2019's Maratona Alzheimer Regulation | Maratona Alzheimer

2019's Maratona Alzheimer Regulation



Marathon | 30 km | Half Marathon

"Maratona Alzheimer" ®  traces its route among Romagna's hilly and maritime landscapes. It represents a key moment in order to spread awareness among the community and to gather funds for “Fondo Alzheimer 360°”, committed to assistance, prevention and research against Alzheimer's disease. The event is intended to promote physical training both as an effective response to the disease and as an instument of social integration.

Organised by the supervisory body of the association "Amici di Casa Insieme", with the technical support of Asd "Maratona Alzheimer", the event reaches its 8th edition. The Marathon - starting from Mercato Saraceno -, the 30-km race - starting from Borello and the 30-km one - starting from Cesena-, together with the "Marcia Alzheimer" and with the other non-competitive walks, will take place on Sunday, 15th September 2019. All competitions will end in Cesenatico, at Parco di Levante.

The marathon  is part of the national FIDAL's calendar. The marathon and the half marathon are included in the fidal national calendar, while the 30km in part of the UISP calendar.



- 42.195-km competitive Fidal's marathon called “Gran Premio Città di Cesenatico”, starting at 9.00 A.M. from Pieve di San Damiano (Viale Roma 44), in Mercato Saraceno. Meeting at the Sport Centre (Via Pertini 5 – Mercato Saraceno) at 7.00 A.M.

- 30-km competitive UISP's race, starting at 9.30 A.M. from Piazza Indipendenza, in Borello di Cesena. Meeting at the Quartiere Borello headquarters (Piazza San Pietro in Solferino 465, Borello), at 7.30 A.M.

- 21,0975-km competitive FIDAL's race, starting at 10.00 A.M. from Cesena's Orogel Stadium Dino Manuzzi. Meeting at 8:15 A.M (Via Dello Stadio - Cesena).

2. NON-COMPETITIVE WALKS (in respect of the road code)

Moreover, some non-competitive walks/races have been organised:

-Marcia Alzheimer | 16 km starting at 8.00 A.M. from Cesena's Orogel Stadium Dino Manuzzi. Meeting at 7.00 A.M. (Via Dello Stadio, Cesena)

-Walking in Cesenatico | 8 km starting at 9.00 A.M. from Cesenaticos's Parco di Levante (Maratona Alzheimer Village) and ending in the same place and return to the park meeting at the Parco di Levante from 8:00 A.M.




The Italian and foreign athletes residing in Italy, Fidal members or in possession of Runcard or Runcard EPS, who in 2019 are at least 20 years old, even if not completed, are admitted to the Marathon and Half Marathon. It is necessary to present the "athletics" competitive medical certificate valid on September 15, 2019. Although not covered by the FIDAL Regulations.

The Italian and foreign athletes residing in Italy, Uisp members or other sports promotion agencies and / or Fidal or in possession of Runcard, who in 2019 are at least 20 years old, are admitted to the competitive 30 km race. , even if not completed. It is necessary to present the competitive medical certificate "for athletics" valid on September 15, 2019. For what is not contemplated, the UISP Regulations apply.

ASD Marathon Alzheimer is available to enroll athletes residing in Italy at Fidal, cost of the card € 25 (solar year duration from January to December), to equip the athletes of Runcard, at a cost of € 15 (one year from the time in to which the card is subscribed) and of the UISP card, at the cost of 10 € (sports year duration from September to August). To request the cards, click on the reference form and send it to info@maratonaalzheimer.it.

All the competitions are allowed to participate in groups of pushers and runner stroller, but it is necessary to indicate this at the time of registration. The pushers will leave 5 minutes before the official start of each race, while the stroller runners will leave the queue of the group.


Italian and foreign athletes residing abroad for registration must present the IAAF card with self-certification without medical documentation, otherwise for non-IAAF card holders, you must be in possession of Runcard (annual card of the Italian Federation) and of a specific medical certificate fitness for competitive athletics practice, in accordance with Italian law. The form to be completed and to be signed by the doctor for this purpose can be downloaded byclicking here.

ASD Alzheimer Marathon is available to provide the Runcard card with Italian and foreign athletes living abroad at a cost of € 10, this will allow participation in all Italian tenders for the duration of one year from the time you sign the card. To request the card, click on the reference form and send it to info@maratonaalzheimer.it.


  • Fees for the Marathon:

€ 25,00 from 15/12/2017 to 30/04/2018

€ 35,00 from 01/05/2018 to 31/07/2018

€ 40,00 from 01/08/2018 to 31/08/2018

€ 50,00 from 1/09/2019 to 12/09/2019

  • Fees for the 30-km Borello-Cesenatico route:

€ 25,00 from 20/12/2018 to 30/04/2019

€ 30,00 from 01/05/2019 to 31/07/2019

€ 35,00 from 01/08/2019 to 31/08/2019

  • Fees for the 21-km Cesena-Cesenatico route:

€ 15,00 from 20/12/2018 to 30/04/2019

€ 20,00 from 01/05/2019 to 31/07/2019

€ 25,00 from 01/08/2019 to 12/09/2019

  • It will be possible to register for the non-competitive walks starting from August, at the registration points agreed upon.

N.B. Registration fees for all competitive races will be calculated according to the payment date and not according to the date in which registration form has been sent. In addition to the proof of payment, a competitive track and field medical certificate is required.

4a. SPECIAL PRICES: special agreements are available for the following  discounts are available for the following categories:

-          TEAMS (10 atlhetes, at least), by using the teams registration form, each athlete will get a 5€ discount, applicable on the total charge, that will dipend on the registration date. It is necessary to download the teams registration form and send it to info@maratonaalzheimer.it, in order to get the total price and, thus, proceed with the payment by transfer.

-          WHEELCHAIR PUSHERS, by using the teams registration form, it will be possible for wheelchair pushers to enjoy flat rates over different distances (Marathon 20,00 €, 30-km 15,00 € half marathon 10,00 €). 

-          ATHLETES OWNING A CIP (Comitato Italiano Paralimpico) CARD AND THEIR GUIDES, free registration: these athletes must communicate their physical condition at the time of registration and at the time of departure must be recognized by the judges to be able to live 1 minute before the official start of each race.

-          ATHLETES REGISTERED AT THE SUPER MARATHON CLUB, fixed base ??? on the distance of the Marathon of(Marathon 25,00 €, 30 km 25,00 €, 21 km 15,00 €);


4b. LAST MINUTE REGISTRATION: on Saturday, 14th September, from 10.00 P.M. to 18.00 P.M., at the Maratona Alzheimer Village (Cesenatico's Parco di Levante) and on Sunday, 15th  September, up to 30 minutes before the competitions start, at each competition starting point, it will be possible - until bibs are exhausted - to REGISTER AT THE LAST MINUTE, at an additional cost of 10 €, in relation to the last fee (Marathon 60,00 €, 30 km 45,00 €, Half Marathon 35,00 €).


4c. Registration fees for the three competitive races include:

- Donation of 10€ to the Associazione Amici di Casa Insieme

- Race bib,

- Chip 

- Race pack with products donate by the partners 

- Service changing rooms at the start of each race

- Runner's kit,

- Pacemaker service for the Marathon, the 30km and the Half Marathon to improve your performance

- Timing service, with intermediate surveys

- Refreshments along the route,

- Medical assistance and ambulance at the start, along the way and on arrival

- Endowment of an individual sponge

- Sponge stations along the route,

- Toilets along the way end of the race refreshments

- Shuttle bus service and bags storage

- Physiotherapy service upon arrival

- "Non Solo Pasta Party" with pasta, second course, side dish and ice cream

- Shower service and hot shower on arrival 

- Medal,

- Awards (details in paragrafh 20

- Photographic service.

N.B. Registration fees do not include pre- or post- competition shuttle buses; on the contrary, transport service must be required at the moment of the registration, at a cost of 2 €.



- Online registration

Directly on the Endu portal, or from the "subscribe" section of this site with payment by credit card (Visa/Mastercad circuit ) of deferred transfer and fees charged to the payer.

- Paper registration

Paper registration must be done by printing and filling in the dedicated FORM (Competitive races registration) and carrying out the payment in favour of A.S.D. "MARATONA ALZHEIMER" (reason: "Maratona Alzheimer" Registration + race distance athlete's name and surname).

- Bank transfer: IBAN: IT 83 I 02008 67850 000104187998 (bank fees at participant's charge)

- Postal account: IBAN: IT 75 A 07601 13200 001036035044

- Postal order: c/c n° 1036035044

It will therefore be necessary to send the eventual paper form, the payment confirmation and the company card with the competitive medical certificate for athletics (only for non-fides card e holders) currently valid via email at the address iscrizioni @maratonaalzheimer.it or via fax to the number 0546-399928

In case of missing required documentation (please see section ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION),  your registration will be cancelled



You can verify the success of your registration just clicking here.



Athletes will be able to register for the competitions until Wednesday, 11th September 2018, 24:00 P.M.

Foreign athletes residing abroad the registration deadline is anticipated at Saturday, 8th September 2018, 24:00 P.M.

For last minute registrations see paragraph 4a.



Participation fees are not refundable. Anyway, it is possible to transfer the registration to another race or athlete or postpone the enrolment to the next "Maratona Alzheimer" edition, by paying a 5 € administrative fee, until Monday, 9th September 2018 at 24:00.


The Bib numbers will be assigned in chronologically automatically at the time of registration and will be indicated in the mail confirming the registration. The race number is personal and can  not be sold or traded, or used for competitions other than that to which it is registered. It must be attached on the chest with four pins in such a way as to be completelly visible: it can not be folder and must remain intact until the end of the competition.

Before receiving their race bibs, the athletes in order with the required modalities must present the confirmation letter (sent by email at the closing of registration and in any case available here) and a valid ID. who will have the suspended registration must deliver the card and the non-fidal members (only for the 30 km), also the competitive medical certificate proving the suitability for the practice of athletics. No delivery to groups and/or sports clubs is foreseen, except by proxy.

- "Maratona Alzheimer" participants (Mercato Saraceno - Cesenatico) shall personally collect their race bibs at Cesenatico's Parco di Levante, on Saturday, 14th  September 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 18.00 P.M. or on Sunday, 15th September from 7:00 A.M. to 08:30 A.M., at Mercato Saraceno's sport centre, in Via Pertini 5, a.

-(Borello - Cesenatico) 30-km race participants will be able to collect their bibs on Satuday, 14th  September from 07:30 A.M. to 08:45 A.M., at Borello's Piazza San Pietro, in Solferino 465.

-(Cesena - Cesenatico) partecipants in the half marathon will be able to collect their bibs on Satuday, 14th  September 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 18:00 P.M. at Cesenatico's Parco di Levante or on Sunday, 15th September from 08:15 A.M. to 9:00 A.M., at Cesena's Orogel Stadium Dino Manuzzi.



The race package can be collected by showing the bib in Cesenatico at the Levante park on Saturday 14 September from 10:00 to 18:00 or Sunday 15 September from 11:00 to 15:30.

The race pack of all the competitive races will contain a technical  t-shirt, a souvenir of the event and products offered by the partners, together with voucher for the lunch which includes pasta, second course, side dish and ice cream.

For the tecnical t-shirt it will be possibile to reserve your own size only for the pre-registred by April 30th 2019, for all the other assorted t-shirt (XS-SML-XL-XXL MEN/ XS-SML-XL WOMEN) up to while.



The medal will be awarded, different for each race, to all the participants who will reach the goal of the 3 competitive distances.


-The organisation will put at all athletes' disposal - upon previous request (at the moment of the registration) only and at a cost of 2€ - shuttle buses from Cesenatico to Cesena, Borello and Mercato Saraceno. Shuttle buses will depart, approximately, at the following schedules; before the races:

Marathon: 07:00 A.M. - 07:10 A.M. – 07:20 A.M.

30 km: 07:30 A.M. - 07:40 A.M. – 07:45 A.M. - 07:50 A.M.

Half Marathon: 08:00 A.M.– 08:10 A.M. – 08:20 A.M.

after the competitions:

Marathon:  02:30 P.M - 04:00 P.M

30 km: 14:00 P.M - 15:30 P.M

21 km: 12.30 A.M - 14:00 P.M. 

The exact time of the departure of the shuttles will be made official in the news section of the site www.maratonaalzheimer.it on Friday 13/09/2019 based on actual requests.



It will be possible to make a change in the request for the shuttle only by closing the entries on wednesday 11/09/2019. Only fourther changes maybe made on the basis of the availability of the seats only on saturday 14/09/2019 at the stand of the bibs'collection at the Levante park in Cesenatico.


Parking of the municipal swimming pool of Cesenatico via Saffi 181. The athletes before accessing the coach will have to show the volunteers the nominal ticket that will be received on Friday 13/09/2019 by mail.



Each participant will receive along with the bib number , a sticker with their bib number to be applied to their personal items bag. Before the coaches leave the athletes will be able to place their bags with the personalized sticker on coaches arranged for carrying bags, up to 15 minutes before the departure time. These will be returned to the Parco di Levante, in the area used for bag storage, presenting to the volunteers their bib. 


There will be refreshments along the entire route every 5 km and on arrival: in all the refreshment points there will be water, tea, supplements, solid foods (biscuits, fruit, etc.). products also for celiac and vegan people.

In total 8 refreshments for the distance Marathon (km 5/10/15/20/25/30/35/40)

In total 6 refreshments for the distance 30 km (km 2,2 / 7,2 / 12,2 / 17,2 / 22,2 / 27,2)

In total 4 refreshments for the distance Half Marathon (km 3/8/13/18)

As far as possible, please throw bottles and glasses in the appropriate containers.

There are also sponge points (7.5 km / 12.5 / 17.5 / 22.5 / 27.5 / 32.5 / 37.5 km of the Marathon, which can be used for all the competitors). In order to reduce the environmental impact it is necessary to use ONLY the individual sponges that will be delivered to the collection of the bib; there are no sponges along the way.


The organization will make available to the participants of the marathon groups of raceassistants, in charge of running  the marathon at a constant place, to reach the finish line in the following times: 

Marathon: 3:15 – 3:30 – 3:45 - 4:00 – 4:15 – 4:30 – 5:00 - closing

30 km: 2:15 - 2:30 – 2:45 – 3:00 – 3:15 - closing 

Half Marathon:  1:30 – 1:40 – 1:50 -2:00 – 2:15 - closing


- Timing service by MySDAM Official Timer - Dapiware

- Time detection at 3 departures: 42.195 km / 30 km / Half Marathon

- Detection for the Half Marathon of the intermediate milestone at 18.500 km "Memorial Azeglio Vicini"

- Evaluation of the arrivals for the three races on the same point, for the calculation of the race time of each athlete

- Production and printing of classifications: male and female general, category rankings

-Publication of the results of the event on the ENDU website

- Validation of the results by the Technical Delegate or the Appeal Judge

- Athletes who do not appear to be passing through surveys will be eliminated



- Publication in "real time" on a dedicated page within the ENDU web site of all the chronometric surveys indicated above, with data transmission via GPRS / UMTS devices at the expense of MySDAM;

- Publication in "real time" on dedicated page within the ENDU website of all the photos;

- Possibility for athletes to download their participation certificate directly from the ENDU site results section.



Medical assistance will be guaranteed along the entire race course.

Athletes having difficulties in carrying out the race can put themselves in contact with our aid staff or stop at refreshment areas (one every 5 km).

Upon arrival at the Levante Park in Cesenatico there is PMA (adavanced medical point) for first aid and a message service with specialized physiotherapists.


The maximum time to finish the marathon is set at 6:00 hours, for the 30km in 5:30 hours and for the half marathon in 2:30 hours.


The athletes who retire will have to stop near the refreshment points that will act as meeting points where they car reach the area of arrival with a broom service.


The athletes will have access, until 15:30, to the permises of the municipal pool of Cesenatico, where they will find changing rooms and showers to get back on their feet before lunch.


The athletes of the Marathon, 30 km and Half Marathon regularly arrived at the finish line will receive the official medal different for each race.

The rankings validated by the Giudici Gare Group will be printed and posted, from which the athletes can take information on the awards, which will take place during the event.


- Fidal's marathon males and females categories: under 35, M35, M40, M45, M50, M55, M60, Over 65.

Rewards for the “Gran Premio Città di Cesenatico” 42-km marathon, for both males and females categories, are: GUARANTEED PECTORAL NYCM19 * in the first placed runner, HALF MARATHON PACKAGE of BERLIN 2019 ** in the second placed runner and 2019'S ROME MARATHON BIB in the third placed runner.

Moreover, the fifth placed runner of each category will obtain local products from the event partners and sponsors.

Moreover, the first man and the first woman to reach the intermediate detection sensors (Borello's P.zza Indipendenza and Cesena's Dino Manuzzi Stadium) will be rewarded with the "GRAN PREMIO BORELLO" and the "GRAN PREMIO CITTA’ DI CESENA" prizes.

-30-km Uisp's race males and females categories: Amateurs 18-39, Veterans A 40-49, Veterans B 50-59, Veterans C Over 60.

The 30-km Uisp's race third placed runner (in both males and females categories) and the fifth placed runner of each category will be rewarded with local products.

Moreover, the first man and the first woman to reach the intermediate finish line - at the Dino Manuzzi Stadium - will be rewarded with the "GRAN PREMIO CITTA’ DI CESENA" prize.

-21-km Uisp's race males and females categories: Amateurs 18-39, Veterans A 40-49, Veterans B 50-59, Veterans C Over 60.

The 21-km Uisp's race third placed runner (in both males and females categories) and the fifth placed runner of each category will be rewarded with local products.

N.B. The first three placed runners are excluded from categories prizes; unclaimed rewards will be gathered by Onlus "Amici di Casa Insieme".



Prizes will be awarded only to athletes present at the ceremony and will not be sent to home or delivered to third parties unless expressly authorized. The prizes not withdrawn on the day of the event will be used for the activities of the Associazione Amici di Casa Insieme.


 - Men's and women's categories FIDAL Marathon: under 35, F / M35, F / M40, F / M45, F / M50, F / M55, F / M60, F / M 65, Over 70.

For the Marathon (42 km) "Gran Premio Città di Cesenatico", men's and women's categories, the following prizes are expected: prize of the economic value of € 500 for the absolute first place in the standings, prize of € 300 for absolute seconds in the ranking and a prize worth € 150 to absolute third parties in the ranking. The first 10 men's and women's absolute 10 will be awarded with prizes in kind.

The first 3 of each category will be rewarded with prizes in kind offered by the partners of the event. The 100th, 200th and 300th place will also be awarded.

- Men's and women's categories 30 km UISP: under 35, F / M35, F / M40, F / M45, F / M50, F / M55, F / M60, F / M 65, Over 70.

In the 30 km the first 10 male and female absolute and the first / 3 of each category will be rewarded with prizes in kind. The 100th, 200th and 300th place will also be awarded.

- Men's and women's categories FIDAL Half Marathon: under 35, F / M35, F / M40, F / M45, F / M50, F / M55, F / M60, F / M 65, Over 70.

The first 10 men's and women's absolute top 10 will be awarded in the Half Marathon and the first 3 places in each category with prizes in kind. The 100th, 200th and 300th place will be awarded.

In addition, MEMORIAL AZEGLIO VICINI will be awarded the first man and first woman absolute, the first man and the first woman residing in Cesena and the first man and the first woman residing in Cesenatico who will arrive at the intermediate "Memorial Azeglio Vicini".

N.B. The first ten absolute are excluded from category prizes and intermediate prizes.


The first 3 sports clubs with the highest total finisher in the three competitive races (Marathon, 30km, Half Marathon) will be awarded.

The first 3 sports clubs will be awarded in each of the 3 competitive races (Marathon, 30km, Half Marathon). at least

one finisher. The first athlete with the best placement in each distance will be considered for the award criterion.


Possible complaints must be presented according to FIDAL's and R.T..I.'s regulations.


Registering for "Maratona Alzheimer" 8 edition , athletes explicity authorize organisers , sponsors and media partners to use still or moving images in which they may appear, world-widely and through all canals and medias, including promotional and/or advertising stuff, for the period laws and regulations allow, including possible extension that may be made to the scheduled period.


Photographs of the competitions will be put at participants' disposal. The modalities of purchaising the photographs  will be communicated subsequently.



Registering for "Maratona Alzheimer", athletes declare  to be entirely aware of the present regulation, to accept it and to exonerate organisers from any liability both civil or criminal and from any damage to people and/or things caused by him in the context of the event. All participants must be observe the italian Road Code.



In addition to this Regulations, athletes will refer to FIDAL's and G.G.G.'s technical statutory rules.


The Organisation  reserves itself the right to modify, at any time, any clause of the present Regulations, for any reason that may result opportune in order to better organise the competitions, after communicating the potential changes to FIDAL and obtaining the federation approval. Any changes to service, places and schedules will be conveniently reeported on the official website www.marathonaalzheimer.it


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