REGULATIONS

Summary

Event name: Granfondo SANREMO-SANREMO  “la Classicissima”
Type of race: competitive GRANFONDO
Date: 24 March 2019
Start: Corso Garibaldi, San Remo
Finish: Poggio di San Remo
Logistic base: Palafiori, Corso Garibaldi -San Remo
Sports Organisation: UC San Remo
Registrations secretariat: Nyala Wonder Travel d.m.c.
Aegis: ACSI Ciclismo

REGULATIONS
Granfondo SAN REMO-SAN REMO La Classicissima

Art. 1 – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

The GRANFONDO SAN REMO-SAN REMO is open to:

  • all Italian cyclists in compliance with a 2019 license from ACSI, FCI, Bike Card and the organizations for the promotion of sport that are recognized by ACSI.
  • All foreign cyclists in compliance with a license recognized by the UCI.
  • All cyclists without a licence, can buy a day licence on the website upon presenting a competitive sports medical certificate.

Cyclists who are entered in the Master Gold category (according to the FCI list) are not admitted to the event. Professionals, Elite competitors (men and women) and those who are under 23 are admitted exclusively for promotional purposes and will not be able to participate in any way in the rankings.

 

Art. 2 – LICENSE/ SPORTS MEMBERSHIP CARD

The possession of a valid membership card is an obligatory requisite.

Foreign cyclists are admitted only if in possession of a licence recognized by UCI.

All athletes must forward a scan of their valid sport licence only via the form available on our online registration system.

Art. 2a – DAY MEMBERSHIP CARD

Italian and foreign cyclists who are not in possession of a membership card or license issued by one of the organizations indicated above must purchase a license/day membership card issued by the ACSI.

Day membership card must be purchased at the moment of registration through our online registrations system.

It is obligatory to forward a scan of your medical certificate for competitive sports (issued not more than 6 months before the event) to the registrations secretariat via the online form available on our online registration system by 31 January.

It is obligatory to show the original copy of your competitive sports medical certificate on the day before the race.

If these requirements are not satisfied it will not be possible in any way to take part in the race.

Art. 3 – REGISTRATION

Registration for the event must be carried out through the website.

For organizational reasons no other form of registration is permitted.

Direct registration is possible on the day before the race at the Palafiori:

  • Saturday 23 March, from 2:00 pm to 7.00 pm

 

Art. 4 – DEADLINES FOR REGISTRATION

The deadline for online registrations is 20 March.

Direct registrations on the spot are allowed on 23 March.

The deadline for the purchase of the ACSI day membership card is 17 March.

Art. 5 – COST OF PARTICIPATION

The cost of registration is:

  • € 37.00 for registration carried out online by 7 January
  • € 47.00 for registration carried out on 20 March.
  • € 52.00 for registrations on the spot (23 March)

The forms of payment that will be accepted are:

  • Visa or Mastercard credit cards
  • Paypal
  • Bank transfer, available only up to 7 March

 

The above rates are net, bank charges are to be considered entirely the responsibility of the customer.

  • included for Visa, MC or Bank Transfer payments
  • 5% for Paypal payments
  • € 10.00 for bank transfers from outside the EU

Art. 6 – GOODS AND SERVICES COVERED BY THE REGISTRATION FEE

The cost of registration includes:

  • competition number,
  • refreshments,
  • gifts,
  • recovery in case of abandonment of the race,
  • shower (at the Palafiori),
  • pasta party (at the Palafiori)

The race pack described in the regulations is only guaranteed for the first 700 who register. The organization will do its best for those who register at the last minute, but they can’t guarantee that products will be available.

Art. 7 – AGE LIMITS

The event is open to cyclists, both men and women, from 18 to 70 years of age, as of the day before the race, in compliance with membership for the current year.

Art. 8 – REGULATIONS

By signing the registration form, you declare that you have read and approved these regulations, that you are in good physical condition, and that you are either in possession of a card intended for participation in competitive sports issued after attending a medical appointment conducted by a sports physician, or that you are in possession of a competitive sports medical certificate in compliance with registration for a day membership card.

Art. 9 – CANCELLATION OF PARTICIPATION

The registration fee is strictly personal and it is in no case reimbursable whether it is used or not.

Reimbursement is not allowed in case you miss the race, nor are substitutions of another athlete allowed.

Art. 10 – RANKINGS

With regard to rankings, the following categories apply:

  • JUNIOR MEN 18/29 years born between 1988 and 1999
  • SENIOR 1 30/34years born between 1983 and 1987
  • SENIOR 2 35/39 years born between 1978 and 1982
  • VETERANS 1 40/44 years born between 1973 and 1977
  • VETERANS 2 45/49 years born between 1968 and 1972
  • GENTLEMEN 1 50/54 years born between 1963 and 1967
  • GENTLEMEN 2 55/59 years born between 1958 and 1962
  • Super G/A 60/64 years born between 1953 and 1957
  • Super G/B 65 years and over born between 1942 and1952
  • WOMEN A 18/39 years born between 1978 and 1999
  • WOMEN B 40 years and over born between 1942 and 1977

Art. 11 – VERIFICATION

Verification of licenses, distribution of race numbers and the materials supplied will take place at the Palafiori Congress Center, Corso Garibaldi snc, San Remo, at the following times:

  • Saturday 23 March, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 24 March, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Failure to have the relevant membership card checked at the time of registration, or failure to submit the medical certificate for competitive sports required for registration with a day card, will result in automatic exclusion from the event.

Everyone who has registered should go to the Race Bib Collection Desk to find their race bib number and to consult the start list.

Art. 12 – MEETING

The meeting is set for Sunday 24 March at 8:30 a.m. in Corso Garibaldi in San Remo, where electronic checking of the participants will take place.

Art. 13 – START

The start is set for 9:30 a.m. on Corso Garibaldi in San Remo.

Art. 14 – ELECTRONIC CONTROLS

There will be an electronic control of the Start. Participants who do not take part in the control of the Start will be automatically excluded from the rankings.

Electronic controls are provided on the climbs of the course.

Art. 15 – TIMING: WINNING TIME REGULATION CHIP

The timing service will be provided by Winning Time. Every athlete must be supplied with their own Yellow Winning Time Personal Chip in order to be listed in the table of final times and receive the certificate of participation.

The owners of Yellow Winning Time Personal Chips ARE OBLIGED TO enable them from 1 January on the www.winningtime.it website in the manner indicated, or else at the race at the WINNING TIME STAND.

Athletes not already in possession of chips may purchase them directly for the price of 15.00 euros directly from the WINNING TIME STAND in the area where race packages are being distributed.

Athletes can also rent a daily chip valid EXCLUSIVELY for the event upon payment of a deposit of 10.00 euros (with refund of 5.00 euros upon return of the chip). The yellow chips and those that have been rented must be placed on the release of the front wheel; incorrect placement will not guarantee accurate inclusion in the table of final times.

Art. 16 – HELMET

It is mandatory to use and wear an approved rigid helmet even on the climbs: whoever is caught without a helmet will be automatically excluded from the final rankings.

Art. 17 – ACCOMPANYING VEHICLES

It is not permitted for accompanying vehicles to follow the participants; this will result in disqualification of the athlete in question.

Art. 18 – ROAD TRAFFIC

All the roads on the course of the event are OPEN to traffic.
It is obligatory to respect and comply with the Highway Code.

Art. 19 – RECOVERY VAN

A van will be provided for the recovery of participants who abandon the race, along with their bicycles.

Art. 20 – ARRIVAL

The arrival will take place in San Remo between 12:30 pm -1:30 pm; those who arrive after this time will not be entered in the rankings. Following will be the transfer (with one’s own means of transport) to the Palafiori for a shower, the pasta party and prize giving (2:30 pm).

Art. 21 – ORDER OF ARRIVAL

After crossing the finish line, participants must go to the control post to return the Chip.

Art. 22 – RANKING

The results will be posted inside the Palafiori.

A link to the rankings will be displayed on the official Internet site.

You will be able to print your Diploma of Participation from the official timing service website.

Art. 23 – COMPLAINTS

Any complaints must be addressed to the race jury according to the terms of the regulations and accompanied by the prescribed fees set down in the regulations. Collective reports or complaints, signed by more than one person, will not be accepted.

Art. 24 – PRIZE-GIVING

The following will be awarded prizes:

  • the first 3 competitors of the overall rankings
  • the first 3 competitors in every category
  • the club with the most number of participants

Awarding of prizes will take place at the Palafiori Congress Center.

The prizes will be distributed to the competitors present at the prize-giving ceremony.

PRIZES WILL NOT BE HANDED OVER TO THIRD PARTIES, BUT ONLY TO THE WINNERS THEMSELVES

Special prizes may be awarded.

The prizes cannot be combined.


Art. 25 – DISQUALIFICATION

The following types of behaviour will result in disqualification of the competitor:

  • participating with the race number of a different lane
  • throwing rubbish along the way of the course
  • not observing the Highway Code

Art. 26 – ACCEPTANCE OF THE REGULATIONS

By signing the online registration form, the competitor declares himself/herself to be in possession of a medical certificate in accordance with the D.M. of 18/02/82, to be in possession of a valid membership card, to hold third party insurance, and to have read and accepted these regulations.

Art. 26a – PRIVACY

By signing the online registration form, the participant gives his consent, in compliance with current legislation, to the processing of his personal data for the purposes of the management of the registration and services connected to it such as the official photography service, the timing, the rankings, as well as the occasional communication of news related to the event, the area where it is being held, and other similar events.

By purchasing the ACSI day membership card the participant gives his consent, in compliance with current legislation, to the processing of his “particular and sensitive” personal data, in particular in relation to the obligation to transmit his competitive sports medical certificate to the organization.

 

Personal data will be processed according to the regulations in force by the organizing company, by ACSI, by the company that follows the registration office, by the company following the timing and ranking service, and by the official photographers of the event.

Art. 26 b – IMAGE RIGHTS

By registering for the event the athlete expressly authorizes the organization, together with sponsors and media partners, to acquire the right to use still or moving images in which they may appear, in all media, including promotional material and/or advertising, throughout the world and for the maximum time required by law, by the regulations and treaties in force, including any extension that may be made to the expected period.

Art. 27 – CHANGES TO THE REGULATIONS

The organization reserves the right to make changes in the regulations. The www.classicissima.it website will be considered the official organ of the event. All official communications will be made via the website.

Art. 28 – RESPONSIBILITY

The Promotor declines any responsibility for any accident or damages that may affect participants or third parties, or things that happen before, during or after the holding of the event, and it reserves the right to accept registrations at its sole discretion.

Art. 29 – HIGHWAY CODE

Every participant is considered to be on a personal excursion: it is obligatory to comply with the provisions of the Highway Code and traffic rules. The road will not be protected.

Art. 30 – FORCE MAJEURE

If the race is cancelled because of force majeure, for example in the case of a heavy rain alert resulting from adverse weather conditions, the registration fee will not be reimbursed.

 

The regulations translated into other languages are offered as an act of courtesy. In case of any dispute the wording of the regulations in Italian will be valid.