Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel - July 7th 2024

Conditions of entry

(applicable only to participants non-residing in Italy)

1 Date: Sunday, July 7th 2024

2 Assembly point and start: La Villa - Alta Badia - Dolomites (BZ) - from 5.30 a.m. to 6.15 a.m. (closing time of grids)

3 Starting order: (beware of the closing of roads) Division into groups as follows (times refer to the  2019, 2021, 2022 and 2023 marathons):  

1) Group A at 6.30 a.m.
138km W under 7h 00 mins | M under 5h 20 mins
106km W under 5h 00 mins | M under 3h 45 mins
Platinum and Crystal registrations
2) Group B following
138km M under 6h
106km M under 4h 30 mins
All Women not starting in the 1st group
Gold registrations
3) Group C 1 minute after the previous group
138km M under 8h
106km M under 6h
Registrations not subject to the draw: packages, fidelity-members (except those entitled to a previous grid)
4) Group D 1 minute after the previous group
Those who do not come under the time limits shown above.
Registrations not subject to the draw: packages (except those entitled to a previous grid).

W=Women    M=Men

Cyclists who start before the assigned group will be disqualified.

4 Routes:
There are 3 possible routes for the 2024 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. Cyclists aged 18 (born in 2006) may just run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km).

5 Entry:
Open to all male and female riders aged from 18 (eighteen) on.
Based on the Norme Attuative of the FCI (Italian Cycling Federation) Professionals, Elite (men and women) and Under-23 can exclusively be admitted for promotional purposes upon authorisation from the belonging sportive team that needs to be shown to the jury and subject to invitation by the Organising Committee and they may not take part in any way in the ranking. Based on the current Norme Attuative the athletes that were members of the categories Professionals, Elite, Under-23, Women Elite, Women Under-23, in the 2 years after the last membership in the category; can participate to the event but cannot take part to the rankings by category but can figure on the overall rankings.
The 2024 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 2024 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.

6 Division of the applications for entry:
The 2024 Marathon estimates a participation of approximately 8.000 competitors: 4.300 entries by a draw among all pre-registrations and 3.700 entries are divided as follows: entries reserved for official tour-operators, registrations not subject to the draw, registrations whose surcharge will be assigned to charitable institutions and invitations.
Registrations not subject to the draw are the ones made by “fidelity members”, members who participated and concluded at least 15 (fifteen) editions of the Maratona.
Pre-registered participants not drawn for the 2024 edition and reported in the pre-registration list but not in the list of drawn participants of the editions 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 and in the starting list of the last 4 (four) editions 2019, 2021, 2022 and 2023 will be readmitted to the race.
In addition, 100 entries will be drawn among pre-registered cyclists of non-European nationality.
The 4.300 entries by draw will be divided in single requests, cumulative requests with 2 (two) to 4 (four) members or cumulative requests with 5 (five) or more members, in proportion to all requests sent to the organisation.

7 Opening date for entry:
It will be possible to pre-enter for the 2024 Maratona from October 10th to November 6th 2023. Pre-entries sent prior or after that date will not be taken into consideration.
Starting packages (hotel+registration) offered by our official tour operator Holimites will be sold as from October 9th 2023 on the website www.holimites.com ; for further international official tour operators (including contacts) please visit www.maratona.it/en/tour-operator-en
200 registrations whose surcharge will be assigned to charitable institutions will be sold online at www.maratona.it on November 22nd 2023 and another 200 registrations will be sold on March 20th 2024.

8 Pre-entry – who needs doing it and how to do it:
8.1 Who needs to pre-enter: the pre-entry has to be sent by all participants who want to take part in the race including the “fidelity-members” who do not need to participate at the draw.
No pre-entry is required for participants buying a package by our official tour operators or registrations whose surcharge will be assigned to charitable institutions.
8.2 How to pre-enter: The pre-entry can be made exclusively online by completing the pre-entry form on our site www.maratona.it indicating following data: surname, name, address, nationality, date of birth, gender, e-mail, mobile number and jersey size, and paying the pre-entry fee of 2,00 € by credit card, bank transfer or other payment methods depending on the country.
Pre-registrations on paper will not be accepted. The Maratona dles Dolomites Committee reserves the possibility to accept pre-registrations/payments.
Only one entry request per person is admitted, participants who send a double entry will be disqualified for the next two years. The draw will be held on the second half of November 2023 and the participants admitted to the race can definitely register for the race from December 6th 2023 till April 17th 2024. The complete list of participants drawn will be published on our website a day after the draw.
Sports clubs have to do a cumulative payment in order to be extracted as a group. For the draw they will be given a number (means one possibility) pro group.
The information on groups can be provided in two different ways:
• fill in the group pre-registration form online with the details of each member of the group and make a joint payment;
• download the Excel document for group pre-registration from the online pre-registration procedure, fill it in and upload it online and make the joint payment.

9 Participation fee:
is 150,00 € + 10,00 € for the guarantee deposit of the chip (10,00 € will be refunded on arrival subject to return of the chip). The 2,00 € pre-entry fee is not part of the registration fee and will not be returned or considered as payment on account. The chip must be returned together with the tag of the bike on which the chip is fixed. Payment of the entry fee entitles participants of using the repair service (spare parts not included), assistance and refreshments along the route, pasta-party at the finish, maratona jersey, race number (the race number on the seat tube, the one with the chip, must be returned), infos by e-mail and sms; free participation at all activities during the biker’s week. The classification will be published on the Maratona website www.maratona.it where the participants can also download and print their diploma.

10 Confirmation of entry – medical certificate:
The participants can confirm their entry from December 6th 2023 till April 17th 2024 by using the individual code that will be sent to them by email. Any entries not confirmed by this date will be automatically cancelled.
The registration can be considered completed and regularly carried out, save sanctions by the FCI (Italian Cycling Federation) on arrival, only when the registration fee has been paid in full and a copy of a valid medical certificate for cycling sport activity according to the Italian D.M.V. 18/02/1982 has been sent and the participant’s status has been changed to “ok, complete” in the official list of participants on the website. Medical certificates for other sports such as triathlon, duathlon, athletics etc. are not accepted. The medical certificate must not be dated more than one year prior the date of the event.
All participants must use the medical form that is valid for the Italian Gran Fondos and can be found at the following link: www.maratona.it/en/mandatory-medical-certificate
Participants can send their medical certificate also after April 17th 2024, but in any case, before May 28th 2024 (the confirmation/payment of the registration must be done before April 17th 2024). If the medical certificate has not been sent before May 28th 2024, the participant will not get the starting number, but only the race pack without the starting number. The participant will not be allowed in this case to take part in the competition.
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.

11 Enrolment procedure:
The confirmation of entry needs to be done exclusively online on the official website www.maratona.it with payment by credit card, bank transfer or other payment methods depending on the country.
The payment fees are shown in the payment procedure and are at the expense of the participant.
Each participant registered individually will receive by June 28th 2024 by e-mail the voucher with the assigned number, which, together with an original valid ID (identity card, passport or driving licence), is necessary to collect the Maratona material in the four days before the event. Collection by third parties will not be accepted.
For the registration of teams, a joint payment must be made indicating the booking codes of the individual participants to be registered. A cumulative pick up of the starting material for the teams is not foreseen.

12 Replacements:
Replacements are possible within the same team among participants who have already completed their registration. Replacements can be made before May 28th 2024 upon payment of 40,00 € processing fee.
Fidelity members and participants admitted to the race because not drawn in the last 5 editions cannot be replaced. The transfer of the registration to another person precludes the possibility of being registered again by any other way or means in the same year. Any extensions of the closing date of the replacements will be notified on the website.

13 Cancellation of the participation:
If the participant is unable to start in the Maratona edition 2024, the start fee will NOT be refunded. There is no provision to send race packs direct to home addresses.
For this reason, we recommend participants to take out an insurance. Datasport offers during the online registration the possibility to take out an insurance for entries allocated by draw in November 2023 and for charity entries (the insurance covers the entry fee only). Further information is available at following link maratona.it/insurance.

14 Starting number pick-up:
In San Leonardo/Badia, Alta Badia:
• Wednesday, July 3rd 2024    from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
• Thursday, July 4th 2024       from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
• Friday, July 5th 2024           from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
• Saturday, July 6th 2024       from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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.
No copies of ID’s or other ID’s allowed. A pickup from third parties is not accepted.

15 Time limit:
Corvara direction Campolongo (55km) 11.30 a.m. (after 11.30 a.m. the participant will be obliged to pass the finish line)
Cernadoi direction Passo Giau (76km) 11.50 a.m. (after 11.50 a.m. the participant will be obliged to continue along the middle course towards Falzarego)
Finish: 55km 1 p.m.
Finish: 106km and 138km 4.45 p.m.
Times are valid for all, regardless of starting times.

16 Maximum assistance times:
Refreshments and mechanical and medical assistance will be guaranteed until the following time:
Passo Sella 11.15 a.m.
Passo Campolongo 12 noon
Passo Gardena 12.15 p.m.
Colle S. Lucia 12.25 p.m.
Passo Giau 2.15 p.m.
Passo Falzarego 4 p.m.
Road closures are established by the various local prefectures and are guaranteed until the final race car marked as “fine corsa” has passed.

17 Checkpoints:
Observance of these is mandatory, both at the start and along the chosen route. Anyone starting before the official start signal is given, or whose start is not registered by the officials, shall be considered a non-starter and their name will not appear in the finishing order.
With reference to the UCI and FCI Regulations, paragraph 1.3.010 and 12.1.013 bis technological fraud, the competition jury, with the technical support of the organisation, is authorized to perform spot checks or systematic checks. Non-compliance or refusal to be subject to the required technical checks implies immediate disqualification and a report shall be made to the relevant bodies.

18 Individual competition:
Placing will be established according to time taken to complete the race, not by the order of arrival, except for the first-place riders, who will be established by the judges at the finish line according to FCI (Italian Cycling Federation) regulations.
The official awards ceremony will take place at 3.30 p.m. in the ice stadium. Following prizes will be handed over: 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 have an official classification. Prizes will be handed over only to the winners present at the ceremony.

19 Medical service:
The medical backup service comprises ambulances manned by doctors and nursing staff with helicopter support. Participants are responsible for covering any costs for their own transport to hospital.

20 Mobile and mechanical assistance: The assistance of private vehicles following the race is strictly prohibited, under penalty of disqualification of the athlete.

21 Definition of the event: The “Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel” is a large-scale event for touring cyclists.

22 Protests: Any protests must reach the jury before the specified deadline, together with the fee as laid down in the Italian Cycling Federation regulations.

23 Information: SSD Comitato Maratona dles Dolomites, Via Damez 34, I– 39036 Badia (BZ) Phone +39-0471-839536, Fax +39-0471-839915 E-Mail: info@maratona.it - www.maratona.it

24 Alterations: The organisers reserve the right to make alterations to the conditions of entry. All official communications and any re-opening of registrations will be posted on the website www.maratona.it

25 Rights and duties of the cyclists:
25.1 Place the chip number to the seat tube in a visible position, as well as the number on the back and the race number sticker on the front of the helmet. The format of these numbers, which are provided by the organisation, may not be changed.
25.2 Use the approved hard helmet fastened throughout the race.
25.3 All participants must obey the rules of the road. Please be aware that cyclists who are overtaken by the “end of race” vehicle marked as “fine corsa” shall continue along the route of the event, maintaining all three numbers. They must, however, be aware that they won’t have any form of protection as the section of road they will be following will be open to traffic.
25.4 The first three male and female winner in the Medium and Maratona routes in 2023 must, if registered, wear the "mutatio" jersey provided by the organisation showing their place in 2023. On the jersey which will be personalized at the discretion of the organisation, each athlete may put the name of their club and of their main sponsor with a maximum height and width of 20 cm. Failure to wear the jersey will lead to disqualification from the event. The jersey must be visible for the whole of the race, anything worn on top must be transparent and leave the jersey visible. The remainder of the clothing is that of the club.
25.5 The first absolute 3 (three) classified of the Maratona and Medium routes must take part in the official awards ceremony scheduled for 3.30 p.m., on pain of exclusion from the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel for the following year. By attending the awards ceremony (ranking list general and categories), they will acquire the right to pre-register and take part in the 2024 Maratona without having to go through the draw, save cases of exclusion as per regulations.
25.6 The road between Corvara and La Villa will be closed to traffic (including cyclists) at 6.10 a.m. The cyclists should therefore take due note. Anybody who has not entered the grid 15 (fifteen) minutes before the start will be automatically diverted to the last starting grid.
25.7 It is compulsory to carry a kit for puncture repairs during the race. Carry spare clothing and a waterproof garment in case of bad weather.
25.8 To join the start group, the participant must show the race number sticker attached on the front of the helmet and the race number on the seat tube (the one with the chip).

26 Disqualification:
26.1 Participants wearing the number of another cyclist, giving the number to others, starting in a grid prior to the one assigned or any other grave fact which is detected by the organisation will be punished by disqualification from the event for one up to five years (in several cases the organisation reserves to give a lifelong disqualification). The above measures will be adopted by the organisation.
26.2 Participants are asked not to throw litter on the roads, but to put it in the special containers at the refreshment points identified by a start and end of refreshments. Competitors who litter outside the marked areas will be excluded from participation the following 3 years.
26.3 The organisation also reserves the right to take measures where an unfair behaviour is noticed tending to distort the order of arrival of the races.
26.4 The use of bicycles fitted with any type of support or aid of an electrical and/or electronic type is strictly prohibited, on pain of disqualification or exclusion. For those participants who participate with a bicycle fitted with any type of support or aid of an electrical and/or electronic type a lifelong disqualification is foreseen.

27 Rules: For everything that is not contemplated by these regulations, the general rules issued by the National Amateur Cycling Commission of the F.C.I. (Italian Cycling Federation) apply.

28 Data processing:
By sending the online registration form, the competitor must declare that he/she has carefully acknowledged and unconditionally accepted the regulations of the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel 2024 published on the website www.maratona.it in every point thereof and that he/she possesses the medical certificate of physical eligibility according to the Italian D.M.V. 18/02/82, private accident insurance and third party liability insurance. Each participant carries the complete responsibility for his state of health on the marathon occasion. For accidents during the race the organisation committee will not take upon the liability.
In relation to the information notice according to Art. 13 of EU Regulation 679/2016, the competitor must declare that he/she has viewed said information notice published on the website www.maratona.it and that he/she has been informed as to the compulsory nature of providing consent for the related processing for the purposes indicated under Art. 2) of the aforementioned information notice, through selection for acceptance of the relevant box on the online registration form for the processing of personal data, aware that failure to provide consent for processing of data for the aims indicated in Art. 2) of the information notice, will imply the impossibility to proceed with the registration for the activity in question.
The data must be complete and legible also for insurance purposes.
With consent for the processing of his/her personal data the competitor expressly authorises the Maratona dles Dolomites Committee for his/her data to be transmitted and processed also by third parties who offer services connected with the Maratona such as: those having the purpose of delivering and/or sending the gadgets purchased by the competitor, those having the purpose of timing the races, drafting and announcing lists of results and those having aims such as photographing or filming the competitor.
For that purpose, please also carefully read the privacy information notices of our partners:
- DATASPORT AG at this link: https://www.datasport.com/en/privacy-statement/
- SPORTGRAF GmbH & Co. KG at this link: https://www.sportograf.com/it/service/general/privacy
The medical certificates that competitors upload to the online portal during the registration phase will be processed and archived by Datasport AG.
According to Art. 4 of EU Regulation 679/2016, processing of personal data means “any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction”. In relation to the lists of results and classifications, the publication of photos, videos and audios and/or video recordings of any kind, the company will use such data and images of the athlete for internal and external use (various publications, sports films, electronically and on the company website www.maratona.it). In relation to the images and/or video recordings, the athlete may appear alone or together with other subjects during the initiatives promoted by and for the Company. The Organisation must be authorised by the competitor for the aforesaid processing; the competitor must be informed of the possibility of the right to revoke the processing which can be exercised at any time by writing to SSD Comitato Maratona Dles Dolomites, Via Damez 34, 39036 Badia (BZ) -Italy; info@maratona.it.

29 Civil and criminal sports penalties:
With the online sending of the enrolment form, the participant declares that:
• he/she has not been tested positive for doping, in case of planned or surprise tests approved by the U.C.I, the National and International Olympic Committee and the WADA, and that he/she has never refused to undergo any planned or surprise anti-doping tests and/or health-prevention tests;
• he/she has not been found with altered values of the biological parameters monitored in Biological Passport, in compliance with the W.A.D.A. and U.C.I. current regulations, without having demonstrated and actual genetic and/or physiological condition that would explain the alteration of the parameter/s;
• he/she has not been found in possess of any medications or any biologically or pharmacologically active forbidden substances, or any substances subject to usage limitations in compliance with the anti-doping laws and regulations in force without a plausible, circumstantial and documented justification and, in any case, without medical prescription;
• he/she has never carried out medical practices that were not justified with documented pathological or therapeutic conditions, aiming or suitable to change the outcome of anti-doping tests concerning the usage of forbidden medications.
Untruthful self-certifications will be prosecuted according to the law.
Jurisdiction: any disputes regarding the application and interpretation of these regulations shall fall under the jurisdiction of the Court of Bolzano.

30 Cancellation or suspension of the event:
If the event has to be cancelled due to exceptional circumstances there is no refund of the entry fee but the organisation reserves the right to start in 2024 after completing the registration procedure as requested for coming edition.
30.1 Cases of impossibility to hold the event that can cause its cancellation include force majeure, unforeseeable circumstances, or anything else that arises that cannot be attributed to the organisation, such as:
a. Atmospheric events such as, by way of example, snow, hail, storms, the formation of ice on the road or any other weather condition that makes it impossible to hold the event;
b. Disastrous events such as, by way of example, earthquakes, floods, large fires, natural disasters or man-made disasters;
c. An event causing harm to one or more participants;
d. Provisions or instructions from the Public Authority, i.e., cycling promotion bodies or sports federations; e. Any other cause or event that cannot be attributed to the organiser, which make it necessary to cancel the event.
30.2 Causes or events not attributable to the organiser may be any fact or event of natural or man-made origin that do not depend on any malice or misconduct on the part of the organiser or the occurrence of which does not, however, depend on any intentional misconduct or negligence on the part of the organiser.
30.3 The cancellation of the event is notified by the organiser by email to the address provided during registration, or also only through social channels as quickly as possible, so as to enable everyone registered to be promptly informed and prevent any inconvenience as far as possible.
30.4 Where this is possible and in the absence of risk conditions, the organiser shall postpone the event to another date, providing timely notice to those registered.
30.5 It is to be understood that the organiser has the right, should the appropriate conditions exist, to allow the event to be held changing the planned route, in order to avoid any dangerous situations for the participants.
30.6 In the event of impossibility to hold the event, for the reasons outlined above, there will be no refund to those who have registered. In the event of cancellation of the event before the chip is delivered, the amount of 10,00 € will be credited for the next edition.