From 30 September 2 October 2016

The first edition of MontepulcianoRun: six road races in three days; a program that looks at both competitive aspect of the sport is to the beneficial effects that movement has on the physical well-being; an event that brings out the territory, the organizational skills of his community and the capacity of the local tourism network.

Friday, September 30 at 21.30 the event opens with “Lumediluna”, a non-competitive urban trail of about 8 km, starting and finishing from the Piazza Grande, which will unfold across the historic city center and in the immediate vicinity.

Anyone can run or walk among the Renaissance palaces and the evocative scenic locations, open the night of the Valdichiana and Val d’Orcia, in a noble cause: the fact anticipate the opening event of the month of cancer prevention of breast cancer. All members will receive and have to wear the pink t-shirt, symbol of the campaign, and so will form monochromatic wave that will act as a decoy for a widespread commitment to fighting breast cancer. The initiative is realized in collaboration with the USL Tuscany South – East, Department of Oncology, and the Association “I always woman.”

Saturday, October 1, Piazza St. Agnese, will start the “Nobilipassi”, route of about 8 km that will visit wineries and producers of Vino Nobile diMontepulciano. An excursion organized for groups of 50 people, accompanied by two guides each, with a very special feature: for each phase of wine tasting will be combined with  local specialties and local cuisine, forming a sort of  itinerant lunch. The route pays homage to the prestigious product to coincide with its fiftieth birthday which will be celebrated on 7 and 8 October.

In the afternoon will be open enrollment for the following day of the competitions and the participants can take part, from 19.30, to pasta – party hosted in Montepulciano Station.

Sunday, October 2 the Montepulciano Run will live its most active day. At 9.30 am, from Montepulciano Station, snap the two professional competitions, “Laquattrordici” and “Laventicinque” (which are named after the mileage of which are articulated) and to 10.00, the Piazza Grande, will start the two non-competitive walks 10 km, “Montepulcianonfoot” and Nordic Walking for practitioners of Nordic walking assisted by sticks.

All four courses are completed in Piazza Grande, where runners will find refreshment and where the prize giving. A shuttle bus service will guarantee the return to Montepulciano where it will be offered a deserved pasta party.