Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel - July 1st, 2018
(applicable only to participants non-residing in Italy)
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. Professionals and cyclists of the Elite category who have a Professional or a Continental contract in 2018 or in the last 4 years (2014 – 2017) are not admitted to the race. For females the same rule applies but it is limited to 2018 and the last 2 years (2016 – 2017). Cyclists (male and females) with an Elite license without contract in 2018 or in the last 2 years (2016 – 2017) are not admitted to the race. U23 athletes can participate if they are not in the temporal conditions which do not allow the enrolment as amateurs cyclist: for the 2 years following the last membership in the category; U23 athletes with an only year of membership in the category: for 1 year following the last membership in the category. 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 17 (seventeen) may also just enter for the short distance (55 km and 106 km) and can not run the 138 km long course. Cyclists older than 64 (sixty four) may just run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km). The 2018 Marathon is by invitation and the Organising Committee may decide at any time whether to accept or not the enrolment or to exclude at any time an enrolled contestant for the event that may damage the image of the event. No registrations from participants who have been sanctioned by Sporting and/or Ordinary Justice, for a period of time longer than 6 (six) months, for reasons related to doping will be accepted. The 2018 Marathon has a closed number of registrations to be divided equally between Italian and International contestants. The cyclists who have not regularly registered for the race cannot join the groups, on pain of exclusion. In the event of an accident, they will be reported in accordance with the law.
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 17 (seventeen) years. Minors over 17 (seventeen) 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 64 (sixty four) may just run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km).
Which are the entry procedures for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2018?
There are 3 registration modalities to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2018:
- Online pre-registration with participation to the draw. The pre-registrations are open from October 12th 2017 to November 2nd 2017; the draw takes place in the second half of November 2017.
- starting package: as from October 9th 2017 holiday packages including accommodation (minimum stay of 4 nights) and guaranteed registration to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel will be offered by our official tour operator Holimites on its website http://www.holimtes.com
for the further international official tour operators (including contacts) please visit www.maratona.it/en/tour-operator-en
- charity registrations which will be sold online on www.maratona.it on November 22nd 2017 and on March 22nd 2018.
Who are the “fidelity members”?
Fidelity members, are those members who have participated and have concluded at least 12 (twelve) editions of the Maratona. In 2019, to be included amongst the “fidelity members” it will be necessary to have completed 13 (thirteen) editions, in 2020 14 (fourteen) editions and from 2021 15 (fifteen) 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 2017 to 2018?
Those cyclists who announced a withdrawal for the 2017 edition within the requested deadline will get in October 2017 a participation form for 2018 that has to be filled out and send back together with the copy of the payment of the difference of participation-fee 2018. 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 2018 run?
As from 2016 the rule of the automatic repechage is no longer foreseen.
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 1st 2017 till April 12th 2018 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 “ok, complete” 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 2018 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 17 (seventeen) may just enter for the short distance (55 km and 106 km) and can not run the 138 km long course. Cyclists older than 64 (sixty four) may also just run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km).
How does the division into starting groups run for 2018?
The division is based on point 3 of the Conditions of Entry 2018; the times refer to the last 4 editions of the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017).
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:
- Wednesday, 27.06.2018 from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
- Thursday, 28.06.2018 from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
- Friday, 29.06.2018 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Saturday, 30.06.2018 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Who and how can pick-up the starting number?
The starting number needs to be picked-up personally with an original valid ID (identity card, passport or driving license) and on handing over the voucher and a copy of the medical certificate (this certificate must not be dated more than one year prior to the date of the event) - see “conditions of entry 2018” point 28.
We advise to use the template of the medical certificate which is valid for the Italian Gran Fondos you can find at following link: www.maratona.it/en/mandatory-medical-certificate
No copies of ID’s or other ID’s allowed. A pickup from third parties is not accepted.
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. Following prizes will be handed over: the top 5 (five) teams of the team classification, 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 www.campingsassdlacia.it email@example.com
Camping Colfosco - Corvara
Str. Sorega 15, 39030 Colfosco
Tel. 0471-836515 - Fax 0471 830801 www.campingcolfosco.org firstname.lastname@example.org
Further you can find in La Villa an equipped parking area for campers.
Str. Ninz 49, 39030 La Villa
Tel./Fax 0471 844164 www.odlina.it email@example.com