A Must Ride Event For all Cyclists:

Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2024



A ride of a lifetime



July 7, 2024



Corvara, Alta Badia

Limited Spots Available

CyclingHero provides guaranteed entry

Every year, over 30,000 cyclists apply for the chance at one of the highly limited entries into the Maratona dles Dolomites; less than 8,000 end up being accepted to ride this prestigious gran fondo. Secure your unique opportunity to ride with CyclingHero in this legendary cycling event that ranks as one of the most epic on the planet. With guaranteed entry and a fabulous program leading up to the main event, you will immerse yourself in the festive vibe and stunning scenery in the heart of the Dolomites.
Why Ride Maratona with CyclingHero

Ride when you want.

Ride where you want.

Ride with whom you want.

Some cyclists like to take it easy in the days leading up to a big event, others like to go hard. Some like to ride with others, some like to go it alone.

CyclingHero enables flexibility and freedom to prepare as individually desired, with multiple ride options available each day of the trip. Our proprietary mobile application places detailed ride information and maps, along with points of interest, right at a cyclist's fingertips. Venture off on your own or ride with friends, all at whatever level you choose.

Why Ride Maratona with CyclingHero

Relax, Recover, Recharge

There are few things more important before a big event than a good night's sleep and adequate rest. When you choose to experience the Maratona with CyclingHero, you'll enjoy the comfort and authenticity of smaller boutique properties that reflect the character of the region and cater specifically to cyclists.

Begin each day with a hearty breakfast, unwind in relaxing surroundings, and enjoy warm, friendly service. Our accommodations are situated in charming towns and villages offering plentiful meal options within a short walk. Our hotel in Cortina is a one minute walk to the main pedestrian street, the Corsa Italia. Our property in Corvara is in a prime location just across the street from the Maratona finish line.

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Why Ride Maratona with CyclingHero

An Official Tour Operator and Your Local Expert

The people behind CyclingHero are not visitors to the Dolomites. These mountains are our "backyard" and are where we grew up, and reside. We have ridden most every road in the region and have eaten in more places than we can count. We'll share personal recommendations for our favorite restaurants and a wealth of insider information ranging from where to find a stylish local cycling kit to the finest gelateria.

We’re your local cycling concierge.  As a Maratona dles Dolomites Official Tour Operator, rest assured that all of the details of your trip will be tended to with the highest level of planning to ensure an incredibly authentic and carefree experience.

Read more about The Indescribable Allure of The World’s Most Stunning Gran Fondo.

Additional Info

Rental Bike Options

We have a limited selection of high-end bikes from Basso Bikes available for rent in a range of sizes. Please reach out to us with your height for the latest availability.

Preparing for the Maratona

Looking to place in the top 1000 or just looking to finish? Whatever your goals are, a proper preparation for the Maratona will ensure you maximize your enjoyment of the event.

We will provide monthly reminders leading up to the Maratona not only to help inspire you but to assist with training advice and goals. If you want something more structured, there are now several virtual coaching platforms specifically catering to cyclists preparing for challenging events. We can also put you in contact with outstanding coaches who can prepare a personalized training program for you.

Why Do the Maratona?

There are larger gran fondos in the world and there are harder gran fondos but there is likely no more visually spectacular gran fondos than the Maratona dles Dolomites. There is no question that it is challenging but the three ride options ensure that you are able to select the option that feels most appropriate for you. Now in its 37th year, the Maratona has become so popular that less than one third of its applicants are accepted!

Ride the Maratona with CyclingHero: you do not need to leave your participation to chance - your entry is guaranteed due to our Official Tour Operator status. For more info about the Maratona dles Dolomites routes, follow the link here.

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