About 3,400 individual participants and 650 relay teams from more than 70 nations, a high-class field of participants and around 260,000 spectators along the race course and at the triathlon stadium: This is DATEV Challenge Roth, the world’s biggest long-distance triathlonevent. And the race has long become a legend: The famous triathlon festival in the European triathlon metropolis of Roth there takes place for more than three decades (first edition: 1984).
The competition starts with a 3.8 kilometers swim in the Main-Donau- Canal, followed by a 180 kilometers bike race and a marathon run of 42 kilometers. The unbelievable world’s best time established by Jan Frodeno in Roth in 2016 is 7:35:39 hours.
Roth will experience a spectacular high-class sports event under the Challenge brand. At the same time, DATEV Challenge Roth is a big family festival, including a great surroundingprogram, e. g. triathlon expo at the Roth Triathlon Park (Thursday to Monday), NightRun, Junior Challenge and Challenge forAll, Challenge Women run and a Finish-Line Party on race day. DATEV Challenge Roth starts in the early morning at 6.30 a.m. with the swim in the Main-Donau- Canal (near the Hilpoltstein landing stage) and ends with a spectacular fireworks display at the Roth triathlon stadium at 11 p.m.
Five reasons to race:
1. 260,000 spectators + 7,000 volunteers
2. History of the Race
3. Guarantee for world records and personal best splits
5. Quality of the Organisation
The race slots to Challenge Roth 2019 are sold out.