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22nd Acea Maratona di Roma - Jubilee Edition



The Italia Marathon Club, with the technical and commercial collaboration of Atielle Roma srl, is organizing the 22th edition of the Maratona di Roma (Rome Marathon), Jubilee Edition. The race, inserted in the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations), AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) and FIDAL (Italian Athletics Federation) international calendars will be held on Sunday, 10th  April 2016, at 8.50am, with start and finish in via dei Fori Imperiali.

The 22ndMaratona di Roma is certificated “IAAF ROAD RACE GOLD LABEL”.

The Maratona di Roma 2016 is valid as stage of the Mayor and Public Administrators Italian Championship.

 

Art. 1) REGISTRATION FOR ATHLETES RESIDENT IN ITALY
Registration of athletes supplying only medical certificate for competitive athletics (in Italian: “certificato medico di idoneità agonistica per l’atletica leggera”) signed by their doctor is not allowed.

 

According to FIDAL regulations on organization of sports’ events, all athletes over the age of 20 and with permanent residence in Italy are allowed to run the race under the following conditions:

 

a) Athletes registered in associations affiliated with FIDAL and other CIP Federations (for disabled athletes’ categories). If registration is not signed by the Chairman of the association bearing personal responsibility, the athlete must supply a copy of the renewal registration in FIDAL for 2016, or other CIP membership card (for disabled athletes’ categories). If registration takes place before renewal of membership, the athlete shall in any case send a copy of FIDAL 2016 renewal or a substitute declaration, written on their Association’s letterhead and signed by the Association’s Chairman as soon as possible.

For the athletes who have Fidal membership card it is compulsory to add the number of that card in the registration form.

 

b) Athletes who are members  of associations for promotion of sports (EPS - athletics) having signed a convention with FIDAL. These athletes can’t enjoy prizes and/or expenses of any kind and in any capacity.

 

c) Italian-resident athletes who are not holders of a membership card supplying a professional sports certificate signed by their physician for competitive athletics can register to Running Club Maratona di Roma (yearly membership of ASD Podisti Maratona di Roma), according to the procedure explained on the web-site www.rcmaratonadiroma.it or contacting the organization;

 

d) The athletes which are not member of Fidal or other Associations for Promotion of Sports (Athletics) who have a Runcard(card which includes the coverage for injuries and other advantages and contents, it can be obtained through Fidal by clicking here) along with a medical certificate for competitive athletics.

The respect of the connected rules related to the Runcard is the sole responsibility of the athlete.

In order to speed up the validation procedure, it is possible to upload the scanned copy of the Runcard along with the medical certificate for competitive athletics in the personal area at mymdr.it upon registration, or e-mail it to maratona@maratonadiroma.it. However, it is compulsory to show the original Runcard and the original medical certificate for competitive athletics at the Marathon Village upon collection of the bib number.

 

For the individual athletes and/or Fidal clubs who haven’t communicated the membership card renewal yet, the organization can do some checks at Fidal, by taking the data from the federal database of the athletes registered for the year 2016 and considering them valid for their participation. The individual athletes and/or the Presidents of the Fidal clubs with athletes registered for 2016, but with medical certificate for competitive athletics expiring before April, 10th, will have to provide a communication written by the Rome Marathon organization. If not, the data of the affiliation obtained by Fidal with computer procedure will be considered valid.

 

Art. 2) REGISTRATION FOR non-italian resident athlete 
Failure to provide your membership card or Runcard will result in exclusion from the race.

 

Self certification is not valid for participation.

 

Non Italian-resident athletes must be 20 or older on the race day. In order to register for the race, these athletes must provide the following documents:

 

a) Athletes members of club affiliated with foreign athletics associationsrecognized by IAAF must upload a scanned copy of their membership card in the personal area at  www.mymdr.it upon registration, or e-mail it to maratona@maratonadiroma.it. The membership card must be valid on the date of Maratona di Roma 2016; it must comply with all the rules and regulations on road running enforced in the athlete's country of residence upon registration.

 

b) In compliance with the Italian law for safety in sports, athletes who do not hold a Iaaf or other associations for promotion of sports (EPS - athletics) membership card can participate with Runcard(card issued by Fidal or through the Rome Marathon organization and which includes the coverage for injuries that is compulsory in Italy) along with a medical certificate for competitive athletics valid in the residence Country and in compliance with the legislation on health protection in the agonistic sports practice in force in Italy (by way of example Download)

 

These athletes, with the online registration or with the signature in the entry form, declare that the medical certificate is valid to run a competitive running race in their country.

 

In order to speed up the validation procedure, it is possible to upload the scanned copy of the medical certificate for competitive athletics in the personal area at www.mymdr.it   upon registration, or e-mail it to maratona@maratonadiroma.it. However, it is compulsory to send the original medical certificate for competitive athletics by postal service at: Atielle Roma Srl – Viale B.Bardanzellu, 65 – 00155 Rome – Italy. We suggest to do a copy of the medical certificate for competitive athletics before sending the original one. In alternative, the original medical certificate for competitive athletics can be provided by hand at the Marathon Village upon collection of the bib number. In case the original medical certificate for competitive athletics is not provided it will not be possible to pick up the bib number and participate in the Marathon.

 

The Runcard will be sent by e-mail to the applicant (by 72 hours starting from the receiving of payment by the organizer) and the athlete will have to upload it in the reserved area.

 

If the athlete already has a Runcard, previously emitted, upon registration, to speed up the validation procedure, he will be able to upload a copy of the card and the medical certificate for competitive athletics in the own reserved area at www.mymdr.it or e-mail them to the address: maratona@maratonadiroma.it. However, it is compulsory to send the original medical certificate by postal service at: Atielle Roma Srl – Viale B.Bardanzellu, 65 – 00155 Rome – Italy. We suggest to do a copy of the health form before sending the original one. In alternative, the original medical certificate for and the exhibition of the Runcard can be provided by hand at the Marathon Village upon collection of the bib number. In case the original medical certificate for competitive athletics and the Runcard are not provided it will not be possible to pick up the bib number and participate in the Marathon - ref. Art.2 b).

 

The respect of rules related to the Runcard is the sole responsibility of the athlete.

 

Art.3) DISQUALIFIED ATHLETES

Athletes disqualified twice from the 2007 edition, won’t be eligible to register to the race.

 

Art.4) REGISTRATION FEES FOR ATHLETES WITH A MEMBERSHIP CARD (RESIDENT AND NO RESIDENT IN ITALY)

 

  • EUR 50.00 until July 21st, 2015

  • EUR 60.00 until September 30th, 2015

  • EUR 70.00 until November 30th, 2015

  • EUR 80.00 until February 4th, 2016

  • EUR 90.00 until March 22nd, 2016 (final deadline)

  • from March 23rd to 30th, 2016 it will be possible to ask for a slot (except in case all BIBS sell out earlier) at the cost of EUR 120.00

  • EUR 50.00 until February 4th, 2016 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time.

  • EUR 60.00 until March 22nd, 2016 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time.

  • EUR 50.00 until March 22nd, 2016 for the Over 75 athletes.

 

 

Art.5) REGISTRATION FEES FOR ATHLETES HAVING A RUN CARD (RESIDENT AND NO RESIDENT IN ITALY) – ref. Art.1 - d) and Art.2 - b
 

  • EUR 47.00 until July 21st, 2015

  • EUR 57.00 until September 30th, 2015

  • EUR 66.00 until November 30th, 2015

  • EUR 76.00 until February 4th, 2016

  • EUR 85.00 until March 22th, 2016 (final deadline)

  • from March 23rd to 30th, 2016 it will be possible to ask for a slot (except in case all BIBS sell out earlier) at the cost of EUR 114.00

  • EUR 47.00 until February 4th, 2016 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time.

  • EUR 57.00 until March 22nd, 2016 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time.

  • EUR 47.00 until March 22nd, 2016 for the Over 75 athletes.

  • Free entry for those athletes who have finished all 21 editions of Maratona di Roma.

 

Those who registered at previous editions and didn’t pick up their Bib  are not considered entering at Maratona di Roma for the first time.

 

Art.6) REGISTRATION FEES FOR NO ITALIAN RESIDENT ATHLETES AND WITH NO MEMBERSHIP CARD , INCLUDED THE RUNCARD – ref. Art.2 - b)

 

  • EUR 56.00 until July 21st, 2015

 

  • EUR 66.00 until September 30th, 2015

 

  • EUR 76.00 until November 30th, 2015

 

  • EUR 86.00 until February 4th, 2016

 

  • EUR 96.00 until March 22nd, 2016 (final deadline)

 

  •  from March 23rd to 30th, 2016 it will be possible to ask for a slot (except in case all BIBS sell out earlier) at the cost of EUR 126.00

 

Registration fee will be calculated according to the date payment is made. 

Payment must be done by credit card at the end of the procedure or in each case by 15 days from the registration date, in the modalities indicated; after that date the registration will be canceled and the procedure must be repeated by entering the reserved area of the site www.mymdr.it again.

Registration forms which are either not duly filled or lack membership card and payment receipt will not be accepted.

 

ART.7) PAYMENT OPTIONS

You can choose one of the following options:

 

  • Visa or MasterCard payment on www.maratonadiroma.it (the transaction must be in Euros).

  • Bank transfer, (bank charges are on the payer), to: Atielle Roma srl c/o Banca Popolare di Milano Ag.257 - Via Ettore Franceschini, 58 Roma - IBAN IT 82 G 05584 03206 000000011690 – SWIFT code BPMIITM1257

  • Bank transfer, (bank charges are on the payer), to: Atielle Roma srl c/o Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Ag. 14 - Via dei Castani 46 Roma - IBAN code: IT 63 R 01030 03214 000002431511 - SWIFT code PASCITM1R14.

  • Bank transfer, (bank charges are on the payer), to: Atielle Roma srl c/o Unicredit Agenzia Via D’Onofrio B (30098) – Via D’Onofrio Roma – IBAN code:  IT 25 V 02008 05264 000010342655 – SWIFT code UNCRITM1D48. 

  • Only for athletes resident in Italy: payment on the following post bank account n° 67367847, to Atielle Roma srl, Viale B. Bardanzellu, 65 - 00155 Rome.

 

For bank transfer payments, please specify the name/s of the registered athlete/s in the payment details (also for group registrations).

No payment made by Travel Cheque, Euro Cheque, international money order or draft check issued by any foreign bank will be accepted.

 

Art.8) INDIVIDUAL ON-LINE REGISTRATION
To register on line for the Rome Marathon the athletes must use the reserved area MyMDR of the web site. The athletes, who already have a user-id and password, can enter and follow the instructions. For the athletes who register for the first time it is necessary to register; once the registration will be completed, an e-mail with a validation link and with the own user-id and password will be received. The reserved area MyMDR will be useful also to register in the other races organised by the Italia Marathon Club.

 

Art.9) ON-LINE GROUP REGISTRATION
To register on line for the Rome Marathon the sports clubs must use the reserved group area of the web site in which there are all the athletes’ data registered in the last three years. For the groups who register for the first time it is necessary to register the group by filling all the requested fields; at the end of the procedure an e-mail with a validation link to confirm the registration will be automatically sent. Then to register the athletes it will be necessary to send us the privacy document (the file will be available in the reserved area). For the groups which are already confirmed the team Representative will have to contact the Rome Marathon Registration Office to receive the new access codes. The reserved area "MyMDR" will be useful also to register in the other races organised by the Italia Marathon Club.

 

Art.10) REGISTRATION DEADLINE
March, 22ndh 2016

 

Art.11) REGISTRATION CANCELATION
We remind you that to be effectively registered for the Rome Marathon it is necessary to realize the payment, in the modalities specified, by 15 days starting from the receiving of the entry form. After that time, if not regulated, the registration will be canceled by the system and the athlete will have to repeat the procedure.

 

Art. 12) REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION

A confirmation e-mail will be sent to those athletes having paid and sent all necessary documentation. In the e-mail, there will be a user-id and a password to enter the website’s reserved area. Confirmation Letters can be downloaded from there. The Confirmation Letter (in pdf format) must be printed, signed and brought to the MarathonVillage in order to collect the bib number.

 

Art.13) REGISTRATION FEE TRANSFER AND POSTPONEMENT
Registration fees are not refundable. In case the athlete cannot take part in the Marathon, the athlete can choose one of the following options:

a)   Transfer their registration fee to another athlete. The substitute must pay an additional fee of to € 10.00 in order to cover transfer expenses and provide all necessary personal and participation information (membership card / physician statement). The deadline for this is 4th February, 2016.

b)   Transfer their registration fee to the following edition of Maratona di Roma, by paying an additional fee of € 10.00 (until 4th February  2016) and € 15,00 (within March 22nd, 2016) in order to cover postponement expenses.

 

The sports group which will request changes of athletes later, will have to pay an integration for each bib number of €2,00 (by 4th February 2016) and € 5,00 (within March 22nd 2016).

 

Art.14) BIB NUMBERS
The bib number will be assigned by the Organization, when the registration procedure will be complete, and it will be based on personal best (PB) declared, obtained in the last two years and indicating the date and place. The organization reserves the right to make revisions on the records declared.

 

Men

  • Start Area “Top” – Bib number from 1 to 50

  • Start Area “A” (Elite) – Bib number from 51 to 600 (personal bests from 2:30:01 to 2:50:00).
    Maratona di Roma reserves the right to distribute a minimum amount of bibs at its discretion via a “wild card” in this Start Area.

  • Start Area “B” – Bib number from 601 to 3000 (personal bests from 2:50:01 to 3:20:00)

  • Start Area “C” – Bib number from 3001 to 9000 (personal bests from 3:20:01 to 4:00:00)

  • Start Area “D” – Bib number from 9001 (personal bests from 4:00:01 on and Fitwalkers)


Women

  • Start Area “Top” – Bib number from F1 to F30  

  • Start Area “A” (Elite) – Bib number from F31 to F150 (personal bests from 2:30:01 to 3:15:00) 
    Maratona di Roma reserves the right to distribute a minimum amount of bibs at its discretion via a “wild card” in this Start Area.

  • Start Area “B” – Bib number from F151 to F600 (personal bests from 3:15:01 to 3:40:00)

  • Start Area “C” – Bib number from F601 to F2200 (personal bests from 3:40:01 to 4:55:00)

  • Start Area “D” – Bib number from F2201 (personal bests of 4:55:01 or more and Fitwalkers)

In the registration process each athlete has the opportunity to withhold the consent to personalize the bib number with the own name, which would otherwise be automatically realized.

 

ART.15) BIB NUMBER AND RACE PACKET
Participants must personally pick up bib number and race packet at the Marathon Village from 7th to 9th April, 2016

Bibs and race packets will not be cumulatively provided to entire groups and/or sports clubs. 

Upon receiving their bib:

At the time of the bib number collection:

 

  • The athletes up to date with the modalities established by the Art. 1 and 2 will have to exhibit  the confirmation letter filled and signed and the required documents;

  • The athletes, who by March, 22nd 2016, won’t have the registration regulated, will have to go to the pending desk  at the MarathonVillage, by bringing the missing documents (Art. 1 and 2);

  • The disabled athletes will have to collect the bib number and the race packet at the proper stand

 

Art.16) PACE MAKERS

The Organization will provide a team of qualified race assistants who will run the marathon at a constant pace in order to cut the finish line in:

3:00 hours yellow, 3:15 hours green, 3:30 hours baby blue, 3:45 hours orange, 4:00 hours fuchsia, 4:15 hours white, 4:30 hours blue, 4:45 hours red, 5:00 hours violet.

There will also be pacemakers for Fitwalkers.

 

Art.17) RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ATHLETE

The registered athlete bears responsibility for the ownership and safe-keeping of his/her race bib, thus acquiring the right to use all the services listed in the current rules and regulations and notified later on.

a) Any athlete taking part in the race without a bib will be held accountable for all damage occurred to objects and people, including his/herself. Moreover, he/she will be subject to sports’ sanctions to be determined by federations’ authorities among the sanctions enforceable in case of theft (art. 624. of the Criminal Code).

b) Any athlete taking part in the race wearing a counterfeit bib or an irregular bib will be held responsible as mentioned before and will be subject to sanctions; moreover, he/she can be subject to criminal sanctions among those enforceable in case of either theft (art. 624. of the Criminal code), or fraud (art. 640 Criminal code).

If cases a) and b) occur participants can be subject to sanctions among those enforceable in case of “failure to comply with rules and regulations imposed by Authorities  ” (art. 650 of the Criminal Code).

The above-mentioned infringements must be proved by accurate photo or video documentation.

 

Art.18) LEFT LUGGAGE SERVICE
You may take advantage of the left luggage service. Instructions will be provided together with the bib.

Disabled athletes can change their wheelchair at the dedicated gazebo.

 

Art.19) TIMING CHIP
The Maratona di Roma chip does not need to be returned after the race. Specific instructions on how to use it will be in the race day information.

Timing points will be installed every 5 Km of the marathon and half marathon route. Other timing points will be installed in other stretches of the route in order to check the fairness of the ranking procedure.

 

Art.20) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Medical assistance will be guaranteed all along the racecourse. Also, there will be aid stations every 5km and an emergency First Aid Station just off the finish area. Specialized physical therapists are available for sport massages just beyond the finish area. The Organization will also provide technical assistance to wheelchair and handbike athletes for breakdowns.   

Following the mass event and wheelchair and handbike race (on bikes, scooters, etc.), transit along the racecourse is strictly forbidden.

 

Art.21) MAXIMUM TIME
The maximum time to finish the Marathon is 7 hours and 30 minutes.

Information on the race day shall include a table containing all details of maximum time at intermediate kilometres. A technical committee composed of a member of the organization staff, a FIDAL judge, members of the City Police, of local public transport and street cleaning  institutions shall close the flow of athletes and assess actual closing of the route according to the situation of the last participants on the various kilometres.

 

Art.22) WITHDRAWAL FROM THE RACE
If you wish to withdraw from the race, make sure you reach one of the refreshing points along the route. Shuttle-buses depart from these refreshment points.

 

Art. 23) AFTER THE MARATHON

Athletes crossing the finish line will be awarded the official medal. The medal can be personalized at the stand just after the arrival. The medal personalization service can be bought on Mymdr when registering and in the reserved area.

Rankings and participation diploma (which the athlete can download) will be available free just after the marathon on the web site: www.maratonadiroma.it.

Written requests regarding changes and/or insertion to the rankings will be accepted until 7 days after the publication. After this date the rankings will be considered final.

Personal photos will be on sale directly on the web site www.fotostudio5.com

Personal race video will be on sale on Mymdr when registering or in the reserved area.

 

ART.24) INDIVIDUAL PRIZES
On the race day the first three men and the first three women classified in the marathon race, and handbike athletes will be awarded with a medal (and/or cup and/or other equivalent prize)  

Individual prizes very soon

  

c) TOP ATHLETES’ BONUSES
The Organizing Committee reserves the possibility to establish private negotiations for the appearance of the TOP athletes to invite to the race.

 

d) OPEN CATEGORY PRIZES (residents and no residents in Italy)
The first classified men and women will be prized with sports material or equivalent prizes + dedicated medal. The second and third classified men and women will be prized with dedicated medal. (For the calculation of age according to the belonging of the relative category the Fidal rules must be considered). The categories:

 

OVER 20 M/F - OVER 25 M/F - OVER 30 M/F - OVER 35 M/F - OVER 40 M/F - OVER 45 M/F - OVER 50 M/F - OVER 55 M/F - OVER 60 M/F - OVER 65 M/F - OVER 70 M/F - OVER 75 M/F - OVER 80 M/F

 

The prizes will be sent to the address indicated in the entry form or sent to the membership sports club. The prize can’t be accumulated with the one reserved to the first 5 absolute men and women and to the first 3 Italian men and women.

 

Art 25) ITALIAN ASSOCIATIONS AWARDS – to be released.

 

Art.26) RACE CANCELLATION
In case the race is annulled and/or fails to take place due to reasons which are not connected in any way to the Race Organisation - including revocation of authorisation by the competent Public Authorities - the registered athlete shall waive any claims to Associazione Italia Marathon Club and/or Atielle Roma s.r.l., including reimbursement of current and future expenses. By signing the race registration form, the athlete waives any claim for damages and/or indemnification and any   reimbursement, and/or compensation claim with regard to any current and future financial loss.

 

Art.27) IMAGE RIGHTS
As a registered participant in the XXII edition of the Maratona di Roma each athlete authorizes the organization, together with the legal subjects with whom the organization  has professional and trade relations concerning and related to filming/taking photographs of the event, to use fixed or moving images taken of him/her and displayed during the Maratona di Roma free of charge. Authorization is unlimited and may be used the world throughout or included in mediums, such as promotional and/or advertising materials, publications and videos -as current laws permit-, and includes eventual extensions to the foreseen timeframe.  

 

Art.28) LIABILITY AND PRIVACY
Upon registration to Maratona di Roma the athlete hereby declares that he/she knows and accepts all the provisions provided for by the current Rules and Regulations. The athlete excludes liability (both civil and criminal) for any damage to things and people he/she might cause, both directly and indirectly. The athletes must respect the Road Code. Within the meaning of Leg. Decree n°196 dated  30/6/2003, the athlete is bound to read and accept  the Privacy Terms published on the Internet website www.maratonadiroma.it and to authorize the Organization to use his/her personal data.

 

Art.29) COMPLAINTS
Complaints must be presented by April 30th 2016, by paying a tax of € 50.00 (refunded if the complaint is found to be justified).

 

Art.30)MISCELLANEOUS
For any unforeseen matters not mentioned in the existing regulations, please refer to the specific rules and current laws. Race judges may disqualify athletes not having passed through the regular checkpoints set up along the racecourse. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to vary any clause stipulated in the current Rules and Regulations at any time, due to force majeure.  



“ROMAFUN” – LA STRACITTADINA
The non competitive and no ranking run will start immediately after the start of the competitive Marathon and is open to everybody.


CONTACTS

Atielle Roma srl

Registered Office: Via Fagarè, 15 – 00195 Rome – Italy

Operating Office: Viale B. Bardanzellu, 65 – 00155 Rome - Italy

www.maratonadiroma.it – info@maratonadiroma.it

tel. +39 06 40 65 064

fax +39 06 40 65 063

Disabled athletes information: infodisabili@maratonadiroma.it

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