8 Apr 2018

Maratona di Roma 2018
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Maratona / Rules




The Italia Marathon Club, with the technical and commercial collaboration of Atielle Roma srl, is organizing the 24th edition of the Maratona di Roma (Rome Marathon). 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, 8th  April 2018, at 8.40am, with start and finish in via dei Fori Imperiali.



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

a) athletes who hold a membership card of clubs affiliated with FIDAL and other CIP associations (according to the consistent disabled athlete category)

b) athletes who are members of Associations for the promotion of sports (Athletics) and hold the compulsory insurance arranged by the FIDAL (RunCard) through their own association. Individual athletes may get their membership card directly on www.runcard.com (see art.3).

c) athletes who do not hold a membership card of clubs affiliated with Fidal or Associations for the promotion of sports (Athletics) but hold a Runcard associated to a medical certificate for competitive athletics (the certificate must be specific for Athletics).



Athletes who do not reside in Italy must be 20 or older on the race day. The following categories of non-Italy resident athletes are allowed to run the race :

a)            Athletes holding a Runcard associated to the medical certificate for competitive athletics (specific for athletics): see art. 3).

b)            Athletes holding a membership card of non-Italian Athletics Federations recognised by IAAF (so it is not compulsory to send the medical certificate for competitive athletic), upon registration these athletes may alternatively:

- upload a scanned version of the membership card recognised by IAAF; the card must be valid on the date of the event. The card must be consistent with competitive road racing according to the current legal provisions enforced in the athlete's country of residence

- Download here the self-declaration and send it to info@maratonadiroma.it



Art.3) COMPULSORY ASSURANCE AND MEDICAL CERTIFICATE FOR COMPETITIVE ATHLETICS  - only for athletes as per art. 1b), art. 1 c) and art.2 a)

Runcard is the Fidal (Federazione Italiana di Atletica Leggera) card inclusive of an insurance policy against injuries (which is compulsory in Italy) and other benefits. The athlete's Runcard must be valid on the date of the event. Athletes are requested to comply with the rules connected to the Runcard.                                                                                                         

How to get a Runcard:

- athletes as per art.1 b) (holders of EPS cards residing in Italy) should request it through their club or, in case of individual athletes, directly on www.runcard.com;

- athletes as per art.1 c) (residing in Italy) may get it on www.runcard.com;

- athletes as per art. 2 a) (non residing in Italy). The Runcard is issued by the organisation in charge of the event; the Runcard will be sent via e-mail (within 72 hours from when the organisation receives payment); 


The medical certificate for competitive athletics (no other titles will be allowed) is compulsory in Italy for elite and amateur runners due to specific law (Ministerial Decree 18/02/1982); it must be valid on the date of the event and issued by the athlete's general practitioner in the athlete's country of residence. 

DOWNLOADING HERE THE MEDICAL FORM (compulsory: only this form is allowed) to be submitted complete with physician's signature and print.   

It is compulsory to send the original via mail to the organisation's headquarters or provide it upon receiving the bib number.

During registering, to speed up the validation process, athletes can upload the scanned Runcard and the medical certificate in their private area of mymdr.it or send them to the e-mail info@maratonadiroma.it.

However, athletes have to produce the original of Runcard and the medical certificate to the Marathon Village at the time of bib number collection.



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



EUR 55.00 until July 12, 2017

EUR 70.00 until October 4, 2017

EUR 80.00 until December 13, 2017

EUR 90.00 until January 31, 2018

EUR 90.00 until March 21, 2018

from March 22 to 28, 2018 it will be possible to ask for a slot (except in case all BIBS sell out earlier) at the cost of EUR 110.00

EUR 55.00 until January  31, 2018 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time. EUR 65.00 until March 21, 2018 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time. 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.

EUR 50.00 until March 21, 2018 for the Over 75 athletes.




EUR 52.00 until July12, 2016

EUR 67.00 until October 5, 2016

EUR 76.00 until December 14, 2016

EUR 86.00 until February 1, 2018

EUR 95.00 until March 15, 2018

from March 22 to 26, 2018 it will be possible to ask for a slot (except in case all BIBS sell out earlier) at the cost of EUR 105.00

EUR 52.00 until January 31, 2018 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time. EUR 62.00 until March 21, 2018 for Italian-residents entering the Maratona di Roma for the first time. 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.

EUR 47.00 until March 21, 2018 for the Over 75 athletes.




EUR 67.00 until July 12, 2016

EUR 82.00 until October 4, 2016

EUR 92.00 until December 15, 2016

EUR 102.00 until January 31, 2018

EUR 112.00 until March 21, 2018


 from March 22rd to 26th, 2018 it will be possible to ask for a slot (except in case all BIBS sell out earlier) at the cost of EUR 125.00


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.



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.

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.



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.



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.



March, 15 2018



We remind you that to be effectively registered for the Rome Marathon it is necessary to realize the payment, in the modalities specified, by 10 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.



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 Marathon Village in order to collect the bib number.



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 1 February, 2018.

b)   Transfer their registration fee to the following edition of Maratona di Roma, by paying an additional fee of € 10.00 (until February 1, 2018) and € 15,00 (within March 15, 2018) 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 February 1, 2018) and € 5,00 (within March 15, 2018).



The bib number will be assigned subsequent to the completion of the registration procedure, based on the record statement (PB) realized in the last two years, with its date and place. The organization reserves the right to carry out checks on declared records.

In the registration procedure every athlete has the opportunity to withhold consent to the personalization of the bib with the name, which otherwise will be automatically performed.


In order to facilitate the flow of athletes in the starting phase and enable an optimal management of refreshments along the way, the start will be carried out by “waves". Depending on the bib number allocated, the morning of the Marathon will be possible to access the following starting areas, with their start times. 


Participants must personally pick up bib number and race packet at the Marathon Village from April 5 to April 7, 2018. Bibs and race packets will not be cumulatively provided to entire groups and/or sports clubs.

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 15, 2018, won’t have the registration regulated, will have to go to the pending desk at the Marathon Village 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



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, 5:30 hours dark green, 6:00 hours gold, 6:30 hours brown, 7:00 hours grey, 7.30 hours black.



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.



The start and finish left luggage service will be prepared, whose mode of use will be communicated to registered athletes by Race Day Info.

In any case it will be possible to access the area for delivery of the luggage (the luggage is exclusively the New Balance 2018 backpack) 30 minutes before each start.

For disabled athletes (wheelchair and Handbike) will set up a gazebo where you can make the wheelchair change.



The timing service will be provided by the company TDS, with chips to be used according to the instructions attached to the bib (on the back). On the route will be made recorded timing points (approximately every 5 km and half marathon). In addition it will be carried out further surveys to guarantee the correct results.

The results will be drawn up taking into account the real time (net time detected by the chip), to the exclusion of parties athletes Area Top - Men Bib numbers from 1 to 50 and women from F1 to F30 - for which will be worth the “official time” (time to shot, “Gun Time”).



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.



The maximum time to finish the Marathon is fixed in 7 hours and 30 minutes.

Information on the race day will be published in a table with details of the maximum time of transition to the intermediate kilometer references.

Queuing at the Marathon will present a technical committee (composed of representatives of the Organization, of FIDAL judges, the Command of the Local Police of Roma Capitale, the local transport companies and city cleaning) which will assess on the spot the effective closure of the path depending on the situation of the last participants to several kilometers.



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.



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.

Results 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.



The day of the race will be awarded with medal (and / or cup and / or other equivalent prize) the first three men and the first three absolute classified women.


For all athletes residing outside Rome prizes will be shipped to the address indicated on the entry form, or delivered by the sports club membership. The prize can not be combined with that given to the first 10 men and women and the absolute first 5 men and women Italian.

For precision timekeeping useful allocation of category awards will take solely into account the real time (net time detected by the chip).



Art 26) ITALIAN ASSOCIATIONS AWARDS – to be released.



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.



As a registered participant in the 23rd 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. 



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.



Complaints must be presented by April 23rd 2018, by paying a tax of € 50.00 (refunded if the complaint is found to be justified).



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. 



The non competitive and no ranking run will start immediately after the start of the competitive Marathon and is open to everybody.



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