LA FAUSTO COPPI – 08/07/2018 EXTRACT from the RULES

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1. IDENTITY

La Fausto Coppi Granfondo is an international classic cycling marathon to be held in Cuneo.  The 2018 edition will have 2.600 bike number plates available until sell-out.

2. STARTING DATE

Cuneo, piazza Galimberti on July 8, 2018.

3. PRE RACE MEETING POINT

Piazza Galimberti (on the Court of Justice side) on Sunday, July 8. Grid opening at 6:15 a.m.

4. ADMISSION CONDITIONS

The event is open to all cycling amateurs of both sexes, from 17 to 64 years old. Participants aged 17 years or over the age of 64 years are allowed to enter for the short distance (111 km) only.  All participants must have a valid license for Competitive Cycling issued by an international Cycling Federation (UCI license).  Elite and under 23 pro cyclists can take part in La Fausto Coppi exclusively for promotional purposes and upon invitation from the organizing committee. They will not in any case enter the overall ranking. The Organizing Committee may, at any time and at its own discretion, decide to accept or not a registration or exclude an already registered athlete.

Unregistered cyclists (without a valid start number and the official “La Fausto Coppi” race jersey for the current year) cannot join the race and will be immediately expelled from the race course. Any accident they might cause will be immediately reported to police officers in conformity with law.

E-bike are not allowed.

5. DAILY LICENSE

Participants without valid cycling licence must buy one Daily License the day of the sign-in. The daily license, issued by an italian sport promotion institution, which the organizations is member of, costs 10,00 € and covers basic insurance costs. To get this daily license, valid for the race day participants must bring the following documents: (both for the short and for the long distance)

medical certificate (original and one copy) issued by a sport doctor or sports medicine centres testifying they have been visited and declared able for competitive cycling (general practitioner certificates are not valid)

– copy of passport or ID card.

6. ADMISSION RESTRICTIONS

entries of the following riders will not be accepted by the organizers:

  • Pro cyclists
  • Elite and professionals under 23 athletes

The above mentioned riders can take part in La Fausto Coppi exclusively for promotional purposes and upon invitation from the organizing committee. They will not enter the overall ranking.
The Organizing Committee may, at any time and at its own discretion, decide to accept or not a registration or exclude an already registered athlete.

7. EBIKE RESTRICTIONS

The use of bicycles fitted with any type of support or aid of an electrical and/or electronic type is strictly prohibited, on pain of disqualification or exclusion.

8. REGISTRATIONS

To register please download the entry form from the official web site http://www.faustocoppi.net/new/en/edition-2017/how-to-register/ fill it in and send it by mail to iscrizioni@faustocoppi.net along with the payment receipt of the entry fee and a copy of your cycling license.
To register groups of athletes download the cumulative entry form and proceed as above. Each 10 registrations one is free (i.e., the 11th registration is free).

9. ONLINE REGISTRATION

Online registrations through the web site http://www.faustocoppi.net/new/en/edition-2017/how-to-register/ Closing date on friday July 06, at 12 p.m.(2600 bike number plates available until sell-out).

10. REGISTRATIONS DEADLINE

Registrations close on Saturday July 7 at 7:30 p.m. (2600 bike number plates available until sell-out).
This term can be changed by the organizing committee at its own discretion for operational or safety reasons.

11. REGISTRATION FEES

  • 500 bike number plates at 35 euro finished
  • 300 bike number plates at 40 euro finished
  • 45 euro no later than March 15, 2018 (2600 bike number plates available until sell-out).
  • 55 euro no later than July 6,  2018 (2600 bike number plates available until sell-out).
  • 60 euro for registrations to be made on July 7, 2018 at the Registration Desk based in “La Fausto Coppi” village (if bike number plates available).
  • 100 euro for 150 places / starting grid. Revenues from this sale will be donated to the project “Save the mountain routes”.

12. PAYMENT

payment shall be made by:

13. PROVIDED SERVICES

The entry fee includes La Fausto Coppi jersey 2018 that must be worn throughout the race under penalty of disqualification, race number plates, gifts and complimentary gadgets by the race sponsors, en-route food stations, medical assistance, showers, Italian pasta party, prizes for top rankers; SAG wagon for riders unable to end the race, massage therapy for finischers.

14. CANCELLATION

In case of withdrawal the registration will be kept valid for the next edition of La Fausto Coppi. The withdrawal must be communicated e-mail no later than June 20th, 2018. After that date the registration fees are not refundable.
No refund is foreseen in case of a cancellation of the race for circumstances beyond organization control.

15. ETHICAL REQUIREMENT

by signing and sending the registration form the athlete, together with the team representative, self-certifies that s/he is not serving a ban by a federation for a doping violation. Should this be the case registration will be refused. The athlete, together with the team representative, also self-certifies that no inquiry is underway for events related to doping. The athlete, together with the representative of her/his, team also certifies that s/he has never ever taken doping substances included in the list of the World Antidoping Agency (WADA)(http://www.wada-ama.org/Documents/World_Anti-Doping_Program/WADP-Prohibited-list/2013/WADA-Prohibited-List-2013-EN.pdf). Perjury shall be prosecuted.

16. TIMING SERVICE and ELECTRONIC CHECKS (CHIP)

the timing service will be carried out by
MySDAM – MyLaps ® technology. All riders must wear their own chip timing straps or rent it the day
before the race (valid for this race only). http://www.sdam.it/user/data/chip.do?request_locale=en
VALID CHIP:
My SDAM A-CHIP (round shape, green color) enable “Ciclismo e MTB 2018”
CHAMPIONCHIP YELLOW CHIP (round shape, yellow color)
Daily CHIP MYSDAM to rent at the cost of 5 €.
Without a chip timing strap riders cannot be ranked.

17. CHECKS and ISSUE OF RACE NUMBERS PLATES

Checking of licenses and medical certificates, issue of race numbers plates and additional checks will take place in  Cuneo, Piazza Galimberti.
Saturday 07/07/18  from 10.00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Sunday 08/07/18 (day of the competition) from 5.45 to 6.30 a.m.

18. FINISH TIME

Cuneo – Piazza Galimberti – within 10 hours from the starting time; anyone arriving after this time will not be ranked.

19. GATES

Last possible transit time through Monterosso Grana 12.30 pm (km 96 long course), Festiona (beginning of Madonna del Colletto climb) 3.30 pm (km 143 long course).

20. RANKING

  • Elite Sport 19/29 years
  • Master 1 30/34 years
  • Master 2 35/39 years
  • Master 3 40/44 years
  • Master 4 45/49 years
  • Master 5 50/54 years
  • Master 6 55/59 years
  • Master 7 60/64 years
  • Master 8 more then 65 years (only 111 km)
  • Elite Women Sport 19/29 years
  • Master Women 1 30/39 years
  • Master Women 2 40/49 anni
  • Master Women 3 more then 50
  • Disabled

21. SAFETY EQUIPMENT

A survival blanket and a cycling helmet are compulsory. Helmets must be worn by all riders at all times and have to be securely fastened with a chinstrap at all times while riding. Infringement of this security requirement will lead to immediate disqualification of the competitor. Competitors must carry equipment to repair punctures i.e. spare tubes or tires, CO2 cartridges and/or pumps, liquid latex and tools for replacing a tire, a water bottle, and replacement clothing or supplementary clothing suitable for high mountain racing and in case of unexpected changes in the weather conditions.

22. FOOD STATIONS

Riders will find 5 food stations at the following landmarks: Santuario di Valmala, La Piatta, Santuario di Castelmagno, Colle Fauniera, Madonna del Colletto. Water will be supplied only in plastic cups or in dispensers to fill the riders’ water bottles. Flying bottles are not allowed. Some areas of about a kilometre in length will be designated for the riders to throw away their waste. Anybody found while littering outside these areas will be disqualified.

23. RECOVERY TRUCK

Special buses and trucks will be available for the recovery of those participants, and their bicycles, who are unable to complete the race. Bikes could be loaded on the trucks at a different time.

24. SUPPORT VEHICLE

Team cars or personal support cars are not allowed during the race.

25. COMPLAINTS

Any complaint should be addressed to the race’s Jury according to current regulations, and accompanied by the established fees (regulations of the league apply). Collective complaints, signed by more than one person, are not admitted.

26. AWARDS

Prizes will be given to the top three competitors in the overall rankings, the top three competitors in each category and the club with the largest number of registered participants.

27. SIGNATURE

Transfer image rights: In completing and signing the online registration form, one declares to be in possession of a valid racing license and/or medical certificate, to have read these rules and regulations and to have expressed their consent to the use of their personal information according to the Italian Privacy Law  art. 7 del GDPR 2016/679

28. ACCOMODATION

Please refer to the email address info@faustocoppi.net