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Here you can find all the information and news to access the 35th edition of the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel of July 3rd 2022.
Theme of this edition will be Ciüf - Flora.
• Conditions of entry
• How to register
• Important deadlines
• Packages accomodation + registration by Holimites as from October 11th
• Packages accomodation + registration by the other official tour operators
Only a few months have passed since the 2021 edition but we are already busy getting ready for a new Marathon. Which will naturally be even better. Why? Because we are all nature so there couldn’t be a more suitable dedication: flora, in all languages; but we are Ladin people, so we wanted to call it Ciüf, the word for flowers in our language. Flora is beautiful, flora surrounds us and also reflects the nature of human beings. Some flowers seem to smile while others are a bit sad; some are a bit scary, like carnivorous plants, and others almost seem suspicious, just like some of us. There are simple ones, straight, curved, and fortunately also those that turn their heads to look for sunlight. And it’s those ones that we need for looking forward to another successful Marathon. To anyone dreaming of taking part, have a wonderful autumn - the larches here are yellow, some are already on fire. That’s also how the flora affirms its expression of the absolute.
It is with great pleasure that we can announce the names of the three winners of the T-Shirt Art Contest launched on the occasion of the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2021.read more
The new KOO SUPERNOVA sunglasses are specifically designed to be high performance, frameless sunglasses for running, cycling and other activities where lightweight, perfect fit and panoramic visibility are musts.
Discover more HERE
Watch the TV-replay of the Maratona on the italian national channel Rai2.
Here is the LINK, enjoy!
Hurry, the last outfits of the 34th edition of the Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel by Castelli and Kask can be found on the All4Cycling.com website.
The lights went down, the music was turned off and the party was over: it looked like the last supper. Yet on Sunday morning, it seemed as if the world still needed to be discovered. We were vagabonds, sailors with a deep-rooted desire to explore the unexplored. After a year which offered no cause for celebration and turned out to be tragic for many of us and exciting for very few, we came back to life in the mountains surrounded by people. And we needed it. How we needed it! Our hope is to come back to a better world. Our hope is for a sincere and deep commitment. Hope is understanding that these times we are living in move at breakneck speeds. They fly by quickly, removing every certainty and allowing for infinite possibilities. Centuries go by with such effortlessness, as if nothing came before. But we are not the owners of the Land or Time for that matter - nor have we ever been - even though we are deeply convinced we are. Feeling that we are Nature maybe helps us to put things into perspective. Thinking like a Mountain may help us to reflect. And, seeing as we are on the topic, let's think about our future Maratona, which in 2022 will be dedicated to Flora. We are flowers, "ciüf" in our local dialect, and we are constantly communicating with the earth and sunlight, even if it doesn't feel that way. We use water and minerals to grow and change. Just like flowers. It'll be a beautiful Maratona, one of petals, pollen and wonder.
On Sunday the road between Corvara and San Cassiano through La Villa will be open to the bicycles at 12.15 p.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 p.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 noon
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
Register now your mobile number and the bibs to get the results by SMS.
This service is free of charge.
Click HERE to register
Results, statistics, real time monitoring on each Dolomites pass.
You can follow your effort during the event directly on DSLive by Datasport.
Bookmark the following link and share it with your friends abroad.
Healthy and tasty Km 0 products are offered at the refreshments along the route.read more
Also this year, all participants will find the little Prosecco Maschio bottle in the race pack.
As we Ladins say, VIVES (cheers)
Here they are, the new jerseys for the 34th edition of the Maratona.
With an absolute novelty for the gran fondo world: the number holder net.read more
Carvico - which has always been on the frontline to protect the planet - has decided to support the Maratona once again this year as a gold partner, providing all the participants with an eco-sustainable vest made in “special edition Maratona 2021” polyester fabric, which is 100% recycled from the collection of PET from the plastic bottles.
Over 72,000 bottles were recycled, this means the atmosphere was spared 4,600 Kg of CO2!
Technogym has prepared a challenge for all climbing enthusiasts.
Participate in the #KingOfTheMountain and get one of this prizes:
• A weekend in Alta Badia
• A starting place for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2022
• For all King of the Mountain participants, Technogym will contribute to the wownature reforestation project.
Find out how to participate. Registration is open until July 3rd, 12pm.
Bikevo and Formula Bici, in collaboration with Neosurance, offer you a free daily insurance for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel.
Instant Bike is an insurance product, designed to protect amateur cyclists.read more
One of the most important new features this year is the extension to the Maratona Shop, which will double in size and become two stores: the larger shop can be found inside the gym, while the smaller one will be located outside.
Thanks to the partnership with Castelli being confirmed once again this year, producer of the Maratona dles Dolomites–Enel official merchandise, it will be possible to buy leisurewear and cycling clothing for every occasion.
Check opening hours HERE
As art is the theme of the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel, we have created a dish that is a true work of art, where local products and nutritional value aimed at the cyclist are blended to perfection.
This dish is the result of a collaboration between Elena Casiraghi, nutrition and sport integration specialist, and the Michelin-starred chef Nicola Laera.
The free navigation app will help improve traffic during the many cycling events promoted by Formula Bici, including the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel.
Thanks to the work by the community of volunteer Map Editors, the website and the Waze app will indicate the roads closed to traffic and the opening and closing times of the roads that will be hosting the Formula Bici events.
On July 4th, the 'Obiettivo tricolore' relay will start together with the Maratona. This is the second edition of the event promoted by Obiettivo3, a support centre helping people to get involved with Paralympic sport, founded by Alex Zanardi.
Find out more: www.obiettivo3.com
Ladies and gentlemen, we introduce you to Mr. LinErt!
He comes originally from San Leonardo, and his name is a tribute to the great Leonardo da Vinci: one of his drawings from 1490 inspired what would long afterwards be called a bicycle.
He’s a nature lover, a nice guy, but when he’s riding on the passes he expresses all his determination.
His secret passion? Cats, of course!
The starting order for the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2021 is now online. Check out the participants list to find your starting group HERE
These are the starting groups for 2021:
ENEL: from 0001 to 1000
SELLE ITALIA: from 1001 to 3500
PINARELLO: from 4001 to 6000
WARSTEINER: from 6001 to 8500
We ask you to report possible errors to us before June 10th. After that date the number assigned will be non-modifiable.
Check the program and opening hours of the starting number pick up HERE.
You will need the following 3 documents to pick up your 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.
To speed up the pick up of your starting number and if you are already in possession of one of the following certificates:
• Certificate of recovery from Covid-19, valid on race day
• Covid-19 vaccination certificate (full vaccination or first injection before/on June 19th)
please send it by email to email@example.com before Sunday, June 20th 2021.
• Only certificates in Italian, English or German will be accepted.
• Certificates sent after June 20th will not be taken into consideration; in this case the certificate must be presented at the starting number pick up.
Those who are not in possession of the above-mentioned certificates must present at the starting number pick up a negative antigen swab test or molecular test carried out from Thursday July 1st and therefore valid until July 4th, race day. Those who arrive in Alta Badia without a certificate or negative test can carry out an antigen test on site. From June 21st to June 24th it will be possible to book the test directly on the Maratona website maratona.it/safety.
A negative antigen swab test or molecular test cannot be sent by email, but it shall only be presented at the starting number pick up.
Participants are hereby informed that, pursuant to current privacy legislation (EU Regulation No. 679/2016), your health data related to the "Covid-19" health emergency are necessarily and lawfully processed, in accordance with Art. 6, in order to execute the contract to which you are a party and in order to safeguard your vital interests and those of the other persons who will be part of the event. Therefore, by communicating your health data, you also expressly consent to their processing by the organisation.
Abandon hope is written over that gloomy entrance. Yes, the huge problem still exists. Small hearts understand each other, they have small problems; but big hearts have big problems, just as great minds have to address unsolvable problems. The bigger the issue, the more difficult the solution. No, the comedy does not end divinely, Dante’s task is not fulfilled with Heaven. Now it’s time to put things in practice. What can we do?read more
Ideas, curiosities and news from the Cycling World from July 1st to July 3rd at the Maratona Village in San Leonardo Badia.
This year again we offer a guarded parking for bicycles.read more
One month to go to the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel, it's time to get serious!
To better support you during the last long rides, Enervit offers you a 30% discount for online purchases on the entire Enervit Sport range, using the code MDD30. Plan the supplementation strategy for your challenge with the Nutrition System® and test it during your trainings in June.
We are waiting for you in Alta Badia!
Considering that the main theme for this year’s Maratona is art, we asked the renowned “Cademia” art school in Ortisei for some precious help to make the awards for the 34th edition.read more
KOO Eyewear continues to support the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel as Official Partner.
High-performance sunglasses, available in different lens colors for varying lighting conditions and 100% Made in Italy.
Discover more here www.kooworld.cc
April 21st 2021
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 (by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax +39 0471 839915 pointing the personal data), 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. 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.
April 9th 2021
As you know, we are working on the organisation of the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel on July 4th 2021.
The deadline for the regularisation of the registration is postponed to April 30th 2021.
In order to have a clear situation of the participants and to finalize better the safety protocol it is necessary to bring the deadline for withdrawals forward to June 1st 2021.
As soon as the safety protocol will be ready it will be published; this will happen in any case before the withdrawal deadline.
April 02nd 2021
We remind those participants who are in status "announced" on the participant list to confirm their registration online through the personal link before April 30th 2021.
March 21st 2021
Many questions are being asked these days. The most important of which is: Will the Maratona take place? Yes? No?
What we can say today is that the running of the Maratona will depend on the development of the pandemic and that we, with a consistent safety protocol, can significantly increase the feasibility of such an important event. And we are working on this to get ready for July 4th.
We are monitoring the situation and are in constant contact with the relevant bodies in order to ensure the running of the race by drawing up a plan so that the event can be held with guaranteed safety for participants, volunteers and workers.
We are optimistic that we will be able to finish our artwork and we ask all of you to maintain this optimism and continue to train.
Premium Italian helmet brand KASK continues to support the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel as Official Partner.
For one of the most picturesque and challenging Gran Fondo in the world, the KASK VALEGRO helmet is the perfect match with its extreme lightness (only 180 g in size S) and its cutting-edge ventilation system.
100% Made in Italy.
If your name hasn't been picked yet and you nonetheless want to secure your place at the 34th edition of the Maratona, then you should make a note of the day when you can do that: March 24th 2021.
Anyone wishing to take part in the Maratona just has to visit the website www.maratona.it at 6pm (GMT+1). There are 194 places available at a higher price, with all money raised above the registration fee going to charity.
Click HERE for more information.
Begngnü, it’s good to see you, New Year. We warmly welcome you. We've waved goodbye to last year, your older brother. With no kisses and no embraces. We said our goodbyes without the slightest hint of sadness.
That brother of yours really put us to the test, but also made us smile; he also tripped us up a few times, causing more than one of us to fall pretty badly. He made us change our plans, cancel trips, alter destinations; he shifted our finish line and sometimes even denied us of it; he challenged us with the steepest slopes, putting our characters to the test both physically and mentally, and he made us understood our passion for life. Passion in the true sense of the word.
The draw for the starting places of the 34th 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:
Some useful advices to find an accomodation.
Cycling has always been an art, even back in Duchamp's day.
Bicycles are all about hard work and speed,
not forgetting those moments of pure poetry
as the wheels glide along the Dolomite mountain passes.
We wish all those cycling artists out there,
who dream of the Maratona being their masterpiece,
a wonderful Christmas,
as dazzling as the colours on that famous jersey,
which make the world such a beautiful place.
Bun Nadé. Merry Christmas
This year’s draw will be a little different than usual. The good luck of those who’ll be there, and also the good luck of those who won't - because luck doesn't give itself away, it merely lends itself. Bad luck is also just a passing thing, and not seeing each other over the last year will only increase our desire to meet up again. We must all stop waiting for our lucky day and take our lives in our own hands, putting the wind in our own sails to carry us forward. Let's hope there’s good weather along the way.
The pre-registrations for the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel 2021 are closed.
The draw will take place in the second half of November 2020.
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.
With the start of the Tour de France, our partner KOO Eyewear announced the launch of two new models: Spectro and Demos.
Both Spectro and Demos feature a striking single-lens construction that offers panoramic visual clarity. Available in different lens colors for varying lighting conditions, and 100% Made in Italy.
Discover more here: www.kooworld.cc
by Michil Costa
Autumn. The season when the beautiful wind blows. The “in” season, not a season that we’d otherwise call “out”. The seasons are not merely a result of tourism - far from it. It would actually be much better to get rid of “tourist seasons”; at the end of the day, beauty can be found in all seasons. Autumn is beautiful, a strange one this year.read more
On July 5th, the Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel will be with us, wherever we are, riding a bike, walking in the mountains, in the city, on the beach, in the countryside or just lying on the sofa.
Just wear a Maratona customized cycling kit, a T-shirt, a vest, a cap, a sweatshirt and let the Maratona shine with its gorgeous colors and positive energy. And even if the Maratona will not take place this year, all the people who love this event will make it live, transforming the first Sunday of July into the Maratona dles Dolomites-Enel International Day.
To show your attachment to the Maratona jersey and to the event take a shot and publish it on the social networks by tagging the Maratona dles Dolomites page or by using #maratonaday, the official hashtag of the event.
Let's keep the Maratona alive and make this day a memorable one!
Dear Alex, friend of the Maratona and friend of all of us. Your phrase 'Disabled are those with low self-esteem' is a motto for us, an indication, a constant signal. Your strength is such that it is not so much a point of reference, rather a real lighthouse, whose light goes far beyond the energy you have in your arms, in your head, in your heart.
Dear Alex, enough words, these days many people have written beautiful things about you. We want to tell you that you are pushing the group once again. And behind you there are thousands and thousands of Maratona riders following you on the Dolomite climbs and on the climbs of life. Alex, we wish you much strength.
The official Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel outfits from the last years, created by Castelli and Kask, are available on our online shop: All4Cycling.com.
wants to help every cyclist to become a ‘finisher’ of Italian Granfondos
In a season so difficult for everyone, even the amateur cycling movement has suffered significantly, with the cancellation of almost all the races scheduled for 2020, except for some which have been postponed to autumn. Formula Bici is determined to send a positive signal, launching an initiative to raise funds, but also to motivate all cyclists: this is ‘Formula Bici RideYourDream’, designed to allow all cyclists to become a ‘Finisher’ of any Formula Bici event, by paying a contribution of €10 which will be donated entirely to the “Protezione Civile Italiana” (Italian Civil Protection).read more
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Dedicated to art, this year's Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel will remain an unfinished artwork. But as you may be aware, it is not always possible to complete an artwork in a short time. Therefore we decided to cancel this year's appointment and to finish our artwork next year on July, 4th 2021. This will be the day where the 34th edition of the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel will take place.
The Maratona is a party, a cycling party, a party where people show their passion for cycling and a place for those people that come from all over the world to share the same passion in the middle of the Dolomites. But it doesn't take long to understand that this is not the right time to party.
It's a hard time for everyone. When a cyclist faces a climb they are encouraged with words like come on, you can do it. Now, more than ever, is the time to support each other, to give each other strength and courage.
Next year we want to make it a special moment for everyone. To the participants, whether they already confirmed their registration for 2020 or not, we tell you not to worry about the registration, we know well that right now you have other concerns and because your registration will be kept valid for the edition in 2021. More details on how to validate your registration will be communicated within the end of April on our website, on social networks and personally by E-Mail to each participant.
Come on people, see you next year. Lift up your hearts!
Adopt or donate a tree! Our health and happiness depend on Nature, so help us look after it.
Eco-sustainability, environmental protection and the development of sustainable tourism are shared values for the Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel organising committee and for all those who live and work in Alta Badia.
On 29th October 2018, extremely bad weather in the Dolomites caused extensive damage, destroying millions of trees, roads, trails and damaging entire villages.
Even some of the beautiful woods, who have seen the immense group of ‘marathoners’ pass through for years have been razed to the ground by the storm.
Therefore the Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel together with Alta Badia supports a project dedicated to the reforestation.
The project, called WOWnature needs all of us. Help us by adopting or buying a tree.
Further information HERE
The Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel is many things rolled into one: a competition, an event, an emotion, a story, a passion, and a unique experience for those who push down hard on those pedals or those who put all their commitment into organising it. In order for the Maratona to run smoothly, we apply principles in line with well-defined ecological values, respect for the environment and people, and sustainability.
In 2019, we intensified our inspections and discovered that there were several competitors who had not registered properly, a few that participated with an e-bike and many others who had thrown paper and rubbish along the road.
The competitors without bib and the riders who participated with an e-bike were given a lifetime disqualification. The participants who threw rubbish along the way were banned from registering for the next 3 editions.
Furthermore, some riders could not start due to not valid medical certificate.
A clean Maratona, in every sense of the word, is the only type of Maratona we envisage.