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THE ULTRA TRAILER MICHELE EVANGELISTI WILL BE THE SPECIAL GUEST AT THE ORIGINAL – 20K IN ROVERETO

THE ULTRA TRAILER MICHELE EVANGELISTI WILL BE THE SPECIAL GUEST AT THE ORIGINAL – 20K IN ROVERETO

The journey towards the most anticipated appointment on Saturday 22nd September in Rovereto, The Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun The Original – 20k, continues.

There will be a special guest, expert in extreme challenge, welcoming the strongmanrunners: the ultra trailer Michele Evangelisti, capable of crossing Australia from North to South in 2017, covering 3000km in 45 days in prohibitive conditions. The “Superman” of Cecina will join the run with his team and he will be a leader for all the runners. The participants will be able to count on him for advices and on his charisma to complete the hardest and the craziest obstacle run.

Moreover, the details of the official t-shirt have been revealed. For the second year it will be provided by La Sportiva, technical partner of the event. The brand of Trento, leader in the production of outdoor shoes and clothes, celebrates an important goal this year: 90th anniversary since the establishment.

The news are not over: it has been announced the partnership with Ekis, company leader in coaching services, consulting and formative courses. Thanks to Ekis Sport division, all the participants will be able to access to a mental training through a video course available online. From July to September on the StrongmanRun social network there will be available “Pills of Sport Coaching” and live streaming to talk about mental training in sport. During the run day Ekis’ Sport Mental Coaches will be on the field in the hours before the start helping the runners to fine-tune the details of their training. In addition, the Coaches will be located in specific points of the route to support the struggling athletes.

The route, announced by the Organisers last April, will be developed in the city and it will touch some of the symbolic places of the town. Start and finish line will be in Via Giacomo Tartarotti, in the heart of Rovereto, from where the runners will move North entering in the Quercia Rovereto Città della Pace e dello Sport stadium. From there they will run north crossing the Brione neighborhood, a new introduction in the route.

Then, they will go back to the inner roads of the town passing through Corso Rosmini, where the running fluxes will become parallel and where they will have to face a flying obstacle reaching then Corso Bettini in front of the MART (Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto). Crossing Via della Terra, the runners will pass in front of the Castle in order to reach the most awaited moment, the double fording of the Leno river: firstly through the bridge and finally the riverbed. Then, the runners will reach the arrival and after passing through the finish line they will start the other 10km of race.

Another important new introduction of this edition relates to Flixbus, mobility operator which connects over than 300 cities in Italia and more than 1700 in all Europe. Thanks to the new FFSR mobility partner, the strongmenrunners will benefit from a 10% discount code to reach Rovereto for the event.

The registrations continue at full speed. From the 1st of August the registration fee will change from €45 to €50. For the groups there is a special discount: for the groups reaching the 10 members the system will give back to each group member the 10% of the registration fee on the credit card used for the payment. The operation will be repeated every 10 members registered in the same team.

By the end of July the details of the first obstacles will be revealed. The urban route will be characterized by new obstacles which are more demanding. Again we will live emotions that only the Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun is able to give.

The Original 20k’s route has been revealed!

The Original 20k’s route has been revealed!

Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun is coming back on Saturday 22nd of September in Rovereto and RCS Sport RCS Sport – RCS Active Team, after opening the registarions, starts revealing the first organizational details about The Original – 20k.

The first change, for all the famous obstacle race enthusiasts, regards the route which will entirely set in the town including some of its symbolic landmarks . The start and the finish will be in Via Giacomo Tartarotti, in the heart of Rovereto. From there, we will move to North going through the Quercia Rovereto Città della Pace e dello Sport Stadium. For the first time, the stadium will be part of the FFSR’s route with a though series of steps. Exiting the stadium we will continue to North, crossing the Brione neighborhood, another new introduction in the route. Then, we will go back to the inner roads of the town passing through Corso Resmini, where the running flux become will parallels and where we will have to face the flying obstacle reaching Corso Bettini in front of the MART (Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto). Crossing Via della Terra, the runners will pass in front of the Castle in order to reach the most awaited moment, the double fording of the Leno river: firstly through the bridge and finally the riverbed. Then, the runners will reach the arrival and after passing through the finish line they will start the other 10km of race.

The second new introduction will be the International Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun Series, that will take place in 7 different countries and will have a unique hero ranking. Each strongmanrunner will be able to earn Hero Points by taking part in Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun all over the world. It will be possible to collect the Hero Points by starting and finishing a race, according to the distances covered or to the “special location”.  Even the youngest or the oldest strongmanrunner will be able to collect Hero Points. Results and standings will be always up to date and available on the website www.strongmanrun.com.

In the next months the details of the most expected obstacles will be given, which will make the route demanding and thrilling at the same time. The obstacles  will put not only the runners abilities to the test but also they will encourage to design the carefree costumes for the run, which have become symbols of this special event. The bond between the most famous obstacle race in Italy and Rovereto is so strong to create an immediate association of ideas. RCS Sport – RCS Active Team has decided to organise the event in Rovereto since its first edition in 2012 and from that moment the “City of the Oak” has always been involved in organising the event, thanks to the beautiful  collaboration with the Comune di Rovereto.

The perfect stage for a unique event, an authentic mix of physical effort and fun. From 2012 to 2017 more than 32.500 participants have decided to face the obstacles of the Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun and the news of the 2018 edition will help to boost this incredible number of strongmanrunners.

Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun is back on the 22nd of September 2018 in Rovereto!

Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun is back on the 22nd of September 2018 in Rovereto!

Strongmanrunners, here we go!

Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun returns on the 22nd of September 2018 in Rovereto. The town from Trentino will host for the seventh consecutive year  the Italian stage of strongest obstacle race in all time!

The registrations for the exclusive  and unique The Original – 20k open on Monday 18th December: Sign up now and benefit from the special offer!

  • From 12.00 p.m Monday 18th December to 11.59 p.m Sunday 24th December, registration will cost € 35 (secretary and transactions costs included). € 15 discount of the standard fee.
  • From 12.00 a.m Monday 25th December, the registration fee will be € 45 (secretary and transactions costs included).

Take part in Fisherman’s Friends StrongmanRun with your friends and boost the fun! For you and your friend a 10% discount!

Sing up here and choose the TEAM offer: for each team registered that reaches ten members, the system will give back to all team members the 10% of the registration fee on the credit card used for the payment. The operation will be repeated every 10 strongmanrunners signed up in the same team.

 

See you in Rovereto!

#GOSTRONGHAVEFUN!

Find out the new route and the new obstacles of the 16th September in Rovereto

Find out the new route and the new obstacles of the 16th September in Rovereto

The 16th of September is close, Strongman! There are 2 months left for the sixth edition of the most famous obstacle race in Italy and here the route has been revealed including its 16 obstacles.

Although, the route has been completely renewed, the Village located in Piazzale Achille Leoni even in the 2017 will be unvaried.

The start, as usual at 2 pm, will be located in the inner Via Saibanti. From here, the strongmanrunners  will run West for 2km through Viale della Vittoria. In this first race’s segment, the  route will pass close to the former Alpe area with passage inside the former Manifattura Tabacchi, beautiful example of industrial archeology and now converted in a landmark of eco sustainability innovation. Then, the route includes Borgo Sacco, the Rovereto suburb along the Adige shore with 5000  residents which hosts the event for the first time. Here it will be located the obstacle n°3: firstly, you will have to climb and pass through a platform with tree trunks and concrete tubes; then there will be a mountain of tyres and a big layher structure to be faced climbing 6 containers and reaching a height of 7,5 meters (the height peak of this edition). Then, the runners will go down the mountain overtaking a hay obstacles and finally a platform of tyres and tree trunks. After crossing the Leno river, the route will continue along the beautiful cycle lane which run along the Adige shores. Then, the route will pass near the Maragoni headquarter in order to go back in Via Porte Rosse, where the slope will tend to increase. Finally, the route will came back Via Castel Dante and the participants will run in Ossario area.

The 2017 edition will be the first to include a part of the route characterized by crossing Adige river. Moreover, the water mixed up with mud remains one of the principal elements used by The Organisation to build the obstacles.

The participants will move  to Madonna del Monte and from here they will come back in cental area cutting through Corso Verona and Via Benacese, where the flying obstacle n°13  “Dolomiti Energia” will be located: you will have to climb to reach a 12 meters length and 5 meters height platform. Then, the participants will have to go down through 6 layher platforms.

After taking Via delle Maioliche, the strongmanrunners will find the obstacle n°15 “Alpe Cimbra”: four tree trunks mountains to be climbed. The higher one reach the 7 meters of height. The material used is totally inspired to geographical location of its name.

The runners will continue the run in Via Halberherr in order to go back in Via Saibanti, where there will be the finish line , once passed it the second lap will begin.

Even this year the ingredients for a memorable edition of Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun won’t be missing.

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2017 season of the strongest race of all time has started!

2017 season of the strongest race of all time has started!

Fisherman's Friend StrongmanRun is back.

Two are the main events in calendar for 2017: Bibione (VE), on May 13 with the Sprint event, and Rovereto on September 16 with the tradional The Original event.

Great news are waiting for you. First of all the possibility to pre-register to the race on our website. From December 21 to December 31 it will be active a pre-registration system that give you the chance to register for all the Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun Italy before the official registration opening. Pre-registering you can be the first to access the registration and take advantage of a lower price!

We look forward to the beginning of the great Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun Italy 2017!