Your sport in town is running? Do not give up during your holiday in the mountains; on the contrary, push yourself to overcome your limits: bark the asphalt and try your hand along paths, meadows, pastures, zigzagging among fir forests along tracks never equal, with uphill slopes to lose your breath and downhill to recover. The high altitude strengthens you, oxygenating you and increasing your red blood cells. The spirit benefits thanks to views that bewitch the eye and the pure air you breathe is priceless.
Of course, there is no shortage of shrewdness: assess your physical performance, do not overdo it, stay focused on the support of your foot, prepare yourself with exercises, maximum caution on descents and above all dedicate time to physical recovery, with long satisfying moments in the wellness centers of the top hotels in the Dolomites. The wellness area of the accommodation facilities is now necessary, for pampering and relaxing moments to dedicate to yourself.
Complete your training by preparing for a competition and your holiday will be active. Have you ever tried a vertical race? An uphill effort at the highest level; or a sky race with high altitude routes and real mountaineering passages? Maybe you will find yourself strong enough to tackle a trail race, over very long race distances of up to 80 kilometers.
The Dolomites are the kingdom of mountain running, with many proposals to test yourself while having fun. Some examples?
Rosetta Vertical Trail Run, from the center of San Martino di Castrozza, at 1450 meters, to the arrival of the Rosetta cable car on the Altipiano delle Pale di San Martino, at over 2700 meters, with an altitude difference of 1279 meters uphill.
The DoloMyths Run, a trail running poker with the Sellaronda Ultra Trail and the Half version, the Sky race, the Vertical Kilometer around the Sella massif, designed between Canazei in Val di Fassa, starting point, and Colfosco in Val Badia, where there is the finish line.
The Drei Zinnen Alpine Run is also one of the most famous events in the world of mountain running, with the finish line at the foot of the spectacular Tre Cime di Lavaredo.