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TC50K

(50 km    1620 D+)

Saturday 18 april 2020          5.30 am 

 

time limit 12 hours                       2 point  itra

THE COURSE



The 50 km will start from Castiglione d'Orcia at 5.30, after crossing the town, will head towards the characteristic village of Rocca d'Orcia and after 2 km the competitors will descend into the valley along the Via Francigena, cross the river Orcia on the characteristic pedestrian bridge, then go up to Bagno vignoni with its characteristic bathtub of thermal waters in the center of the village, then head towards Pienza, going up the "Valle di terrapille" famous for the famous scene of the Elysian Fields in the film "The Gladiator" then the entrance to the ideal city wanted by Pope Pius II, today a UNESCO heritage village, then via the Crete Senesi, with the passage to the Church of Vitaleta, until you get to cross San Quirico d'Orcia, village located on the Francigena and from here you will descend crossing the ancient village of vignoni with its fortress if along the Ripa d'Orcia it will cross the river returning in the path of 100 km that will follow up to the locality San Martino and then cut the path again going down the usual road of the Well that will take you to the arrival to Castiglione d'Orcia.

ATTENTION:  REFRESHMENTS & TIME GATES

These are the gate times after these times will not be guaranteed any assistance:
  • Pienza                                  (km 16)                                                             
  • San Quirico d’Orcia          ( km 22,8)                                    hourly limit  10.05 am
  •   Capanno cacciatori         ( km 35)                   
  • Borgheretto                        (km 38)                                         hourly limit  12.00 am
  •  hourly limit 12,00 h                                                                                         5.30 pm  
 
 
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