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FAQ - Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2014

(applicable only to foreign participants)



What is the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel?
The “Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel” is a large-scale event for touring cyclists. It is a road bicycling race on three possible routes: Maratona Course (138 km), Middle Course (106 km) and Sellaronda Course (55 km). The Sellaronda course does not foresee an official classification.


Are replacements possible?
Replacements are possible within the same team among participants who have already completed their registration. Replacements can be made until 26th May 2014 upon payment of a 10,00 € processing fee.
Fidelity members, participants who already transferred the registration from 2013 and participants admitted to the race because not drawn in 2011, 2012 and 2013’ editions cannot be replaced. Click here for the replacement form.

What happens if someone is unable to participate?
Those unable to participate are not entitled to any reimbursement of their fee. If a withdrawal is announced before 16th June 2014, the only participation fee (87,00 €) can be transferred to 2015. The entry deemed valid for the following year is nominal and cannot be transferred to third parties and is valid only for the year following any withdrawal. In the event of non-participation, the fee paid will not be reimbursed. For 2015’s participation a form will be sent in October 2014 to fill out and send back by paying the difference of participation-fee 2015.


Where and when does the starting number pick-up take place?
The starting number pick-up takes place at the events hall in S.Leonardo/Badia – Alta Badia:
- Thursday, 03.07.2014  from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
- Friday, 04.07.2014      from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Saturday, 05.07.2014  from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Who and how can pick-up the starting number?
For single registrations the starting number needs to be picked-up personally by showing the voucher, the hand over of a copy of the medical certificate (OR a copy of the cycling license 2014 released from the national cycling federation recognized by the UCI) and an original valid ID (identity card, passport or driving license). No copies or other ID’s allowed. A pickup from third parties is not accepted. See also: MANDATORY medical certificate.

For teams only the team leader needs appear, with the list of the enrolled persons he received by e-mail. The team leader must hand over a copy of the medical certificate (OR a copy of the cycling license 2014 released from the national cycling federation recognized by the UCI) of all the participants in the group.


Is there a shuttle service to the number pick up and exhibition area “Maratona village”?
Yes, the free shuttle service runs on Friday 4th July from 2p.m. to 7p.m. and on Saturday 5th July from 9.30a.m. to 6p.m. The shuttle runs every 20~30 minutes from the villages of Colfosco – Corvara – San Cassiano – La Villa and stops in front of the tourist offices.


How does the division into starting groups run for 2014?
The division is based on point 3 of the Conditions of Entry 2014; the times refer to the last 4 editions of the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013).


Where is the start and the finish of the race?
The start of the race is in La Villa – Alta Badia – Dolomites (BZ) – Italy and the arrival in Corvara – Alta Badia.


When is the assembly point and at what time is the start of the Maratona dles Dolomites -Enel?
The assembly is possible as from 5.30 a.m. and the start of the race is at 6.30 a.m. Anybody who has not entered the grid 15 minutes before the start will be automatically diverted to the last starting grid.


When do I have to select the route of the Maratona? Are there any restrictions in the selection of the route?
There are 3 possible routes for the 2014 Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel. Participants are free to select the route best suited to their ability, also during the course of the event, entirely according to their own judgement. Minors over 15 (fifteen) may just enter for the short distance (55 km and 106 km) and cannot run the 138 km long course.


Time limit
Corvara direction Campolongo (55km) 11.10 a.m.
Cernadoi direction Passo Giau (76km) 11.40 a.m.
Finish: 55km   1 p.m.

Finish: 106km and 138km   4.15 p.m.

Maximum limit for assistance:
Refreshments and mechanical and medical assistance will be guaranteed until the following time:
Passo Sella 11.15 a.m.              Passo Giau 1.45 p.m.
Passo Campolongo 11.45 a.m.    Passo Falzarego 3.45 p.m.
Passo Gardena/Colle S. Lucia 12.15 p.m.

Are the roads of the race open to the traffic?
The roads will be closed to traffic (including cyclists) during most of the race. The closure timetable of the roads will be published as soon as the responsible authorities will confirm the times.


Is it possible to have a private mobile and mechanical assistance following me?
The assistance of private vehicles following the race is strictly prohibited, under penalty of disqualification of the athlete.


When and where does the official prize giving ceremony take place? Who will be awarded?
The official awards ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. in the ice stadium in Corvara. All the competitive and amateur cyclists will take part in the individual classifications. These will be drawn up on the basis of the time taken to cover the distance and not according to the order of arrival.
For team classification all participants cumulatively registered by the same team and arrived within the time limit will be considered. The classification of teams shall be based on the total number of kilometres covered by the various team members. win trophies or cups. Following prizes will be handed over: the top 5 (five) teams for the Selle Italia Team Cup, the first 3 (three) in the overall individual classification and the first classified in each category for the medium and Maratona distances.
The Sellaronda course does not foresee an official classification. Prizes will be handed over only to winners taking part at the ceremony.


How do I register for the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel 2015?
The Conditions of Entry 2015 will be published on our website in September 2014.



How do I get to ALTA BADIA?
By car:
• highway A22 "Brennero" to Varna-Bressanone; state road SS49 "Val Pusteria" (Brunico) to San Lorenzo; state road SS244 "Val badia" to La Valle.
• highway A22 "Brennero" to Chiusa; state road "Val Gardena" to Passo Gardena and Colfosco.
• highway A27 to Belluno ; state road SS51 to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Passo Falzarego, Valparola, San Cassiano.
• highway A27 to Ponte nelle Alpi ; state road SS203 "Agordino" to Arabba, Passo Campolongo, Corvara

By train and bus:
The nearest train stations to Alta Badia are:
* Brunico - 38 Km
* Bressanone - 70 Km
* Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 70 Km
* Bolzano (via Brunico) - 100 Km
For the train time tables within Italy and Europe visit:
Between Alta Badia and the train stations there are bus connections several times a day - SAD local bus service -

By plane
The nearest airports to Alta Badia are:
* Bolzano, 100km, Phone +39 0471 255255
* Verona, 250km, Phone +39 045 8095666
* Treviso, 180km, Phone +39 0422 315331
* Venice, 200km, Phone +39 041 2606111
* Bergamo, 310km, Phone +39 035 326323
* Innsbruck, 130km, Phone +43 512 225 25-161


How can I find an accommodation?
For any further information on available accommodation, please contact the tourist information offices of Alta Badia – Dolomites:
Corvara: Phone +39 0471 836176 Fax +39 0471 836540
Colfosco: Phone +39 0471 836145 Fax +39 0471 836744
La Villa: Phone +39 0471 847037 Fax +39 0471 847277
San Cassiano: Phone +39 0471 849422 Fax +39 0471 849249
Badia: Phone +39 0471 839695 Fax +39 0471 839573
La Val: Phone +39 0471 843072 Fax +39 0471 843277


In Alta Badia you can find two campsites:


Camping Sass Dlacia
Sciare 11, 39030 San Cassiano
Tel. 0471/849527 - Fax 0471/849244


Camping Colfosco - Corvara
Str. Sorega 15, 39030 Colfosco
Tel. 0471-836515 - Fax 0471 830801


Further you can find in La Villa an equipped parking area for campers.
Parking Odlina
Str. Ninz 49, 39030 La Villa
Tel./Fax 0471 844164


Click here for the conditions of entry 2014