Granfondo Gimondi is back: registrations open now!
From today, registrations for the 24th edition of the Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi Bianchi are available: the event is scheduled in Bergamo (Italy) on Sunday, May 8th, 2022
Following two years off due to the pandemic emergency, the Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi Bianchi is finally back for its 24th edition. The event is scheduled for Sunday, May 8th, 2022, on the usual three routes in Bergamo and its surroundings: starting from today, Monday, November 8th, it is possible to sign up.
The routes represent an unique feature of the Granfondo Gimondi, as they have been personally designed by Felice himself, and consist of: “short” (89,4 km and 1.400 m elevation gain), “medium” (128, 8 km and 2.100 m elevation gain) and “long” (162,1 km and 3.050 m elevation gain) tracks. The start and finish are at the Stadio Comunale di Bergamo, where the ExpoGimondi will also be held in the weekend of May 7th and 8th.
Participation fee is 46,00 euros for new registrations, with the deadline set on Saturday, April 16th 2022. Athletes who signed up for the 2021 edition will only have to fill and sign the updated registration form, while 2020 subscribers are required to integrate the previous fee with 10 euros, aside the updated form properly filled and signed. This add on, already paid by those who signed up for the 2021 edition, is due to the new safety measures brought by the pandemic.
Breaking news of the 2022 edition will be the “GIM” (Green is Magic) category, which makes the Granfondo Gimondi open to all kind of bikes and riders. Sign up procedures and fee are the same as per the other categories, while the route is only available on the short trail of 89,4 km. To join this special race feature, it is required to select the sort of bike you would like to participate with during the registration process.
The 46 euros entry fee includes: front and rear race number, the official magazine and any additional information, membership, WT time tracking service, memory medal (after the finish), certificate of participation personalised through the official website, pasta party plus voucher for accompanying person, medical and mechanical assistance (spare parts excluded), bike storage after the finish, food services during and after the race, showers, bike parking, results delivery via SMS and e-mail.
Sign up is possible through the official website of the event www.felicegimondi.it, where the proper form to fill is available.
For all collectors and Granfondo Gimondi fans, it is also possible to acquire an unique heirloom and memory of the 24th edition. In fact, the shirt designed by the Italian firm Santini represents Gimondi’s career start at “Sedrinese” cycling team. The combo including participation and limited edition shirt, which must be selected during the registration process, is available for a total amount of 84,00 euros.