250 Brits brave Maratona dles Dolomites

Maratona dles Dolomites 2009

The 23rd Maratona Dles Dolomites took place on Sunday July 5, 2009. Italy’s biggest and best granfondo took 9,000 riders from 37 countries around the spectacular course.

About 250 riders from Britain and Ireland, most of them under the banner of Cycling Weekly, braved the giant passes on a glorious, clear day.

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