Tirreno-Adriatico 2018 Route stage 5: Castelraimondo - Filottrano
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - The Tirreno-Adriatico's 5th stage commemorates former winner Michele Scarponi. At 178 kilometres, the stage travels from Castelraimondo to Filottrano, home of the Italian and also the place where he died in a training crash. The finale takes in a sharp climb to the line.
Italians are referring to the 5th stage as the ‘Tappa dei Muri’, or the stage with the Walls. It would be better to speak of the finale with the Walls. On the road from Castelraimondo to Filottrano the riders do face a few climbs, yet the steep ones are saved for the finale. The stage concludes with a local circuit in Filottrano, which is raced two and a half times. Featuring ramps of up to 14%, the steep ascent to the arrival place is climbed three times.
The stage starts in Castelraimondo – arrival place in the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico with a Wout Poels stage victory. A long and gentle descent takes the riders in 45 kilometres to the foot of the first climb. It leads to Montelupone and amounts to 4 kilometres while the average gradient is approximately 5%. A rolling section and a flat intermezzo run to Castelfidardo and then to Osimo, arrival place of the 11th stage in the coming Giro.
With almost 140 kilometres done the riders enter the Filottrano circuit. The finale is to commemorate Michele Scarponi. Last year, he was tragically killed after being hit by a van as he started a training ride from his home in Filottrano. He won Tirreno-Adriatico in 2009.
As said, the circuit is raced two and a half times and the climb up the ‘Wall of Filottrano’ is included three times. It starts with 2 kilometres at 5% and following a short dip the road continues to go up for 1 kilometre. In the finale the riders then turn right to leave the circuit and climb on to the line.
The first three riders on the line take time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, while the two intermediate sprints (at kilometre 58.5 and at kilometre 84.9) come with 3, 2 and 1 seconds.
Read also: results/race report 5th stage 2018 Tirreno-Adriatico.
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018 stage 5: Route maps, height profiles, and more
Click on the images to zoom
Watch the highlights of recent races here:
Related articles Favourites - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Overview - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Stage 7: Rohan Dennis wins time trial, Kwiatkowski takes GC - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Stage 6: Sprint win Kittel, Kwiatkowski retains in yellow - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Stage 4: Landa wins Queen Stage, Caruso new leader - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Stage 3: Roglic wins on steep wall, Thomas new leader - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Stage 2: Kittel outsprints Sagan and Bevin takes overall lead - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Stage 1: BMC wins TTT, Caruso first leader - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Route stage 1: TTT in Lido di Camaiore - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Route stage 2: Camaiore - Follonica - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Route stage 3: Follonica - Trevi - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Route stage 4: Foligno - Sassotetto - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Route stage 6: Numana - Fano - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 Route stage 7: ITT San Benedetto del Tronto - Tirreno-Adriatico 20 More articles
Tour de France 2022: The Route
Tour de France 2022: Riders
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 1: Copenhagen - Copenhagen
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 2: Roskilde - Nyborg
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 3: Vejle - Sønderborg
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 5: Lille - Arenberg
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 7: Tomblaine - La Planche des Belles Filles
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 10: Morzine - Megève
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 11: Albertville - Col du Granon
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 12: Briançon - Alpe d'Huez
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 17: Saint-Gaudens - Peyragudes
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 18: Lourdes - Hautacam
Tour de France 2022 Route stage 20: Lacapelle-Marival - Rocamadour
Cycling Calendar 2022
Vuelta 2022: The Route
Vuelta 2022 Route stage 6: Bilbao - Pico del Jano
Vuelta 2022 Route stage 8: Pola de Laviana - Collado Fancuaya
Vuelta 2022 Route stage 9: Villaviciosa - Les Praeres
Vuelta 2022 Route stage 12: Salobreña - Peñas Blancas
Vuelta 2022 Route stage 14: Montoro - Sierra de la Pandera
Vuelta 2022 Route stage 15: Martos - Sierra Nevada
Giro 2022: The Route
Giro 2022: Riders
Giro 2022 Route stage 1: Budapest - Viségrad
Giro 2022 Route stage 2: Budapest ITT
Giro 2022 Route stage 3: Kaposvár – Balatonfüred
Giro 2022 Route stage 4: Avola - Etna
Giro 2022 Route stage 9: Isernia - Blockhaus
Giro 2022 Route stage 16: Salò - Aprica
Giro 2022 Route stage 20: Belluno - Passo Fedaia
Like our Facebook page and stay on top of all pro-race information!