News

THE “SARDINIA TRAIL” IS VALID FOR THE ITALIAN ULTRA TRAIL IUTA CHAMPIONSHIP

February 22, 2018
Cardedu (OG), February, 22th 2018. Some days ago the IUTA has awarded the seventh edition of the Sardinia Trail, scheduled from May, 18th to 20th in Ogliastra: in fact it has become the only competition for the award of the title of "Italian Championship 2018 of Ultra Trail in stages" and a test of the Ultra Trail IUTA 2018 Grand Prix.
images

Cardedu (OG), February, 22th 2018. Some days ago the IUTA has awarded the seventh edition of the Sardinia Trail, scheduled from May, 18th to 20th in Ogliastra: in fact it has become the only competition for the award of the title of "Italian Championship 2018 of Ultra Trail in stages" and a test of the Ultra Trail IUTA 2018 Grand Prix.
"We are pleased with this recognition - says Gian Domenico Nieddu, president of the sports association GLESPORT and creator of the competition – arrived from IUTA which, at its last meeting of the board in Rome, wanted to give to this important event the title of Italian Championship 2018 Ultra Trail in Stages. The three stages in Ogliastra of Sardinia Trail are now an international event - concludes Gian Domenico Nieddu - it has become an important event at the beginning of the season".
Gregorio Zucchinali, president of IUTA, expresses his satisfaction for the precious collaboration in 2018 with the Sardinia Trail which becomes a unique test for the Italian Ultra Trail championship in stages. The IUTA, acronym of Italian Ultramarathon and Trail Association, wants to be a tangible point of reference for athletes, managers, organizers, sponsors and media and for a great collaboration with the F.I.D.A.L. for the development of this type of sporting event.
The prestigious mountain race, divided into three stages for a length of about 100 km, will be held on May, 18th, 19th and 20th in Ogliastra with the logistical base at the Hotel Club Saraceno in the Bay of San Gemiliano, among the most striking and enchanting island’s landscapes.
The participation to Sardinia Trail will allow you to aquire 3 points for the qualification to the Mont-Blanc Ultra-Trail 2018.

Rules, schedule and how to register can be found on the website www.sardiniatrail.com / info@sardiniatrail.com or phoning +39 349-51.64.71

ENTRY FEES FOR THE SARDINIA TRAIL are as follows:

€ 420,00 before 31 october 2017
€ 470,00 before 31 december 2017
€ 520,00 before 31 january 2018
€ 580,00 before 20 april 2018

ENTRY FEES FOR THE ACCOMPANYING PERSONS:

€ 360,00

THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDE:

  • Three overnight stay in a four-star Hotel Club Saraceno (near the beach) in double/triple room (breakfast and dinner included)
  • Umbrella and 2 beds for each bedroom
  • Swimming pool
  • A full competitor's pack
  • Assistance and supplies all along the races
  • Pasta party at the end of each stage
  • Transfer by bus from/to Arbatax and departure/arrival from/to each stage
  • Finisher medal
  • T-shirt as official souvenir

THE LIGHT ENTRY (NEWS)

€ 120,00 before 31 october 2017

€ 150,00 before 28 february2018
€ 180,00 before 31 march 2018

THE ENTRY FEE LIGHT INCLUDES:

  • the partecipation to the all the stages
  • assistance and supplies all along the races
  • Race T-shirt
  • Finisher medal
  • pasta party
  • not includes Transfer by bus from/to Hotel and departure/finish from/to each stage

Press office
press@sardiniatrail.com
PRESS AREA