The race is based on an event that began in 1982 in Oregon USA: the Hoodtocoast. It is now in its 40th edition and is ranked as the largest relay race in the world, with athletes from all over the world.
430 km in total from the source to the mouth of the Adige
1 team of 10 runners divided into 2 crews
40 stages of about 10 km each
Each runner runs 4 non-consecutive legs with a rest interval of 90 km between them
95% of the race takes place on the cycle paths that run alongside the river
The race takes place day and night