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.
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.
Who can partecipate to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel?
The Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel is open to all adult male and female riders. Open to all adult male and female riders. Professionals and cyclists of the Elite category who have a Professional or a Continental contract in 2014 or in the last 4 years (2010 – 2013) are not admitted to the race. For females the same rule applies but it is limited to 2014 and the last 2 years (2012 – 2013). Cyclists (male and females) with an Elite license without contract in 2014 or in the last 2 years (2012 – 2013) are not admitted to the race. Cyclists who have in 2014 or in the last 2 years (2012 – 2013) an U23 license can participate to the Maratona, but not before the age of 25. Professionals can be admitted exclusively for promotional purposes and subject to invitation by the Organizing Committee and may not take part in any way in the ranking.
Minors over 15 (fifteen) may just enter for the short distance (55 km and 106 km) and can not run the 138 km long course. Also cyclists older than 65 (sixty five) may just run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km).
What is the mininum age in order to partecipate to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel?
The Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel is open to all those who have completed 15 (fifteen) years. Minors over 15 (fifteen) may just enter for the short distance (55 km and 106 km) and can not run the 138 km long course.
Is there an age limit to attend the event?
Cyclists older than 65 (sixty five) may just run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km).
Which are the entry procedures for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2014?
There are 3 registration modalities to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2014:
• Online pre-registration with participation to the draw. The pre-registrations are open from October 16th 2013 to November 6th 2013; the draw took place on November 20th 2013.
• starting package including accommodation by our official tour operators
• charity registrations which will be sold online on www.maratona.it on November 26th 2013 and on March 26th 2014. (for more info click here)
Who are the “fidelity members”?
Fidelity members, are those members who have participated and have concluded at least 10 (ten) editions of the Maratona. In 2015, to be included amongst the “fidelity members” it will be necessary to have completed 11 (eleven) editions and, from 2016, 12 (twelve) editions.
Which is the entry procedure for the “fidelity members”?
The fidelity members have the right to be admitted to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel. However, they must pre-register. By doing the pre-registration they will automatically be admitted to the race without having to take part to the draw. Those fidelity members who don’t pre-register will not be admitted to the race.
Which is the entry procedure for those who have transferred the registration from 2013 to 2014?
Those cyclists who announced a withdrawal for the 2013 edition within the requested deadline will get in October 2013 a participation form for 2014 that has to be filled out and send back together with the copy of the payment of the difference of participation-fee 2014. The pre-registration does not need to be done.
Those who buy a package accommodation+registration need to do a pre-registration?
The cyclists who buy a package accommodation+registratoin don’t need to pre-register.
How does the repechage for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2014 run?
Pre-registered participants not drawn in November 2013 and not drawn and therefore not reported in the starting list in the last 3 (three) editions 2011, 2012 and 2013 will be readmitted to the race. Also in 2015, those who have not been drawn for 4 years in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 will be taken into account. But as from 2016 the rule of the automatic repechage will be eliminated.
How do I confim my entry?
The participants drawn as well as the registrations not subject to the draw can confirm their entry from December 2nd 2013 till April 16th 2014 by using the individual code which will be communicated them by e-mail. All pre-entries not confirmed by that deadline will automatically be annulled. Registration can be considered complete and regularly made only with the total payment of the participation fee and the modification of the participant’s status to “paid” in the official list of participants on the site. At any time it is possible to see if the entry has been accepted or not and to check the own enrolment status on our website www.maratona.it.
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 can not run the 138 km long course.
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 and when does the distribution of the starting numbers take place?
The distribution of the starting numbers 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
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.
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 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 get to ALTA BADIA?
• 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 - www.sii.bz.it
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: www.altabadia.org
Corvara: Phone +39 0471 836176 Fax +39 0471 836540 email@example.com
Colfosco: Phone +39 0471 836145 Fax +39 0471 836744 firstname.lastname@example.org
La Villa: Phone +39 0471 847037 Fax +39 0471 847277 email@example.com
San Cassiano: Phone +39 0471 849422 Fax +39 0471 849249 firstname.lastname@example.org
Badia: Phone +39 0471 839695 Fax +39 0471 839573 email@example.com
La Val: Phone +39 0471 843072 Fax +39 0471 843277 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Str. Ninz 49, 39030 La Villa
Tel./Fax 0471 844164
Click here for the conditions of entry 2014