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Featured events in Piemonte

 2017-11-05 - Dubbed "the most panoramic course in Italy" the Lago Maggiore Marathon, scheduled in Verbania Pallanza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola), features a half and a full marathon course. The lake itself is worth a trip: it is the second largest lake in Italy and its shoreline are divided between the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy and the Swiss canton of Ticino. Around the lake are many gardens growing rare and exotic plants, such as the Borromean and Brissago islands gardens, that of the Villa Taranto in Verbania, and the Alpinia botanical garden above Stresa.
www.lagomaggioremarathon.com

 2017-10-29 - The Ecomaratona del Barbaresco e del tartufo bianco d'Alba in the province of Cuneo is a panoramic full and a half marathon held during the International White Truffle Fair, dedicated to the aromatic subterranean "trifola d'Alba Madonna" mushroom found mainly in the Langhe and Montferrat areas of the Piedmont northern region, also home of the Barbaresco wines. The winner of the marathon receives a unique trophy painted on a wine barrel lid.
www.triangolosport.it

 2017-10-15 - A race fit for a king. This is also the translation of Una corsa da re, a half marathon held in the gardens and park grounds of one of the residences of the Royal House of Savoy. The event also features shorter courses - 4k and 10k. Restored to the Baroque magnificence that inspired its construction in the mid-1600s by Duke Carlo Emanuele II of Savoy, the monumental estate of the Reggia di Venaria, located just outside Turin, is included in the Unesco Heritage List and is one of Italy's most visited cultural sites.
www.baserunningteam.it

 2017-09-24 - The Trail del Moscato is held in Santo Stefano Balbo, near Cuneo. The area is renown for Muscat grapes, and the courses, all on dirt roads will bring the participants through the vineyards of this Unesco World Heritage Site. This event features a 50k ultramarathon, a 20k and a shorter 11k option. Lunch is included for all runners.
www.dynamic-center.it/eventi/presentazione-trail-del-moscato/trail-del-moscato-2017/

 2017-09-10 - The Trail del Parco delle Alpi Marittime will be held in Valdieri, in the province of Cuneo. This is a 30k trail very panoramic run with more than one mile of elevation difference in a beautiful Alpine park. The race starts at 8 in the morning. The entry fee is 36 euro.
www.trailalpimarittime.it

 2017-08-11 - If you like trail or skyrunning, do not miss the Scarfiotti/Sommeiller. It is a 7k point-to-point mountain race. The start is from the alpine shelter Scarfiotti, near the town of Bardonecchia, on the border with France. The finish is more than one kilometer uphill, on the top of the Sommeiller mountain near the glacier bearing the same name. After the race is over, runners will need to return by foot along the same route.
www.sge20.com

 2017-06-02 - Monferrato, part of the region of Piemonte in Northern Italy, is one of the most famous Italian wine regions in the world, especially regarding red wines and sparkling wines - think Barbera d'Asti, Asti spumante, Moscato d'Asti, Cortese, Malvasia, and Grignolino. The Quattro colli Monferrato held in Camagna features a 15k competitive run and a 7k fun run on a panoramic course through this Unesco World Heritage site. At the end runners will have the possibility of eating at a local restaurant at a special price. Did we mention that Monferrato is also famous for its truffles?
www.4collimonferrato.com

 2016-10-08 - Love chocolate? Love running? Look no further. In None, near Torino, the Stranone al cioccolato, CiocoRun is the run for you, hosted within one of the oldest event in the Piemonte region, entirely dedicated to the "food of the gods". Domori and Streglio, the local but nationally-renown chocolate brands will be as usual among many others participating to this sweet event. The race course is a 6.6k fun one with start time at 2:30 in the afternoon.
www.podisticanone.org

 2014-10-11 - The 100km delle Alpi will start in Torino. It is a magnificent point-to-point course on the Alps, 100 kilometers (62 miles) long, ending in Saint-Vincent, a town in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy, popular as a holiday resort.
www.giroitaliarun.it


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