Valle Maira Sky marathon | September 15, 2013
Distance 46 km Difference in altitude 2493 meters
21% trails, 69% dirt, 10% asphalt
The event will take place between the municipalities of Canosio and Marmora,
in the beautiful alpine scenery of the Maira Valley (CN) around the
spectacular view of the La Meja Rock.
The territory of Maira Valley, still wild and unspoilt, but well organized in
terms of paths, is the ideal place for organizing a demonstration of mountain
This sky marathon has the ambition to be an important event in the Valley,
dedicated to the fans of the sport, as well as an opportunity for visibility and
promotion of the area at international level.
The itinerary includes a race track ring that develops mostly along the trail,
going up the valley of Preit and crossing the great plateau of the Gardetta, at
the foot of Rocca la Meja. It goes on to the Colle dell'Ancoccia and Colle del
Mulo and descends along the magnificent valley of Marmora.
The indicative length of the entire ring is about 46 km and the total uphill
altitude difference is about 2500 meters.
Sign up for the Maira Valley Sky Marathon
Arriving from Milan and Turin (highway Milan-Turin and / or Turin -Savona) exit Marene. Follow directions to Savigliano-Villafalletto - Busca - Dronero - Maira Valley
Coming from Savona (highway Turin -Savona) exit St. Albano Stura. Follow directions to Cuneo - Dronero - Maira Valley
Train and bus:
the nearest railway station is in Cuneo.
From here you can continue to Canosio Marmora using the public bus Benese line Cuneo- Dronero-Acceglio (stop in the hamlet Ponte Marmora, about 4 km from the departure)
For more information www.trenitalia.com -
The nearest airports are those of Cuneo Levaldigi 55 km far from, Turin Caselle 120 km, Milan Malpensa 280 km and Nice Côte d'Azur 180 km