWI, as it is still visible in many spots.
That’s why the organizational committee also schedules an event for the youngsters, Adamello Trail Junior Usually held the weekend before the ultra-trail event, this race is suited for kids and teenagers, with different loops and distances according to their age and skills.
“We are very satisfied about our recent edition – argued Paolo Gregorini, president of the OC – which recorded new highs in many categories and allow us to further bolster our growth, both on a national and international level. This also pushes us to keep going and always try to raise the bar.”The registrations’ opening date will be announced in the upcoming weeks