Regulation and Rules

brixen-dolomiten-marathon8th Brixen-Dolomites-Marathon
Saturday, 01th July 2017

ASV Brixen Dolomiten Marathon , Viale Ratisbona 9, ITA-39042 Bressanone,
Tel. +39 0472 836401, Fax +39 0472 836067

In these regulations and rules the masculine form is used to designate male and female genders.

Start at the Cathedral Square in Brixen-South Tyrol (560 m). Flat running in part from Brixen to Milland (asphalt road), incline over Mellaun to St. Andrä/valley station of cable car (hiking and forest trail) – 1st changing station (1.060 m). Further on towards Afers – 2nd changing station (1.500 m), partly on hiking and forest trails and asphalt road near Schatzer Hut (1.990 m) and to Rossalm Hut (2.200 m) over to Kreuztal/summit station of cable car (2.050 m) – 3rd changing station. Hiking trail to Ochsenalm (2.080 m) and final ramp to the plateau at the Plose (2.450 m).

Marathon: W/M 18, 20, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70-79. According to Italian rights older athletes cannot start. The first three of each category will be awarded. If until 24th June there are not 5 participants for a category, the categories will be put together. Juniors go into the next higher category, all others go in the younger category.

Relay 4×4: women – men – mixed (the first three of each category will be awarded)

Relay 2×2: women – men – mixed (the first three of each category will be awarded)

Participation permission
Participants must be at least 18 year old on 1st July 2017. Only well-trained runners can handle this alpine challenge. By signing the registration form the runner accepts the rules of this marathon as well as the regulations of the IAAF. The runner certificates the possession of a valid medical certificate. For all regulations not mentioned in this invitation the international regulations of CONI and ICMR are applied.

The official route cannot be left, the runner has to accept the orders of the track marshals.


  • Member of an Athletic Federation recognized by the IAAF (membership card)
  • Athletes, who are not member of an Athletic Federation, must present a Certificate of Health, valid on 1st July 2017 (download certificate of health)

The Brixen Dolomites Marathon is an alpine challenge and is only suitable for highly-trained runners. We appeal to the own responsibility and the common sense of every participant. Every runner takes part of his own risk and responsibility. Doctors and duty along the route and the final runner (“sweeper bus”) are authorized to retire a runner from the race on medical grounds. If a competitor continues the race against a medical directive or run behind the official last control vehicle (“sweeper bus”), he does so at his own responsibility and without any entitlement to the marathon services.

The registration takes place online on, it is completed with the payment of the starting fee. Alternatively there is the possibility to register in written via registration form, sent via fax or e-mail. Only forms that are completely filled in and signed by the participant will be accepted. The registration is only valid after the payment of the starting fee. (link registration)

With the registration every athlete approves the disclosure of his own sensitive data following the privacy rules. Moreover the organizer can use pictures of the participants for promotion in national and international media.

Registration deadline
Wednesday, 28th June 2016, 7 p. m.

From 30th June 2017 registrations will only be possible on site at the marathon expo at the Cathedral Square in Brixen (from 1 p.m. )

Participants who register within 31.05.2017 will receive a personalized starting number.

Registration fee


Relay 4×4

Relay 2×2

until 31.12.2016

€ 65,00

€ 120,00

€ 80,00

01.01.2017 – 28.02.2017

€ 85,00

€ 150,00

€ 100,00

01.03.2017 – 30.04.2017

€ 95,00

€ 170,00

€ 110,00

from 01.05.2017

€ 110,00

€ 190,00

€ 120,00

Payment with online registration
The event organizer suggests using online registration with its various payment facilities. The payment can be via credit cards, LSV or bank transfer.

Payment with registration by fax or mail
The payment can also be effectuated a crossed bank transfer to:

ASV Brixen Dolomiten Marathon, Raiffeisenkasse Eisacktal
IBAN IT 79M 08307 58221 000300228826, SWIFT-BIC: RZSBIT21007
Reason: “Registration fee Brixen Dolomites Marathon”, Name + date of birth

A copy of the payment must be sent with the registration form to the organizers.
The registration is only valid after the payment of the starting fee.

Registration change/cancellation
The transfer of an acquired starting place must be notified to the secretary until 24.06.2017. An administration charge of € 20,00 each will be levied. Changes of any kind are only possible until 24.06.2017. People who have not issued an insurance can send a medical certificate with the diagnosis to the organizer within 25.06.2016. The registration fee will not be refunded in this case but kept for the following year.

Saturday, 1st July 2017 Cathedral Square Brixen: 7.30 a.m. for the marathon, 8 a.m. for the relays.

Relay: 4×4 (ca. 11 km/ca. 8 km/ ca. 14,5 km/ca. 8,5 km), 2×2 (ca. 19 km/ca. 23 km).

Altitude difference: ca. 2.450 m – Distance: 42,195 km – time limit: 8 hours – finish end: 3.30 p.m.

The Organization Committee has the right to ask the athletes to wear Trail-shoes according to the weather conditions. In case the athlete doesn’t wear Trail-shoes at the start he will be disqualified from the Race Office – the registration fee won’t be paid back.


Marathon Relay 4×4 Relay 2×2
Finisher-T-Shirt(technical shirt) T-Shirt(technical shirt) T-shirt(technical shirt)
Diploma (online)
Shower at the finish (Plose) Shower at the finish (Plose) Shower at the finish (Plose)
Massage at the finish (Plose) Massage at the finish (Plose) Massage at the finish (Plose)
Flower Ceremony at the finish (Plose):All Women: 1st – 5th place

All Men: 1st – 10th place

Bus to/from changing areas

Pasta-Party at the finish area (Plose)

Welcome-Bag with several products

Lending fee for the time measuring chip (Transponder)

Catering from start to finish: bananas, apples, cookies, Sponser gel (from km21), Sponser drinks

tea/cucumbers/melons/dry fruits (at the finish area Plose)

Luggage transport to the finish area

Race day: the start number is valid as ticket for the cable car St. Andrä/Kreuztal/St. Andrä

and for the transport from St. Andrä to Brixen (bus station) on indicated times

ATTENTION: Shuttle from Kreuztal to Plose and return on payment only

Time measuring-Chip

The lending fee for the time measuring chip (Transponder) is included in the registration fee. Chips that are not handed back will be charged to the participant € 20,00.

Distribution of start numbers
Cathedral Square in Brixen:
Friday, 30th June 2017 from 1 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 1st July 2017 from 6 to 7 a.m.

Runner’s Party
Friday, 30th June 2017 at the Cathedral Square from 1 p.m.

Luggage transport
Luggage transport to finish area should be handed over at starting area on 1st July 2017 from 6.30 to 7.30 a.m.

Cash prizes and awards
a) Cash prizes Marathon: All women 1st – 5th place, all men 1st – 10th  place

b) Awards:

- Marathon: the first three of each category will be awarded (W/M)

- Relay 4×4 and relay 2×2: the first of each category will be awarded (W/M/Mixed)

Prize giving ceremony
Saturday, 1st July 2017 Flower Ceremony (Marathon) at the finish (Plose) between 1 and 2 p.m.
Saturday, 1st July 2017 Award Ceremony Marathon/Relay at the finish between 3.30 and 4 p.m.

Insurance and liability

The event organizer cannot be held responsible for any loss, injury or damage to people or items. There is no liability for lost items. The event organizer refuses any liability for possible damage or accidents before, during and after the race. Place of jurisdiction is Brixen.

With the registration every athlete declares:

Insurance is the sole responsibility of the participant. Every athlete must be insured against accident. I recognize the organizers exclusion of liability for any damages. I declare to be well-prepared for this marathon, that I am healthy and that the personal details (name, age etc.) are correct. I know that it is forbidden to pass my personal number to another person without complying with the official transfer procedure. With the registration I agree the regulations and rules of the 8th Brixen Dolomites Marathon as well as any further modifications published on this homepage. 


  • Way back on foot to the summit station Kreuztal (25 minutes) with a beautiful foto-point. Alternatively there is a bus shuttle on payment. From Kreuztal by cable car to St. Andrä (ticket is the starting number) and from St. Andrä by bus (free at certain times) to the city of Brixen (bus station) .
  • In case of bad weather or dangerous conditions the event organizer has the right to change to an alternative, also homologated track. The race takes place in all weathers.
  • The use of walking poles or other technical aid is not allowed. From Kreuztal (km 33,7) only the drought categories W/M 60 and older are allowed to use nordic walking poles.

Tourist office Brixen, Tel. +39 0472 836401,
Packages for participants of Brixen Dolomites Marathon,

How to get there
by car – Brenner motorway: from north exit Vahrn/Varna, from south exit Klausen/Chiusa
by train – Brenner railway: station Brixen /Bressanone
by plane – the closest airports are: Bolzano/Bozen (45 km), Innsbruck (85 km) and Verona Villafranca (190 km).

ATTENTION: Possible modifications of the Regulation will be published on this place!