Rules and Regulation for the 2014 GRANFONDO COSTA D’AMALFI

Data : 23th March 2014

Denominazione : GRANFONDO Costa d’Amalfi

Percorsi: – Gran Fondo (Long Path) 123 kilometres,  2,600 metres of climbing -

- – Medio Fondo (Medium Path) 93 kilometeres 1,700 metres of climbing–

Path Long Distance: Amalfi, Atrani, Maiori, Tramonti, Corbara, Sant’Egidio del Monte Albino, Pagani, Nocera Inferiore, Nocera Superiore, Roccapiemonte, Mercato San Severino, Fisciano, Calvanico, Giffoni Sei Casali (just some kilometres on the road that leads to Castiglione dei Genovesi), Castiglione dei Genovesi, San Mango Piemonte, Salerno, Pellezzano, Cava de’Tirreni, Salerno, Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Maiori, Minori, Ravello.

Path Medium Distance: Amalfi, Atrani, Maiori, Tramonti, Corbara, Sant’Egidio del Monte Albino, Pagani, Nocera Inferiore, Nocera Superiore, Roccapiemonte, Mercato San Severino, Fisciano, Baronissi, Pellezzano, Cava de’Tirreni, Salerno, Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Maiori, Minori, Ravello.

Start point: piazza Flavio Gioia – Amalfi (Sa) –7:00

Assembly begins : 07:20

Start: 08:00

Finish : – piazza Vescovado – Ravello (Sa)

Check-point anti-doping : – Auditorium Oscar Nyemier – Ravello (Sa)

Organisers : ASD MOVICOAST Sport & Turismo

Circuito di appartenenza :  This event is part of

- Circuito 2014 –

- Centro Italia 2014 –

- Scudetto Campano 2014 –


The event is open to all adult male and female riders licensed F.C.I. and Sports Promotion in possession of medical fitness to practice sport of competitive cycling/paracycling and foreign cyclists in good standing with foreign membership of the UCI Federation for the year 2014.

Riders over 15 and under 18 may take part  only in the shorter event. Riders over 65 may only take part in the shorter event.

For non-members will be activated on the 22nd march a day pass to the FCI at a cost of  € 15 for the insurance cover of ‘civil liability’ during the event of the 23rd march. For the issuance of the card you must present:

-       the medical certificate of fitness to practice competitive sports for those who need to go through the 123 km and the medical certificate of good health for those who choose the 93 km;

-  Ethical certification (CE). This document may also be completed at the time of registration.

The 2014 Gran Fondo Costa d’Amalfi is by invitation and the Committee have the right to exclude any rider at their discretion. As required by the new rules approved by the Italian Consulta:

-       Will not be accepted requests for inclusion of cyclists who have had penalties and / or disqualification for doping exceeding six months;

-       Former professional athletes M / F which former Professionals, former Elite, former Under-23 and former Elite Women, included in the periods listed below, however licensed , will be able to participate only after the written invitation of the organizer, should be avoided in any way to alter the running of the event and will be excluded from any individual ranking and society.

-       These periods include:

• athletes with professional contract (contract with Elite): 4 years after the last year of the contract;

• U23 athletes: 2 years, but not before the age of 25 years of age (or the next day);

• U23 athletes who have only one year of membership: 1 year;

• Elite athletes without a contract: 2 years;

• elite women: 2 years;Professionals, cyclist of the elite category and U23 can be admitted only for promotional purposes at the discretion of the organising committee and cannot be a part of the ranking.

As required by the new rules approved by the Italian Consulta, by signing the entry form the competitor, together with the representative of his team, certifies that there are no sporting sanctions, civil and / or criminal or ongoing investigations against him for acts relating doping and said he had not taken – and not to take – doping substances included in the list of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ( 

The mendacious self-certification will be prosecuted according to law.

-       Entry Fees:

-       € 25,00 for entries before 31st  December 2013

The registration by 31/12/2013 give right to::

■ to all members to participate in the extraction of 06/01/2014 which will be raffled off a weekend tribute to two people in a three-star accommodation in the Amalfi Coast;

■ to the first 100 members to leave in the first grid on the 23/03/2014;

■ to all subscribers to buy, paying only € 5,00 plus, the shirt of full cycling “GF Amalfi Coast in 2014.”

-       € 30,00 for entries from 1st January to 21st March 2014

-       € 35,00 on 22nd -23rd  March 2014

There are also the following fees facilitated FOR INDIVIDUAL:

-       for entries for Circuito 2014 visit

It will also be raffled among the participants of the circuit 2014 that are present at the Granfondo Costa d’Amalfi No. 1 weekend for two people.

-       for entries for circuito Centro Italia 2014 visit

-       for entries for Scudetto Campano 2014 visit

-       Granfondo Costa d’Amalfi is also twinned with the Gran Fondo Terre dei Varano 2014 with the aim of promoting the exchange of their participants makes possible the participation of members of Gf Terre dei Varano at the promotional price of € 20.00 regardless of the period of enrollment.

Interested parties together with the specific form and the copy of the bank , must send a copy of the registration to Gf Terre dei Varano .

Among those who join in this promotion will be extracted three prizes in the draw. At the same time the same conditions will apply to members of the Granfondo Costa d’Amalfi who wish to participate in the GF Terre dei Varano .

-       Granfondo Costa d’Amalfi is also twinned with the “8° GRAN FONDO DELLA CERAMICA” based in Santo Stefano di Camastra on 16 Marzo 2014, first stage of Prestigio 2014. With the aim of promoting the exchange of their participants the organizers of both events have created a partnership : the participants at the Sicilian stage on 16/03/2014 will receive on Amalfi will receive the following benefits:

a) free transfer to and from the airport / port / railway station of Naples / Salerno to Amalfi Coast;

b) price discounted for facilities affiliated to the Amalfi Coast (see the specific section on the site), with the added benefit that seven-day stay will pay just five, and this for both athletes and parents!!

Similarly, the leadership stefanese is also preparing discounts and promotions in such a way that will be announced shortly on the event website

Thanks to the agreements reached by the organizers did the combined between the Granfondo Costa d’Amalfi – Gran Fondo the 5 Terre.

The idea is based on identifying the two stages of the maritime circuit going to tie two territories enchanting of the Italian peninsula .

Thanks to the partnership who will be able to join a unique solution to a combination just 40 Euros , more details in the coming days for the forms on the website of Granfondo Costa d’Amalfi .

-       FREE ENTRY FOR RIDERS FROM ABROAD when accompanied with proof of hotel/travel booking.


There are also the following fees facilitated FOR SPORTS GROUPS:

-     For groups larger than 6 from outside the region: 1 free (the 7th), 2 free (11th and 12th)

-     For groups of more than 7 residents in Campania: 1 free (the 8th), 2 free (the 13th and the 14th)

The entry fee includes race number, the race pack Gran Fondo, use of the repair service (spare parts not included), health care in the race, assistance and refreshments on the route, pasta party at the finish, free participation in other activities over the weekend (see specific section of the site), special prices in hotel/restaurant .The final classification will be posted on and finishers can download and print their certificates.

In the web site there is also a specific section (shopping on line) where you can buy the technical equipment GF Costa d’Amalfi 2014: following the directions you can book the leaders and withdraw the delivery of the starting numbers.

Entry Form:

The entry form is available online at

and can be sent by Email to:.

Overseas riders who receive free entry must send proof of travel or accommodation at least three weeks before the day of the event to the above email address.

Also remember that you can monitor your registration on the site clicking on the specific link.

Registration deadline:

March  17, 2014 with bank transfer , March  21, 2014 on-line. March 22, 2014 by cash

On March 23, you can register ONLY FOR REGIONAL directly in a special box at the start of the race, paying directly in cash.

Distribution of starting numbers:

“Salone Morelli of Amalfi Town Hall” from 10.00am to 7.00 pm on March 22, 2014. The race packages not picked up will  not be sent home.

For individual entries the number must be collected personally with a valid ID card, passport or driving licence accompanied by UCI, F.C.I. or Sports Promotion license recognized by the U.C.I. They must take with them also bank transfer  of their entry form.

On collection of numbers riders will also be issued with an electronic chip. A deposit of 10 euros must be paid and 7 euros will be refunded on return of the chip.

For teams with registered riders only the team leader need appear with all the documentation outlined above.

Refund of the participation fee

If the member does not participate in the event, the registration fee will not be refunded.

In case of impossibility to communicate MUST fax by midnight on 21.03.2014, the share will be kept valid for enrollment in 2015.

The inscription kept valid for the following year is nominal and not transferable and applies only to the following year to renunciation.


Replacements can be made within the participants who have completed their registration. They can be made up to 28 February 20014 with a 5 euro processing fee

Event Cancellation:

If the event has to be cancelled due to exceptional circumstances there will be no refunded entries.

Ordine di partenza – Divisione dei partecipanti in Griglie

The participants will be divided into departure numerical grids, defined on the basis of the following criteria:

Red Section: Nos 1-30 VIP’s

White Section: Nos 31-150 Ranking. Of this grid will also include the first 100 registered by   31/12/2013

Green Section: Nos 151-300 all female riders and entries for Circuito – Centro Italia 2014 not included in the ranking grid

Pink section: Nos 301-500 “prestigiosi” and entries according to data entry no.

Yellow Section: Nos 501-1000- according to data entry no.

Blue Section: 1001- according to data entry no.


Gran Fondo123 Km-2,600 m.climbing

Medio Fondo-93 Km-1,700 m. climbing

Time Limit

There will be a time limit of 8 hours for the completion of both events. Please note the junction in Fisciano km 48 for the longer event will be closed to competitors 30 minutes after the first rider has gone through and anywat at 10:00 am.

Participants will pass after this time will be directed on the Medium path.


It will be carried out by Kronoservice s.r.l with technology based on the use of “chip”. Each participant will be provided a personal chip or a chip daily rental. Information and conditions on the use of chips are posted on the site

Note: Failure or improper use of the chip will result in the non-inclusion in the ranking and the non-allocation of time spent.

Rights and Responsibilities:

-       Participants must obey the rules of the road.

-       The official number must be placed on the handlebars with the transponder and a number must be displayed on the back. These numbers can not be modified or altered in any way.

-       The approved crash helmet must be worn for the whole race.

-       It is compulsory to carry puncture repair kit- spare inner tube or tubular tyre.

-       Please note that riders overtaken by the car marked “Fine Corsa” will continue the race retaining the starting number on the handlebars and on the back. In this case be aware that the road is open to traffic.

-       The competitor may, subject to the limitations for athletes aged 15 to 18 years old and over 64 above, to freely choose the path that best suits their ability during the course of the event, always respecting the points of control paths, worth exclusion from the final classification.

-       The first three riders from both events must attend the awards ceremony afterwards. Alternatively, you will have to delegate in writing an executive. Otherwise you will lose the right to the prize.

-       The first three riders from both events must attend the awards ceremony afterwards. Failure to do so will mean exclusion from the event next year.

-       To protect the environment, is absolutely prohibited from participating in any kind of litter along the roads, it is mandatory only put them in the containers located in the vicinity of the refreshment and / or arrival. Anyone who is surprised by the organization’s staff and / or race officials to disregard this rule will be disqualified.


1. Riders are not allowed to exchange numbers or start in a section other than the one they have been assigned. This will cause the immediate exclusion from the event or the exclusion from classification and disqualification from the event from one to five years

2. Riders are requested not to litter the roads and to use the containers at the refreshment areas. Riders leaving litter outside the feed zones will be excluded also from entry next year.

3. The 2014 Gran Fondo Costa d’Amalfi is by invitation and the Committee have the right to exclude any rider at their discretion. No entries from riders who have o had drug disqualifications or other kind of disqualifications from their Federation will be accepted.

4.  The organization reserves the right to take measures if unfair behavior is noticed tending to distort the finishing order of the race.

5.  Cycles fitted with any type of electric or electronic aid are forbidden.


Anything that is not covered by these regulations appears in the general rules issued by the National Amateur Cycling Commission of the F.C.I.


Departure, en route at the discretion of the organization, arrival. Who will advance the start or will start without the passage to the control located on the starting line will be considered as having withdrawn and therefore does not appear in the finishing.

Awards Team and Individual Competition:

All riders take part in the individual classification. This will be drawn up according to the order of arrival.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

First three teams for  number of  riders finishing within the time limit.

First three teams for  number of riders starting.

First second and third overall positions for both events, male.

The first three (3) women placed on the 120 km Path.

The first three (3) women placed on the 80 km Path.

The first three (3) categories of :

Gentlemen:                                       Ladies:

Age 19-29                                          Age 19-29

30-39                                                          30-39

40-49                                                           40 and over


60 and over

There will also be prizes for the first three of the sport of para-cycling classes, both male and female, which

- Cycle Hand (Handbike) H 1 – H2-H3-H4

- Tricycle T1 – T2

- Cycling C1-C2-C3-C4-C5

There will also be raffled among the participants present at the event of the circuit 2014 No. 1 weekend for two people.

There will also be drawn between those who subscribe to the promotion with the Marathon Terre dei Varano three prizes in the draw.

Other awards to be announced at the start or on March 22, 2014. 

The ranking will be published in the press and on the website of the event


Any complaints must reach the jury by the deadline specified by the F.C.I. with the regulation fee.


The organization accepts no liability for accidents or damage to persons, animals and things that would happen before, during and after the cycling event. E ‘is mandatory for all participants at the exhaustive respect for and observance of the rules of the road. Although not covered in these regulations applies to the FCI Private Amateur National.

Medical Assistance:

The medical backup service using radio communication comprises a team of ambulances, qualified doctors and paramedical staff  .

Mechanical Assistance:

Official cars and motor cycles will be following the event and there are a number of service points along the two paths.

Private Service:

The use of private vehicles for mechanical assistance is strictly forbidden.

Support radio

Along the two routes and arrival.

Refreshments  during the event:

km 44 medium e long Path: Water and food in Mercato San Severino until 11.00 am

km 58 medium Path e 88 Long Path:Water and food at Passo Croce until 1:00 pm

km 79 medium Path e 109 Long Path:Water and food at Capodorso until 2:00 pm

Finish:  Water, followed by a pasta party at the auditorium Oscar Niemeyer in Ravello until 3:00 pm .There will be a safe place to leave bikes.

Compulsory equipment of ciclofondista

The participant must henceforth have to check if at the time of departure at least the following equipment: – a set of tools for removing the tire / tube. - An inner tube (or tubular) spare – a pump (or bottle) to inflate the wheels – a water bottle. In addition, all participants throughout the duration of the race, must wear a helmet approved hard and keep attached, legibly, the number of race in the frame and the drive back on the jersey.


Showers are available in Ravello in Viale Richard Wagner.

A “Broom Wagon” will follow the race.


Extra services on payment:

Nel sito sarà inoltre presente un’apposita sezione “” in cui il main partner per l’abbigliamento tecnico presenta la maglia e il pantaloncino tecnico realizzati appositamente per la GF Costa d’Amalfi 2014: seguendo le indicazioni sarà possibile prenotare i capi e ritirarli alla consegna dei pettorali di partenza.

The site will also feature a special section ” Abbigliamento ” in which it’s possible to buy the official event racing vest and shorts GF Amalfi Coast 2014: if ordered on that web-section, they will be available for collection on 22nd March at the race control in Amalfi.


The Committee of 2014 Gran Fondo Costa d’Amalfi have the right to do some modification to this rules and regulations. They will be communicated by the official web site .


With the online despatch of the entry form the participant is seen to have read and accepted all rules and regulations pertaining to this event, including racing licence issues by a federation recognised by the U.C.I,, having private accident and general third party liability insurance, a medical certificate and have signed the Ethical Certification (CE). Competitors have total responsibility for their health during the event. The organising committee accept no responsibility for accidents in the course of the event. The participant authorises the use of his images and data according to the Italian Privacy Law no.196 (2003).


A.s.d. Movicoast via G. D’Anna, 5 – 84010 Ravello (Sa)

Tel. 339/5783641,

Official web site