Race Rules

The rules to take part in the Marcialonga Coop


1) The Marcialonga Coop is an international running race that will take place on the 2nd September 2023 over two distances:

  • 26 Km
  • 21,0975 Km

2) All male and female runners, members of their National Sport Association IAAF may enter the race. Those without a valid license, may request the ACSI card directly at the race office presenting a medical certificate attending the physical ability of the runner. 
Participation is allowed from 18-years-old for the 21Km race and from 20-years-old for the 26 Km race; in case of younger runner (up to 16), it is possible to enter the relay.
The Organising Committee has the right to reject entries of competitors with a proved unsportsmanlike behavior especially when previously disqualified for doping.

3) Entries must be submitted on-line. The entry gives the right to compete in the race, to collect the goodie bag (only during the race office opening time) and to use all the services provided by the Organizing Committee. Every other expense is charged to the competitor.

4) The entry-fee is:

  • 30,00 € up to June 30th
  • 35,00 € from 1st July until 27th August
  • 40,00 € from 28th August until 1st September
  • 45,00 € on Saturday 2nd September – deadline

Entries on-line will close Friday, 1st September at 6.00 p.m. 
For those who cannot take part in the race, the OC gives the possibility to ask for the passage of fee (not starting number) to another runner. The request must be sent by the registered runner with the details of the new racer. It is possible to ask for the change of distance.
Both requests are accepted until 1st September and require the payment of 10,00€ at the race office.
Entry-fees will not be returned for any reason and are not valid for next editions.
The exchange of bibs among competitors is forbidden and can lead to disqualification.

5) The starting numbers are decided by the Organising Committee with unquestionable sentence according to the best percentage of the athlete. Percentage is the ratio between the placing in Marcialonga Coop 2021, 2022 and the number of competitors in the same year that is “Rank x 100 ÷ Starters”. When first time entry, other races 2022-2023 could be considered if communicated on the entry-form.
If the group fills up, the racer will move to next available one. No seeding request will be taken in consideration on the race day nor at the race office.


Bib Numer
26km / 21km

Marcialonga Coop 

Other HM races


1-100 / 10001-10100

TOP 8 F - 26 KM
TOP 3 F - 21 KM

< 1:17:00 M
< 1:33:00 F 


101-500 / 10101–10500

3,01 - 35%

< 1:36:00 M
< 1:40:00 F


501-1000 / 10501–11000

35,01 - 65%

< 1:55:00


1001-2000 / 11001-12000

> 65,01%


6) Start-numbers collection is at the Race Office in Moena - Navalge Theatre during the following hours:

  • Friday, 1st September: 4.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 2nd September: 8.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

At the number collection will be requested:
- The ID document
- Other required documents (sport card or medical certificate) not already sent or uploaded on MyEB

It is possible to delegate someone to pick up the number using the form “Proxy” and attaching all the required documents.
For teams, a representative of the group can pick up all start-numbers, upon request.
Start-numbers and goody bag will not be sent at home if not collected at the race office.

7) The timing service is provided by MySDAM. Applied inside the bib there is a chip-timing device. It is mandatory for competitors to take care of it and to wear it during the whole race. The transponder will register the start and the finish time and the intermediate times at the checkpoints. The chip is disposable, and it is not necessary to return it after the race.
The general ranking will be drawn up on the official time while the age category ranking, on the real time.

8) The check-in at the gate is obligatory. In case of start in a prior gate, the competitor could be disqualified or have a penalty of time, decided by the Organising Committee, applied on the race time.
In the starting area it is possible to deliver the clothes bag.

9) The start is in Moena main square at 4.30 p.m.
The time limit is settled in 3 hours for the 21,0975 km race and 3.45 hours for the 26 km race. Those who do not finish in above-mentioned time will be considered out of the race. There is a time gate at 6.50 p.m. in Masi di Cavalese for the longer distance race.
Competitors registered in the 26 km race who decide to stop at the short-race finish or do not pass the time-gate will not be classified either in one or the other ranking list. Competitors registered in the 21,0975-race km must stop at the short-race finish and are not allowed to run ahead along the course.

10) Along the course, during the competition, it is forbidden to all bikers and any other vehicle to have access to the track interested by the passage of the runners.

11) There are drink stations pointed out on the profile map and a final one in the finish area. Dumping of waste outside the dedicated containers is forbidden. The OC is authorised to disqualify (or penalize) the competitors who do not respect this rule.

12) The finish of the 21,0975 race is in Masi di Cavalese and of the 26km race is in Cavalese. The finishers will receive the medal. After passing the finish line the following services are available: first aid station, feeding station, bags collection.
In Cavalese there will be also showers and dressing rooms and the dinner party.

13) The use of private assistance is strictly forbidden and leads to disqualification. An appropriate assistance is provided by the organisation. It is no allowed the use of poles or to run in spikes.

14) For circumstances beyond one's control, the Organising Committee can decide to make changes to the course or cancel the race. In case of cancellation the Organising Committee will guarantee to all the registered people the 50% discount on next year fee.

15) Protests must be delivered to the Jury within half an hour after the end of the race, accompanied by 100,00 €. The fee will be refunded if the protest is accepted.

16) It must be clear that to take part in Marcialonga Coop it is necessary to be physically and technically well-prepared: for this reason, each competitor, when entering the race, is personally responsible for declaring to be properly trained.

17) The Organizing Committee is authorized to apply penalties or disqualify competitors for unsportsmanlike conduct during the event. It is mandatory to use the dedicated points and containers for throwing away plastic and food waste. Dumping of waste outside the containers is forbidden. The OC is authorized to disqualify the competitors who do not respect this rule.
By sending the entry-form the competitor, together with the chief of the team, certifies that there are no sporting sanctions, civil and/or criminal penalties, even if granted, or ongoing investigations against her/him for acts relating to doping and declare not to have assumed or not assuming substances included in the list of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The mendacious self-certification will be prosecuted according to law.

18) By sending the entry-form, competitors acknowledge and accept these rules included any new rules necessary and provided by law in according to the Covid-19 situation. The competitor exempts the Organising Committee from any liability in case of damage done or suffered. For any other matter not in the present booklet, it is to be considered the U.C.I. Guidelines for Cycling Competitions.



I agree to the storage of my data. The data will be handled according to the substitutive decreed article 13 no. 196/2003.

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