1. DATE:

Saturday, 27th June 2015


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


The Südtirol Sellaronda HERO is a classic mountain bike race. The edition 2015 is valid as the UCI MTB MARATHON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. 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.


There are two race routes: the 87 km and the 60 km. Participants must choose the one best suited to them at the moment of enrolment. 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.


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 Südtirol Sellaronda HERO provides for a closed number of 4,015 participants, 1,000 of these resulting from enrolment in combination with a tourist package. Bikers who have not been regularly enrolled 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.


Applications are open from the 30th September 2014 from 11:59 pm to the 25th of June 2015 until 11.59 pm. Enrolments 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 25th and 26th of June from 2 pm until 7 pm. The enrolments for the World Championships will close on Tuesday 23th June 2015 at 12:00. 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 87 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 obligated to make the enrolment through the Datasport form and also through factor K ( via sport club.
All FCI athletes with license, who decided to race the 60km route have to register selecting the ID number 79734, all those who decided to race the 87 km have to register selecting the ID Number 79733. The Elite racer, have to register selecting ID Number 67198.
Attention: registration, which are made only through Faktor K are not valid.
The ID race number will be communicated as soon as it will be published by the FCI. Enrolments will be accepted in the order of request received up until the maximum number of 4,015 is reached.
It will be possible to refer to the web page of Südtirol Sellaronda HERO 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.


The enrolment fee:

€ 110.00 for enrolment by 31.10.2014
€ 120.00 for enrolment by 30.11.2014
€ 130.00 for enrolment by 31.12.2014

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 enrolment 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.


It is not possible for a participant to be substituted by another person.
If the participant is unable to start at the Sellaronda HERO 2015, the enrolment will NOT be considered valid for the edition 2016 and the start fee will NOT be refunded.
For this reason we recommend people to subscribe an insurance with Datasport at the time of the online-enrolment. There is no provision to send race packs direct to home addresses.
Until the 20st of May 2015 it is possible to communicate a decision to change from the 60 km race to the 87 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 2015 he/she will receive a number but without his/her name on it.


Collection of start numbers will take place direct at the ice rink Pranives in  Nivesstr. 17 in Selva Val Gardena:
Thursday   25th     June 2015 from 10 am to 8 pm
Friday     26th     June 2015 from 10 am to 8 pm
Saturday     27th  June 2015 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 26th of June 2015 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.


 Starting time from 7:10 am.


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

87 km Men - Club or Federation Members
Men Elite born prior ti 1990
Under 23 M 1991 1995
HERREN Elite Sport M 1986 1996
Men Master 1 M 1981 1985
Men Master 2 M 1976 1980
Men Master 3 M 1971 1975
Men Master 4 M 1966 1970
Men Master 5 M 1961 1965
Men Master 6 M 1956 1960
Men Master 7 M 1951 1955
Men Master 8 M 1901 1950
60 km Men - Club or Federation Members
Men Elite born prior to 1990
Under 23 M 1991 1995
Men  Sport M 1986 1996
Men Master 1 M 1981 1985
Men Master 2 M 1976 1980
Men Master 3 M 1971 1975
Men Master 4 M 1966 1970
Men Master 5 M 1961 1965
Men Master 6 M 1956 1960
Men Master 7 M 1951 1955
Men Master 8 M 1901 1950
60 km Women Club or Federation Members
Women Elite
EWS – Elite Women Sport F 1986 1996
W1 – Master Women - 1 F 1976 1985
W2 – Master Women - 2 F 1901 1975
87 km Men - Amateurs/non membership
Men Hobby 1 M 1981 1996
Men Hobby 2 M 1966 1980
Men Hobby 3 M 1956 1965
Men Hobby 4 M 1901 1955
60 km Men - Amateurs/non membership
Men Hobby 1 M 1981 1996
Men Hobby 2 M 1966 1980
Men Hobby 3 M 1956 1965
Men Hobby 4 M 1901 1955
87 km Women Amateurs/non membership
Women Hobby 1 F 1981 1996
Women Hobby 2 F 1966 1980
Women Hobby 3 F 1901 1965
60 km Women Amateurs/non membership
Women Hobby 1 F 1981 1996
Women Hobby 2 F 1966 1980
Women Hobby 3 F 1901 1965


 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
87 km
Passo Campolongo 12.30 am
Plan de Schiavaneis/Canazei 04.00 pm
Pian/Campitello 05.00 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.


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 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 09.40 am to 01.30 pm
Lupo Bianco/Canazei from 11.05 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


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.


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.


The results will be published on Saturday 28th June 2015 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 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:

  • 87 km men overall
  • 60 km women
  • 87 km men hobby
  • 87 km women hobby
  • 60 km men hobby
  • 60 km women hobby

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

  • 87 km distance: from the 1th to the 10th  classified in the mens club member category
  • 60 km distance: from the 1th to the 5th classified in the mens club member category
  • 60 km distance: from the 1th 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 of the overall categories will be listed at the final prizegiving ceremony in the town hall square.
The first 3 bikers of every category will receive a prize in kind.
The prizes may be picked up from 5 pm till 11 pm at the race office on Nives square, and Sunday 28th of June 2015 from 8 am to 12 noon at the Tourist Office in Selva Val Gardena.


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

87 km - men overall (licence)   60 km – women overall (licence)  
rank 1 2.333 Euro
rank 2 1.333 Euro
rank 3 667 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 1 500 Euro
rank 2 400 Euro
rank 3 300 Euro
rank 4 250 Euro
rank 5 200 Euro
PEAK PRIZE - with licence
87 km - men
 1st to reach Passo Gardena/Dantercepies  
300,00 Euro
87 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 87 km

1st prize category HOBBY LADIES 87 km

Top three finishers in each category

PEAK PRIZE men & women

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

87 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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


Amateur Sports Association Sellaronda HERO
Mëisulesstreet 213
Tel. +39 0471 777900
Fax +39 0471 794245

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