DoppiaW Ultra 60 Valtellina Valposchiavo 2019

60 km 4300 D+

June 8, 2019

Organization

ITALY : Castelraider ASD, Via Fazzinelli 17, 23030 Castello dell’Acqua (SO)

SWITZERLAND: Sportiva Palü Poschiavo, Campiglioni 29, 7745 Li Curt (GR)

The race

The “Doppia W, ULTRA 60” is a cross-border ultra skymarathon running race that follows mountain trails in Valtellina (IT) and Valposchiavo (CH). A collaborative race between Italy and Switzerland, the start and finish alternate on a yearly basis: Tirano (IT) – Poschiavo (CH) in even-numbered years, followed by Poschiavo (CH) – Tirano (IT) in odd-numbered years.

The route from Tirano–Poschiavo is approximately 60 km with roughly 4,700 metres of climbing. The Poschiavo–Tirano direction involves roughly 4,300 metres of climbing. The route is run in natural surroundings.

The race may be run individually [ULTRA60], in a two-person team [STF2], or a three-person team [STF3]. STF here denotes ‘Staffetta’, or ‘relay’. The race is run in semi self-sufficiency with time limits.

Race program

friday 7 june 2019 | TIRANO - VALTELLINA

RACE HQ: Sala Banca Popolare, Piazza Cavour

10:00 – 13:00 Kit check, race number distribution, collection of race bags and commemorative gift

14.00 - 18.00Kit check, race number distribution, collection of race bags and commemorative gift

18.00 - 18.30Elite athlete presentation. Technical briefing.

19.00 - 20.00 Kit check, race number distribution, collection of race bags and commemorative gift

20.00 Pasta party in the marquee in Piazza Cavour.

saturday 8 june 2019 | Poschiavo

RACE START: Località Annunziata, Poschiavo (CH)

04:30 -05:00 Race number distribution and kit check in the start zone.

04:30 -05:00 GPS device distribution in the start zone.

04:30-05:30 bag drop destined for finish zone, Tirano (IT). Bag drop destined for the midway zone of the ULTRA60 at San Romerio (CH).

05:00-05:30 Athletes enter the starting pens. Final briefing given.

05:30Start of the ULTRA60 and the first leg relay runners STF2 | STF3

05:30 Athletes transported from Poschiavo to Miralago and from Miralago at ca. 05:45 to San Romerio STF2 | STF3

saturday 8 june 2019 | TIRANO - VALTELLINA

Meeting point: Piazza Marinoni -Tirano (I)

04:00 Athletes transported from Piazza Marinoni to Poschiavo.

07:00 Athletes transported from Piazza Marinoni to Rifugio Schiazzera STF3.

FINISH ZONE: Piazza Cavour -Tirano (I)

09:00 Race village opens, entertainment throughout the day.

10:30 Expected arrival of the Nordic winner

12:00 Expected arrival of the winners of STF2 | STF3

Flower ceremony takes place once first 3 M/F athletes/teams have arrived

12:30 Expected arrival of the ULTRA60winner.

Flower ceremony takes place once first 3 M/F athletes/teams have arrived

13:00 – 24:00 Food served for athletes and members of the public in the marquee.

16:30 – 17:30 VIP Aperitivo.

17:30 Presentation for the ULTRA60 | STF2 | STF3

Dalle 21:00 Concert and post-race party with the: Jovanotti Tribute Band JOVANOTTE.

21:30 Final athlete expected at the finish.

DoppiaW Ultra 60 Altimetry

Altimetry DoppiaW Ultra 60 Valtellina Valposchiavo 2019

DoppiaW Ultra 60 Altimetry

The 2018 Edition of Doppia W Ultra 60 was won by Cecilia Pedroni in 9h 54min 16sec and Michele Tavernaro in 8h 18min 01sec.

Official website: www.doppiaw.com
Facebook page: doppiawultra60

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