22 July 2016
    Argentina, Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Island, Germany, Honk Kong, Japan, England, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Korea, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovenia, Slovakia, the United States of America, Spain, Switzerland, Hungary and the Ukraine: hits is the long list of 34 countries - 9 more compared to the competition`s first edition - representing the army of almost 1,000 athletes taking part in the 2016-race. Two-hundred and fifty-five (255) athletes for the Orobie Ultra Trail (238M/17F) and 723 for the Gran Trail Orobie (646M/77F) are expected to gather at the start-lines in very heart of the Orobie Bergamasche mountains between July 29th and 31th to compete along trails that from Clusone and Carona, lead right into Bergamo.
    Our partnership with MAGA Skymarathon - scheduled for September 4th, 2016 in the Manna, Arera, Grem and Alben area - aims to encourage entry numbers for OUT, its 140 kms and 9,500 D+. All finishers of the last three GTO and MAGA Skymarathon races qualify to enter our longer competition.
    We have therefore created two separate news areas on the www.orobieultratrail.it website, reporting on favourites athlets as well  terms and conditions of this partnership.
    While awaiting the programme for the Reda Rewoolution Orobie Ultra-Trail - a 44-page brochure, just like last year - we would like to announce two other events that will be set at Valmarina Parco Dei Colli Di Bergamo: the first one, thursday 28th at 8.45 pm entitled "About sport, life and silly things " with Emilio Previtali and Lucio Bazzana, and the second one concerning the third appointment with Orobie Ultra Taste fair starting on Saturday July 30th at 12.00.

    Finally, we are very proud to announce our partners for the event, all of whom are committed to a project that aims to enhance the value and visibility of our area.
    Reda Rewoolution, title sponsor for this event and world-leading company from Biella on the merino wool market, is presenting finishers of both competitions with a designer pullover from their collection.
    Spiagames Outdoor Agency, a Bergamo-based company focusing on outdoor events, is in charge of event organisation and press management. For this event, Spiagames Outdoor Agency is partnering with amateur sports association Asso Orobica in the coordination of the event`s technical and formal aspects.
    Lovato, technology developers for electricity management and industrial automation since 1922.
    Azotal, a leading company in Italy for the production of ammonia and farming fertilizers is committed to the environment through a range of newly devised production lines.
    Ubi Banca is the fifth leading Italian banking group for number of branch-offices with headquarters in Bergamo.
    Gore-Tex® Surround stands for breathable, waterproof technology applied to footwear.
    Sidas are leaders in the field of quality insole cushioning for sports.
    Biosophia, a Lombardy-based company specialising in medicinal herbs and developers of the KRATOS range of natural nutritional supplements, is supplying two product tasters for race packs.
    ATB, Bergamo`s public transport company, are providing a complimentary shuttle bus service to the starting line and to/from the race office in Piazza Vecchia.
    DST is a Bergamo-based company who specialise in Technical Supplies;
    ELAV, an independent brewery, has produced “Ultra Trail – Italian Runner Ale” especially for the event;
    Elle-Erre is a company based in the Orobica area that specialises in the design and print of customised flags and marketing banners, marquees, inflatables, pouf seating and commercial roll-ups;
    Fonte Bracca and Fonti Pineta are waters sources in the Brembana and Seriana Valleys, who are charge of the supply of water to all OUT and GTO refreshment stops.
    Guasto, producers of hats, caps and head-bands, are presenting all OUT and GTO participants with a useful gift.
    Manzoni&Manzoni, a Bergamo-based company specialising in booth furnishings, are sponsoring the Arrival Village.
    Peraria, specialising in certified marketing inflatables, are also sponsoring our special Arrivals Archway.
    Rolando Autotrasporti are contributing to the organisation`s mobility fleet.
    RMB is a leading Bergamo-based company in the field of custom-made gadgets and marketing aids.
    Serim, vending experts with a strong commitment to supporting sports events, are supplying coffee and tea at all our refreshment stops.
    SoGeGross is one of Italy`s leading large-scale retail distributors.
    Zanetti, Bergamo-based market leaders for Italian grana-variety cheese both in Italy and worldwide, are supplying grana cheese to all OUT and GTO athletes.
    This extensive list should also include our media partners, Intervalli, Orobie, Outdoor Mag, Milano Montagna , Radio Number 1, Running Mag , Ski Alper, Visit Bergamo, 4Actionsport, 4Running and 4Outdoor, all of whom have both supported and broadcast Reda Rewoolution Orobie Ultra Trail.
    And last but by no means least, we would like to thank Provincia di Bergamo, Comune di Bergamo, Parco dei Colli di Bergamo, Bergamo Infrastrutture, CAI Club Alpino Italiano and all the municipalities hosting our race on their respective territories, especially Carona, Clusone, Selvino, Valbondione, Oltre il Colle and involved local Mountain Communities.
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