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Arcese renews its partnership with Maratona

The Arcese Group, one of the main transport and logistics companies in Italy and Europe, has confirmed its partnership with the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel for the second year. The event is a concrete opportunity to share the passion for the two wheels and the sporting values that are both part of the company and of the Maratona. To offer a great atmosphere at the event not only to the athletes but also to those accompanying them, Arcese will set up a special stage for old and young. Caricaturists, make-up artists and performers like Ciccio Tempesta and Mr. Baloons will involve everyone for the whole weekend with shows and lots of surprises. It all starts on Saturday morning, immediately after the Maratona for Kids and then goes on into the afternoon at the Maratona Village. It will continue on Sunday with the full staff of artists who will perform just a few metres from the Maratona finish line.

Matteo Arcese, the company’s president, comments about Arcese’s participation to the 29th edition: “We are proud to renew our partnership and to take part to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel for the second year running. We share our passion for sport and respect for the environment with this event. Experiencing the race to the full and ignoring your fatigue to reach the finish line is a truly unique and moving experience: for both the athletes and those supporting them, even as simple spectators. It is also a unique opportunity for visibility and advertising through event-linked communication for our brand.”

The director of the Maratona, Claudio Canins comments: “The Arcese group has always promoted eco-sustainable logistics that respects nature, helping the event in Alta Badia not only to be a great celebration of sport for old and young, but also a celebration of the environment”.


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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.


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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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