Daily schedule

Daily Schedule

5:45 – 8:00
  • Breakfast at the restaurant of the race village
7:00 – 8:00
  • Race bags are handed over to the assigned personnel in the designated area of the race village    Note: if you purchased the Premium package with hotel, leave the bags at the reception.
  • Retrieve your mountain bike from the bike park. Note- only participants with matching race number on the bike can pick up the bike. In special cases the race office can issue a proxy.
8:00
  • Entrance in the starting grid. Note: there will be a minimum of two starting grids and up to a maximum of four according to the general classification.
8:15
  • Stage briefing. Note: The complete stage briefing is done the night before at the restaurant of the race village. All competitors are required to participate. The cut-off time for the race is communicated in the morning after evaluating weather conditions and any changes to the route.
8:30
  • First grid participants start and others follow, except if change was made in announcement, depending on the length of the stage. Note: the official timing begins at the start of the competitor assigned grid.
13:00 – 14:00
  • Arrival of the first competitors.
13:00 onward
  • The Race Village is ready to welcome participants with food, electrolytes, race bags ready to be picked up and “relax” area. In some stages, there will also be an Expo area with events, music and entertainment. Note: if you purchased the Premium package with hotel, you will be accompanied to the hotel where you will find your bag at the reception.
  • Participants find their place for the night in the dorm.
  • The bike washing area is open and indicated by appropriate signs. Note: if you purchased the Premium Service Package, you can bring your bike to the mechanics who will wash it.
  • The guarded bike parking is open until 9:30pm and guarded by personnel throughout the night. The bike can be picked up and returned after maintenance.
  • The unofficial result is posted at the race office and at the restaurant of the race village.
16:00 – 17:00
  • Arrival of the last competitors.
18:30 – 20:00
  • Dinner offered by the Host Towns (including water). Alcoholic beverages can be purchased separately.
19:00
  • Welcome by the authorities of the Host Towns and slideshow.
19:30
  • Awards and classifications with leader’s jerseys.
20:00
  • Complete stage briefing (in Italian and English).
21:30
  • Closure of the bike park.
22:00
  • From this time on, all participants are required to keep quiet inside the athlete area.