Alvi Trail Liguria 2019 is a 400 km trail stage race with 8 stages over 8 days. The race takes place in liguria, a region of Italy, situated in the north-west, between southern France and Tuscany.
The race starts from Dolceacqua (IM), on June 15 and finishes in Porto Venere (SP), June 22.
Runners will pass through Ligurian Alps and Apennines, along the famous Alta Via dei Monti Liguri and the Alta Via delle Cinque Terre, crossing 7 natural regional parks.
It is a beautiful race, technical and hard but never dangerous, exposed or unsafe. An ideal race for those who want to challenge themselves on long distance trails for the first time.
The Alvi Trail is a wonderful journey in the ligurian inland, the Entroterra Ligure, is to live a fantastic adventure in the beauty of the great variety of landscapes, the mountains paths overlooking the sea, the warm hospitality of the people of the stage-villages. It will be an unforgettable experience that you'll keep in your heart.
United States: The North Face Endurance Challenge Washington D.C.
The North Face Endurance Challenge returns to Algonkian Regional Park, Great Falls Park and the Potomac Heritage Trail on April 27th 2019. The course keeps runners on their toes with ever-changing terrain consisting of mainly single and double track with a some road in mix.
This is 838 acres of outdoor adventures in Algonkian Regional Park, located in Sterling, Virginia.
France: Trail Drôme
This year, the Drôme Trail is the only race in France will offer qualification to the Trail World Championships to be held on June 8th in Portugal. All the contenders for the French trail-running team will be there with Philippe PROPAGE, the national coach, observing what will be a very strong race with the best French trail runner competing. The organizers are proud and honored to host a race of this level in Buis-les-Baronnies with a total of 2000 runners.
This year again the level promises to be high. In the past two years, either individually or in teams, the men's and women's French teams have been on the podium at the Trail World Championships. But first, another very beautiful competition to qualify will take place on April 14th in Drôme Provençale.
In that Event three races are proposed to runners. A 10 km race with 706 m of elevation gain, another one of 23 km with 1160 m of elevation gain and the main one : the selection race at the Trail World Championships 42 km with 2210m of elevation gain.
International Trail Running Association
A non-profit organization
Born in July 2013, the ITRA (International Trail Running Association) aims to give a voice to parties involved in trail running in order to promote its strong values, its diversity, the safety of races and the health of runners, as well as to further the development of trail running and ensure a constructive dialogue between the national and international bodies with an interest in the sport.