Monday, December 15, 2014

Registration Opens for Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia

Registrations to enter the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia, organized by the Giro d'Italia, have been officially opened today.

The Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia will be held on Sunday May 17th 2015 over the route of the Corsa Rosa’s Queen Stage – from Pinzolo to Aprica – and will feature the same climbs, the same descents, the same hairpins and the same distance that will test the pro riders just a few days later, in what is one of the most keenly awaited stages of the 2015 Giro d’Italia.

The Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia offers two route options: the Gran Fondo long route of 175km, and the medium route of 102km which finishes after the first arrival at Aprica.

To participate, non-Italian resident riders must either be registered to a national cycling federation, or have a registration recognised by the Union Cycliste Internationale, or hold a medical certification for the race.

The link to complete your registration for the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia is:

General Info
The costs for non-Italian residents to register for the event are:

Christmas Promotion: from December 15th until December 31st 2014 – €70 + €20 for transport (optional)
From January 1st until April 30th 2015 – €90 + €20 for transport (optional)

Registrations will be closed on April 30th 2015.

Due to the start and finish being in different locations, the organizers offer a number of different transport options for riders and/or their bicycles. A secure area for bikes will be provided in Pinzolo.

For those who wish to sleep in Pinzolo (at the start): at the end of the race you have the option to return on a coach service leaving from Aprica either at 17:00 or after the broom wagon’s arrival at the finish.

For those who wish to sleep in Aprica (at the finish): a coach service with bicycle transport will leave at 05:00, taking you to the start location.

For those who wish to leave the car in Aprica (finish) and sleep in Pinzolo (start): a coach service with bicycle transport will leave on Saturday 16th May at two different times: 15:00 and 18:00. Baggage will be delivered back from Pinzolo to Aprica with a dedicated van service, to be delivered to the start no later than 07:30.

All riders will have the opportunity to take up some of the hotel offers created specifically for the Gran Fondo, which are available both in Pinzolo and Aprica.

At registration, please indicate your preference for the hotel option, in order for the offers to be prepared.

Further details of the specific hotel offers will be communicated before January 31st 2015.

All other details and information are available on the website – if you will need further clarification please email:

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