GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Launch of the European Trailrun Camp in the Dolomites

Photo: Klaus Fengler

The base camp for the European Trailrun Camp is situated in the middle of the Dolomites at an altitude of 2,050 metres. From july 21st to july 24th the 20 lucky winners can expect to take part in an exciting trail running event involving all kinds of different activities:

  • training runs with professional trail runners and qualified sports scientists.
  • physical performance assessments conducted by an experienced sports medicine physician.
  • wearer trials of GORE-TEX trail running garments and footwear.
  • support and useful tips from physiotherapists and mental trainers.
  • video and photo shows of significant trail running events presented by finishers and event organisers.

And to top it all, the participants will also be able to enjoy the unforgettable experience of “heli-running”!

Unique opportunity to participate in the GORE-TEX Transalpine Run 2011

The GORE-TEX Transalpine Run 2011 takes place from september 3rd september 10th. With 250 teams from over 25 different countries it is already completely sold out!

The last remaining places have been reserved for the participants of the European Trail Run Camp. This means that the 20 winners will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to find a team partner for this year’s GORE-TEX Transalpine Run.

The GORE-TEX Transalpine Run is an 8-day transalpine race for mountain and trail runners. It has taken place every year since 2005 and is said to be one of the most beautiful but also one of the most challenging running competitions in the world. The athletes start in teams of two. On some days they have to cover distances of over 35 kilometres and total uphill climbs of 2,500 metres. At the same time the run offers them the experience of a lifetime as they run through some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in the world.

Application phase from may 2nd to june 9th

Between may 2nd and june 9th 2011 trail runners and joggers from all over Europe can apply for a place at the European Trailrun Camp. Participation at the camp is free for the winners. Gore will also pay their travel expenses and their entry fee for the GORE-TEX Transalpine Run, should they qualify to participate.

To find out more and to submit your application visit our GORE-TEX Experience Tour website.