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Ecosustainability to win the Maratona 2016

The organizing committee of the Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel, to encourage and support the eco-sustainability of the event, promoted a competition with the distribution of tickets to all the cyclists who, at the finishing line, after receiving the beverage, left the plastic bottle in a special container positioned immediately after the finishing line.


The 10 winners are entitled to take part free of charge at the 30th edition of the Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel, which will be held on 03.07.2016.




And the winners are:
(the numbers do NOT refer to your starting number but the number printed on the receipt you received)



If you have one of those tickets, please send it back to us, together with your personal data (address/date of birth/e-mail/phone) WITHIN SEPTEMBER 15th 2015 at the following address:

39036 BADIA (BZ)



Latest news for the #mdd29

On Sunday the road between Corvara and San Cassiano through La Villa will be open to the bicycles at 12.15 a.m., unless different disposition by the police.
We encourage all the cyclists to respect the road rules and coming down regularly on line. Until 12.15 a.m. it's possible to come back to La Villa by the road along the river.
It's possible to come back to Colfosco after the last car of "end race" at about 12.00 a.m.
It's possible to come back to Arabba after the last car of "end race" at about 11.45 a.m.

Closing/reopening times for cars HERE



The SHUTTLE BUS service, which links all the villages of Alta Badia with San Leonardo, where the race registration and bib numbers/race kits pick-up are located, is an important aid for the environment. This free shuttle service runs on Friday 3th July from 2p.m. to 7p.m. and on Saturday 4th July from 9.30a.m. to 6p.m., every 20~30 minutes from the villages of Colfosco – Corvara – San Cassiano – La Villa and stops in front of all the tourist offices.






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Follow your cyclists live. Visit our fan zone in the centre of La Villa starting from 9.00 a.m.. The live TV broadcast will be shown on a maxi-screen with drinks, snacks and music.Gadgets will be distributed as long as stocks last.





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Visit the exibition area "Maratona Village" and discover the last innovations of the bike-world.

Fun, music, drinks and pasta for everyone!


Bikeshows: Thursday 9p.m., Friday and Saturday 1p.m.


Road Bike Show by Vittorio Brumotti: Friday 4p.m.


Kids entertainment sponsored by Arcese.


Click HERE for more information.




© Foto Juri Baruffaldi 

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SMS service registration

Register now your mobile number and the bibs to get the results by SMS. This service is free of charge. Click HERE




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We are very pleased to present you our new Maratona Shopnear the exhibition area Maratona Villagein S.Leonardo/Badia. Visit our shop where you’ll find manynew Maratona items designed by Castelli.


, 01.07.2015 from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Thursday, 02.07.2015 from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Friday, 03.07.2015 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 04.07.2015 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.



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At an event that is already unique, Arcese offers a vast range of initiatives for old and young.


Caricaturists, make-up artists and entertainers will involve those present during the whole weekend with performances and lots of surprises.


It begins on Saturday morning when Ciccio Tempesta will award the prizes for the young children’s contest. This renowned artist will then perform at 11.30 am at the Arcese Kids Village, located at the finish line of the Maratona in Corvara, where an Arcese van will be transformed into a stage for the occasion. There will also be Mr. Baloons, a true ‘balloon artist’, who produces works of art with a few simple gestures.

Entertainment from the two artists will continue in the afternoon at the Maratona Village.


The full staff will go on stage at 11 am on Sunday at the Arcese Kids Village, just a few metres from the finish line. Adults and children will be involved in games and dancing and can get a caricature or be made up, while our staff hands out Arcese free gifts.


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Official brochure 2015 on-line

HERE you can find the official brochure of the 29th Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel


Check also the catalogue with the recommended shops, restaurants and hotels HERE.






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Official cycling jersey 2015

produced by Castelli!

Are you training for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel? Whichever course you plan to ride, Castelli’s range of pro performance road wear has everything you need, both for the big day itself and for your remaining training.



Castelli’s close relationship with its pro riders is no secret, and the products they inspire continue to pour out of the Castelli factory.


The Climber’s Jersey answers the Cannondale-Garmin and MTN-Qhubeka riders’ requests for a super-lightweight, highly breathable jersey for the mountain stages of the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France.



This jersey is made from 3D mesh fabric on the front and shoulders to keep the jersey extremely aero, light and dry, and the waist band to keep the 3 rear and zippered key pocket in place. The 3D nature of the fabric means that most of it never touches your skin, so it never clings or absorbs water. Pour a bottle over your head to cool down, and moments later the jersey is back at race weight.



While the jersey was originally made for big climbs and hot weather, the pro riders showed Castelli that it’s the ideal jersey for most conditions because of its very wide temperature range and aero advantage. It’s cut to hug the torso and eliminate any excess fabric flapping when battling the wind. Castelli’s wind tunnel results show that the Climber’s Jersey is a full 17 watts faster when riding at 40 km/h compared to a standard cycling jersey.



The Maratona Climber’s Jersey is supplied with an “eco pocket” to encourage riders to make sure that packaging from energy gels and bars isn’t accidentally jettisoned en route.

The president of the Organizing Committee Michil Costa says: “since November an important work of development has been done together with Castelli’s supervisors and the final product is the proof. We are proud of the result, the jersey as well as the accessories are simply excellent!”



Everything Castelli does is geared toward speed and comfort. The new Volo Bibshort provides optimum muscle support with a perfect anatomic fit. The revolutionary GIRO AIR leg band provides more stretch and distributes the compression over a larger area.


The body of the short uses a 200+ gram Affinity Lycra®, which increase the short’s affinity for keeping you comfortable and warding off fatigue with high stretch on the inner thigh, aerodynamic texturing on the outer thigh, and gentle compression throughout.


The Volo Bibshort is comfortable on a wide range of body shapes and helps prevent overheating by incorporating breathable mesh bib straps. The KISS AIR seat pad uses a seamless construction of brushed microfiber to prevent any chafing, and the pad is anatomically shaped to follow your movements. The KISS AIR also features a variable-density design with more padding where you need it and less where you don’t. The KISS AIR seat pad ensures excellent comfort no matter which Maratona dles Dolomites course you are riding.


The Castelli Official Maratona Outfit will be on sale in the Maratona online shop after the event.


[en] We're delighted to showcase the official #mdd29 kit, designed by Castelli Cycling. What do you think? Comment...

Posted by Maratona dles Dolomites on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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KASK to sponsor the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel from 2015



The Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel organisation has announced a new sponsorship agreement with the Italian cycling helmet manufacturer KASK. KASK is renowned for its advanced technology and for being 100% Made in Italy.


Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel Managing Director, Claudio Canins, says: “Safety has always been one of the main theme for Maratona, a value that becomes even more significant with this new entirely Italian partnership. KASK’s vast presence on international markets will benefit Maratona, helping it to become better known in the rest of the world.”


Headquartered in Chiuduno, Bergamo, KASK supplies a number of professional cycling teams, including Team Sky.


To celebrate the partnership, KASK will develop a customised Maratona cycling helmet, which will be available from next Spring.

Diego Zambon, KASK General Manager, says: “We are proud to announce our collaboration with the Maratona, an event that puts a lot of effort each year to promote at its 

best its territory through our common passion: cycling.”
















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Survey 2015... and the winners are

Thanks to all of you who entered our survey.


The winners, drawn among all the survey-participants, are entitled to take part free of charge and together with a friend at the 29th edition of the Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel 2015 starting from the 1st grid. Here the names of the lucky ones:


Lepri Luca

Caira Paolo
Robert Mahen





The result of the draw

The draw for the starting places of the 29th edition of the Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel took place in front of a notary.

Click HERE to see the participant list.


For the lucky ones who were drawn:

For those not drawn, here's your chance to get your entry:

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The Maratona wears Castelli

Alta Badia – The Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel is delighted to announce its partnership with the new technical supplier of the official jersey Castelli.
Castelli is an Italian brand based in Fonzaso and is the result of 40 years’ professional experience in creating cycling clothing. Today Castelli works every day to create the most innovative clothing for cyclists looking for high performance. Castelli will supply the jersey and all technical clothing in 2015. Castelli’s owner, Dario Cremonese, says, “We are proud to work alongside Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel. We are both extremely ambitious and are sure it will be a fruitful partnership. We are eagerly looking forward to seeing the new jersey”. Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel director Claudio Canins also shares his satisfaction: “We are delighted with this partnership, which will allow us to expand the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel brand in collaboration with another brand known worldwide. Our aim is to become a worldwide brand and we think that Castelli can play an important part in terms of product quality, as well as their established presence in markets like the USA, the UK and the Benelux countries”. The new jersey, together with the whole kit produced by Castelli, will be presented in spring.
Castelli will replace the Maratona’s historic technical supplier Biemme, a company from Vicenza that has worked with the event since 1989.


Castelli's official website:

Castelli's blog:


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Pre-registrations are closed


The pre-registrations for the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel 2015 are closed.

The draw will take place in the second half of November 2014.



All participants admitted to the draw are listed HERE.
One day after the draw the updated list with all participants admitted to the race will be published on our website.






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Theme 2015: forgiveness






“Let your heart decide” they say, and it is true: decisions made with the heart, when they are deeply felt, are always the right ones.


However, in order to feel with your HEART, the mind must be cleaned, purified and liberated. We have to stop lying to ourselves, in order to deal with our daily lives, as much as possible, with our heart.
We don’t need sport, or a holiday, or to free ourselves from stress…the mind frees itself with a tool that is within everyone’s grasp: forgiveness.


The black dots represent the negative that we experience every day … a tiff, disappointment, a ‘no’… but also our unstoppable desire to appear better than others, our arrogance, judgement and ego.


In the logo our mind is represented as a dark and obscure labyrinth, dotted with black points, but forgiveness intervenes with its strength (colour) to protect our heart and leave it intact.



Manuel Bottazzo






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