May 26th, 2019
The sixth edition of the Orna Trail - Memorial Buzzi will be on May 26, on the occasion of the Soccorso in Festa, the big event, organized by the Volunteers of the Ornavasso Relief, which recalls thousands of people every year in the small town at the beginning of the Val d'Ossola.
The longest race will be the 20 km, which despite having a positive difference of 1,100 m, is presented, especially in the second part, as a fast race.
The second distance will be 12 km for 500 m of positive difference in height: even in this case the positive difference in height is concentrated in the initial phase of the race.
Finally there is a Nordic Walking test on the distance of about 7 km.
All three routes will have the characteristic of the Orna Trail, that is to offer historical and landscape cues, since they take place largely on the routes that will follow the route of the so-called Cadorna Line, an example of military archeology of great historical value thanks to events like the Orna Trail, it finds a new modality of valorization.
Start at Ornavasso sports hall at 10.00 am take the path of Ornavasso up to the third bridge, from here begins the path that will lead to the Alpe Foramboda short descent to the asphalt road, from who climbs up to meet the GIrivolgi path that leads to the Alpe Trenghi.First refreshment (solid and liquid) descend on a fast junk until you get to the intersection "old road", a flat path leads to the water basin Second refreshment (liquid), from here begins the descent on the Cadorna Line military road of the Second World War. Passing from the Alpe la Cuna a splendid balcony on the Ossola to reach the Sanctuary of the Madonna d'Oropa of Migiandone third refreshment (solid and liquid). Short climb leads us to the "Forte di Bara", a fortified post that had to accommodate long-range cannons from here begins the descent passing through the castle, strong tunnels of the Alps that will take us to the arrival located at the sports hall of Ornavasso.
Start at Ornavasso sports hall 10.30 am the paths of Ornavasso take you, which will lead us to the beginning of the climb of the "via crucis" path passing through the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Boden and continuing along the old road to reach the basin of refreshment water (liquid), from here begins the descent on the Cadorna Line military road of the war takes us to the "Forte di Bara", fortified post that had to accommodate long-range cannons from here begins the descent passing through the castle's strong mountain tunnels that will lead us to the arrival at the Ornavasso sports hall.
Registrations are already open and until the end of the month (28th February), you can register for € 10.00 both for the 20km race and the 12km race; from 1 March to 25 May the cost of 20 km will increase to € 15.00; you can also register on May 26th, but at € 25.00.
For 12 km the cost will remain unchanged until the day of the race.
2018 edition, with the "classic" distances, Alberto Comazzi and Cecilia Pedroni won in the 34 km; the 17 km was won by Manuel Cristini and Daniela Rota.
More details: www.ornatrail.it