Istria Granfondo 2017.

  • 06Oct
  • ~
  • 08Oct

Umag and Novigrad

Contact

Istra D.M.C. Ltd

Email: bike@coloursofistria.com
Phone: +385 52 719 471
Phone: +385 52 719 419

Tags: Sport, Biking, Umag, Novigrad
RESULTS - ISTRIA GRANFONDO 2016.
 

Istria Granfondo Classic

Istria Granfondo Small

Note the dates 06. - 08. October 2017 and sign up for the international cycling marathon Istria Granfondo. The sixth edition of the marathon with the start and finish line in Umag and Novigrad will offer an even richer program this year.

The real challenge comes on Saturday, in Umag, on the routes for the bold and physically fit. Choose between the 88 km long route of Istria Granfondo Small and 128 km long route of Istria Granfondo Classic. Granfondo Classic passes through the central part of the Istrian peninsula, through Oprtalj, Motovun and returns to Northwest Istria. Both races start and finish in the beautiful Stella Maris Resort, just next to the ATP stadium in Umag. In order to catch your breath on the way, we have prepared a total of 6 refreshment stops.

On Sunday, Istria Granfondo Family & Gourmet Tour will take you on a 25 km long recreational ride around Novigrad and its surroundings, along the shore, through olive groves and vineyards. Cyclists will enjoy the views and tastings of Istrian dishes at the refreshment stops.

The marathon that brought together as many as 800 cyclists from 10 different countries, more than 300 members in the organization team, 150 volunteers as well as members of various cycling teams in 2014, this year has 120 prizes in store for the best cyclists and 20 prizes for the most numerous teams.

The rich accompanying program of 2016 offers well-known bicycle brands in the Expo zone, a children's program, Zumba kids, a bike balance competition, City Bike & Wine Tour, a fashion show, rich gourmet offer and most importantly - great atmosphere.

Special offer - one overnight stay with half-board service, start fee for Istria Granfondo Small or Classic route and Pro Action energie package

Welcome to Umag and Novigrad to the 5th Istria Granfondo!

 

Istria Granfondo VIDEO production:

Date: September 30th - October 2th 2016
Location: Umag and Novigrad

Meeting point and Start

  • Saturday, October 1th, 2016 - Tennis center Stella Maris in Umag
    10:30 - Istria Granfondo Classic 128 km (1.330 m altitude)
    10:30 - Istria Granfondo Small 88 km (720 m altitude)
  • Sunday, October 2th, 2016 - riva Porporela in Novigrad
    10:00 - Istria Granfondo Family&Gourmet Tour 25 km (for families and children over 10)

Categories for Istria Granfondo Classic

Cadets Year 1989.-1998.
Juniors  Year 1984.-1988.
Seniors Year 1977.-1983.
Masters Year 1969.-1976.
Gentleman Year 1961.-1968.
Super Gentleman A/B Year 1954.-1960. and 1946.-1953.
Women A Year 1987.-1998.
Women B Year 1977.-1986.
Women C Year 1969.-1976.
Women D Year 1961.-1968.
Hobby Tourist Licensed (year 1942.-1998.)
Hobby Tourist no licensed (year 1942.-1998.)

Categories for Istria Granfondo Small

Cadets Year 1989.-1998.
Juniors  Year 1984.-1988.
Seniors Year 1977.-1983.
Masters Year 1969.-1976.
Gentleman Year 1961.-1968.
Super Gentleman A/B Year 1954.-1960. and 1946.-1953.
Women A Year 1987.-1998.
Women B Year 1977.-1986.
Women C Year 1969.-1976.
Women D Year 1961.-1968.
Hobby Tourist Licensed (year 1942.-1998.)
Hobby Tourist no licensed (year 1942.-1998.)

Registration and start fee:

Early registration and start fee - until Sunday, September 11th 2016. at 23:59h - 23 Euro / 174,00 HRK

Registration and start fee - from Monday, September 12th 2016. until Sunday, September 25th 2016. till 12:00h - 28 Euro / 212,00 HRK

Late registration and start fee – from Sunday, September 25th 2016. at 12:01 h until Saturday, October 1st 2016. at 9:00 h - 35 Euro / 265,00 HRK

Registration and start fee - FOR NON-LICENSED RIDERS:
Non-licensed riders (without UCI, UISP or UDACE licence) will be permitted to participate only if registered until Wednesday, September 28th 2016 at 23:59h!
For this type of registration please use our standard web-form but with additional data: unique personal ID number or/and number of the personal identification card.
At the moment of registration and assigning a race-number, besides the usual start fee, you'll have to add additional 50,00 kuna (~7 Euro) to cover the expenses of issuing a one-time license and insurance.
Note: Payment of the start fee and of a one-time license is possible in kunas (HRK) and euro (EUR).

Application form for issue one-day license: Download (PDF)

Please bring personally the completed form at the Race office during the registrations and gifts assignment.

Registration form:

Please use our standard web-form for registration.

INSTRUCTIONS for the payment order OUTSIDE CROATIA
The payment can be made to the club's bank account.
Beneficiary: ISTRA D.M.C. d.o.o., Jadranska 66, 52470 Umag, Croatia, Tax.nr. 91825575551
Beneficiary’s bank: ZAGREBACKA BANKA d.d., Zagreb
IBAN: HR1623600001102025521
SWIFT CODE: ZABAHR2X
AT PAYMENT PLEASE REFER TO: "1199-2016 (Istria Granfondo entry fee) - your name and surname"

Organisation:

ISTRA D.M.C. Ltd
Jadranska 66
52470 Umag
Croatia
Phone: +385(0)52 719 471
Phone: +385(0) 52 719 419
E-mail: bike@coloursofistria.com
www.istria-granfondo.com
 

Co-organizers:

  • Tourism Offices of Umag, Novigrad, Buie and Brtonigla
  • Hotel companies Istraturist Umag and Aminess hotels & campsites
  • Tourist Department of Region of Istria

Partners:












The competitor bears the cost. At the moment of your registration and picking your number/promo-package, please have ready a document confirming your payment for the race.
Note: If case of a single registration without UCI / UDACE/ UISP license, an additional payment of 7 € is required along with the entry fee.
At the moment of your registration and picking your number/promo-package, please have ready a document confirming your payment for the race.

Additional info regarding registration and payment of participation fee:
We would like to inform you that your registration for Istria Granfondo is completed at the moment of online registration on the web-site www.stotinka.hr and payment of full participation fee.

If you registered yourself online and didn't pay participation fee, you're still non-registered. At the moment of picking the number (on Saturday or on Sunday) you'll have to pay participation fee for the late registration.


For all the foreign participants (outside Croatia) that payed participation fee but only in partial amount (due to banking fee), it will be allowed to pay the difference to the full amount of participation fee at the moment of picking the number on Saturday or Sunday.

Number assignment:

- Friday, 30th September from 16.00 till 20.00, at the Info point (tennis center Stella Maris) in Umag
- Saturday, 1th October from 7.00 till 9.00 at the Info point (tennis center Stella Maris) in Umag

Entry fee includes:

The signposted course; race number holder; professional timing; mechanical help in the start area; medical assistance; free parking; food stops along the course; pasta party; online results; bike washing at the finish; showers; shuttle service for bikers (broom service)

Timing:

The race is timed by "Stotinka" with a transponder chip. The participants will get one with their start number, including installation on their protective helmet.

Prizes:

Prices in objects and gift packages will be distributed among the categories. Medals and cups will be awarded to the best riders, too.
Hotel companies from Umag and Novigrad will grant the best competitors and their partners with an accomodation in its hotels and appartments.
Individual prizes: top 5 in each category
Special prizes: the first three teams with the highest number of registered athletes

Prize giving ceremonies:

Saturday, October 1th, 2016 after the event in Umag (tenis centar Stella Maris) at 14:45 p.m. for the marathon Istria Granfondo Small and at 16:00 for the marathon Istria Granfondo Classic.
All winner are asked to be on the podium punctually - if you can not be there, please announce it at the Infopoint.

Courses:

There will be 2 courses:
Istria Granfondo - long course, km 128 (1.330 m altitude)
Istria Granfondo - short course, km 88 (720 m altitude)

Long course:

Date Saturday, 1.10.2016.
Starting time 10:30
Starting place Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
Arrival Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
Course Umag - Novigrad – Višnjan – Baderna - Tinjan – Motovun - Oprtalj - Momjan - Plovanija - Savudrija - S. Maris - Umag
Length 128 km
Differnce of elevation 1.330 m

Short course:

Date Saturday, 1.10.2016.
Starting time 10:30
Starting place Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
Arrival Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
Course Umag – Karigador – Brtonigla – Nova vas – P.Porton – Oprtalj – Momjan – Plovanija – Savudrija – S.Maris - Umag
Length 88 km
Differnce of elevation 720 m

General rules:

The event applies the road bike technical rules of the HBS - Croatian Cycling Union, the UCI International Road Bike Regulations and the general regulations of the UCI. The organizer will not be held accountable for civil and legal responsibilities of the competitors towards third parties. The event will take place regardless the weather conditions.
The Organiser keeps right to change any race regulation without prior notice.

Complaints:

According to the book of regulations by placing the deposit of 200 kn (25 Euro). For a complaint for the in-race period deadline is 15 minutes after the finish. For a complaint regarding the results deadline is 15 minutes after results have been posted (published by a President of the Commissaires panel).

Additional information:

a) The paths SMALL and CLASSIC split in Kovri after 15,3 km. Warning signs will be placed at an adequate distance from the splitting point. The paths merge again Livade, at 77,5 km CLASSIC and 37,5 km SMALL course.

b) Damaged pavement with many patches between 75,5 km and 78,5 km downhill towards Motovun and further to the Livade.

On the CLASSIC and SMALL course the point to emphasize is the passage through Momjan and downhill immediately after, according to the place Valle - technically very demanding part with narrow and fast downhill, smaller damage on the narrow pavement between 100,5 km and 102,5 km (classic) and 60,4 and 62,4 km for small course.

c) The most demanding climbs

SMALL
1. Livade – Oprtalj 38,5 km; (6 km length, 300m altitude)

CLASSIC
2. Livade - Oprtalj 78,5 km; (6 km length, 300m altitude)

d) There will be an official vehicle (yellow light) in the race till 30 minutes behind the leading rider. All the riders riding behind the vehicle will not be provided road protection and ride at their own risk, therefore they are kindly asked to obey traffic regulations.

e) There will be another vehicle till 60 minutes behind the leading rider. All the riders lagging behind it will be excluded from the race. Regardless, the direction signs on the trail will remain at their positions for a certain time after the above period.

f) Feed zones and technical zones:
1. Škropeti (67,5 km) – classic
2. Oprtalj (84,5 km)- classic
3. Kremenje (105,2 km) - classic
4. Oprtalj (44. km) – small
5. Kremenje (65 km) - small
6. Umag (finish line)

In addition, lunch will be provided at the finish line for all participants, only upon presentation of the coupon received at registration (when picking up race numbers).

 

Istria Granfondo Classic - long course

Details:

  • Starting place: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Arrival: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Course: Umag - Novigrad – Višnjan – Baderna - Tinjan – Motovun - Oprtalj - Momjan - Plovanija - Savudrija - S. Maris - Umag
  • Length: 128 km
  • Differnce of elevation: 1.330 m





 

The track encompasses all the diversity of Istria, which makes it particularly interesting. From a competitive point of view, the track is not too demanding – the only ascent is to Oprtalj, which begins at the 78th kilometre and is 6 kilometres in length, with an altitude difference of 300 metres, and therefore clearly represents a selective part of the track. Prepare a gear of at least 39x25, or even 39x27. Most likely, the group will have been significantly reduced up to this point. After the ascent, more than 40 kilometres remain to the finish line, which gives everybody a chance to catch up with the race. Between the 91st and the 93rd kilometre you will encounter two humps on the road – we recommend that you prepare well for them mentally, as they are steep and break up the rhythm, particularly if you're already at your limit. Passing through Momjan is the technically most demanding part of the race, particularly when it comes to the descent towards Valle at the 100th kilometre – the road is very narrow, with sharp turns that demand precision and skill. The scenery is bound to leave everyone breathless. The last 20 kilometres of the race, descending slowly towards Umag, are very fast and favour groups that homogeneously work together. Nearing the finish line, keep your wits about you and play it smart. Entering the last turn that is locates less than 100 metres from the finish line is of key importance here – anything worse than entering it first is not good.

Download

Download course map & altitude:   Download (5 MB; PDF)


Istria Granfondo Small - short course

Details:

  • Starting place: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Arrival: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Course: Umag - Karigador - Brtonigla - P. Porton - Momjan - Plovanija - Savudrija - S. Maris - Umag
  • Length: 88 km
  • Differnce of elevation: 720 m





 

This track is exceptionally interesting and, above all, dynamic. Be cautious between the 50th and 54th kilometre of the track –two sharp bumps on the road before Momjan will break up the rhythm, while the technically demanding descent through Momjan and immediately after it demands your full attention. The track offers an opportunity to catch up and enter the group for the winning sprint. Within the sprint itself, there is an obstacle in the form of a 90-degree turn less than 100 from the finish line – aim for first place if you want to win the race. The landscape and its diversity are sure to delight you.

Download

Download course map & altitude:   Download (5 MB; PDF)


Istria Granfondo Family&Gourmet Tour - Details:

  • Starting place: Novigrad (Riva Porporela)
  • Arrival: Novigrad (Riva Porporela)
  • Course: Novigrad - Mareda - Fermići - Karigador - Radini - Fiorini - Bužinija - Paolija - Novigrad
  • Length: 25 km
  • Differnce of elevation: 215 m
 

City cycle tour with a wine break – Details:

  • Starting place: Umag (Stella Maris)
  • Arrival: Umag (Stella Maris)
  • Course: Stella Maris – Punta – Riva – Wine bar ITIstria – Riva – Punta - Stella Maris
  • Length: 25 km