MONTEROSA SKY MARATHON – 22nd June 2019
MONTEROSA SKY MARATHON
22nd June 2019 the highest race in Europe is back!
From Alagna Valsesia (1192m) to the peak of Monte Rosa (4554m a.s.l.)
ON 22ND JUNE
YOU’LL TOUCH THE SKY!
Alagna Valsesia (Piedmont, South side of the Monte Rosa). The highest race in Europe is back to the South Italian Alps, where the skyrunning took place for the first time in 1993.
The past editon had a great success with 300 athletes coming from 23 different countries, who rediscovered the original path to the peak of the Monte Rosa at 4554m a.s.l..
This skyrunning race, the only one in the world, takes place along moraines, snowfields and glaciers for 35 km with 7000 meters of ascents and descents. The athletes race in couples and they are tied to each other for security reasons.
Once again top athletes, international stars of the skyrunning and alpine skiing champions, will join the event for trying to beat the records established in 1994 by Fabio Meraldi (4h24’) and Gisella Bendotti (5h34’).
Come join us!
ACCOMODATION A.M.A. SKY MARATHON
21/22 JUNE 2019
AGREEMENT WITH THE TOURIST OPERATORS TURISTICI OF THE VALLEY
We are proud to host you, heroic participants of this wonderful race! Here are 2 offers for you:
WELLNESS: this offer is for those who look for comfort and relax before the race. You’ll have one single bed in a shared room, dinner and breakfast in a hotel plus the access to the wellness center.
75€ per night per person
WALSER: this offer is for those who also wish to know Alagna and Riva Valdobbia! You’ll have one single bed in a shared room or in an apartment. Breakfast and dinner will be served in a restaurant nearby.
65€ per night per person
A GIFT FOR YOU! If you wish to spend more than one night, you’ll get special conditions, for you and the people travelling with you! Ask your host for further details!
FURTHER INFO ABOUT ACCOMODATION
ﻩ Your hotel or apartment could be either in Alagna or Riva Valdobbia: you can chose your preferred one among the accomodations that have agreed. They are listed on the visitmonterosa.com e alagna.it websites.
ﻩ The accomodations in Riva Valdobbia will take care of the transportation of athletes and guests to Alagna in the morning and back in the afternoon.
SCHEDULE – FRIDAY 21ST JUNE:
ﻩ On 21st June your room will be available starting from 12.00. On 22nd June your room will be available until 10.30 am but your host will let you use a shower until 5 pm.
ﻩ Dinner time 7.30pm / 8.30pm
SCHEDULE – SATURDAY 22ND JUNE:
ﻩ 4.30am BREAKFAST AMA STARTS
ﻩ 5.00am FIRST SHUTTLE BUS FROM RIVA VALDOBBIA TO ALAGNA
ﻩ 5.15am BREAKFAST AMA ENDS
ﻩ 6.00am BREAKFAST VK2 (SHORTER RACE 3260m) STARTS
ﻩ 7.00am FIRST SHUTTLE BUS FROM RIVA VALDOBBIA TO ALAGNA
ﻩ 8.00am TRANSPORTATION ENDS
ﻩ FROM 11am TRANSPORTATION TOWARDS RIVA VALDOBBIA STARTS
ﻩ SHOWERS AVAILABLE UNTIL 5pm
ATTENTION! In the event of postponement of the race from 22nd to 23rd June, you’ll get the same conditions.
Book one of the accomodations below:
WELLNESS OPTION (75€ per person):
– Alagna Experience Resort
– Hotel Cristallo
– Mirtillo Rosso Family Hotel
WALSER option (65€ per person):
- Baite Rosa
- Residence Casa Fiori
- Residence Mary
- Agriturismo Alagna
- TRE Alberi Liberi
- L’Aria di Casa
- Zimmer Casa Prati
- Mirtillo Blu Family Apartments
- Montagna di Luce