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Love Tiles Douro Gran Fondo

May 06 2018
Peso da Régua, Portugal
 
 
 

LOVE TILES DOURO GRANFONDO is a cycle tourist/cycling-for-all event, defined as an Open Race by the UVP-FPC (Portuguese Cycling Federation) and that respects its specific regulations as well as the traffic laws. This is not a competition but a sportive event, with leisure, tourist or cultural purposes, which are part of the attractive of this type of cycling. Participation is limited to two-wheel vehicles (road, mountain or tandem bicycles). Motor vehicles are prohibited.

LOVE TILES DOURO GRANFONDO will start at 9.00 o'clock a.m. (Lisbon Time), sunday the 1st of May 2016, in Peso da Régua, finishing in the same location. Departure control begins at 8.00 a.m. and finish line control closes at 18.00 p.m. The first km of the race will be under controlled pace before the race opens.

Art. 3 – LOVE TILES DOURO GRANFONDO will have an extension of 162 km in the Granfondo version. There are also two shorter distances, called Mediofondo, with 112 km length and the Minifondo, with 60 km. In all of them the use of helmet is mandatory.

The race will be limited to 3000 participants.

Love Tiles Douro Granfondo will donate part of the registrations income to the Portuguese Society of Multiple Sclerosis.

 
Routes: 60, 112, 162km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 3,000
 
Start Times / Itinerary

Granfondo, Mediofondo and Minifondo departure will be made simultaneously, with participants distributed in boxes.

1 ao 50 - Box LOVE TILES
51 ao 350 Box - MARGRÈS
351 ao 650 Box - LACOVIANA
651 ao 950 Box - CADÃO DOURO
951 ao 1250 Box - RECCUA DOURO
1251 ao 1550 Box - CAÇAROLA
1851 ao 2150 - ......
2151 ao 2450 - ......

Costs

Registration cost, until the April the 17th, is 30 euros for athletes licensed in both the Portuguese Cycling and Triathlon Federations. The cost is 35 euros for cycle tourists, non-licensed or licensed in the FPCUB.
Registration is accepted between April 17th and 24th but with ten euros added.

What's Included?

The right to participate in the DOURO GRANFONDO.
- Personalized bottle of “Porto Réccua” wine (Dourogranfondo).
- Gift of a Red Wine bottle “Cadão Reserva”.
- Finisher medal.
- Finisher digital certificate.
- The right to participate in the DOURO GRANFONDO.
- Personalized bottle of “Porto Réccua” wine (Dourogranfondo).
- Gift of a Red Wine bottle “Cadão Reserva”.
- Finisher medal.
- Finisher digital certificate.
- Food and liquid supplies in defined points of the course.
- Race number (front of the bike and back of the jersey) of mandatory use (the electronic chip is inserted in it).
- First-aid and medical assistance.
- Personal accidents insurance in accordance to the law.
- Access to showers at the end of the race, in a place to be announced.
- Lunch (pasta recovery) at the end of the race

Packet Pickups

 opens on Aril 29th, from 2 p.m. To 7 p.m. On April 30th will be opened from 10a.m.- 1p.m. and 2h30p.m.-9p.m. On May 1st it will be open from 6.30 a.m. until o 8.30 a.m. The office will be located on Av. Do Douro, in the parking of Douro Rio Café, next to the race departure, in Peso da Régua.

Prize / Race Categories

There will be trophies for the first three in the Granfondo, the Mediofondo and the Minifondo, both male and female. There will also be trophies for the first three of the following classes:
         Male
                        Elite (born before 1987).
                        Masters A (from 1986 to 1977)
                        Masters B (from 1976 to 1967)
                        Masters C (from 1966 to 1957)
                        Masters D (from 1956 to 1947)
                        Masters D (born in 1946 or before)

                        Female
                        Elite (born before 1987)
                  Masters (born in 1986 or before)

Awards ceremony will begin at 4 p.m.

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Sign On Desk
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
 
Start Address: Avenida do Douro, Peso da Régua, Portugal
 
 
 
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May 06 2018 - EVENT: Love Tiles Douro Gran Fondo