Gran Fondo Italia 2016

Gran Fondo Italia 2016

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Alessandro Pilati of Nuoto in Acque Libere (NAL) announced a new open water swimming circuit, the Gran Fondo Italia (Circuito Gran Fondo Italia) that includes five marathon races throughout Italy.

The races touch 5 regions from the south to the north of Italy with distances ranging from 15 to 21 kilometers and in-line paths (point-to-point courses),” describes Pilati. The stages in calendar order include:

June 11th: 18 km Gran Fondo da Torre a Torre in Puglia, Porto Cesareo
June 26th: 15 km Gran Fondo Porto Conte in Sardinia, Alghero
July 9th: 15 km Gran Fondo Venezia in Veneto, Cavallino
August 28th: 15 km Gran Fondo Ecostorica Conero in Marche, Sirolo
September 10th: 21 km Gran Fondo Naviglio Grande in Lombardy, Milan

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