Event Details

Tour Dates: 26 April to 4 May (8 nights)

Provisional Race Day: 3-May, 2020 (tbc)

Race: Giro Delle Mura

Race Distance: 12.5 km

Number of Participants: ~3000

Price: $3,200 per person (twin share)

Tour Summary: 3 unique towns, 2 regions (Tuscany, Emilia Romagna), all meals, all transfers, group training to suit

2019 Race Website:  http://www.poldoro.it/giropodisticodellemura

Program

26-April-2020

Sunday - Lucca

From 2pm

Lucca

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26-April-2020

Sunday - Lucca

2pm (onwards) - Arriving either at Pisa International Airport or Lucca train station, you will be taken to your apartment within the city walls

5pm - we go for a light 8km around the city

8pm - We will meet for dinner at a modern venue within the walls then make our way next door for drinks (Dinner)

From 2pm

Lucca

27-April-2020

Monday - Lucca

All day

Lucca

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27-April-2020

Monday - Lucca

8am - 8-12km jog around city walls

10am - free morning in Lucca. You are encouraged to climb a tower or book a Puccini recital

1pm - Lunch at the local pizzeria

3pm - free afternoon in Lucca

5pm- 4-8km jog around city walls

8pm - we travel to the nearby town of Calci for dinner at an amazing setting at a local Agriturismo

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

All day

Lucca

28-April-2020

Tuesday - Lucca | Pisa | Lucca

All day

Luca > Pisa > Luca

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28-April-2020

Tuesday - Lucca | Pisa | Lucca

8am - 10km tempo or 8x2min efforts

10am - we head to Pisa for a visit

1pm -Lunch at a typical sandwich bar in Pisa

3pm - travel back via a lovely gelateria for dessert

free time

5pm - 4-8km jog recovery and stretches

8pm - we travel just outside of Lucca to a classical Italian restaurant

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

All day

Luca > Pisa > Luca

29-April-2020

Wednesday - Lucca | Pavullo

All day

Lucca > Pavullo

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29-April-2020

Wednesday - Lucca | Pavullo

8am - 8-12 km run along the river trail

10am - we head to the town of Pavullo, a culinary and running secret

1pm - Lunch at our 'Bed-and-Breakfast' in Pavullo

3pm - we head into the city for a walk around town

5pm - 4-8km jog around the local airfield

7pm - just outside of town, we head to an amazing castle for an amazing dinner, the highlight of our Tour

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

All day

Lucca > Pavullo

30-April-2020

Thursday - Pavullo

All day

Pavullo Nel Frignano

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30-April-2020

Thursday - Pavullo

7am - we travel to an authentic Cheese Factory to see the famous Reggiano Parmigiano cheese being made

10am - Tempo run or Interval session (2x3min, 3x2min, 4x1min) - the last session ahead of Sunday's race

1pm - we head back to Pavullo where we lunch at another nearby food venue that rivals any in the region

5pm - 4-8km light jog around the local airfield

7pm - low-key tonight, we head to the local pizzeria where we dine with the locals on pizza, pasta and local wine

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)  

All day

Pavullo Nel Frignano

1-May-2020

Friday - Pavullo Nel Frignano | Ferrara

All day

Pavullo Nel Frignano > Ferrara

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1-May-2020

Friday - Pavullo Nel Frignano | Ferrara

8am - 8km jog around Pavullo

10am - we travel to Ferrara, the town of our race

1pm - typical Ferrarese lunch

5pm - 4-8km jog around Ferrara

8pm - Dinner will be at a local restaurant in Ferrara

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)  

All day

Pavullo Nel Frignano > Ferrara

2-May-2020

Saturday - Ferrara

All day

Ferrara

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2-May-2020

Saturday - Ferrara

8am - 8km jog around part of course

10am - we visit the Saturday local markets

1pm - typical Ferrarese lunch

5pm - 4-8km walk around Ferrara

7pm - Dinner will be at a local restaurant in Ferrara

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)  

All day

Ferrara

3-May-2020

Sunday - Race Day

All day

Ferrara > Lucca

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3-May-2020

Sunday - Race Day

8am - We head to the start of this event (the local horse track) before the race heads out onto the roads of Ferrara then follows the ancient city walls (Le Mura)

10:30 after the presentation, we head back to our Hotel for showers before heading back to Lucca. Along the way we stop at a regional Festa for lunch, serving local specialties. 

7pm - Tonight we head to a local modern restaurant in the city walls of Lucca before we move next door for drinks

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)  

All day

Ferrara > Lucca

4-May-2020

Lucca - farewell

To - 10am

Lucca

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4-May-2020

Lucca - farewell

8am - 8km recovery jog around Lucca 

10am - check-out

(Breakfast)

To - 10am

Lucca