The eighth Granfondo Stelvio Santini takes place on Sunday, June 2 next. The hugely popular event is expected to attract over 3,000 cyclists from across the globe. Entrant numbers will once again be capped at 3,500 in 2019 edition while the now-traditional three routes to the finish-line at the Stelvio pass, the same classifications and compulsory race jersey all return also. Entries open on October 22nd 2018.
The Granfondo Stelvio Santini returns in 2019 on the first Sunday of June to bring the roads of the Alta Valtellina alive with cyclists from across the world. On June 3 last, in fact, over 3,000 competitors lined out at the start-line, of which 55% came from 45 different nations aside from Italy.
“This is a race with an international appeal. In the last edition, over half the field came from abroad,” commented Paola Santini, Marketing Manager Santini Cycling Wear. “The spectators were all enthusiasts attracted not just by the legendary Stelvio and Mortirolo climbs but also the chance to spend a few days immersed in the spectacular Alta Valtellina countryside.”
The Short Course
KM. 60 – ascent 1,950 meters: Bormio – Sondalo – Bormio – Stelvio
The Medium Route
KM. 137.9 – ascent 3053 meters: The route: Bormio – Teglio – Bormio – Stelvio
The Long Route
KM. 151.3 – ascent 4058 meters: The route: Bormio – Teglio – Mortirolo – Bormio – Stelvio
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