Bettelmatt Ultra Trail 2019

Val Formazza - Italy

Bettelmatt Trail 52 km; Bettelmatt Sky Race 35 km; Bettelmatt Race 22 km;

July 13th, 2019

Riccardo Borgialli and Basilia Foerster are the winners of the 2019 edition of BUT Formazza, the high-altitude race that took place in Val Formazza (VB) in the Piedmont Alps.

Riccardo Borgialli 2019 Bettelmatt Trail

Riccardo Borgialli 2019 Bettelmatt Trail 52 km

Borgialli won in the 52 km of the BUT-Bettelmatt Trail in 6 hours 00 and 51 seconds, along a track that exceeded 3000 meters and went to touch the Cascata del Toce, with its jump from 143 meters, the highest d 'Europe.

8 hours 17 minutes and 23 seconds, instead, for the first classified among women: Basilia Foerster.

Basilia Foerster 2019 Bettelmatt Trail

Basilia Foerster 2019 2019 Bettelmatt Trail 52 km

In all over one thousand participants, arrived from 14 countries (besides Italy, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, Ecuador, France, Norway, Holland, Poland, Romania, San Marino, United States, Switzerland) in the characteristic Walser village of Riale, for this competition that takes its name from the Bettelmatt, the rare and precious mountain cheese that is born among the Piedmontese pastures, on the border with Switzerland.

Cristian Minoggio 2019 Bettelmatt Trail

Cristian Minoggio 2019 Skyrace

Next to Borgialli, winner of the 52 km race, Cristian Minoggio won the 35 km Sky Race for the fifth consecutive year (sixth time in total), with a time of 3 hours 54 minutes and 11 seconds.

Mauro Stoppini, 28, cut the finish line of the 17.5 km Bettelmatt Race in 1 hour, 31 minutes and 59 seconds, with an altitude difference of about 880 meters.

Mihaela Marinescu 2019 Bettelmatt Trail

Mihaela Marinescu 2019 Bettelmatt Skyrace

Among women, alongside the 52 km winner Foerster, Mihaela Marinescu won the 35 km in 5 hours 28 minutes and 52 seconds, while Chiara Vanini, crossed the Bettelmatt Race in 1 hour 55 minutes and 25 seconds.

Chiara Vanini 2019 Bettelmatt Trail

Chiara Vanini 2019 Bettelmatt Race

Mauro Stoppini 2019 Bettelmatt Trail

Mauro Stoppini 2019 Bettelmatt Race

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