Ferriere – Ferriere Trail Festival
Saturday 28 July 2018
The second edition of the 'Ferriere Trail Festival' will be held at Ferriere, in the upper Val Nure, on Saturday 28 July 2018, a real festa for sportsmen and women in an area where nature reigns supreme.
The day includes the race along 3 routes, the non-competitive walk suited to all with two routes and, new this year, a mini trail for children from 0 to 13.
Piazza delle Miniere will be the starting and finishing point for all the events.
The Trail will take place over three routes of 20, 32 and 54 Km
For the long route of 54 Km, with an altitude gain of 3,100 metri, the start is programmed for 7 a.m.
For the medium route of 32 km, with an altitude gain of 1,600 metri, the start is programmed for 10 a.m.
The short route is 20 km long, with an altitude gain of only 840 metres, and the start is programmed for 11 a.m.
All the routes are demanding, and include landscapes of an excursionist type on stretches of ancient paths that climb up the crests of the mountains and wind through meadows and woods, so paved follow gravel or stony sections or old cart tracks....
Weather conditionsi may make the competition difficult especially for those attmpting the long route.
All the trails are marked (balisage ribbons and pointer arrows), water (marked aprings and fountains) and refreshment points will be found along the routes.
Personnel of the Soccorso Alpino and the Pubblica Assistenza of Ferriere guarantee assistance and safety.
At the end of the competition the athletes may use the swimming pool at Ferriere to relax (free entry), and the people accompanying them have the same advantage all day.
At the same time as the race, a non-competitive hike will take place, free pace, open to everyone and suited to all, along routes of 5 and 13 km, free start between 9 and 10 a.m.
To complete the day of sport and nature, in the afternoon the first Mini Trail delle Miniere, non-competitive route of km 2.20, not on roads, reserved to children up to 13. This starts at 5 p.m. There will be two categories: 0-6 and 7-13 years old. For children under 6 a parent must be present.
Organisation: Piacenza Natural Sport
Information relative to registration, rules, routes, prizes etc. is available on the intenet site of the event.