Men and women courses will be similar as number of control points (17) and estimated winning time (15') but the men length will be 4.35 km and women 4.00 km. This new format sprint relay will take place in the historical center of Trento. Most of the competition terrain (70-80%) is paved urban area and the rest is park area. The area is flat and characterized by perpendicular Roman streets with medieval influence. Last month there were during the World Cup in Finland an unofficial race like this in a very tricky artificially built labyrinth at Imatra. Denmark won with Emma Klingenberg, Tue Lassen, Søren Bobach and Maja Alm.
ARENA LOCATION 46 04'03'' N 11 07'16'' E
The city of Trento is situated in the valley of the Adige river , in the middle of an urban area between Mezzolombardo, Rovereto and the Valsugana. Trento has extreme diversity of territorial and population.
The municipal population is not concentrated only in the city but also in a number of centers around (suburbs), quite different from each other and still retain its own identity is urban, and village, rural or mountainous.
The majority of them are distributed in the valley of the Adige and the hills to the east of the city, while the town of Sardagna is located to the west on a rocky plateau 560 meters above sea level and is connected to the valley floor by a small cable car; countries Bondone are located between 490 meters above sea level Vigolo Baselga and 1,650 meters Vason and are all part of the same municipal district.
Trento keeps a very close relationship with the mountain, especially with the Mont Bondone, also called the ”Alpe di Trento”, which mostly belong to the municipality and can be reached in a short time from the city center via the main road.