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Cheese Rolling Race
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Cheese Rolling Race

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

The crazy race in Trentino chasing a wheel of cheese along dizzying slopes

Have you ever seen a group of fearless people chasing cheese along a meadow with a dizzying slope? The answer is almost certainly no! On Valentine’s Day in Brentonico you can have fun in the audience watching the crazy race, or if you are braver and fitter, participate as a runner! But how does Cheese Rolling work?

There will be various heats of 15-20 people which will serve to select the finalists who will compete for the title of Cheese-Roller 2024. At the top of the ramp, which in the winter season is a black ski slope, the competitors sit in line and wait for the Master of Ceremonies brings and places a 5 kg cheese in line with them.

What you will then hear is… “READY… …ATTENTION… …ROLL…”… and the cheese, a prize coveted by runners, begins to roll down the slope. At the “GO!” the contestants start running. The winner is the first to reach the end.

It seems simple to explain, but know that the ramp has a slope of around 30° and the surface is very uneven and it is practically impossible to remain standing on the descent.

Program 2024:

11:00 am | Vertical cheeserolling
2.00 pm | Tug of war competition for children
3.00 pm | 1st run Cheeserolling
4.30pm | Cheeserolling finale
6.00 pm | Beer and sausage competition
8.30pm | Official After Party

Consult the event’s social pages for updated information in case of bad weather

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.visittrentino.info/it/guida/eventi/cheese-rolling-italia_e_521059

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