Giro 2019 Route stage 5: Frascati - Terracina
Wednesday 15 May - The 5th stage of the Giro d'Italia goes from Frascati to Terracina. Amounting to 140 kilometres, the race features two climbs in the first 30 kilometres and another one with 50 kilometres left. The rest of the route is flat.
Once the flag is dropped the route climbs 9.4 kilometres to Rocca Priora. The climb is averaging 4%, but also takes in ramps up to 10%. Following the descent it goes back uphill again on the road to Rocca di Papa. It is a hard climb of approximately 5 kilometres with an average gradient of 7% and maximum ramps of 20%.
The route continues through the Parco dei Castelli Romani, a Natural Regional Park with two beautiful lakes. The Giro d’Italia penetrates the regio of Lazio. A long descent runs south and after more than 30 kilometres on the flat the last hurdle appears in Sezze Scalo. A 4.3 kilometres ascent at 5% leads to Sezze before the route continues a few more kilometres at a lesser gradient. With around 47 kilometres remaining the riders fly down a descent and the last 40 kilometers are played out on the flat.
The finish is in Terracina, a town with 45,000 inhabitants. The last Giro arrival was in 2000 and Christian Moreni won the stage in a sprint finish.
The first three riders on the line win time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, while the second intermediate sprint – at kilometre 67.8 – comes with 3, 2 and 1 seconds.
Another interesting read: results/race report 5th stage 2019 Giro d’Italia.
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