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8th MIGLIO BLU OF PORTOFINO

Difficulty: Beginner   What's my level?
Beginner: I have no experience or I've tried this sport a few times in easy conditions / Non ho nessuna esperienza o ho provato questo sport un paio di volte in condizioni facili.
Intermediate: I practice this sport regularly and I'm comfortable practicing it autonomously / Pratico questo sport regolarmente e sono a mio agio a praticarlo in autonomia
Expert: I'm a "pro" / Sono un "pro"
Lenght: 2-3h Language: Ita - Eng
Departure Time: 9:30 Location: Santa Margherita, Portofino Max: 250
€ 20

The most popular amateur swimming challenge in Portofino open to all. 8th edition of the Miglio Blu race inside Portofino’s marine reserve. An event not to be missed!

  • swimming race in one of the most beautiful places in Italy
  • amateur race open to all
  • an opportunity to swim safely in the protected marine area of Portofino
  • swim in a natural aquarium
  • security and assistance guaranteed along the way

The Miglio Blu of Portofino is a non-competitive challenge open to all the sea and nature lovers, both amateurs and athletes, of all ages. The event allows participants to swim in the Marine Protected Area of Portofino, one of the most striking places in Italy, in total safety.
The final ranking will be divided into professional and amateurs swimmers, men and women.

Itinerary

The race route starts and arrives from Punta Pedale Beach (Santa Margherita Ligure).

N.B. It is not allowed to swim with watches or computers. It is allowed to swim with the wetsuit.

Organization

The 8th edition of Portofino’s Blue Mile is realized in cooperation with FICR (National Timekeepers Federation). The event has the support of Regione Liguria, Portofino’s and Santa Margherita Ligures’ Municipalities, the Marine Protected Area and the Park of Portofino and Endas.

Sponsor of the event: Cressi Swim, Usobio, Latte Tigullio, Niasca Portofino, EXO Kayak.

Registration

Confirm your registration in advance!

  • until September 22nd → €20*
  • from September 23rd to the 30th → €22*

*The cost does not include the chip deposit provided for all participants in the mile race. The deposit of € 10 will be collected on site the day of the event at the chip delivery and returned after the race, if there are no damages and/or losses.
*In case of cancellation of the race, a coupon will be given valid for registration for the next edition or used for rental or tours with Outdoor Portofino.

Final date for registrations is September 30th, 2021 at 6 p.m.

  • Assistance
  • Insurance
  • Cap
  • Awards
  • Water
  • bathing suit
  • wetsuit (optional, depending on ones choice)
  • towel
  • goggles
  • water
  • sun screen
  • h. 9:30 – 11:00: punching and chip delivery with FICR at Punta Pedale Beach
  • h. 11:30: departure Mile competition (total distance 1,8 km)

N.B. It is not allowed to swim with watches or computers. It is allowed to swim with the wetsuit.

Confirm your registration in advance!

  • until September 22nd → €20
  • from September 23rd to the 30th → €30

*The cost does not include the chip deposit provided for all participants in the mile race. The deposit of € 10 will be collected on site the day of the event at the chip delivery and returned after the race, if there are no damages and/or losses.

*In case of cancellation of the race, a coupon will be given valid for registration for the next edition or used for rental or tours with Outdoor Portofino.

Final date for registrations is September 30th, 2021 at 6 p.m.

 

At the moment of registration, participants need to:

  • if amateurs, attach the qualifying medical certification to non agonistic sport activity and, if members of Outdoor Portofino (Endas membership card, currently valid), specify the card number;
  • if professional swimmers, specify the number of the FIN or FITRI card;

N.B. *It is not allowed to swim with watches or computers.

How to reach us The meeting is from 9:30 a.m. at Punta Pedale Beach (Lungomare Raffaele Rossetti, Santa Margherita Ligure, Genoa). By train The train station of Santa Margherita Ligure/Portofino is reachable from Milan (2 h 30 min), from Genoa (45 min), from Pisa (2 h). You may then continue walking, by bus, boat or taxi. By bicycle You can easily rent a bike - normal and electric bike - in our new outdoor sports center in Santa Margherita Ligure. Rental of bicycles - and other equipment - is by reservation, find out how to book your equipment! By bus With the n. 82 line from the train stations of Santa Margherita Ligure or from Rapallo. Walking From Portofino; from Santa Margherita Ligure; from Camogli, through the trails of the park of Portofino. By boat There are two lines serving the promontory of Portofino. From Santa Margherita Ligure you can reach Portofino with the Consorzio Marittimo del Tigullio. From Genoa, Recco or Camogli, instead, the boat service Golfo Paradiso, embraces the route to San Fruttuoso, from where you can then take the ferries of the Consorzio Marittimo del Tigullio to Portofino.
 Call Center: +39 3343290804
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