An exciting individual race, spectacular, born in 2016 that leads athletes to discover the hidden corners of two lakes, Maggiore and Mergozzo, run and swim in 4 municipalities Verbania Pallanza, Stresa, Baveno and Mergozzo but above all, the only one that passes on the three famous Borromean Islands – Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori.
It starts and arrives in Stresa.
It starts from the Yacht Club Verbano, swimming towards Isola Bella, the first of the three Borromean Islands with which you come into contact and then run and swim through the Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella. You leave botanical gardens, albino peacocks to dive back into the waters of Lake Maggiore and exit at Verbania Pallanza. A nice running up to Fondotoce. Then back again fr a swimming section, out for an interessing running inside woods before starting the longest swim that will bring you cross Lake Mergozzoand the a running on “Sentiero Azzurro” until Fondotoce. From here you will have a swimming where you will get in contact with the “fresh” water of Toce and out to Feriolo. Here you will run up through woods and caves reaching Someraro, with a breathtaking view and down to Stresa for the last final gem …arrival to Stresa where the village will hug you!
SWIMRUN CHEERS RACE 2 courses, SHORT and IRON:
Total SHORT 26.134 meters 4 swimming sections (4.174 m) + 4 run sections (21.960 m) – Difference in height: 731 m
Total IRON 37.371 meters: 8 swimming section (11.101 m) + 8 run sections (26.270 m) – Difference in height: 816 m
Total HARD 50.071 meters: 8 swimming section (11.101 m) + 8 run sections (38.970 m) – Difference in height: 800 m
Note: swimrun is swimming / running / swimming / running to alternate sections; you run with the suit, you swim with your shoes without a change zone!
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