Updated on May 27, 2022
FIDAL CONI UISP IUTA IAU
A.S.C.D. “SILVANO FEDI” PISTOIA
PROVINCIA DI PISTOIA – COMUNI DI PISTOIA, SAN MARCELLO-PITEGLIO, ABETONE-CUTIGLIANO
UNPLI COMITATO PROV.LE PRO LOCO PISTOIA – AVIS PISTOIA – VIGILI DEL FUOCO – C.N.A. Pistoia
FIDAL Comitato Regionale – CONI Comitato Provinciale – UISP Comitato Provinciale
with the cooperation of:
Settore Atletica UISP Pistoia – Podistica Misericordia Aglianese – Atletica Casalguidi – Podistica Quarrata – Podistica La Stanca Valenzatico – Atletica Borgo a Buggiano – Runners Maratoneti Berzantina – ARCI Campiglio – Jolly Motors Prato – GS Run…dagi – GP CAI Pistoia – Montecatini Marathon – Firenze Marathon – Pace Makers “Regalami un sorriso” – Le Lumache Mezzana – AC Capostrada – CNA Pensionati – Firenze Marathon – Sci Montagna Pistoiese
with the patronage of:
REGION OF TUSCANY
PISTOIA – ABETONE
INTERNATIONAL ROAD RUNNING COMPETITION
IAU BRONZE LABEL 2022
Intermediate finish line:
Pistoia – San Marcello Dynamo Camp (km 30)
Non-competitive walks open to everyone:
Free Walking San Marcello – Abetone (km 20)
“Forth finish line” Le Regine – Abetone (km 3)
Meeting valid for:
IUTA “ULTRA” ASCENT RUNNING ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP – IUTA GRAND PRIX
UISP “GRAN FONDO” NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
AVIS BLOOD DONORS “GRAN FONDO” NATIONAL CHAMPIOSHIP
POKER RACE ULTRAMARATHON – CHALLENGE ROMAGNA-TOSCANA
PISTOIA (Tuscany, Italy)- 30th JUNE 2019
PIAZZA DUOMO – MEETING at 6:00 a.m. – START at 7:30 a.m.
The participation of the athletes will be subject to compliance with the anti-Covid regulations in force on the day of the event. These regulations and any related organizational changes will be communicated through the event website www.pistoia-abetone.net
In compliance with FIDAL (Italian Athletics Federation) rules, participation in the event is allowed as follows:
The race is included in the FIDAL Federal Calendar (Bronze Label) and therefore the following athletes can participate:
– Italian or foreign athletes enrolled for the current year for clubs affiliated to FIDAL
– athletes in possession of the RUNCARD
– athletes registered for a Sports Promotion Organization (Athletics section) in possession of RUNCARD-EPS
– athletes registered for Foreign Federations of Athletics, recognized by the IAAF (presenting the appropriate self-certification of possession of the card at the time of registration)
The participation of the athletes in possession of Runcard or Runcard-Eps is subject to the presentation of the medical certificate of suitability for competitive athletic practice, in accordance with current legislation (DM 18/02/82 and DM 24/04/2013), valid at the date of the event.
Foreigners who are not resident in Italy are allowed to present a medical certificate issued in their own country, provided that the same medical examinations as required by Italian Law have been carried out.
Upon registration, it is required to provide a copy of the competitive medical certificate; the original certificate shall be exhibited when the bib number is collected.
The race is reserved to athletes who are at least 20 years of age in the current year.
For any unforeseen matters not mentioned in the present regulations, the FIDAL rules for ultramarathon road races are applicable.
To participate in the UISP Gran Fondo National Championship, it is possible to register with the UISP card only (in addition to the competitive medical certificate). The athlete registered with the UISP card only has no right to be included in the classification of the event and has no right to the related prizes
PISTOIA-SAN MARCELLO (30km)
The race is included in the regional FIDAL Calendar and therefore, in addition to Italian or foreign athletes in possession of sport cards as required for the 50km (Fidal, Runcard, Runcard-Eps) athletes registered for Sports Promotion Organizations (Athletic section) who have signed an agreement with FIDAL can participate.
The participation of the athletes in possession of Runcard, Runcard-Eps or EPS card is subject to the presentation of the medical certificate of suitability for competitive athletic practice, in accordance with current legislation (DM 18/02/82 and DM 24/04/2013), valid at the date of the event. Upon registration, it is required to provide a copy of the competitive medical certificate; the original shall be exhibited when the bib number is collected.
The number of participants is limited to 900 for the Abetone finish line and 400 for the San Marcello finish line.
Registration opening: February 1st, 2022 – Registration receipt deadline: 18.06.2022.
Deadline for registration may be anticipated upon reaching of the maximum number of participants. Registrations for non-competitive routes will be accepted until Friday June 24, 2022.
Registrations can be submitted:
– on line: www.pistoia-abetone.net
– e-mail: email@example.com
– fax: 0573 34761
– in person at the race direction: Viale Adua 94/B, Pistoia
Duly filled-in registration forms must be accompanied with the race-fee payment receipt, with copy of the sport card and medical certificate.
Confirmation of registration is made by publishing the list of registered athletes on the Pistoia-Abetone website.
Pistoia – Abetone (km 50)
€ 40,00 until April 30, 2022
€ 50,00 until May 31, 2022
€ 65,00 until June 18, 2022
Pistoia – S. Marcello (km 30)
€ 22,00 until April 30, 2022
€ 27,00 until May 31, 2022
€ 32,00 until June 18, 2022
NON-COMPETITIVE WALKS (until June 24, 2022)
– Free Walking S.Marcello – Abetone (km 20): € 13,00
– “Forth finish line” Le Regine – Abetone (km 3): free of charge
Method of payment (payee: ASCD “Silvano Fedi” – Pistoia):
– Bank transfer: Chianti Banca Pistoia IBAN IT27 C 08673 13802 000000610981
– Credit card (for on-line registrations only)
YOUR PHOTOS IN THE RACE
Along with the registration fee, a free contribution of € 10,00 can be paid for downloading your own photos in the race (see details below). Revenue will be donated to charity.
PROMOTION (Challenge Romagna-Toscana)
€ 5,00 refund to athletes participating in 2022 to both “50 km di Romagna” and “Pistoia-Abetone” (50 km). Refund will be made when bib number is collected.
Athletes enrolled in the Club Supermarathon Italia or in the IUTA association for the current year may register to “Pistoia-Abetone” (50 km) race by paying the basic fee of € 40,00 until May 31st. To avail of this promotion, a copy of the Club membership card has to be attached to the registration form.
Race-fee reimbursement / Change of finish line
The race-fee is non-refundable. If unable to participate you may request – within June 18th – the transfer of registration to another athlete or to the next edition of Pistoia-Abetone. When enrolling to the next edition, payment of € 10 for administrative fees will be required. Change of finish line is possible within June 18th.
Registrations for the 2020 edition – not disputed due to Covid – are automatically transferred to the 2022 edition. Interested people will receive specific communication and will have to update data and documentation (sport card, medical certificate).
BIB NUMBER WITHDRAWAL
Bib number and race packet can be collected on:
• Saturday June 25th, from 9:30am to 8:00pm, at Pistoia-Abetone Expò.
• Sunday June 26th, at the race starting site in Piazza Duomo, from 6:00am (however, collection on Saturday is recommended in order to avoid gatherings).
The original sport card and medical certificate as well as the race-fee payment receipt may be required for bib number withdrawal.
• Customized item of the “Pistoia – Abetone Ultramarathon”, differentiated according to the finish line/route for which the registration has been made.
• Bus service to return to Pistoia from finish lines locations.
• Bib number and chip for the time detection.
CLUB PRIZES ON NUMBER OF REGISTERED ATHLETES
Trophies, cups or plates to the first 10 clubs with the largest number of registered athletes in competitive finish lines. Special trophy to the three more numerous clubs coming from outside the Tuscany region.
ABETONE (km 50) FINISHING PRIZES
Reserved for runners registered for this finish line (red numbers)
First 10 classified runners (any category), Cup and costs refund worth of: 1st € 1000 – 2nd € 500 – 3rd € 300 – 4th € 250 – 5th € 200 – 6th € 150 – 7th € 100 – 8th € 100 – 9th € 100 – 10th € 100.
Graded non cash prizes for runners classified after the first 10:
– Up to the 100th of the category Seniores M
– Up to the 60th of the category Veterans (born from 1963 to 1972)
– Up to the 25th of the category Silver Veterans (born in 1962 an older)
First 5 classified runners (any category), Cup and costs refund worth of: 1st € 1000 – 2nd € 500 – 3rd € 300 – 4th 250 – 5th € 200.
Graded non cash prizes for runners classified after the first 5:
– Up to the 20th of the category Seniores F
– Up to the 15th of the category Ladies (born in 1972 and older)
For all classified runners:
• Special commemorative medal
• Finisher t-shirt (upon return of the chip)
• Certificate of attendance with ranking, total time and time at 42 km (to be downloaded from website).
NB: According to art. 13 of “Rules for the organization of events 2015” issued by Fidal, 25% of total prize shall be reserved to Italian runners.
Any complaints must be submitted, in the second instance, on the appropriate form to the Judge of Appeal within 30 minutes after the publication of the results, together with € 100,00 deposit, which will be retained in case the complaint is not accepted.
IUTA “ULTRA” ASCENT RUNNING ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
The race counts as a single trial of the IUTA “Ultra” Ascent Running Italian Championship, reserved to runners registered to IUTA. Awards: Italian Champion shirt to the first classified Male and Female and medal to the first one of each IUTA category.
UISP “GRAN FONDO” NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
The race is valid as a single test of the UISP “Gran Fondo” National Championship 2022 for individuals and clubs, reserved for UISP members. It is mandatory to present a copy of the UISP card upon registration. Individual rankings: for each block of categories (see UISP regulations) the National Champion shirt will be assigned to the first classified and medal to the first three. Club ranking: the winning company will be proclaimed NATIONAL CHAMPION UISP Gran Fondo specialty, the first three classified clubs will be awarded with a cup or plaque.
AVIS BLOOD DONORS “GRAN FONDO” NATIONAL CHAMPIOSHIP
Reserved for AVIS donors enrolled in one of the AVIS national sites and complying with the donations (at least one in the last two years). Awards: National Champion shirt to the first classified runner and medal to the first three of each category Male and Female.
SAN MARCELLO (km 30) FINISHING PRIZES
Reserved for runners registered for this finish line (black numbers)
First 3 classified runners (any category), cup and costs refund worth of: 1st € 150 – 2nd € 80 – 3rd € 50.
Graded non cash prizes for runners classified after the first 3:
– Up to the 40th of the category Seniores M
– Up to the 15th of the category Veterans (born from 1963 to 1972)
– Up to the 5th of the category Silver Veterans (born in 1962 an older)
First classified runner: Cup and costs refund worth of € 150
Graded non cash prizes for next runners
– Up to the 12th of the category Seniores F
– Up to the 3rd of the category Ladies (born in 1969 an older)
For all classified runners:
• Commemorative medal
• Finisher prize (upon return of the chip)
• Certificate of attendance (to be downloaded from website).
FREE WALKING SAN MARCELLO – ABETONE (km 20)
20 km non-competitive free walking starting at 9:00am from San Marcello (meeting at 8:00am). The walking lies into the recreational motion activity, according to Tuscan Regional Law n. 35, of 9.7.2003, paragraphs 4 and 5, so medical certification is not required
“FORTH FINISH LINE” LE REGINE – ABETONE (km 3)
Non-competitive walk from Le Regine to Abetone (about 3 km) open to everybody, dedicated to people with disabilities. Departure at 9:30am (meeting at 8:00am). Free entrance. The walk lies into the recreational motion activity, according to Tuscan Regional Law n. 35, of 9.7.2003, paragraphs 4 and 5, so medical certification is not required.
TIME DETECTION – BIB NUMBERS – START CHECK
Ranking shall be validated by FIDAL judges. Times detection and classification will be made by means of chips. For each athlete runner it will be detected: the official time (from gunshot to finish line), the presence on the starting line (start check) and passages at checkpoints along the route. Without chip the runner cannot be detected and therefore will not be ranked. The chip is a service offered at no additional cost or deposits. Bib number must be fixed on chest at their full extent and be wholly visible; those who will not have the bib number visible or will not be registered at checkpoints, will be disqualified.
Emergency health care is assured by means of several ambulances connected via radio.
CLOTHES AND BAGS TRANSPORTATION
At starting place, there will be a free service for transportation of runners’ bags to respective finish lines. The bags must be marked with the label supplied with the race number and delivered within 7:15am. Their withdrawal, even in case of non-arrival at the expected finish line, remains in the runner’s responsibility. The organization, while ensuring the utmost care in the service, will not be liable for any loss. Same service will be available in San Marcello for participants to the 20km Free Walking San Marcello – Abetone.
TIME LIMITS AND PRIZE AWARDING
Assistance and classification services are guaranteed until the last runner has reached the finish lines within the following time limits:
San Marcello – km 30 until 12:30pm (5 hours)
Abetone – km 50 until 16:30pm (9 hours)
The prize awarding will take place as follows: San Marcello at 11:00am – Abetone at 12:30pm (general ranking), 3:00pm (championships, clubs ranking). Prizes not withdrawn cannot be claimed for later.
The route of Pistoia-Abetone Ultramarathon (50 km) was measured and certified by FIDAL. The route is open to traffic and, therefore, the Highway Code must be respected.
From Ponte Calcaiola to Le Piastre (5th to 16th km) the road will be closed to traffic from 7:45am to 10:00am.
The morning of the race a bus is available to transfer the Athletes lodging in the hotels of Abetone (or other locations along the route) to the starting point in Pistoia. The bus leaves Abetone at 5.00 am. The service is free of charge (max 50 places). Booking within 18 June is required.
After the race, the return to Pistoia is ensured by a dedicated bus service, as follows (NB: timetables may change if necessary to optimise the service):
– Departures from San Marcello: 12 noon – 1.00pm – 2.00pm
– Departures from Abetone: 1.45 pm – 2.15 pm – 2.45 pm – 3.15 pm – 3.45 pm – 4.15 pm – 5.00 pm.
With the registration, athletes will receive a free of charge ticket allowing them the access on buses. For access to the buses, the anti-Covid regulations in force on the day of the event must be respected.
NB: the use of Autolinee Toscane ordinary buses is subject to payment of the relevant ticket by the passenger.
YOUR PHOTOS IN THE PISTOIA-ABETONE RACE
The photo service of the race is exclusively assigned to the NPO “Regalami un Sorriso” by Piero Giacomelli. A few days after the race all the photos of the event will be available on the website www.regalamiunsorriso.it where each runner will have the possibility to view, chose and download them. Up to 50 photos in high resolution can be downloaded upon a € 10 free contribution, which can be paid together with the registration fee or at the time of bib number withdrawal. Revenue will be donated to charity.
“Regalami un sorriso” (Give me a smile) is a volunteer non-profit organization (NPO) that pursues activities for the organization, direction, coordination and planning of cultural, sporting, technical and artistic events in order to secure benefits for disadvantaged people, from physical, mental and economic point of view.
A.S.C.D. “Silvano Fedi”, at the organisational office: Viale Adua 94/B – 51100 Pistoia.
Tel/fax: +39.0573.34761, Mobile +39.389.6452997
For information and booking:
ANTOLOGIA VIAGGI – tel. +39.0573.367158 – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By registering for the event (any finish line), the athlete expressly authorizes the organizers to use, without any compensation in his favor, images (fixed and/or moving) which portray during his participation in the race. The organizers may transfer their rights to institutional and/or commercial partners as well as to companies and/or privates to use the images provided herein. Such authorization is provided indefinitely, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and treaties and without territorial limits all over the world, for the use in publications and films including, by way of example and without limitation, promotional and/or advertising materials and carried out in all types of media, including photos.
LIABILITY AND PRIVACY
Upon registration to the Pistoia-Abetone Ultramarathon the athlete declares to know and accept the present Rules and Regulations. The athlete exempts the organizers from any liability, both civil and criminal. for damages to persons and / or property caused by him or by him derivatives. The athletes must respect the Road Code. According to D.lgs. 196 of 30/6/2003 (code relating to the protection of personal data) the athlete gives his/her consent to the use of his/her personal data for purposes related or instrumental to the organization of the race and to form the historical archive of the race.
Ed. May 2022 – Subject to modification by Organization.
This is a translation of the original Race Rules. In case of discrepancies, the Italian version prevails.