2023 European Trail Run Championship Announced!

Molveno, Italy to host 2023 European Trail Run Championship

The third and final regional championship of the 2023 Trail Run World Series has just been made official, completing the 2023 XTERRA Trail Run calendar and paving the way for a milestone year for the ever-growing XTERRA trail run community.

Announced just today, the XTERRA European Trail Run Championship will be held on September 9, 2023 and contested in the iconic mountain range that is the Brenta Dolomites in Molveno, Italy – a location that offers all the right levels of grandeur for the first ever European Trail Run Championship in XTERRA history.

The half-marathon and full-marathon championship races will award €5,200 in prize money, continental crowns to runners in age group categories ranging from 15-19 to 80+, ITRA points, and qualifying slots for the 2024 XTERRA Trail Run World Championship. 

The XTERRA European Trail Run Championship and Dolomiti di Brenta Trail take place on the most beautiful mountains in the world, a UNESCO heritage site. With an exceptional journey starting from the magnificent Lake Molveno and covering the entire central part of the Brenta, trail runners will compete for their share of the €5,200 in prize money and the honour of being crowned the XTERRA European Trail Run Champion. 3Distances, €5.200Prize money, 232TRWC Slots

  • Trail Marathon Championship (45 Kms): Starting out from the shore of beautiful Lake Molveno, the trail marathon will take you up the mountains covering the central part of the Brenta. Run at the feet of many of the historic and awe-inspiring summits of the Dolomites before heading back down to finish at the lake. Limited to 450 participants. 2 ITRA points, Qualifier 50K
  • Trail Half Marathon Championship (21 Kms): Starting from Molveno Lake, this single 21K loop with 1020m attitude elevation passes through the rifugio of Malga Andalo and rifugio Montanara which will also serve as aid stations along the way. 1 ITRA points, Qualifier 20K
  • 64K Ultra Trail Run (64 Kms): Limited to 250 participants. 3 ITRA points, Qualifier 100K

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