Two events will be held on the streets of Siena and its province on Saturday and Sunday 21 and 22 May under the direction of Eroica Italia asd. Heroica Giovanissimi is scheduled for Saturday in Siena, with the organization of Pesale Senese while on Sunday the second edition of Eroica Juniores – Andrea Meneghelli Cup will be held: “As if to say that the most beautiful youth will be on stage – underlines Franco Rossi, president of Eroica Italy – for us these are two special events with which we offer children the dirt roads of the province of Siena that every year fascinate thousands of cyclists of all ages and backgrounds. A Heroic Land which is a great value for cycling, from most young people to cyclists up to professionals “. Saturday will open with a workshop for children entitled “But do you believe it? chasing fake “, organized by Terre Cablate for a conscious use of the web and dealing with fake new, cyber bullying, web reputation. The aim is to explain to children how to recognize the dangers of the internet so that they learn to surf the web in a conscious way. The web can be a great opportunity but also a virtual world that hides dangers for those who do not know how to recognize them. The president of the FCI Regional Committee Saverio Metti will be present at the event. Over 150 runners from 6 to 12 years of age will participate in the races with the organization of the Pedale Senese and the involvement of the Eroica Cycle Club. The very young race course takes place in Siena on a 910-meter city circuit completely closed to traffic. The meeting will be at Giardini La Lizza and the start of the race will take place from Viale Maccari. After the wide starting straight, along the tree-lined avenue, the route includes a left curve to enter Via della Lizza and then again, after another straight, a left curve to enter Viale Rinaldo Franci which descends slightly towards Viale Luigi Cadorna. At the end of the avenue, the path turns left again to enter Viale della Vecchia and then go up again, through a small “bretella” slightly uphill towards Viale Maccari, where the arrival straight is located. will start the second edition of Eroica Juniores – Andrea Meneghelli cup which will develop on a track that from Siena will reach Montalcino for a total of 107 km: These include three teams arriving from abroad: the national team of Slovenia, the national team of Ukraine and a representative of Flanders (Belgium). Each team will consist of five riders for a total of 170 registered juniors. Last year the race was won by the Slovak Martin Svrcek who has now become, at the age of 19, a professional rider in the Biesse Carrera: “There is great expectation in the territory for the race – underlines Franco Rossi – At the start there will be all the best teams at national level who will be in Siena and Montalcino as early as Saturday for the reconnaissance of the route. Not only sportsmen are waiting to see running on whose safety various voluntary associations will watch ” The route extends over a total of 107 kilometers. It is very undulating both on the planimetric and altimetric level, without long climbs but with numerous stretches, sometimes even steep. There are four stretches of dirt road in total, for a total of about 25 kilometers, in the locality of La Piana, La Cava, Sesta and Argiano. White roads in perfect condition with well-maintained and beaten ground.
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