Chiavenna-Lagunc Vertical Kilometer

Piazza Bertacchi - Chiavenna

October 7th, 2018

kilometro verticale chiavenna lagunc

Chiavenna-Lagunc Vertical Kilometer |

Vertical Kilometer

The Vertical Kilometer is a mountain running specialty, with a single ascent route covering a thousand meters difference in height. The length of the route varies depending on the road you travel. Artificial works are not allowed to shorten the journey. The KILOMETRO VERTICALE CHIAVENNA-LAGÙNC runs exclusively along mule tracks and mountain paths habitually frequented by any person, without dangers of any kind. The thousand meters difference in level has been certified by the Studio Tecnico Maraffio di Chiavenna. The start is located at 352 meters above sea level and the arrival at 1352 asl, respectively in loc. Loreto in the Municipality of Chiavenna and loc. Lagùnc in the Municipality of San Giacomo Filippo. The course has a development of 3,298 meters.


ASD AMICI MADONNA DELLA NEVE with the approval of FIDAL organizes the 33rd edition of the Amici Madonna della Neve Lagunc Trophy, the 19th and 20th of October. of the Kilometro Verticale Chiavenna-Lagunc individual time trial race in the mountains included in the FIDAL National Calendar, Individual Vertical and Vertical Kilometer Championships.


Saturday October 06th:

4.00 pm opening of Piazza Bertacchi - Chiavenna

6.00 pm presentation of the 33rd edition of the Amici Madonna della Neve trophy Lagunc, 19th ed. of the Kilometro Verticale Chiavenna-Lagunc. Delivery of race bibs, race pack pickup, video projections and party in Piazza Bertacchi

Sunday October 07th:

7.00 am meeting in Chiavenna in Piazza Bertacchi, pickup package race and delivery of bibs

8.45 am delivery of clothes to Loreto and delivery of bib numbers

9.10 am departure helicopter garments in Loreto

9.15 am start of crono women departures

12.30 pm lunch at the Professional Institute Crotto Caurga, via della Molinnca 57 Chiavenna

3.30 pm Prizes for Piazza Bertacchi Chiavenna

Route features:

The competition takes place on a distance of 3,298 m in height gains of 1,000 m and the use of poles during the race is not allowed.

History, record on the route:

Bernard Dematteis with the time trial of 30'27 "set in 2013 still holds the best time on the vertical KM and Andrea Mayr has beaten the female world record in 2017, limiting him to 35'54".

Winners of Edition 17

kilometro verticale chiavenna lagunc

Andrea Mayr and Bernard Dematteis |




Organizational manager: Del Curto Nicola 3356469671