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Skylakes 2017 Schedule and route…


Skylakes 2017 runs largely on mule tracks carved into the rock that run reckless along the ridges most scenic. It is not only hiking trails, but rather thought provoking works built in preparation for or during the first world war with precise military purpose.


Skylakes is a race of sky running the length of 26 km and altitude difference +/- 1850 meters, drawn along the trails Europeans E5/E7 that, in the year 2016, date of first edition, celebrated first world war centenary. The departure and arrival are ’ in the smallest country in the Veneto, Lakes, in the province of Vicenza – Italy, at a height of 550 mslm that counts 127 inhabitants. The race will take place on 9 July 2017, in conjunction with the 17th March of cyclamen and with the traditional festival of Saint Barnabas of Lakes (Vicenza) Italy.

Strong success 2016, you saw at the starting line 500 riders in the sky, Sunday 9 July back beautiful skyrace of lakes with an important field promotion. The Festival proposed by a group of young locals, who had the intuition to take advantage of the flying sportsman to promote culinary and historical tradition of the smallest country in the Veneto, has been inserted in the circuit La Sportiva Mountain Running Cup 2017 as evidence jolly.

This means that the beautiful competition drawn border between Veneto and Trentino peaks will award extra points scrambling the cards on the table in the ranking of the most beautiful and best organized sky of the "bel paese".

Skylakes runs largely on mule tracks carved into the rock that run reckless along the ridges most scenic. It is not only hiking trails, but rather thought provoking works built in preparation for or during the first world war with precise military purpose. Exactly 100 years ago, the territories paths from Skylakes, were the focus of the spring Shipping or punitive expedition. This was an action to surprise with which the Austro-Hungarian army was to reach the Venetian plain through the area of the Highlands and Val d'astico, by isolating the Italian troops deployed on the Isonzo. The Monte Maggio and adjacent ridges were among the first goals of the expedition and were defended by the Imperial Army until the end of the war. Today, along the route of Skylakes are countless traces still visible military activity: trenches, cable-cars, observation points, touring for artillery etc.
The highest part of the path, By Term 20 upstream May and Monte Borcoletta, currently the border between Veneto and Trentino Alto Adige, It is also known as the Crown of San Marco, in memory of the ancient border of the Republic of Venice

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SKYLAKE PROGRAM 2017

Sunday 9 July 2017

hours 7.00 registration opening and delivery point at the athletes in the area of Pecs sports grounds in Lakes (VI)

hours 8.00 closing dates

hours 8.20 closure delivery PECs

hours 8.30 presentation professional athletes in the start line, schieramento in the starting area and briefing

hours 9.00 departure gare SKYRACE and MINI SKYRACE

hours 11.00 arrival early competitors race MINI SKYRACE

hours 11.30 arrival early competitors race SKYRACE

hours 13.00 inizio gnocchi party presso la tendostruttura in the area of sports fields

hours 14.00 beginning musical entertainment

hours 15.30 Awards races SKYRACE and MINI SKYRACE

hours 16.00 interviews with the athletes

Musical entertainment and cabaret

hours 23.00 Fireworks on the Lake

INSCRIPTIONS SKYLAKE 2017

Registrations will open Wednesday 01 March 2017 pm 12.00 and will close on 9 July 2017 or when reaching the maximum number of participants: 500 for the race SKYRACE and 300 for MINI SKYRACE.

For requests greater availability, you will create a waiting list; l’incremento o la diminuzione del numero massimo di partecipanti potrà essere deciso a discrezione esclusiva dell’organizzazione e comunicato nel sito e nella pagina facebook.

Iscrizioni online

Online registration will open only Wednesday 01 March 2017 pm 12.00.
For a period of 48 hours (up the hours 12.00 by Friday 3 March 2017), You can register for a discounted rate and can receive also a gadget extra technical goody bag.

ATTENTION: The promotion is no longer valid from 12.00 by Friday, 3 March.

Phone offline

Off-line registration, in 4 reference shops, saranno aperte da venerdì 03 March hours 12.00.





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