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 participate to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel?
The Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel is 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 more than 2 years’ experience: 4 years from the last year in which they took part in races open to professionals;
• Professional athletes with less than 2 years’ experience: 2 years from the last year in which they took part in races open to professionals;
• Elite M (without a contract), who have achieved more than 20 points in their category: 2 years from the last time they enrolled with the category;
• Elite M (without a contract), who have not achieved more than 20 points in their category: 1 year from the last time they enrolled with the category;
• Under-23 athletes, who have achieved more than 20 points in their category: 1 year from the last time they enrolled with the category;
• Under-23 athletes, who have not achieved more than 20 points in their category: it is possible to enrol
as an amateur cyclist at the end of the season.
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.
Cyclists between 71 (seventy one) and 79 (seventy nine) can only run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km). 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.
What is the minimum age in order to participate to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel?
The minimum age for participation is 19 years (born before 01.01.2003). Cyclists below 19 years of age cannot register.
Is there an age limit to attend the event?
The maximum age limit for participation is 79 years (born after 01.01.1942). Cyclists older than 79 cannot register.
Cyclists between 71 (seventy one) and 79 (seventy nine) can only run the shortest courses (55km and 106 km).
Which are the entry procedures for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2021 for those who were registered for 2020?
A personal email with the details on how to complete the registration for 2021 was sent to each participant in April 2020 (except for buyers of an accommodation & registration package). In October 2020 a further email will be sent with the instructions on how to complete the registration for 2021 from December 1st 2020 to April 14th 2021. The pre-registration does not need to be done. For those who will not receive that email, we ask to check if it has not been filtered by the anti-spam before contacting email@example.com
Which is the entry procedure for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2021 for those who purchased an accommodation & registration package for 2020?
Those who purchased an accommodation & registration package have been contacted directly by the tour operator.
Those who were registered for 2020 have the possibility to be replaced for 2021 by another cyclist?
Each participant, based on the type of registration, was notified in April 2020, if a replacement by another cyclist for 2021 is possible or not.
Those who were registered for 2020 have the possibility to withdraw and transfer the registration of 2021 to 2022?
Each participant, based on the type of registration, was notified in April 2020, if a withdrawal is possible or not.
Which is the entry procedure for those who have transferred the registration from 2020 to 2021?
Those cyclists who announced a withdrawal for the 2020 edition within the requested deadline will get an email in October 2020 with the indications on how to confirm the registration for 2021. The pre-registration does not need to be done.
Is the medical certificate 2020 valid for next year?
The medical certificate must not be dated more than one year prior the date of the event (issued NOT before July 4th 2020). Therefore each participant must have a new medical certificate for the 2021 edition. We remind you to use our template of the medical certificate 2021 which is published on our website: www.maratona.it/en/mandatory-medical-certificate
What happens with the gadgets purchased online for the 2020 edition?
Already purchased gadgets will be handed over during the 2021 starting number pick-up.
In addition to the registrations transferred from 2020 to 2021, new registrations are planned for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2021. What are the entry procedures for the new registrations?
There are 3 registration modalities to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2021:
• Online pre-registration with participation to the draw. The pre-registrations are open from October 14th 2020 to November 4th 2020; the draw takes place in the second half of November 2020.
• starting package: as from October 12th 2020 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 www.holimites.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 March 24th 2021.
Who are the “fidelity members”?
Fidelity members, are those members who have participated and have concluded at least 14 (fourteen) editions of the Maratona. From 2022 to be included amongst the “fidelity members” it will be necessary to have completed 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 for 2021 (except for the fidelity members who were registered for 2020 and whose registration has been transferred to 2021). 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.
Those who buy a package accommodation+registration need to do a pre-registration?
The cyclists who buy a package accommodation+registration don’t need to pre-register.
How does the repechage for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2021 run?
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.
What is the confirmation procedure for the new registrations 2021?
The participants drawn as well as the registrations not subject to the draw can confirm their entry from December 1st 2020 till April 14th 2021 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 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 2021, 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 14th 2021, but in any case before May 24th 2021 (the confirmation/payment of the registration must be done before April 14th 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.
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 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).
How does the division into starting groups run for 2021?
The division is based on point 3 of the Conditions of Entry 2021; the times refer to the last 4 editions of the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019).
Where and when does the starting number pick-up take place?
The starting number pick-up takes place at the events hall "Ciasa Runcher" - Str. San Linert 10 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.
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 (which will be send by email in June). 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 in Corvara. Following prizes will be handed over: the top 3 (three) 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?
HERE the suggestions fora a comfortable and pleasant journey to Alta Badia.
How can I find an accommodation?
Our recommendations for finding accomodation are avaiable at the following LINK. For any further information on available accommodation, please contact the tourist information offices of Alta Badia – Dolomites: www.altabadia.org