Rules

 

WORLD FRANCIGENA ULTRAMARATHON

A Trekking and Nordic Walking journey along the ancient route of the Via Francigena.

Non-competitive event just to go walking.
 

ORGANISATIONS:

TOWN OF ACQUAPENDENTE Department of Sport and Tourism

Organising Manager: Mr Sergio Pieri.

E-mail: francigenaultramarathon2019@gmail.com;
Fax: +39 0763 711215
Tel. +39 0763 7309206 - 73091
Mob. +39 339-2680840
Website: www.comuneacquapendente.it

SIENA Department of Tourism
Tel. +39 0577 534506
Comune di Siena, Vicolo di S.Girolamo, 4, 53100 Siena ITALY


TOWNS TAKING PART:

MONTERONI D'ARBIA
BUONCOVENTO
MONTALCINO
SAN QUIRICO D’ORCIA
CASTIGLIONE D'ORCIA
RADICOFANI
SAN CASCIANO DEI BAGNI
PROCENO

 

ROUTES AND DISTANCES

The Event will go ahead whatever the weather or atmospheric conditions.

Siena> Acquapendente - 120 km
Siena> Buonconvento - 35 Km
Buonconvento > San Quirico D’Orcia -  20 Km
San Quirico D’Orcia > Acquapendente - 65 Km
Radicofani> Acquapendente - 32 Km
 

STARTING POINTS:

Siena> Acquapendente
Saturday, October 12 at 10:00 hours Piazza Duomo

Siena> Buonconvento
Saturday, October 12 at 10:00 hours Piazza Duomo

San Quirico D’ Orcia > Acquapendente
San Quirico d’Orcia – Saturday, October 12 at 21.00 Piazza Chigi 

Buonconvento > San Quirico d’Orcia
Buonconvento - Saturday, October 12 at  15:30 Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi

Radicofani> Acquapendente
Sunday, October 13 at 09:00 hours Piazza S.Pietro

 

 

FINISHING POINTS:

Buonconvento
Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi

San Quirico d’Orcia
Piazza Chigi

Acquapendente
Piazza G. Fabrizio in front of the Town Hall

 

MAXIMUM TIMES:

Siena> Acquapendente
closes 19:00 hours on Sunday 13

Siena> Buonconvento
closes 19:00 hours on Saturday 12

Buonconvento > San Quirico D’ Orcia
closes 23:00 hours on Saturday 12

San Quirico D 'Orcia> Acquapendente
closes 19:00 hours on Sunday 13

Radicofani
closes 9:00 hours on Sunday 13

Radicofani> Acquapendente
closes 19:00 hours on Sunday 13

 

LAW AND RULES OF PARTICIPATION

Open to everyone, men and women who have reached 18 years of age.
Medical Certification required for the Ultramarathon of 120 and 65 km.

 

MEANS AS FOLLOWS:

Personal vehicles are permitted to follow as support for participants only at points established by the organisers, as shown below:
PONTE D'ARBIA
BUONCONVENTO
TORRENIERI
SAN QUIRICO D’ ORCIA
BAGNO VIGNONI
GALLINA
RADICOFANI
PONTE A RIGO
PROCENO
ACQUAPENDENTE

Only residents can cross the course at the dirt track points.
Emergencies will be taken care of by commissioned safety personnel.

 

CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES

We recommend a backpack in tow
Spare clothing
Strips
Front flashlight or other type of torch
Notebook with emergency numbers
And anything else you consider appropriate
(120, 65 and 20 km) high-visibility jacket

 

REGISTRATIONS

Entries can be made ON-LINE from June 20, 2019 by following the registration procedures on the website.
Registration deadline: October 2, 2019.

 

REGISTRATION FEES:

Ultramarathon Siena Acquapendente € 65.00
Ultramarathon San Quirico D’Orcia > Acquapendente € 55.00
Path Siena > Buonconvento Km. 35 € 20,00 
Path Buonconvento > San Quirico d’Orcia Km. 20 € 25,00 
Radicofani Path> Acquapendente Km. 32 € 20.00

The registration fee is inclusive of Insurance (Policy F.I.A.S.P.), a technical T-shirt, bib, refreshments, buffet dinner, buffet lunch, shuttle bus for the return, support services.

Payment should be made by bank transfer in favour of:

A.S.D. GTS OUTDOOR
VIA PIETRO NENNI 98 53035 MONTERIGGIONI (SI)
IT40 Z088 8514 2000 0000 0028831
(BANCA CRAS FILIALE DI SIENA))
BIC: ICRAITRROL0

Indicate clearly on the bank transfer:
Surname, name of member and causal or the registration number received automatically at the time of registration by e-mail.
Medical Certification required for the Ultramarathon of 120 and 65 km by sending to: francigenaultramarathon2019@gmail.com
1) Bank Transfer;
2) Medical Certification.

 

GENERAL RULES

No registrations will be accepted on the day of the event.
The participation bib will entitle you to enjoy the refreshment stops along the walk and the buffets at the start and finish of the San Quirico D'Orcia. Also indispensable it will also allow you access to the bus service for the return.
Approval of the event named the World Francigena Ultramarathon and the various insurance issues for the event and its participants have been organised by the F.I.A.S.P. (Federazione Italiana Amatori Sport per Tutti [Italian Federation of Amateur Sport for All]).

 

RACE BIBS

Personalised bibs for each individual course.

 

PICK UP POINTS FOR RACE BIBS

Siena > Acquapendente and Siena > Buonconvento
SIENA: Piazza del Mercato al Tartarugone - October 11 from 15:00 to 22:00 hours (Tasting of typical products only for
participants)
SIENA: c/o Ufficio Turistico Piazza Duomo Vicolo San Girolamo - October 12 from 08:00 to 09:30 hours

Buonconvento > San Quirico d’Orcia
Pro Loco Stand  from 14:00 to 15:00 hours

San Quirico D 'Orcia> Acquapendente
Palazzo Comunale San Quirico D'Orcia October 12 from 20:00 to 21:00 hours

Radicofani > Acquapendente
Palazzo Comunale Radicofani October 13, October 28 from 7:30 to 8:45 hours

 

SUPPORT SERVICES

The course will be under the control of Acquapendente civil security marshals, with the cooperation of civil security marshals from the Tuscan counties, by the CAI of Viterbo and the Police.
First Aid services will be coordinated and organised by the CRI of Acquapendente in collaboration with the CRI of Senesi and / or Misericordie.

 

TRANSPORT FOR PARTICIPANTS

Means of transport for return to the starting points will be available. The transfers will be made at times scheduled by the organisers and communicated to the participants in advance.
Large groups of participants are required to use their own means of transport or transport provided by those accompanying them. The return bus will be available in the immediate vicinity of arrivals.

 

FOOD AND DRINK STANDS

We recommend backpack in tow with food and water.
However, on every track refreshments will be present every 7/8 Km.
At the start of Ultramarathon 65 in San Quirico d'Orcia and the end of the Ultramarathon 120 at Acquapendente a non-stop buffet will be laid on for all registered members.

 

ENTERTAINMENTS:

During the course of the event, at points of departure, arrival or the passage of the walkers, individual Municipalities and / or Associations will present folkloristic and musical entertainment activities in honour those who take part in the World Francigena Ultramarathon.

 

SHOWER SERVICES

Only provided for Buonconvento and Acquapendente arrivals at the Sports Palace

 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

All hotels and other types of reception will be featured on the official website.
It is advisable to make a reservation as soon as possible.
The organisation is at your disposal if you have any difficulty finding us.