1. Date

Saturday, 17th June 2017

2. Start

at Selva Val Gardena, Val Gardena – Dolomites (BZ)–Italy-at 7:10 am

3. Features of the HERO Südtirol Dolomites

The HERO Südtirol Dolomites is a classic mountain bike race. The race attracts both individual competitors and members of sporting associations. Participants must use a mountain bike and the wearing of a helmet is compulsory. Electric bikes/pedal assisted or tandems are not allowed.

4. Race courses

There are two race routes: the 86 km and the 60 km. Participants must choose the one best suited to them at the moment of registration. It’s not possible to change the route during the race. The races take place over a combination of private and public land. It is the duty of all participants to adhere to the rules of the Italian civil code regarding road use so as to ensure the safety of all participants and road users. Failure to do so may result in the participant being disqualified.
In addition all participants are required to keep with them a valid ID throughout the race.

5. Partecipation

Open to all male and female bikers aged 19 (nineteen) or over and who are members of the FCI or Enti della Consulta, members of a non-Italian National Cycling Federation, and amateur or hobby-bikers. The event is of an invitation nature and the Organisation Committee has the non-appealable right to decide whether to accept or not an application to participate. If an application is considered to be in any way a damage for the event itself or to the event’s image it will not be approved.
An application by a person who has been disqualified from competition for doping will not be taken into consideration. The HERO Südtirol Dolomites provides for a closed number of 4,017 participants. Bikers who have not been regularly registered for the event cannot join the starter groups and if they attempt to do so they will be removed, and in the case of any resulting accidents, prior to or during the race itself, they will be reported to the police.

6. Registration

Applications are open from the 14th September 2016 from 08:00 pm to the 15th of June 2017 until 23.59. Registrations will not be accepted once the maximum number provided for has been reached. Should there be places remaining it will be possible to register directly in loco on the 15th and 16th of June 2017 from 10 am until 8 pm. Applications online may be made only on and by completing an application form indicating the following: name, surname, address, nationality, sex, email, club name, membership number, company, company code if applying as FCI, UCI-Code, type of membership, shirt size, and also choice as to whether applying for the 86 km or 60 km race. An accepted application will only be considered as completed on payment being made within 10 days from the registration data. Various forms of payment are acceptable, e.g. credit card, PayPal, bank transfer.
The club-members FCI are obliged to make the registration through the Datasport form and also through factor K ( via sport club. The ID race number will be communicated as soon as it will be published by the FCI. Registrations will be accepted in the order of request received up until the maximum number of 4,017 is reached.
It will be possible to refer to the web page of HERO Südtirol Dolomites at any time you wish to check the progress of your application and to establish if it has been accepted or not.
50% of the places are reserved for Italian citizens and 50% for non Italian citizens. Should there not be enough applicants of non Italian nationality other applicants of Italian nationality will be accepted.

7. Registration fee

The enrolment fee:

€ 115.00 for enrolment by 18.09.2016
€ 120.00 for enrolment from 19.09.2016 to 31.05.2016
€ 130.00 for enrolment from 01.11.2016 to 31.12.2016
€ 140.00 for enrolment from 01.01.2017 to 16.06.2017

FCI members (Elite) are exempt from payment of any enrolment fee.
All bikers exempt from payment of the enrolment fee are not entitled to the free race pack. Enrolments must be made by sending an email to together with a copy of the certification of membership and by using factor K. The registration fee includes a personal race number, mechanical assistance during the race (spare parts not included), refreshment during the race and on arrival, race pack with the event shirt, information and race classifications via SMS/email, printable certificate via Internet and a voucher for the pasta party.
Classifications will be published on and from there it will also be possible to print a personal race participation certificate.
After reaching 3,500 registrations will be open 517 registrations with accommodation package which includes 3 nights accommodation and entry to the HERO Südtirol Dolomites 2017. The interested parties can purchase a 3 day vacation choosing one of the Organisation’s Partner Hotels on An email with a link, a password, and a booking reference shall be sent to the interested person and thus enabling race participation to be confirmed on the site of Datasport. On the online registration the following details shall be requested: booking reference for the vacation stay, password, name, family name, address, nationality, date of birth, sex, email address, name of club, individual club registration number, UCI registration number where relevant, shirt size, preference as to either 86 or 60 km course route. Only persons who have booked a 3 day vacation stay with one of the Partner Hotels can confirm participation in the race. Any race confirmations effected without a vacation stay having been purchased will not be accepted. Should the vacation stay be cancelled race participation is automatically cancelled and the in this instance there shall be no refund of race registration fee duly paid. Furthermore in the instance where the vacation stay is cut short there shall be the obligation to pay the full cost of the entire 3 day package.

8. Race pack


9. Cancellations

It is not possible for a participant to be substituted by another person.
If the participant is unable to start in the edition 2017, the enrolment shall NOT be considered valid for the following edition of the race and the start fee will NOT be refunded.
For this reason we recommend persons to take out an insurance with Datasport at the time of registration. There is no provision to send race packs direct to home addresses.
Until the 19st of May 2017 it is possible to communicate a decision to change from the 60 km race to the 86 km one or vice versa. Every biker will receive an individual number. If a participant makes any modifications (change of name or change of race route) after the 20st of May 2017 he/she will receive a number but without his/her name on it.

10. Document check and race number collection

Collection of start numbers will take place direct at the ice rink Pranives in Nivesstr. 17 in Selva Val Gardena:
Thursday 15th June 2017 from 10 am to 8 pm
Friday 16th June 2017 from 10 am to 8 pm
Saturday 17th June 2017 from 05.30 am to 6.30 am
Check of membership cards and collection of start numbers for the Elite category and U23 men/women will take place at the ice rink in Selva Val Gardena:
Friday 16th of June 2017 from 1 pm to 8 pm.
The start numbers can be collected only by the participant on presentation of a valid ID (passport, identity card, or driving licence) in original form, and for members of the FCI/UCI membership cards are also required. Photocopies or other types of document are not acceptable and collection cannot be undertaken by third parties.

11. Starting order

Starting time from 7:10 am.

12. Categories

For the final classification the following competitive and amateur categories will be considered:

86 km Men - Club or Federation Members
Men Elite M 1990 1994
Under 23 M 1995 1998
HERREN Elite Sport M 1988 1998
Men Master 1 M 1983 1987
Men Master 2 M 1978 1982
Men Master 3 M 1973 1977
Men Master 4 M 1968 1972
Men Master 5 M 1963 1967
Men Master 6 M 1958 1962
Men Master 7 M 1953 1957
Men Master 8 M 1900 1952
60 km Men - Club or Federation Members
Men Elite M 1990 1994
Under 23 M 1995 1998
Men Sport M 1988 1998
Men Master 1 M 1983 1987
Men Master 2 M 1978 1982
Men Master 3 M 1973 1977
Men Master 4 M 1968 1972
Men Master 5 M 1963 1967
Men Master 6 M 1958 1962
Men Master 7 M 1953 1957
Men Master 8 M 1900 1952
60 km Women Club or Federation Members
Women Elite F 1900 1998
EWS – Elite Women Sport F 1988 1998
W1 – Master Women - 1 F 1978 1987
W2 – Master Women - 2 F 1900 1977
86 km Men - Amateurs/non membership
Men Hobby 1 M 1983 1998
Men Hobby 2 M 1968 1982
Men Hobby 3 M 1958 1967
Men Hobby 4 M 1900 1957
60 km Men - Amateurs/non membership
Men Hobby 1 M 1983 1998
Men Hobby 2 M 1968 1982
Men Hobby 3 M 1958 1967
Men Hobby 4 M 1900 1957
86 km Women Amateurs/non membership
Women Hobby 1 F 1983 1998
Women Hobby 2 F 1968 1982
Women Hobby 3 F 1900 1967
60 km Women Amateurs/non membership
Women Hobby 1 F 1983 1998
Women Hobby 2 F 1968 1982
Women Hobby 3 F 1900 1967

13. Maximum time schedules

The following maximum race intermediate arrival times are fixed:

60 km
Passo Campolongo 01.00 pm
Canazei 04.00 pm
Arrival Selva Gardena 07.15 pm
86 km
Passo Campolongo 12.30 am
Plan de Schiavaneis/Canazei 04.00 pm
Arrival Selva Gardena 07.15 pm

If a participant passes the gates after the fixed maximum times the overseer appointed will remove the start number. Exceptions will not be made for any reason whatsoever. Participants subject to such regulation may continue either by MTB but without the race number, or take the bus provided so as to return to Selva Val Gardena. After the time limits a part of the signage will be removed.

14. Maximum assistance times

Refreshments will be provided until the following times:
Corvara 10.45 am
Arabba 01.30 pm
Porta Vescovo/Seurasass 02.30 pm
Pian de Schiavaneis 04.00 pm
Passo Duron/Tirler 06.00 pm
Arrival at Selva Gardena 07.15 pm
Mechanical assistance will be provided in the following places at the following times:
Selva di Val Gardena from 06.00 am to 08.55 am
Corvara from 08.15 am to 10.45 am
Arabba from 09.30 am to 01.30 pm
Lupo Bianco/Canazei from 11.00 am to 04.00 pm
Medical assistance will be provided until the following times:
Selva (Passo Gardena) from 06.00 am to 10.00 pm
Alta Badia (Passo Gardena-Passo Campolongo) from 08.00 am to 12.30 pm
Arabba (Passo Campolongo-Arabba) from 09.00 am to 01.15 pm
Arabba (Arabba-Passo Pordoi) from 09.38 am to 03.55 pm
Arabba (Arabba-Ornella-Porta Vescovo) from 09.38 am to 02.55 pm
Fassa (Passo Pordoi-Passo Sella) from 10.25 am to 05.30 pm
Fassa (Pian de Schiavaneis-Canazei) from 10.45 am to 04.40 pm
Fassa (Canazei-Passo Val Duron) from 11.05 am to 06.10 pm
Alpe di Siusi (Dialer-Zallinger) from 11.15 am to 05.45 pm
Selva di Val Gardena (Passo Sella-junction Strenc) from 11.15 am to 06.00 pm
Selva di Val Gardena (Zallinger – arrival Selva V.G.) from 11.30 am to 07.15 pm

15. Controls

The mechanical controls at the start and along the two race routes are obligatory.
Any biker who sets off prior or without taking the necessary control on the start line will be regarded as not having set off and so no reference will be made to him or her in the final race classification.

16. Classification

All bikers will be referred to in the classifications. The classifications will be prepared with regard to times and not with regard to order of arrival.

17. Results and prizegiving

The results will be published on Saturday 17th June 2017 in the race arrival area and will be constantly updated.
The start lists and the results will also be available on internet at
The official prize ceremony will take place on Saturday 17th June 2017 at 9.00 pm in the town hall square in Selva Val Gardena. The following first 3 men and women of the following classifications will be listed at the final prizegiving ceremony in the town hall square:

  • Cat. Club or Federation members M (86 km)
  • Cat. Club or Federation members W (60 km)
  • Cat. Amateur/non membership M/W (60 km and 86 km)

The following placements of the overall categories will be part of the prize giving:

  • 86 km distance: from the 4th to the 10th classified in the mens club member category
  • 60 km distance: from the 4th to the 5th classified in the mens club member category
  • 60 km distance: from the 4th to the 10th classified in the womens club member category

The prizes will not be awarded after the official presentation nor forwarded to home addresses.
The first 3 bikers of every category will receive a prize in kind.
The prizes may be picked up from 4 pm till 11 pm at the Race Office , and Sunday 18th of June 2017 from 8 am to 12 noon at the Tourist Office in Selva Val Gardena.

18. Prizes

The club member participants in the following overall categories will receive cash prizes.

86 km - men overall (licence) 60 km – women overall (licence)
rank 1 3.000 Euro
rank 2 1.800 Euro
rank 3 1.000 Euro
rank 4 500 Euro
rank 5 450 Euro
rank 6 400 Euro
rank 7 350 Euro
rank 8 300 Euro
rank 9 250 Euro
rank 10 150 Euro
60 km - men overall (with licence)
rank 1 3.000 Euro
rank 2 1.800 Euro
rank 3 1.000 Euro
rank 4 500 Euro
rank 5 450 Euro
rank 6 400 Euro
rank 7 350 Euro
rank 8 300 Euro
rank 9 250 Euro
rank 10 150 Euro
PEAK PRIZE - with licence
86 km - men
1st to reach Passo Gardena/Dantercepies
300,00 Euro
86 km - men
1st to reach Passo Duron
300,00 Euro
60km - women
1st to reach Passo Gardena/Dantercepies
300,00 Euro
60km - women
1st to reach Passo Sella
300,00 Euro

1st prize category HOBBY MEN 86 km

1st prize category HOBBY LADIES 86 km

Top three finishers in each category

PEAK PRIZE men & women - Hobby

86 km Passo Campolongo - men
1 Weekend (3 days) for 2 people in a Bike Hotel in The Dolomites

86 km Passo Campolongo - women
1 Weekend (3 days) for 2 people in a Bike Hotel in The Dolomites

60 km Passo Sella - men
1 Weekend (3 days) for 2 people in a Bike Hotel in The Dolomites

60 km Passo Sella - women
1 Weekend (3 days) for 2 people in a Bike Hotel in The Dolomites

All prizes are gross and subject to tax deductions.

19. Medical support

Medical support includes ambulances, doctors, health support staff and availability of helicopter rescue service.

20. Vehicle mechanical assistance

Any support by non-officials during the course of the races is severely prohibited and will result in disqualification, except places defined by the O.K.-Team.

21. Appeals

Any appeal or protest should be addressed to the race jury in the measure pretended in the regulations and should be accompanied by the fee as fixed by the FCI and UCI regulation.

22. Event cancellation

The Organising Committee reserves the right to make changes to the regulations, to the course and race conditions itself.
The event will take place irrespective of weather conditions provided that there is no risk to the health or safety of the participants. The Organising Committee retains the right to interrupt or cancel the race.
Should the race be cancelled for circumstances beyond the control of the Organisers or for Acts of God, the entry fee will not be refunded nor used for the following year’s fee. All details with regard to such circumstances will be published on the internet or in loco during the race itself.

23. Variations

The Organising Committee reserves the right at any moment and in any circumstance to make changes to the regulations.
Internet is the official medium for event information and as such all official event communications will be found there.

24. Right and obligations of participants

The number and the chip, provided by the Organisation, has to be fixed to the handlebars in a clearly visible manner. The number cannot be modified or changed in any way. Bikers must wear a hard safety approved helmet which must be kept fastened throughout the race. Road safety regulations must be respected throughout. The participants stopped at the gates of any time limit are required to deliver their race number and chip to the person appointed for such purpose.
Any biker not arriving at the starting grid 10 (ten) minutes prior to their fixed start will automatically be allocated to the final starting grid. All bikers must carry with them a puncture kit. Furthermore, all are required to keep with them an ID throughout the whole race. It is strongly advised that bikers should carry with them a change of clothing and a cape to provide against inclement weather conditions.
Bikers are required to move aside to allow faster bikers to overtake. Extreme prudence is to be exercised in parts of the race with poor visibility.
Any stop for repairs must be made in a clearly visible area away from the main race route. Participants who quit the race have to give such communication to the Organisation and hand the number back to the next security controller along the route. No change of lane is allowed in the final approach to the finishing line and a violation of this stipulation will lead to the biker being disqualified.

25. Disqualification

Any biker found to be taking part with the race number of another, to have passed one’s race number to another, to have started from a grid proceeding that assigned, or guilty of other serious offence as determined by the Organisation Committee will be immediately excluded from the event and any position in race classification will be cancelled, and the biker may be subject to a ban from participating in future editions of between two and five years.
The above-mentioned measures will be adopted by the Organisation.
Bikers are reminded of their duty not to throw litter on the course route and to make use of the rubbish points at the beginning and end of each refreshment point. Bikers throwing litter on the ground and not making use of the services provided will be disqualified.
It is severely prohibited to use any form of electric or electronic support on the bike itself and any biker found to have done so, will be disqualified or removed from the final race classification. Tandems are not allowed.

26. Responsibility

All participants in the Südtirol Sellaronda HERO participate at their own risk.
The enrolment, even if done by a third party on one’s behalf, infers and provides that the participant accepts to waive any right, direct, or of third parties, against the Organising Committee and all individuals or organisations involved in the event. Furthermore, by enrolling in the event the participant declares to be sufficiently in form to face the challenge required to complete the race.

27. Regulations

Matters not covered by this regulation shall be subject to the implementing rules of the FCI 2015 and UCI.

28. Signature

By sending the registration form the participant declares:

  • to be in possession of the appropriate medical certificate as provided by the ministerial decree of 18/02/82. Failure to have such will lead to immediate disqualification. The Organisation also takes no responsibility for accidents or illness
  • to have a valid member card if part of a Club or Federation
  • to have a liability insurance against third parties
  • to have read the present regulation

The participant also grants permission for his or her information to be used as provided by the law on privacy: n. 675 of 31/12/1996.
Furthermore I agree that pictures and shoots made to participants and kids during the race can be used by the organizing committee for marketing and publishing activities.


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