Just as the Giro d’Italia is a succesion of cycle races over a fixed number of days, there are also similar multi-day running events in Italy. One such multi-day race is the Giro Podistico on the Italian island of Elba which is a series of off road/mountain and street runs on the island of Elba off the Italian coast.
with total ascents of 133M to 450M each day
Fresh from breaking 24 minutes for the 4 mile race in Fota, Eagle AC member Simone Rodigari participated in the 5 day GIRO PODISTICO recently where he was the 23rd out of 240 finishers in a time of 3 hours 18 minutes
To put it in perspective the winner in a time of 2:46 was the 2010 Italian Junior Mountain Running Championships and has a half marathon PB of 1:08 and a 10K PB of marathon PB of 31:58. (Certificate)