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The challenge of a lifetime: Register now for the Gran Fondo Stelvio Santini 2015

It is one of the hardest, most challenging road bike races in Italy: the Gran Fondo Stelvio Santini in the Italian Alps. Following in the famous tracks of Fausto Coppi and Marco Pantani, the track leads over the two mighty passes Stelvio and Mortirolo.

The big challenge will take place on June 7th 2015. The race registration is now open for cyclists to choose one of three distance categories that all start in the biking mecca Bormio and include the famous Stelvio pass.

The shortest option is 60km/37.3mi long with a climb of 1950m/6,397ft. The second route is 137.9km/85.7mi with an ascent of 3053m/10,016ft and the toughest challenge, featuring the Mortirolo is 151.3km/94mi long with a climb of 4058m/13,313ft.

rasoulution Marketing & Kommunikations GmbH Sandra Henoch
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Stelvio_by Markus Greber_0996_smallPhoto by Markus Greber.

About Bormio
Located at 1,225 meters above sea level is the Italian region Bormio with its particularly mild climate, a hot spot for summer athletes and active holidaymakers. The medieval town, which can look back on a long history of 2000 years, is located in the Stelvio National Park, one of the largest protected areas in Europe. This natural paradise is popular with tourists and professional athletes. Road cyclists will love the countless passes around Bormio. The highlight of the region is the famous Stelvio Pass – one of the toughest climbs around the world and the second highest pass in Europe. After an exciting and fulfilling day, visitors can relax in Bormio in the unique thermal spas. With an excellent infrastructure of around 3,500 beds in Bormio everyone can find the right accommodation. Luxury apartments or Family Hotels – everyone is welcome in Bormio.

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