Granfondo del Po


Official Program of the Granfondo del Po 10th edition

Saturday March 16th 2024
Organizing Secretariat: PALAPALESTRE Viale F.  Tumiati, 5  (rotonda di Via Porta Catene) Ferrara
h. 10.00  – Opening of registration/hospitality area: final registration, technical packet and race packet withdrawal. Chip check,rental or buy
For those who registering on Saturday  race packet is not guaranteed
h. 18.00 – Closing of the organizing secretariat

Sunday March 17th 2024
Organizing Secretariat: PALAPALESTRE Viale F.  Tumiati, 5  (rotonda di Via Porta Catene) Ferrara
From 06.30am  till 8.00am – NO NEW REGISTRATIONS !!!
Opening Secretariat Organizing
Registration validation, distribution race numbers and race packet pick for those who registerd in advance. Purchase and verification of chip

Race departure area: ESTENSI CASTLE Largo Castello direction Viale Cavour, Railway Station
Access to departure/arrival area can only be accessed on foot or by bicycle
The cars must be parked in the areas provided as indicated on the map

h. 08.00 – Starting grids open
h. 08.40 – Authority speech
h. 09.00 – Granfondo del Po start

Vehicular traffic during the event is temporarily closed from the passage of the “INIZIO GARA” (STARTING RACE CAR) until the passage of the “FINE GARA” (END OF THE CYCLING RACE CAR).
The competitors who will be overtaken by the END OF THE RACE car must continue the race as cyclists, complying, under their own responsibility, with the rules of the highway code.
IMPORTANT! With the passage of the “FINE MANIFESTAZIONE” (END OF THE EVENT CAR), calculated taking into account the lowest average foreseen by the timetable (24km / h), the event is to be considered concluded, as well as the garrison on the route prepared by the organization.
Maximum arrival time before 3.00 pm

h. 09.00 –  After the departure a guide will accompany you and tell you the history and secrets of all monuments. Departure from the Ferrara Store (guided tour € 8. The tour is included for accompayning people that booked the hotel with LINK TOURS our partner travel agency)

Arrival area: Via Bacchelli
h. 10.15 – Extimated arrival time of short route
h. 11.30 – Extimated arrival time of long route


Pick-up Snack bag: PALAPALESTRE Viale F.  Tumiati, 5  (rotonda di Via Porta Catene) Ferrara

The absolute first 3 men and women for each route will be awarded upon arrival in Via Bacchelli. The winners are asked to collaborate with the organization by presenting themselves to the award ceremony, at the podium, within 5 minutes after arrival.
The first 3 men and women for each category per route will be able to collect the category prizes at the Palapalestre in Via F. Tumiati, 5 after the rankings will be made official. There will be no awards ceremony for the category winners.
N.B. All prizes must be collected by the date of the event. After this date the prizes will no longer be available, nor will any shipment of the same be made.Category awards after 1h./30 mins after arrival of the first



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