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.