Event Details

 

Tour Dates: 14 June to 22 June (8 nights)

Provisional Race Day: 21-June, 2020 (tbc)

Race: Notturna di San Giovanni

Race Distance: 10 km 

Number of Participants: ~4000

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.firenzemarathon.it/it/notturna-di-san-giovanni

Program

14-June-2020

Sunday - Lucca

2pm - 9pm

Lucca

Event Details

14-June-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 8-12km around the city for those that didn't fit in their Sunday run

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

2pm - 9pm

Lucca

15-June-2020

Monday – Lucca

All day

Lucca

Event Details

15-June-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 recital

1pm - Lunch at the local pizzeria

3pm - free to see Lucca

5pm - 4-8km jog (walk) around city walls

8pm - we travel to nearby Calci for dinner at a local Agriturismo

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

All day

Lucca

16-June-2020

Tuesday - Lucca | Pisa | Lucca

All day

Lucca > Pisa > Lucca

Event Details

16-June-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 afternoon

5pm - 4-8km jog (walk) recovery and stretches

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

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

All day

Lucca > Pisa > Lucca

17-June-2020

Wednesday - Lucca | Pavullo

All day

Lucca > Pavullo

Event Details

17-June-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

5:30 - 4-8km jog (walk) around the local airfield

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

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

All day

Lucca > Pavullo

18-June-2020

Thursday – Pavullo

All day

Pavullo

Event Details

18-June-2020

Thursday – Pavullo

07:30 - warm up stretches / strength

07:45 - Tempo run or short interval session (last session ahead of Saturday nights race)

09:00 Breakfast

10:00 - 13:00 we travel to Maranello to visit the Ferrari factory (optional)

13:30 - we head back to Pavullo where we eat at another nearby food venue that rivals any in the region

17:30 - 4-8km jog (walk) around the local airfield

19:00 - 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

19-June-2020

Friday - Pavullo | Bologna

All day

Pavullo > Bologna

Event Details

19-June-2020

Friday - Pavullo | Bologna

8am - 8km jog on trails

9:30 - we leave Pavullo and travel to Bologna for lunch

1:30 - typical Bolognese lunch, check-in, followed by a post-lunch walk around the old-town

6pm - light 4-8km jog (walk) in Bologna

8pm - Dinner at a typical Bolognese restaurant

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

All day

Pavullo > Bologna

20-June-2020

Saturday - Lucca | Florence | Lucca

All day

Bologna > Florence

Event Details

20-June-2020

Saturday - Lucca | Florence | Lucca

Race Day.

8am - light 4km jog (walk)

10am - Free morning in Bologna (Saturday markets)

1pm - Lunch: Local pizzeria

3pm - Depart for Florence and check-in to Hotel

5pm - Race Check-in, warm-up jog

9pm - Race: Notturno Di San Giovanni 10km

11:00pm - v.late dinner at local diner (tbc)

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

All day

Bologna > Florence

21-June-2020

Sunday - Florence | Lucca

All day

Lucca

Event Details

21-June-2020

Sunday - Florence | Lucca

9am - light 4-12km recovery jog

Noon - Travel to local regional festa (tbc)

1pm - Lunch: local regional festa

4pm - Return to Lucca

5pm - Early drinks at bar ahead of dinner

7:30pm - Dinner at nearby modern restaurant

9:30 - Return to bar (optional)

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)  

All day

Lucca

22-June-2020

Monday - Depart

8am - 10am

Lucca

Event Details

22-June-2020

Monday - Depart

8am - light 4-8km jog

9:30 - Breakfast, Check-Out and Depart

(Breakfast)  

8am - 10am

Lucca