Trail running

MOT 18K 2023 – Viol Occitan Trail

MOT 18K 2023 – Viol Occitan Trail

The MOT 18K- Viol Occitan Trail is a race to be run in one go, fast and competitive, which enters the heart of the Marmora area, which will take you to discover breathtaking views, enchanting villages, pine forests and colorful autumn woods . The perfect taste of a destination that can offer deep emotions, between wild places and ancestral elements.
It presents itself as an outdoor and competition proposal within the reach of all trail running enthusiasts, even at an amateur level.

The route starts and ends in the Marmora-Canosio crossroads area, from the Tourist Office.
The first stretch of the path climbs through the magnificent villages of Marmora, occasionally crossing the asphalt road.
You gain altitude quickly, until you reach the Superiore di Marmora village. Here you continue on the forest road and then on the path up to the foot of Monte Buch, then you continue on the ridge path up to the panoramic Costa Chiggia and Colle Intersile.
You go down again on a forest road on a fully runnable route, with a turn to the left you go up towards Borgata Sagna Rotonda, then straight downhill on single track up to Borgata Arata, Garino and Finello. The last stretch on a path in the woods easily takes you back to Borgata Vernetti and then to the Marmora-Canosio junction in the arrival area.


  • Ascent: 900 m
  • Distance: 18.0 km
  • Region: Marmora
  • Seasons: Autumn, Spring, Summer
  • Difficulty: Medium Difficulty

Mountain sports are potentially dangerous activities and must be undertaken with the right equipment and preparation. We invite you to consult the weather and avalanche bulletin before embarking on an excursion and/or contact a guide for assistance. The Valle Maira Tourist Consortium declines any responsibility in relation to the advice and itineraries shown here, which must be evaluated personally according to the weather conditions and snow cover.