DoloMyths Run Vertical Kilometer opening night
Introduction to the DoloMyths Run Vertical Kilometer in Canazei
The launch of the DoloMyths Run Vertical Kilometer 2018 will take place on Thursday night at 9.00 p.m. in the square Piaz G. Marconi.
This summer, Val di Fassa will be again the leading spot of the international skyrunning season, hosting a series of events united under a unique brand, DoloMyths Run. This name gathers three important competitions: the former Sellaronda Trail Running, the Dolomites Skyrace and the Dolomites Vertical Kilometer, now called DoloMyths Run Vertical Kilometer: a regiment of about 300 sky runner will be on the start line, in "Ciasates" in Alba di Canazei on Friday 20th at 9.00 a.m., of a totally uphill run as prelude to the prestigious DoloMyths Run Skyrace on 22nd July. The Vertical, valid for the VKM World Circuit, sees the participants ascending from Alba di Canazei, at 1465 metres, to the 2465 metres of "Spiz - Crepa Neigra", after 2,4 kilometres running and thousand metres of altitude gap. Professional runners and passionates of the discipline will be flanked by the junior categories, from 16 years old, the champions of the future, who will face each other according to dedicated rules.