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May 02, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Ultra Trail del Mugello

Badia di Moscheta

Firenzuola (FI)

Italy

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Entry Fee $50
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $60
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: yes

Distance(s):

  • 60K
  • 22K

Type: Ultra

Participant Limit: 650

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 250

High Point: 1280

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2014

Men's Record: M: 5:55

Masters Men Record: MM: 6:40

Women's Record: W: 7:55

Masters Women Record: MW: 9:00

Description:

Ultra Trail del Mugello – Badia di Moscheta, Firenzuola (FI). The Ultra Trail del Mugello was the joint brainchild between ultra running enthusiasts and nature lovers proud of their land, and the Mugello Union of Mountain Municipalities. The Union manages 4 forests encompassing 110,000 hectares total. These parts are part of the patrimony of forests of Tuscany, and Italian region which accounts for 20% of all Italy’s forests.

The Union of Mugello Mountain Municipalities manages districts stretching from the outskirts of Florence to the border of Emilia Romagna and the province of Prato. The great ridgeline of the Apennines crosses each, and they are places rich in history, art and abundant nature. From these lands were born some of the greatest artists such as Giotto and Fra Angelico, and Dante drew inspiration from the lands, where he was exiled from Florence.

With this rich history in mind, a permanent trail was created for anyone who wishes to travel it, even outside of this event. The host site of the Ultra Trail del Mugello is the Giogo-Casaglia district, which encompasses 6,800 hectares of regional forests. These forests house an explosion of colors and scents, with crystal clear waterfalls; it’s practically a one of a kind natural and wild landscape. The forest fauna, thanks to regulations protecting these lands, is particularly rich both quantitatively and qualitatively.

Home to numerous deer and roe deer, wild boar, skunk, weasel, badger, squirrel and many other fauna, it’s also become home again, since 1988, to a wolf population, thanks to reintroduction efforts to bring the environment back as it was in the past. There are also many birds of prey; in particular, in the Rovigo valley there exist Golden Eagle nesting grounds . 100% Trail is the slogan of the racecourse nestled in the heart of the Florentine Apennines; two races UTM and MT, with respective distances of 60km and 23.5km, and respective elevation gains of 3200m and 1280m. The race only touches asphalt for 300 meters, whereas the bulk is run on single track, mule trails, and forest roads. The route passes 7 mountain huts and bivouacs, which during the race will host refueling/refreshment points, as well as be the base of operations for safety personnel.

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Map

Past Event Dates

Held on May 02, 2021

Held on May 02, 2020

Held on Apr 28, 2019

Held on Apr 29, 2018

Held on Apr 30, 2017

Held on Apr 24, 2016

Held on May 02, 2015

Held on Apr 26, 2014

Event Results

View 2018 Results