la più bella gara di Trail Running in Europa!

Scenic Trail è una competizione di Trail Running che coinvolge un’area di 400Km quadrati toccando 8 comuni: Alto Malcantone, Bedano, Capriasca, Isone, Lugano, Mezzovico-Vira, Monte Ceneri e Torricella Taverne , in Canton Ticino.

Si svolge durante il secondo weekend nel mese di giugno. Nato nel 2013, vede la prima edizione su una distanza di 50Km e 3800m di dislivello lungo un percorso che si sviluppa sulle creste della Capriasca e del Luganese, offrendo un panorama mozzafiato (da qui il termine “Scenic”). Nel 2015,  2016 e 2017 Scenic Trail è stato premiato con lo Swiss Ultra Trail Award come miglior competizione di Trail Running in Svizzera. Per la sesta edizione sono offerti cinque percorsi di ineguagliabile bellezza.

Giovedì 13.6

17:00-22:00 Distribuzione pettorali
17:00-22:00 Ristorazione

Venerdì 14.6

10:00-22:00 Distribuzione pettorali
18:00-23:00 Ristorazione
20:00 Pasta Party
24:00 Partenza K113 in notturna

Sabato 15.6

05:00-06:30 Distribuzione pettorali K54
06:00-07:30 Distribuzione pettorali K27
07:00-08:30 Distribuzione pettorali K18
08:00 Partenza K54 da Tesserete
09:00 Partenza K27 da Tesserete
10:00 Partenza K18 Walking da Tesserete
11:30 Bogno – primi arrivi K27
12:30 Tesserete – arrivo dei primi atleti
11:30-24:00 Ristorazione, Pasta Party e musica
15:00-17:00 Aperitivo VIP per gli sponsor
17:30 Premiazione K27 e K54
22:30 Tesserete – ultimi arrivi K54

Domenica 16.6

08:00 Tesserete – ultimi arrivi K113
07:00-09:00 Distribuzione pettorali K4
10:00 Partenza Vertical della Croce da Tesserete
14:30 Premiazione K113 e K4
13:00-17:00 Ristorazione

Volontari

Senza l’aiuto di voi volontari, una manifestazione come lo Scenic Trail sarebbe impensabile. Iscrivetevi ed aiutateci a far vivere questa  grandiosa sfida sportiva, magari sostenendo i vostri cari o i vostri amici che partecipano alla gara. Maggiori informazioni

Pernottamento

Per il pernottamento in zona vi consigliamo di riservare con largo anticipo su una qualunque piattaforma internet. A disposizione una palestra scolastica a titolo gratuito (prevedere materassino e sacco a pelo). Offriamo anche uno spazio camper ed uno per campeggiare (fino ad esaurimento spazio).

 Domande frequenti

Qui di seguito le risposte alle domande più frequenti per quel che riguarda la pratica del Trail Running in Svizzera così come risposte relative allo Scenic Trail. Facciamo presente che se aveste ulteriori domande siete pregati di scrivere una mail a [email protected] specificando la vostra richiesta. La risposta verrà pubblicata in questa rubrica in modo da chiarire anche ad altri concorrenti questa o quella situazione.

CAN A PRIZE BE HANDED OVER TO A DELEGATE PERSON?

The award ceremony at the end of a race is a moment of conviviality and friendship which we believe has enormous value, also seen through the eyes of those who support the race with donations, volunteering, etc. If someone fails to participate in the prize giving, he is not entitled to be represented by third parties (also to avoid unclear situations) except in very special and justifiable cases. In principle those who are not present at the awards ceremony will not receive their prize and this this will be redistributed or used for other purposes.

WHY MUST THE BIB NUMBER ALWAYS BE WORN IN A VISIBLE MANNER?

Scenic Trail’s Bibs contain two electronic chips for detection of the time during the race. If these chips are obscured by jackets, backpacks, sweaters, etc, there is chance (especially under rainy conditions) that readers positioned along the trail(s) are not able to decipher the code therein contained. The competitor is therefore not registered at a given control point, which determines his disqualification. Precisely to cope with this technological deficit, the possibility exists to view movies and photographs taken during the race to determine if indeed a runner has passed a certain place or not, reading the number the bib. If, however, this remains invisible, covered with clothing or equipment, the race director has no chance to carry out a check. Additionally, runners who cut the route, or those who deliberately violate the rules, or who are guilty of unfair actions, can be identified by other competitors and announced at the direction of the race only if their bib number is clearly visible. Volunteers on the way are clearly instructed to stop runners whose bib is not worn as per Regulation (please read the section on bib positioning) and to remove them from the race. Please take note of this important information.

WHERE CAN YOU STAY IN THE AREA AT AFFORDABLE PRICES?

For the overnight stay in the area, we advise you to book well in advance through any web booking platform or via the local tourism office.

We offer a school gym for free use (take along with you mat and sleeping bag). We do have a limited space for mobile homes (subject to fees) and a free camping area on a first-come-first-served basis.

WHY ARE SWISS RACES’ ENROLLMENT FEES SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN IN OTHER COUNTRIES?

In Switzerland, races and competitions do generally have a large amount of fees and costs that fall entirely on the organization. A not exhaustive list of these costs, includes the permissions request, police expenses, those for the search and rescue team deployed along the trail, the rental of fixed structures like change rooms and showers, the rental of mobile structures like gazebos and finish arch, food and beverage purchase for the refurnishing points, the participation’s prizes like finisher t-shirts or bandana, runners transportations fees for busses or cars, insurances, some gift for the volunteers, the prize giving ceremony, the timing of the race including bib numbers, media coverage, advertisings, etc.
A part of these costs are covered by our generous sponsors, while another is covered by the incomes of the race itself. Scenic Trail can count on a very popular enrolment fee and we hope runners appreciate it. Thousands of volunteering hours are not taken into the calculation or that would make the race budget explode.

WHY SHOULD I CREATE AN INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT ON ACTIVE NETWORK TO ENROLL AT OUR RACES?

Creating an account allows you to easily manage enrollments at the different races by not having to repeatedly enter your data, and at the same time it allows the organizers to get important information about the runners including the emergency phone numbers of relatives or friends in case of accidents, the supervision of enrollment and requested options payments, or the use of discount coupons or invitations. Furthermore, this data (which are not disclosed to third parties for any reason ), serve to quantify the sizes of the finisher t-shirts distributed by size and gender, and to have a postal address in case a runner wants back some forgotten items, or wants to buy and receive comfortably at home a DVD with the pictures of the event , etc.

DOES BEING A REGA (Swiss Air Rescue Ambulance) SUPPORTER EXEMPT ME FROM PAYING FOR POSSIBLE INTERVENTION AND RECOVERY WITH HELICOPTER?

Being a supportive member of Rega has no relevance to this effect as the payment of a search and rescue operation is generally paid by the accident insurances of the rescued person. Often a small percentage of these costs is charged to the patient. Rega, in this case, could decide to waive that amount. Without an insurance that explicitly covers a recovery with helicopter, the costs fall entirely on the rescued person.  Again, check your insurance policy or national laws governing such matters.

IS THERE ANY COLLECTIVE INSURANCE FOR ACCIDENTS?

No, every runner must be insured individually with an accident insurance that covers sports events and as well search and rescue operations (for example, by helicopter). Every country has different laws and clauses regarding this issue and so each participant has to verify through the responsible office, his insurance coverage. An accident might occur even on a holiday abroad and the situation would be exactly the same. No Swiss race offers a collective accident cover. We reiterate therefore the responsibility of participants to verify the insurance coverage of a running accident. Contact your health/accident insurance company to know if your current coverage is sufficient or if you need accident insurance limited to the days of the race (this can be purchased ITRA).

DO I HAVE TO BE OVER 18 TO REGISTER FOR A RACE?

No, competitors are welcome from their 13th birthday for the K18, 14th birthday for Vertical K4, 15th birthday for the K27, and 16th birthday for the K54 as long as the parents or guardian sign a resolution and take responsibility for the enrollment. For the K113, a minimum age of 18 years is mandatory.

DO I NEED A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE TO RUN IN SWITZERLAND?

No. In Switzerland, a medical certificate is not required to take part in a run. The runner certifies their health and ability to deal with a race, and have to assume the risks. A medical examination is recommended, but not mandatory.

HOW CAN I GET BACK TO TESSERETE FROM BOGNO AFTER THE K27?

From Bogno an organized shuttle-bus will take you back to Tesserete in about 20 minutes trip time.

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