Valtellina Vertical Tube Race 2019

2700 steps, 500 mt. uphill, 1 km

Saturday April 05-06, 2019

Sondrio, Valtellina, Italy

The iconic vertical challenge invites all those who want to tackle the 500 meters of difference in altitude distributed in only 900m of competition to register and thus get the chance to tackle the 2700 hardest steps in the world.

The event will be held Saturday, April 6 at the "Enel di Montagna" pipeline in Valtellina (SO). Time trial starts will start at 1pm and will close with the elite athletes.

The best verticalists of Italian and international mountain running await at the start, record to beat (as well as best performance in the world on half a kilometer) 14'02 "by Bernard Dematteis (2015) and 16'10" by the British Emily Collinge (2016).

Registration opening: Friday, February 1st

Super discounted rate of 20 euros exclusively for the first week of launch: until Februarry 8th.

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Vertical Tube Race 2019 program

Friday 5 April 2019

From 3.00 pm pick up options at Mazzucchi Sport via Mazzini 51 SONDRIO

Saturday 6 April 2019

11:00 Meeting point and distribution of bib numbers at the starting area via Panoramica Mountain in Valtellina 13:00 Start time trial departures

4:30 pm Beginning of ELITE women's departure

17:00 Beginning of departure ELITE male

17:50 End of arrivals

6:30 pm Absolute and category prizes start

Following VERTICAL TUBE PARTY: DJ set drink & food

The program could undergo changes due to organizational needs During the event, bar service will be guaranteed

Shuttle service back to approx. 400 meters from the arrival area to the departure area

Refreshment at the finish line

Results of 2019: Valtellina Vertical Tube Race Top 10 of 2019
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Valtellina Vertical Tube Race is organized by A.S.D. Valtellina Wine Trail | mail