PRESENTATION OF THE SEVENTH EDITION OF PITTURINA SKI RACE
Montura protagonist in Val Comelico in supporting the important race of the border between Italy and Austria
Monday, January 5, by Agriturismo Boton Gold Coast of St. Nicholas, it was presented the seventh edition of Pitturina Ski Race.
The edition of 2015 will have as a common thread the memory of the Great War, the events that have characterized the lives of hundreds of young Italian and Austrian soldiers will be remembered right along the ridges of the border, where now, Italy and Austria will hold out the hand for the organization of a sports event.
"I wanted to thank - said Michele Festini Purlan, president of Spiquy Team, on behalf of the mayors of the countries - Montura, the main sponsor of Pitturina, represented here by Filippo Bazzanella and Franco Nicolini for the invaluable help they gave us in these years".
The race track was explained in detail by Marco De Lorenzo. January 25 the race will run along the route of the first edition, then a very technical course with the elimination of the flat section before arrival. To eliminate this last part of the route has been inserted an unprecedented climb that will bring the total dislivel to more than 2400 meters in altitude.
Regarding the situation of the snowpack along the route, the final decision on the feasibility of the race will be taken in the coming days.
More information on the site www.lapitturina.it