Giessegi – main sponsor of 2012 Montegrappa Challenge race GSG signed to three-year partnership in 2012 and the continuity will give a strong impetus to the race and its social aims at the same time.
The Montegrappa Challenge, which in 2012 will celebrate the fourth edition, is not a simple competition, is an your-own challenge thinking about those less fortunate. It’s, in fact, a randonnee, an individual “challenge” on long-
distances, without trial. The Montegrappa Challenge offers 4 different courses, for every kind of training level, and 5 climbs of Monte Grappa Mount from many sides:
Base: Length 114.10 km – Elevation Gain 3,300 m
Medium: Length 168.32 km – Elevation Gain 4,935 m
Strong: length 225.29 km – Elevation Gain 6,591 m
Extra Strong: length 273.40 km – Elevation Gain 8,159 m
Departure from the historic Ponte degli Alpini bridge in Bassano del Grappa (VI) on Saturday July 14th 2012, time of departure from 05:30 to 08:00, and arrive for all racers in Bassano del Grappa’s Mercante Velodrome.
The total number of participants is voluntarily limited to 300 athletes and as the previous occasions it is expected to reach it in advance. Expected cycling ex-stars and testimonials of athletes past and present (as Moser, Argentin, Thevenet). The purpose of the event are largely for social and solidarity, race’s turnover and sponsorship will be donated to two local association, Sadve and Conca d’oro non-profit organization, engaged for years in social activities in favor of the less fortunate. More informations, news and registration form on the site:
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