Gran Fondo San Benedetto Del Tronto is a sporting event that allows exploring by bycicle our beautiful corner of Marche. The region has unique landscapes and is a real mine of artistic and historical treasures, flavours and traditions. This land has so much to offer: the sea, hills, mountains, beaches, as well as woods and valleys.
The event takes place in two days, on 30 and 31 May 2020 at Piazza Giorgini, and provides a sports programme accompanied by convivial moments and food and wine dates.
CHILDREN GYMKHANA - HEART BEAT SPORTING EVENTS - WELCOME DRINK - BREAKFAST AT THE RIDERS’ STARTING GRID - FINAL REFRESHMENT/ON ARRIVAL - PASTA LUNCH PARTY - EXHIBITION AREA - AWARD CEREMONY
It's a full-fledged race which includes two routes leading participants to pedal from Riviera delle Palme to the inland of Piceno, crossing the most captivating and picturesque villages of Marche region. The hospitality and food and wine will be given special attention as the event aims at raising the attention of the participants and their guests towards the value of sport, combined with the delight of visiting such a beautiful area, in particular the city of San Benedetto del Tronto, the sorrounding beauty and the excellent range of food and wine available in the Piceno area.
The start is scheduled at 8.00 am from Viale Buozzi with two different routes, both stopping in different locations of Riviera delle Palme and the Piceno inland; a short route of 95 km and 1279 meters difference in height, and a long one of 132 km and 2053 meters difference in height.
The group of cyclists will pass through some of the most characteristic towns in the Piceno area: Grottammare, Cupra Marittima, Ripatransone, Monte Fiore dell'Aso, Ortezzano, Montelparo, Santa Vittoria in Matenano, Force, Rotella, Montedinove, Montalto, Patrignone, Castignano, Offida and Acquaviva Picena.
Great attention is paid to safety with 125 Civil Defence personnel, ambulances deployed throughout the entire route and a single phone number for assistance requests that will be available to ensure prompt intervention and maximum health care.
Two days of events. More than 1.400 athletes, bike-lovers from all over Italy took part in the previous event. Quite a lot of exhibitors of the most important companies in the sector attended the past event.
RIVIERA DELLE PALME Hospitality, food and wine The event relies on and takes great care of the hospitality aspect with food and wine of the highest standard.
FREE STAY All members of GRANFONDO SAN BENEDETTO DEL TRONTO have been given the opportunity to stay for FREE on the evening of the event, provided that they are accompanied by a paying person. All this in collaboration with Associazione Albergatori Riviera delle Palme . All affiliated facilities are ready to host participants with their families during the sporting event. FOOD AND WINE Breakfast at the riders’ starting grid, final Maxi-Refreshment and treats along the route: one in Offida with olive all’ascolana and sparkling Passerina Altamarea offered by Ciù Ciù Farming Business and the other of Force with Cacciananze stuffed with mortadella .
RACE PACK All participants will receive: - 1 BOTTLE OF WINE BY WINERY CIÙ CIÙ - 1 PACK OF PASTA, HOMEMADE PASTA FACTORY BY LUCA CARASSAI - 1 BOTTLE OF WATER by NAMED - PRODUCTS AND SUPPLEMENTS by NAMED - PRODUCTS by CICLO PROMO COMPONENTS - GIFT AT THE END OF THE RACE