Rosengarten Schlern Skymarathon
Region: Seiser Alm-Schlern
The Rosengarten Schlern Skymarathon is a mountain marathon in the heart of the Dolomites – UNESCO World Natural Heritage. After about 45 km, the runners finish their race in the South Tyrolean mountain village Tiers am Rosengarten.
Already for the third time, on Saturday July 13th 2019, there will be the Rosengarten Schlern Skymarathon in the heart of the Dolomites – UNESCO World Natural Heritage. This mountain marathon in South Tyrol impresses majorly with the height difference that has to be mastered by the participants as well as with the magnificent mountain scenery.
The mountain marathon starts in St. Zyprian, a hamlet of Tiers am Rosengarten. After about 45 km on alpine terrain, the racers reach the finish line in the village centre of Tiers. The runners must master 2,890 m of height uphill and another 3,083 m downhill. The track goes around Rosengarten massif, over several passes to Mt. Schlern and back to Tiers via Tschafon.
The highest point of this mountain run is located at Grasleiten Pass, at more than 2,600 m. The shorter variant (about 36 km) is the same until Grasleiten Pass. Arrived there, the participants go back to Tiers am Rosengarten via Tschamin Valley and Weißlahnbad. The Rosengarten Schlern Skymarathon is part of the Ultramarathon European Cup races (ECU).
Registration available from January 1st 2019.
© Photos: Rosengarten Schlern Skymarathon