NOTICE: For the updated informations concerning the safety protocol at the event please visit maratona.it/safety
1 Date: Sunday, July 04th 2021
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 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 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
|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, 2019/2020 cancellations (except those entitled to a previous grid).
Cyclists who start before the assigned group will be disqualified.
There are 3 possible routes for the 2021 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 between 71 (seventy one) and 79 (seventy nine) can only run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km).
Open to all male and female riders aged between 19 (nineteen) and 79 (seventy nine).
Suspension periods for Professional, Elite and Under-23 cyclists:
• Professional athletes with activities > 2 years: 4 years after the last year in which they participated in races open to professionals;
• Professional athletes with activities < 2 years: 2 years after the last year in which they participated in races open to professionals;
• Elite M (unsigned) for those with a score of more than 20 points in the category: 2 years after the last membership in the category;
• Elite M (unsigned) for those who have not achieved a score above 20 points in the category: 1 year after the last membership in the category;
• Under 23 athletes for those who have scored more than 20 points in the category: 1 year after the last registration in the category;
• Under 23 athletes for those who have not achieved a score of more than 20 points in the category: it is possible at the end of the season to register as an amateur cyclist.
Professionals can be admitted exclusively for promotional purposes and subject to invitation by the Organising Committee and may not take part in any way in the ranking.
The 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Marathon estimates a participation of approximately 9.000 competitors: 600 entries by a new draw among all pre-registrations and 8.400 entries transferred from 2020. Those 8.400 entries are divided as follows: 3.500 entries by draw which took place in 2019; 4.900 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 14 (fourteen) editions of the Maratona, and the cancellations in 2019. From 2022 to be included amongst the “fidelity members” it will be necessary to have completed 15 (fifteen) editions.
Pre-registered participants not drawn for the 2021 edition and reported in the pre-registration list but not in the list of drawn participants and starting list of the last 5 (five) editions 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 will be readmitted to the race.
In addition, 100 entries will be drawn among pre-registered cyclists of non-European nationality.
The 600 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 2021 Maratona from October 14th to November 4th 2020. 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 12th 2020 on the website www.holimites.com; for the further international official tour operators (including contacts) please visit www.maratona.it/en/tour-operator-en
194 registrations whose surcharge will be assigned to charitable institutions will be sold online on www.maratona.it departing March 24th 2021.
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” (with the exception of the “fidelity-members” who pre-registered for 2020 and whose registration has been transferred to 2021) who do not need to participate at the draw.
No pre-entry is required for the participants 2020 whose registration has been transferred to 2021 and 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 modalities 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 2020 and the participants admitted to the race can definitely register for the race from December 1st 2020 till April 30th 2021. 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 information on 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 140,00 € + 10,00 € for the guarantee deposit of the chip (10,00 € will be reimbursed 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.
Please note that the chip costs 35,00 € and that if the chip is not returned, the difference of 25,00 € will be requested. In the event of failure to return the chip or to pay the difference, no entry will be accepted for the following years. 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 front tag 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 1st 2020 till April 30th 2021 by using the individual code which will be communicated them by e-mail. All entries not confirmed by that deadline will automatically be annulled.
Registration can be considered completed and regularly carried out, save sanctions by the FCI (Italian Cycling Federation) on arrival, only when the participation 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 modification of the participant’s status to “ok, complete” in the official list of participants on the site. 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 have to use the template of the medical certificate, which 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 30th 2021, but in any case before May 24th 2021 (the confirmation/payment of the registration must be done before April 30th 2021). If the medical certificate has not been sent before May 24th 2021, 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 modalities depending on the country.
The payment fees which vary depending on the chosen payment modality are shown in the payment procedure and are at the expense of the participant.
Each participant registered individually will receive by June 25th 2021 by e-mail the voucher with the assigned number that is necessary together with an original valid ID (identity card, passport or driving license) to collect the material of the Maratona in the four days before the event. A pickup from third parties is not 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 and withdrawal:
Replacements are possible within the same team among participants who have already completed their registration. Replacements can be made before May 24th 2021 upon payment of a 40,00 € processing fee.
Fidelity members, participants who already transferred the registration from 2019 and participants admitted to the race because not drawn in the last 6 editions cannot be replaced. The transfer of the registration to another person precludes the possibility of being registered again by other modalities in the same year. Any extensions of the closing date of the replacements will be notified on the website. Those unable to participate are not entitled to any reimbursement of their fee. There is no provision to send race packs direct to home addresses. If a withdrawal is announced before June 01st 2021, the only participation fee (140,00 €) can be transferred to 2022. The entry deemed valid for the following year is nominal and cannot be transferred to third parties and is valid only for the year following any withdrawal. In the event of non-participation, the fee paid will not be reimbursed. For 2022’s participation the indications on how to pay the difference of participation fee and how to confirm the registration 2022 will be sent in October 2021.
13 Starting number pick-up:
In San Leonardo/Badia, Alta Badia:
• Wednesday, 30.06.2021 from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.*
• Thursday, 01.07.2021 from 8.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
• Friday, 02.07.2021 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
• Saturday, 03.07.2021 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
*PELASE NOTE: The starting number pick-up on Wednesday evening will be possible ONLY for those who have a certificate of recovery or a Covid-19 vaccination certificate. For those who will present a negative antigen swab test or a molecular test, the pick-up will be possible from Thursday onwards.
Following 3 documents are needed to pick up the starting number:
1) The PRINTED voucher that will be sent by e-mail around June 25th
2) Original valid identification document (identity card, passport or driving license)
3) One of the certifications according to the safety protocol maratona.it/safety:
• Certificate of recovery from Covid-19, valid on race day
• Covid-19 vaccination certificate (full vaccination or first injection before/on June 19th)
• a negative antigen swab test or molecular test carried out from Thursday July 1st and therefore valid until July 4th, race day.
• Italian Green Pass
• Corona Pass Alto Adige
• Digital Green Certificate (DGC)
Only certificates in Italian, English or German will be accepted.
A pick up from third parties is not accepted.
14 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) 11.45 a.m. (after 11.45 a.m. the participant will be obliged to continue along the middle course towards Falzarego)
Finish: 55km 1 p.m.
Finish: 106km and 138km 4.15 p.m.
Times are valid for all, regardless of starting times.
15 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 12.15 p.m.
Passo Giau 2 p.m.
Passo Falzarego 3.45 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.
Observance of these is mandatory, both at the start and along the chosen route. Anyone starting before the official starting 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.
17 Team and individual competition:
All the competitive and amateur cyclists will take part in the individual classifications. Placing will be established according to time taken to complete the race, not according to the order of arrival, except the first place riders, who will be established by the judges at the finish line according to FCI (Italian Cycling Federation) regulations.
Team classifications are for a minimum of 25 participants registered together as a single team, who must finish within the time limit.
The official awards ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in the ice stadium and the first 3 (three) in the overall individual classification and the first classified in each category for the medium and Maratona distances will be awarded. Prizes will be handed over only to winners taking part at the ceremony.
The awarding of the teams will not be carried out. The prize will be sent to the top 3 (three) teams of the team classification.
The Sellaronda course does not foresee an official classification.
18 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.
19 Mobile and mechanical assistance: The assistance of private vehicles following the race is strictly prohibited, under penalty of disqualification of the athlete.
20 Definition of the event: The “Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel” is a large-scale event for touring cyclists.
21 Protests: Any protests must reach the jury before the specified deadline, together with the fee as laid down in the Italian Cycling Federation regulations.
22 Information: SSD Comitato Maratona dles Dolomites, Via Damez 34, I– 39036 Badia (BZ)
Phone +39-0471-839536, Fax +39-0471-839915
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org - www.maratona.it
23 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 notified on the website www.maratona.it
24 Rights and duties of the cyclists:
24.1 Carry the number on the handlebar including the transponder and a number on the back provided by the organisation. The format of these numbers may not be changed.
24.2 Use the approved hard helmet fastened throughout the race.
24.3 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 both 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.
24.4 The first three male and female winner in the Medium and Maratona routes in 2019 must, if registered, wear the "ert" (“art”) jersey provided by the organisation showing their place in 2019.
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.
24.5 The first absolute 3 (three) classified of the Maratona and Medium routes must take part in the official awards ceremony scheduled for 3.00 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 2022 Maratona without having to go through the draw, save cases of exclusion as per the regulations.
24.6 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.
24.7 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.
25.1 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.
25.2 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.
25.3 The organisation also reserves the right to take measures where an unfair behaviour is noticed during the last 5 km (from the junction of La Villa) of the medium course (106 km) and of the Maratona course (138 km), tending to distort the order of arrival of the races.
25.4 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.
26 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.
27 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 2021 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. In accordance with FCI (Italian Cycling Federation) regulations, the race judges may view athletes’ medical certificates in order to fulfil their duties.
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”.
Health data connected to the "COVID-19" health emergency is necessarily and lawfully processed in accordance with art. 6 of EU Regulation 679/2016, in order to execute the contract that the participants are part of and in to safeguard the vital interests of the participants and other subjects participating in the event. Therefore, in order to share the participant's personal health data, we need the participant's expressed consent to allow the organisation to process said data.
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; email@example.com.
28 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.
In the event of a positive result at the anti-doping tests carried out in the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel, or of positive results ascertained in the 6 (six) months following the Maratona, due to events occurring during the Maratona or before this at other sporting events, the competitor is obliged to pay the Organising Committee of the Maratona dles Dolomites, by way of compensation for the major damage to the image of the event, the sum of 25.000,00 € (euro twenty-five thousand/00). If the competitor belongs to a sports club, the latter will be jointly obliged to pay this fine.
Jurisdiction: any disputes regarding the application and interpretation of these regulations shall fall under the jurisdiction of the Court of Bolzano.
The sums that are collected by the Organising Committee of the Maratona dles Dolomites, by way of compensation for damage to the image, will be donated in full to support young people’s sporting activities.
29 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 reserve the right to start in 2022 after completing the registration procedure as requested for coming edition.
29.1 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.
29.2 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.
29.3 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.
29.4 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.
29.5 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.
29.6 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.