Castiglion Fiorentino

Toscana - Italia


IX edizione

26-27 01 2019


70 Km 3800 D+
45 Km 2500 D+
25 Km 1200 D+
10 Km 600 D+

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Patrocinii


Regione Toscana

Provincia di Arezzo

Comune di Castiglion Fiorentino

Proloco di Castiglion Fiorentino

CONI - Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano

UISP - Unione Italiana Sport Per tutti

IUTA - Italian Ultramarathon and Trail Association
 

Supporto


Croce Rossa Italiana - Sez. Arezzo

Misericordia di Castiglion Fiorentino

Regulations


Partecipation

This competition is open to all people, men and women alike, aged 18 and over at the time of their registration and possessing a medical certificate which attests to their suitability for competitive sporting practice, in compliance with health regulations in force.

Distances

  • RONDA GHIBELLINA PLUS - Km 70 / D + 3800 m
  • RONDA GHIBELLINA - Km 45 / D + 2500 m
  • RONDA ASSASSINA - Km 25 / D + 1200 m
  • RONDA SKY NIGHT - Km 10 / D + 700 m (saturday 26)

Partial self-sufficiency

The races are held under conditions of partial self-sufficiency. The organizers will run refreshment stations where competitors will find food and drinks.
Plastic cups will not be available in any of the refreshment stations, except for the first one.
Therefore, athletes must bring their own glass or other suitable container; besides, before leaving each refreshment station, each runner must make sure that they have the minimum amount of water established as compulsory equipment and/or needed to reach the next refreshment station.

Compulsory equipment

Upon registration, each runner commits to bringing along the required compulsory materials listed below throughout the race, to avoid disqualification. The organizers might decide to run checks at any time and at their own discretion.
  • Minimum water supply 0.5 litres, canteen or hydration pack
  • Raincoat or similar jacket, suitable for bad weather conditions
  • Switched-on mobile phone (participants are required to save the rescue number provided by the organizers onto their phones)
  • Headlamp (only for the 70 km-long trail)
  • Walking poles are allowed
Strongly recommended:
  • Trail running shoes
  • Whistle
  • Thermal blanket
THE RACE TAKES PLACE AT THE END OF JANUARY DURING ONE THE COLDEST DAYS OF THE YEAR... BEWARE OF OUR WORST ENEMY, NAMELY HYPOTHERMIA

Race numbers

Race numbers must be worn and made fully visible at any moment throughout the duration of the race.
Before accessing the starting gate, all runners must check-in and get their race number.
At all checkpoints and upon arrival, runners must make sure that their passage has been regularly recorded.

Checkpoints and refreshment stations

Competitors will be tracked and their passage recorded at all checkpoints, within the refreshment stations.
Random checkpoints may be placed in other locations, outside refreshment stations.
The organizers will not disclose the location of such additional checkpoints to the runners.

Time limits for completion and additional cut-off points

The maximum time allowed to reach the finish line is 13 hours for the RONDA GHIBELLINA PLUS trail, 9 hours and 30 minutes for the RONDA GHIBELLINA trail and 7 hours for the remaining two trails, 6 hours for the RONDA ASSASSINA trail and 7 hours for the remaining two trails, 9 hours and 30 minutes for the RONDA GHIBELLINA trail and 2 hours and 30 minutes for the RONDA SKY NIGHT.
In the event of adverse weather conditions and/or for safety reasons, the organizers reserve the right to suspend the in-progress race, postpone the start time, modify the cut-off times along the route or the route itself.

Two additional cut-off points will be located along the route as follows:
  • The first one in the village of Ruderi di Renzana at km. 25/16 (2nd refreshment station), which will close at 12.00pm
  • The second one in the small district of Petreto at km. 42/33 (4th refreshment station), which will close at 3.00pm

Withdrawal and returns

After the start of the race, competitors who wish to withdraw are required to reach the closest checkpoint and inform the organizers of their will to do so. The organizing team will take care of their return as soon as possible.
In the event of an accident, competitors or their rescuers must call the rescue number. First-aiders will be sent immediately.

Maximum number of participants

The maximum number of competitors who can take part in the RONDA GHIBELLINA PLUS, RONDA GHIBELLINA, RONDA ASSASSINA and RONDA SKY NIGHT trails is 1,350 in total (250-500-350-250). However, the organization committee reserves the right to expand this number at its sole discretion should there be a higher number of applicants than the places available.

Disclaimer of liability

By signing the registration form, athletes declare that they have read and fully accept these rules and regulations and that they will be 18 years old or over by January 27th 2019.
Furthermore, they declare, expressly and under their sole responsibility, that the information provided is true (art.2 law no. 15 of 04/01/1968 as amended by art.3 paragraph 10 of law no. 127 of 15/05/1997) and that they exempt the organizers from any liability, whether civil or criminal, in relation to any possible damage to persons and/or property caused or undergone by them.

Registration fees

In case of non-participation to the race, the registration fee will not be refunded.
In the event of an illness or an accident impeding participation, though, the registration and the fee paid are deferred until the next year.
  • RONDA GHIBELLINA PLUS - Km 70
    € 60,00 – early bird until Octobre 31st 2018
    € 70,00 – until December 31st 2018
    € 80,00 – by
    January 23rd 2019 (deadline for registration)

  • RONDA GHIBELLINA - Km 45
    € 40,00 – early bird until Octobre 31st 2018
    € 45,00 – until December 31st 2018
    € 50,00 – by
    January 23rd 2019 (deadline for registration)

  • RONDA ASSASSINA - Km 25
    € 20,00 – early bird until Octobre 31st 2018
    € 25,00 – until December 31st 2018
    € 30,00 – by
    January 23rd 2019 (deadline for registration)

  • RONDA SKY NIGHT - Km 10
    € 5,00 – for those already enrolled in one of the three Sunday races
    € 10,00 – until December 31st 2018
    € 15,00 – by
    January 23rd 2019 (deadline for registration)

Through signing up, all competitors are entitled to:
  • Finishers’ award.
  • Race pack and downloadable certificate of participation.
  • Race pack and refreshment stations along the trail and on arrival.
  • Healthcare assistance.
  • Saturday night’s Pasta Party.
  • Access to the ‘Terzo Tempo’ event or to the final ‘Pasta Party’ (with the exception of the competitors of the only RONDA SKY NIGHT).
NB: Guests who have not taken part in the race can access the Pasta Party or the ‘Terzo Tempo’ event by purchasing a special ticket from the main RONDA desk.

Registration procedure

You can register online at https://www.endu.net/events/ronda-ghibellina/entry or http://www.rondaghibellina-trail.com/ uploading your medical certificate and the registration fee payment receipt. NB: A copy of the valid medical certificate shall also be handed upon collection of the race number.

Payment methods

  • Online via PayPal / Credit Card; if you choose this option, you are not required to attach any payment receipt as payment is notified to us directly by PayPal.
  • Through a bank transfer - bank charges covered by the remitter - made out to A.S.D. RONDA GHIBELLINA, Via Paolo Borsellino, 35 - 52043 Castiglion Fiorentino - AREZZO – IBAN IT08P0848971410000000361925 - Banca VALDICHIANA
  • By making a deposit in the following postal current account: Poste Pay Card no. 5333 1710 2030 3141, expiring on 31/01/2021, account holder’s name PERUZZI ROBERTO. Please write ‘runner’s first and last name and name of the trail chosen’ in the object of payment.
After having completed payment, please attach the payment slip to the online registration form (preferred option) or submit it to info@rondaghibellina-trail.com.

WARNING: The payment receipt must be submitted within 5 days after registration. After this time elapses, the registration will be automatically CANCELLED.

Registration of Sports Clubs

  • Online, following the above procedure (individual registration)
  • Submitting a joint participants list drawn up on the club’s headed paper and signed by the club’s president, providing the following information for each applicant: name – last name – birth date (dd/mm/yyyy) – mobile phone number that will be used through the race – trail chosen – Itra Index score (in case of registration for the 70 km-long trail).

Awards

Ronda Ghibellina Plus
  • Race pack, finishers’ award and downloadable certificate of participation.
Additional prizes for
  • The overall top ten ranked M/W.
  • The top five ranked M/W over 40.
  • The top three ranked M/W over 50.
Ronda Ghibellina
  • Race pack, finishers’ award and downloadable certificate of participation.
Additional prizes for
  • The overall top ten ranked M/W.
  • The top five ranked M/W over 40.
  • The top three ranked M/W over 50.
  • The top three ranked for men and first ranked only for women over 60.
Ronda Assassina
  • Race pack, finishers’ award and downloadable certificate of participation.
Additional prizes for
  • The overall top five ranked M/W.
  • The top five ranked and top three ranked only for women over 40.
  • The top five ranked and top three ranked only for women over 50.
Ronda Sky Night
  • Race pack, finishers’ award and downloadable certificate of participation.
Additional prizes for
  • The overall top three ranked M/W.
  • The overall top three ranked M/W over 40.
Ronda Sky Night + Ronda Assassina combined classification
Additional prizes for
  • The overall top three ranked M/W.
Sports Clubs
  • Basket with typical food products to the 3 most numerous clubs (which have opted for a joint registration)
  • Basket with typical food products to all foreign sports clubs
Information about any other additional prize will be disclosed prior to the start of the racea.

Final notice

A.S.D. RONDA GHIBELLINA (amateur sports association) reserves the right to amend these rules and regulations at any time with a view to ensuring a better organization of the competition. Any changes to services, places and times will be available on our website or communicated during the pre-race briefing.

Comitato Organizzatore Ronda Ghibellina

Via Paolo Borsellino, 35
52043 Castiglion Fiorentino AR - Italia
tel + 39 339 6419924
fax + 39 0575 659392

info@rondaghibellina-trail.com


A.S.D. Ronda Ghibellina GECO - Gruppo Escursionisti Castiglionesi Organizzato
VAB - Vigilanza Antincendi Boschivi Castiglion Fiorentino Gruppo Storico e Sbandieratori Città di Castiglion Fiorentino