- 03. - 04. 02. 2024
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Dobbiaco Cortina cross country skiing
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Dobbiaco Cortina cross-country skiing 2024
A Ski Classics weekend full of challenges
The 47th edition of the Dobbiaco-Cortina popular cross-country race returns to the Ski Classics scene and promises an exciting weekend full of challenges for the cross-country skiers. The event will take place on 3. and 4 February 2024 and offers two races in the techniques classic and skating. On the picturesque trails of the Dolomites, both experienced athletes and amateurs get their money’s worth.
Date and venues
The event will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2024 and Sunday, February 4, 2024 will take place. The start is in Dobbiaco and the course takes the participants over 42 kilometers classic on Saturday and 35 kilometers skating on Sunday to Cortina d’Ampezzo.
Course of the Dobbiaco Cortina cross-country race
The weekend will start on Saturday, February 3, 2024 with the classic cross-country race over 42 kilometers from Dobbiaco to Cortina d’Ampezzo. The trail offers gentle climbs, winds through forests, lakes and tunnels and guarantees a magical cross-country skiing experience.
On Sunday, February 4, 2024, the 35-kilometer skating race will take place. The runners will enjoy the same impressive scenery of the Dolomites while demonstrating their skills in the skating technique.
Program of the Dobbiaco Cortina cross-country race
The Dobbiaco-Cortina cross-country race has a long history and has been marked by renowned athletes in the past. Among the participants of the past years are well-known names like Tord Asle Gjerdalen, Andreas Nygaard, Petter Northug, Britta Johansson Norgren, Jenny Larsson, Lina Korsgren and Malin Boerjesjoe.
Norwegian Tord Asle Gjerdalen celebrated four impressive victories in a row from 2016 to 2020 (with the exception of 2019, when the race did not take place). Andreas Nygaard won in 2020 over 42 kilometers, Petter Northug triumphed in skating last February.
The Swedish athletes also made a strong impression at the Ski Classics in Dobbiaco Cortina. Britta Johansson Norgren won the race three times (2016, 2018 and 2020) and was on the podium in several World Cup races and World Championships. Jenny Larsson won in 2020 and recently set a new world record when she covered 5km on the SkiErg in 18 minutes and 32.5 seconds. Lina Korsgren won in 2021 and Malin Boerjesjoe from Sweden won last February.
The Alta Pusteria / Alta Pusteria region and the Belluno area are hosting the 7th Ski Classics Challenger this winter season, where points are awarded for the Cross-Country World Championships. The first Challenger race on narrow skis in classic style is the Gastein Classics, which will take place on December 9 in Austria.
For many cross-country skiing enthusiasts, the Dobbiaco Cortina Volkslanglauf is an annual fixture in the calendar. It is not only a competition, but also an important symbol for the two communities. Quality, organization and attention to detail are essential for the entire team led by President Herbert Santer and his Vice President Igor Gombac. The care and the high quality of the services are also reflected in the recently presented start-up packages, which include an exclusive Energia Pura headband.
Winter is just around the corner and all those who dream of the 47th Dobbiaco Cortina cross-country race can still benefit from the extremely favorable “summer prices” until September 30.
So the Dobbiaco-Cortina cross-country race promises an exciting weekend for all cross-country fans who want to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Dolomites on the trails of the world’s best cross-country skiers. The return of the event to the Ski Classics scene promises exciting competitions and an unforgettable experience for all participants and spectators. Strap on your skis and take on the challenges of the Dobbiaco Cortina Volkslanglauf 2024!
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