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Race regulations

DATE: the 20th edition of “Mediofondo Fabio Casartelli” will take place on September 23rd, 2018 in Albese con Cassano (Como, Italy).

ROUTES: short km 58 – medium km 75 – long km 114, all the routes will be marked with directional arrows and signage of check-points and feed zones. The long route offers the opportunity to climb the Wall of Sormano.

TIMED SECTIONS: Ghisallo Hill’s climb (timed section starting in Bellagio) and Wall of Sormano climb.

PARTICIPATION: “Mediofondo Fabio Casartelli” is open to everyone, of both gender, keeping an agonistic certificate by FCI, UCI and all the foreigner leisure cyclists showing their National Association Card issued on 2018. Maximun age 75. Under 18 aged registration must be approved in written by one parent or whoever can at for them. All the participants are required to show an ID card or passport. The organizing commitee reserves the right to reject unwelcome registrations, if any.

HELMET is strictly mandatory to using during the race.

REGISTRATIONS open from May 5th, 2018.

REGISTRATION FEE is 35 € until September 15th, 2018; 40 € from September 16th to September 22nd, 2018; 50 € on September 23rd, 2018. Included: registration as per FCI regulation, race pack, technical and medical assistance, refreshment points along the routes, pasta-party voucher (open from 12am).


  • ONLINE on the website: winningtime.it (click here)

  • E-MAIL or FAX: download the entry form (click here) to be filled in all parts in capital letters. Send it by fax (031 2281790) or by e-mail (classifiche@sms-sport.it) attaching the payment receipt and a copy of the valid card ID for 2018. Warning: incomplete or unreadable forms will not be accepted.

GROUP REGISTRATION: the club’s President shall be liable for the data provided. The club’s President accepts the regulations on behalf of all club’s participants one once submitting the related list.

DAILY CARD: FCI’s daily card is available at the cost of 15 € (price set by FCI) while stocks last upon submission of medical certificate for competitive cycling.


  • Online: winningtime.it (click here);

  • By wire transfer to bank checking account: Banca di Credito Cooperativo dell’Alta Brianza – IBAN IT50 E 08329 50860 000000111520 (Fondazione Fabio Casartelli);

  • Deposit to Postal account 29577251 (Fondazione Fabio Casartelli) – Via Roma 23, 22032 Albese con Cassano (Como, Italy), participant’s name and surname to be indicated.

RACE NUMBERS AND PACKAGES DELIVERY: from 10:00 am to 17:00 pm on September 23rd at the meeting point (the delivery before the start is also possible as an exception). Team’s representative is allowed to withdraw for all showing the entry list and the payment reeipts.

HANGOUT: Pedretti Gym – Via Don Sturzo – Albese con Cassano (Como, Italy) on September 23rd at 6:30 am.

START from 7:30 am to 8:00 am on Via Don Sturzo – Albese con Cassano (Como, Italy).

TRAFFIC: due to open traffic, please respect right of way, traffic lights and road traffic rules.

TIME LIMITS: until 1:30 pm. Shower service available.

TEAMS OVERALL CLASSIFICATION based on the most mileage by the team members, regardless of he chosen route.

INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION only for time sections (Ghisallo Hill and Wall of Sormano).

AWARDS will start at 2:00 pm at the Multifunctional center. Awards for:

_ The best 20 teams with a minimun of 5 participants.
_ The first 3 classified (men and women) at the Ghisallo Hill’s climb medium route.
_ The first 3 classified (men and women) at the Wall of Sormano hill climb.

PRIZES BY LOT based on the race numbers. Only those attending the draw will be awarded.

WARNING.: Over 10.000 € jackpot (aggregate with the Randonnee “Fabio Casartelli” one).

CHECK POINTS on the start, route and finish line. The absence of just one check will result in a disqualification. Timing service by SMS (Winning Time official distributor). All participants have to bring the Winning Time personal yellow chip (regularly enabled for the current season) or the daily chip. All the other chips won’t be approved. 

“Winning Time Personal Chip”

2018 rating. It’s possible to enable the chip at the Chip Point (10 €) before the race or on the website www.winningtime.it (5 €).

Purchase. It’s possible to buy and to enable the chip at the Chip Point (15 €) near the packages delivery zone.

Rental. It’s possible to rent a daily chip enable only for the event (10 € for the deposit and 5 € return). The delivery point will be near to the finish line – start from 30 minutes after the short route’s first classified arrival until 30 minutes after the event’s time limit.

WARNING: the athlete have to fix the chip on the seatpost with the plastic holder. Timing service not guaranteed for those who don’t fix the chip rightly. Who don’t enable the chip will not be included for classification and awards. For further information: info@sms-sport.it.

LIABILITY: each participant declares to know the route and the race risks and to accept all the present and future claims or any kind of liability arising from his participation in the event, cause of:

a) Crashes with other participants, vehicles or firm obstacles about the road surface or weather phenomena or any other cause not attributable at the organizing committee;
b) Physical and health state or state of vehicles.

The organizing committee and the rescue personnel are not responsible for bicycles and other materials lost, stolen or left before, during and after the race and the first aid operations.

CLAIMS: any claim is receivable by the Jury according to the rules and joined to the entry fee.

DIPLOMA CUSTOMIZATION downloadable on the Fondazione “Fabio Casartelli” or Winning Time official websites in the days following the race.


Telephone: +39 031 427089 (meal times) – Mobile: +39 335 839 00 41
E-mail: info@fondazionecasartelli.it