RAI

775

The Classic Race 

 

START: SILVI

May 3th, 2024

RAI775 is the first Italian Ultracycling event: a double Tirreno-Adriatico that crosses 4 regions, cuts the Apennines twice touching the two seas, and after 775km and over 10,000 meters of elevation returns to Silvi.

Wild nature through some of the most beautiful National Parks in Italy.

It’s Qualifying Race for the Race Across America (RAAM) and is included in the World Ultracycling Association Calendar for the 500 Miles Challenge.

At RAI 775 this year there will also be an absolute novelty, a big step forward for ultracycling.as  RAI775 Unsupported will also be the :

WUCA EUROPEAN ULTRACYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP

It is also the first Race of the Ultracycling Italian Championship.

Race across Italy is a non-stop Ultracycling Race starting from Silvi (TE) and open to the participation of cyclists(both self-supported and with support car) and teams of 2, 4 cyclists (in relay).

The 11th edition will start on May 3th, 2024 from our beautiful Silvi Marina.

The date l has been decided to give the opportunity to all those who are training for the Race Across America to have a good test (even for the Crew) , where weather conditions , except in case of unforeseen events, should be ideal.

Discover all the details of the route, which will let you to discover amazing places that represents the history of cycling, such as Campo Imperatore,Valico del Macerone, Campitello Matese and more!

Total Km : 775 km

Elevation: 10.500 D+

TimeStation:3

Time Limit: 42 h Supported – 47 h Self Supported

Bike (suggested): Road or Gravel

Wheels: Road 25-22 mm 

Bike gear ratios:50/34 cassette 11/32

 

WUCA EUROPEAN ULTRACYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP

FOR THE FIRST TIME IT’S OPEN TO THE UNSUPPORTED CATEGORY!
and it will be along the roads that have seen
the Ultracycling movement growing over the past 10 years.
Race Across Italy once again ready for a new beginning…..
together with you !

Become a member of the WUCA and compete for the European Ultracycling Championship by clicking here

WUCA EUROPEAN ULTRACYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP

 

How to participate:
  • register at RAI775 in the one of the categories WITH SUPPORT or SELF SUPPORTED
  • register at WUCA (Worldwide Ultracycling Association). For years, WUCA has been working to promote and develop the Ultracycling in the world. It promotes many events, championships, records and challenge series and it is working in all continents to bring Ultracycling to the highest level. Today you can join the WUCA in two ways :
  1. Subscribe an annual membership (actual cost is 45US $), with which you can participate not only in this CHAMPIONSHIP, but in all the events (and not only) that the WUCA will promote for its members. you can join  WUCA by clicking here
  2. Subscribe a single event (cost 10 €)  memebership with which you can participate only in this CHAMPIONSHIP . You can join by adding the 10 € to the RAI775 registration fee and mentioning in your payment specifications . We will then provide to turn the money received to the WUCA,
WUCA EUROPEAN UNSUPPORTED CHAMPIONSHIP will elect :
  • SOLO SUPPORTED European Champion Overall Winner  Male
  • SOLO SUPPORTED European Champion Overall Winner  Female
  • SOLO SELF SUPPORTED Continental Champion Overall Winner  Male
  • SOLO SELF SUPPORTED Continental Champion Overall Winner  Female

European Champion titles will also be awarded as follows :

SOLO  SUPPORTED 

  • Under 50      1° Class Male
  • Under 50      1° Class Female
  • Over 50        1° Class Male
  • Over 50        1° Class Female

TEAM2  SUPPORTED 

  • 1° Class. Male
  • 1° Class. Female
  • 1° Class. Mixed

TEAM4   SUPPORTED 

  • 1° Class. Male
  • 1° Class. Female
  • 1° Class. Mixed

SOLO SELF SUPPORTED 

  • Under 50      1° Class Male
  • Under 50      1° Class Female
  • Over 50        1° Class Male
  • Over 50        1° Class Female

PAIR SELF SUPPORTED 

  • 1° Class. Male
  • 1° Class. Female
  • 1° Class. Mixed

The Track

Equipment

You will find below a summary of the material needed (read carefully the rules).

SOLO AND TEAM WITH SUPPORT CAR

All what is listed below is mandatory:

  • helmet;
  • GPS tracker (provided by the organization and to be kept with the cyclist at all times);
  • navigator (Garmin o similari) to upload  track files;
  • lights for the bike and all what is mentioned in the rules;
  • front and back lights have to be always switched on:
  • 1 support car (pace car);
  • 2 crew members with a valid driver licence ;
  • mobile phone always available
  • reflecting adhesives both for the bike and for the wheels
  • reflecting vests for cyclist and crew members (mandatory according  Italian Traffic Rules and our  rules);
  • all what mentioned in our rules.

In addition we suggest:

  • to have appropriate clothing for all weather conditions;
  • to have a second bike  (this is just a suggestion of course, mainly to avoid  a DNS (Do Not Start) due to a mechanical problem;
  • food and beverage.

SELF-SUPPORTED SOLO AND PAIR :

All what is listed below is mandatory:

  • helmet;
  • GPS tracker (provided by the organization and to be kept with the cyclist at all times);
  • navigator (Garmin o similari) to upload  track files;
  • lights for the bike and all what is mentioned in the rules;
  • front and back lights have to be always switched on:
  • mobile phone always available ;
  • reflecting adhesives both for the bike and for the wheels
  • reflecting vests for cyclist (mandatory according  Italian Traffic Rules and our rules);
  • all what mentioned in our  rules.

In addition we suggest:

  • to have appropriate clothing for all weather conditions;
  • food and beverage.

Registration Fees

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPENED

 

Registration completed within:

Categories:

 

April 7th, 2024

Solo with support car (Men/Women)

€ 350,00 –  REGISTER NOW
 

Team 2  with support car  (Men/Women/Mixed)

€ 390,00 – REGISTER NOW
 

Team 4 with support car  (Men/Women/Mixed)

€ 430,00 – REGISTER NOW
 

Solo Self Supported (without support ) (Men/Women)

€ 260,00 – REGISTER NOW
 

Pair- 2 (a couple of 2 cyclists)  Self Supported (without support ) (Men/Women/Mixed)

€ 390,00 – REGISTER NOW
 
Solo with support car (Men/Women)

Registration completed within

April 7th, 2024

€ 350,00 –  REGISTER NOW

Team 2  with support car  (Men/Women/Mixed)

Registration completed within

April 7th, 2024

€ 390,00 REGISTER NOW

Team 4 with support car  (Men/Women/Mixed)

Registration completed within

April 7th, 2024

€ 430,00REGISTER NOW

 

Solo Self Supported (without support ) (Men/Women)

Registration completed within

April 7th, 2024

€ 260,00 – REGISTER NOW

 
Pair- 2 (a couple of 2 cyclists)  Self Supported (without support ) (Men/Women/Mixed)

Registration completed within

April 7th, 2024

€ 390,00 – REGISTER NOW

Registration fees  for PAIR and TEAM  are for the total.

WHAT IS INCLUDED? :

  • Race Pack with gadgets
  • Noleggio GPS Tracker – if you don’t return the device at the end of the race, you will be charged of the amount of € 100 for each device not returned.
  • GPX track on file
  • Road Book  pdf printable file
  • Finisher’s medal, if completed within the time limit
  • LIVE tracking system with web platform
  • Media service during the race
  • TimeStation where you will find our staff with snacks and drinks
  • Race Officials along the route grant the respect of the  rules
  • Pre-race briefing with all participants and welcome drink
  • FOR SELF SUPPORTED ONLY BagDrop Servicewith empty bags you will find into the race pack (provided by the organization)

…and for your safety you will also find:

  • Race Officials along the route to check conditions of athletes

 Documents required

For all

  • Agonistic Medical Certificate for Cycling valid during Race Across Italy , by sending it to : raceacrossitalyinfo@gmail.com
  • For Italian athletes :
    Valid cycling federation card (ACSI-FCI-UCI etc.)
  • For all foreign athletes :
    UCI membership card
    if you are not a UCI member, please contact us by mail and we will inform you how to proceed
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Race Schedule

Thursday 02/05/2024

h 17:00  20:00

Check-in

and  race packs

Friday 03/05/2024

From 09:00 to 15:00  Check-in/Race Pack /bike and pace car inspection

17:00  Pre-race Briefing
The participation to the briefing is mandatory for cyclists and Crew-Chiefs

20:00  RAI 775 STARTS

 according to the  Start List.

Saturday 04/05/ 2024

RAI775 ARRIVALS

h. 20:00 approx RAI775 arrivals

 

Sunday 05/05/2024

20:00 Award Ceremony & Celebration Party

Registration will close on  : April 7th,  2024

 

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