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Running Heads. A village-wide exhibition in Manarola

The running water can see no stars.  This beautiful verse by Federico Garcia Lorca does not take into account another approach to the contemplation of nature: running long distances with great elevation changes on trails. A profound physical and emotional experience.  A type of running much closer to meditation than to simple physical activity. The …

Un'immagine dell'edizione 2018

Sciacchetrail® 5th EDITION, 2019

The dates of the 2019 race and opening of registration are official  Sciacchetrail®, theUltra Trail of the Cinque Terre, inspired by the precious wine Sciacchetrà, begins to lay the foundation for the 5th edition. The official race date is SATURDAY 6 APRIL 2019, in which the race of 47 km, with 2600 m of positive elevation gain …

Sciacchetrail® medals: chestnut that tells a story

For the ancients, chestnuts represented the connection between heaven and earth, the cosmic mediator between the physical and spiritual world. For Sciacchetrail it is the symbol of our link with our ancestral rural community. With its fruit they feed themselves and with its wood they found infinite uses: the most important being its use in …

Sciacchetrail, patronage of the National Commission for UNESCO

The Italian National Commission for l’UNESCO, again this year, renews its appreciation of Sciacchetrail, through its patronage of our trail running race on the wine trails of the Cinque Terre. For the third consecutive year this prestigious patronage confirms the importance of the event “in consideration of the values of the initiative, aimed at raising …

Sally McRae at Sciacchetrail® 2018

(Monterosso al Mare 25/02/2018). She believed in us when not many did, and has been at Sciacchetrail every year since it began, so we’re stoked to have Nike Trail elite athlete Sally McRae (Yellowrunner) with us again this year for our 4th edition. Sally has run ultras all over the globe, most recently in New Zealand with …

SCIACCHETRAIL® 2017: wine, outdoor and running icons

The countdown to April 2nd is on, the day in which the UltraTrail on the wine trails of theCinque Terre, with start and finish in Monterosso, will be held. From the United States Sally McRae, Jenn Shelton and Connie Gardner: 3 running icons will take on the challenge of our centuries-old stairs. Not only running…at the Sciacchetrail Outdoor & Family Village open …

Sciacchetrail®: Schedule 1-2 April

Friday March 31st – Manarola, Cinque Terre Trekking 6:00pm – Inauguration new concept store Cinque Terre Trekking in  Via Discovolo 108 and presentation finisher medals Sciacchetrail 2017 SATURDAY APRIL 1st – Monterosso al Mare   10:00am – food and wine stands open, VinVangando Preview with Cinque Terre DOC wine   2:00pm – Sciacchetrail Outdoor & Family Village opens …

Sciacchetrail 2017: only a few race bibs remain

Race bibs are nearly sold out for the 47 km ultratrail with start and finish in the Cinque Terre village of  Monterosso, scheduled for April 2nd, 2017. It is true that the number of spots is limited to only 300, but Sciacchetrail, with 3 months to go until race day, has already reached the quota …

Sciacchetrail® VERTICAL Race: a weekend festival of sport, wine, music and solidarity

SVR | 1st edition: Manarola like never before wrapped in the magic atmosphere of Mario Andreoli’s Nativity Among the prizes of the Vertical Race, scheduled for Saturday 10 December 2016, the precious local wine Sciacchetrà  As preparation continues for the 1st edition of the Sciacchetrail Vertical Race, an uphill race through the illuminated nativity of …

Sciacchetrail® VERTICAL Race | 1st edition

A RACE OF SOLIDARITY AMID LIGHT, ROCK, AND GRAPEVINES Registration is open for the vertical race through the Illuminated Nativity of Mario Andreoli. A part of the registration fee will be donated to the Manarola Foundation for safeguarding the terraced landscape. Saturday 10 December 2016, in Manarola, municipality of Riomaggiore, in the Cinque Terre in …