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Medical certificates for foreigners in Italian marathons
and half marathons no
Foreign athletes not registered for sport clubs affiliated
to foreign federations can finally participate in international marathons and
half marathons, without having to obligatorily present a medical certificate.
From now on they’ll simply sign a liability waiver.
The Italian Athletics Federation (FIDAL) has amended a
regulation which, until now, required organizers to only accept medical
certificates that conformed to the Italian legal system.
This is a really important turning point settled thanks to the
intense and favorable cooperation between the Italian Athletics Federation
and the event organizers.
Finally, all Italian sports events of international level will
have the opportunity to welcome all those foreign citizens, with
tourist-sporting goals, who had always run elsewhere due to the Italian
The participation regulations for foreign athletes
registered for sports clubs affiliated to foreign federations remain