Race Day

 Friday July 1st, 2022 – The Day before the race

 

RACE PACK WITHDRAWAL: first of all you have to go to Sulzano at the registration office for the delivery of the race pack. The race office will open from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the city hall of Sulzano, via Cesare Battisti, 91. You’ll get everything you need for the race: bags, silicon cup, numbers, GPS, timing-chip, buoy with light, gadegt… except for the bib, which will be officially handed over to you later, during the ceremony.

 

MANDATORY EQUIPEMENT CHECK : on Friday, with the race package collecting, we will check the backpacks you will use in the run course; it must have all the MANDATORY equipment (see the dedicated section). A further equipment check will is planned in Pontedilegno, in Transition Zone 2, at the beginning of the run course. Any sample checks can be carried out at any point on the track.  

 

TRANSITION ZONE 1 CHECK-IN: once you have picked up the race pack you will have to go to the T1 transition area of ​​Sulzano, next to the city hall, in square 28 Maggio, for bike check-in and for leave the bags. T1 transition area is open from 1:00 pm to 16:30 pm.

 

BAG DELIVERY: with the race pack you will receive 4 different bags and a sticker for your personal final bag. You’ll have to fill these bags with appropriate equipment (more information below), which will be useful for you during the race. You have to deliver to the organization n.4 bags (Bag 2, Bag 3, Bag 4 and final bag) within 18.00 pm at the transition area. About bag n. 1 – T1, you have to place it near your bike; you can leave it on Saturday morning too, at the bike check before the start. 

The organization will provide to the delivering of all bags to different points along the route where you’ll find them. You’ll find all your bags used and left along the way, at the bike withdrawal, on Sunday, in Ponte di Legno. 

 

How to organize the bags?

Bag 01 – T1 – LIGHT BLUE: this is the only bag NOT to deliver to the organization. You have to use this bag for the swim-bike transition. You’ll leave that bag at the racks in transition zone with clothing for the bike section (on Friday evening or Saturday morning, as you prefer). At the end of the swimming you will take inside the bag your wetsuit, your swim glasses and all your swimming material. You will collect this bag along with the bike in Ponte di Legno, the day after the race.

Bag 02 – Trivigno – RED. You will find this bag in Trivigno (km 97), on the route to passo Mortirolo. We suggest to use this bag for a jacket for Mortirolo descent, food and drinks. 

Bag 03 – Gavia – BLUE NAVY. You will find this bag at the top of Passo Gavia (km 140). We suggest you take clothing to cover during the descent, water / drinks / mineral salts / gels and food. 

Bag 04 – T2 – GREEN This is the bag for Transition 2 between bike and run. In this bag you have to insert all the equipment for the RUN course (running shoes, running clothes, backpack, etc.). You’ll find this bag at the T2 transition area in Ponte di Legno. Once the bag has been used, you can insert the material that will no longer be necessary after the bike (bike clothing, bike shoes, etc.). 

Bag 05 – Finish line – BLACK sticker. This bag must be a personal bag. You can fill with everything you need after arrival (clean and dry clothes for the post race…). It isn’t necessary the final bag is delivered to the organization. It can be managed and brought to the finish line by your companions that will wait for you at the Finish Line. Bags of athletes who won’t climb to Paradiso will be returned on Sunday morning to the bike withdrawal.

 

MANDATORY BRIEFING: at the end of all these operations, it is mandatory for all athletes to take part to the briefing. The briefing will start at 5.00 pm (in Italian) and at 18.30 pm (in English). We’ll comunicate later the location where briefing will take place. 

BIB DELIVERY CEREMONY: at 6:00 pm, there will be the ceremony for the delivering of the bibs to all participants.

The day will end around 19:00 to allow you to be free and go to rest.

 

Saturday July 2nd, 2022 – Race day

TRANSITION ZONE T1:  T1 in Sulzano will be open from 2.00 am to 3:15 am.

DEPARTURE – BOARDING: at 3:20 you will have to embark on the boat, a few meters from transition area, that will transport you to the starting point of the swimming course on the other side of the lake 

START of THE RACE: At 4:00 am o’clock  StoneBrixiaMan will START with the swimming course.

AID STATION

During the BIKE course the following refreshment points are provided:

  • BRENO (43 km)
  • TRIVIGNO (97 km) (+ bag 2)
  • PONTE DI LEGNO (140 km)
  • PASSO GAVIA (158 km – only water) (+ bag 3)
  • PONTE DI LEGNO (T2)

At these aid stations you will find fruit, energy drink, water, coke, sweet food. In Pontedilegno you’ll find salt food too.    

For the RUN course the following refreshment points are provide

  • VILLADALEGNO (km 8)
  • VALBIONE (km 17)
  • PONTE DI LEGNO (km 21)
  • località TONALINA (km 25)
  • TONALE (km 31)

At these aid stations you will find fruit, salts, water, coke, cake. In Ponte di Legno e Tonale salad food too.

At Passo del Tonale there’s the “advanced” Transition Zone – T3. It will be near the War Memorial. This is a LIFE BASE:

  • big refreshment point with hot broth, hot tea, salty food, sweet food, drinks, energy drinks
  • gazebo as locker room
  • timing check-point with cut-off at 9.00 o’clock
  • medical assistance with ambulance
  • comfortable for supporter to arrive by car   

AFTER THE ARRIVAL: after arriving at Passo Paradiso, you can get off at the Tonale Pass with the cambleway. From here it is not expected a transport for athletes to Ponte di Legno, so we advise you to organize a descent independently by agreeing with other athletes / supporters who can give you a ride.

 

 

Sunday July 3rd, 2022 – Day after the race

 

BIKE AND MATERIAL WITHDRAWAL: starting from 9.30 am you can pick up the bike and all your race bags in Ponte di Legno at the Schools, at the crossing between via Nino Brixio and via Gennaro Sora.

AWARDS CEREMONY: at 12.00 the prizes will be held in Ponte di Legno, in the square XXVII Settembre. At the end will take place the event closing lunch in the Sport Hall.

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