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Thursday, July 9th
11.00 a.m. For media: Press conference in the “Kulturfabrik” Roth
12.00 a.m. - 06.00 p.m. For athletes: Registration at the registration tent / Triathlon Park
12.00 a.m. - 06.30 p.m Triathlon Expo in the Triathlon Park
05.00 p.m. “Erdinger Urweisse” Party at the Expo
It’s hard to imagine DATEV Challenge Roth without the Bavarian “Meet & Greet” event with the top athletes at the Erdinger Urweisse Cabin. On Thursday at 5 p.m. the triathlon stars will meet for a relaxed get together. Everyone will wear dirndl dresses and lederhosen, and there will be wheat beer, pretzels and other Bavarian specialties. A perfect opportunity for all fans to see the tops up close, and also in very unusual outfits. Experience the Bavarian way of life and have fun!
07.00 p.m. “Bambini Run” at the Hilpoltstein market place
The new Bambini Run for kids between the ages of three and six years will start at the Hilpoltstein market place at 7 p.m. – i. e. before the NightRun. There will be two groups (children aged 3-4 years, and 5-6 years). The 150-metres course goes from the market place towards the end of Marktstraße / beginning of Siegertstraße and back.
The little participants will receive certificates and medals, which are hand-made by the Hilpoltstein nursery schools. All children of the above-mentioned age groups can take part in the Bambini Run free of charge, and it will not be necessary to register in advance.
08.15 p.m. “Nightrun” from Hilpoltstein to Roth,
Finish Triathlon Park
The “NightRun” is the popular run for everybody a few days before DATEV Challenge Roth, where the joy of running is in the foreground. The NightRun starts at 8.15 p.m. at the Hilpoltstein market place. Before the start, there will be music and information by TEAMCHALLENGE as well as cool drinks from 7 p.m. Then, the mayor of Hilpoltstein, Markus Mahl, will give the starting signal for the 11.6 kilometers run, where participants may enjoy the sunset on their way.
Friday, July 10th
06.30 a.m. - 09.00 a.m. For athletes: blueseventy TRI11-swim training in the Europakanal / Swim Start
08.30 a.m. - 09.00 p.m. Triathlon Expo in the Triathlon Park
09.00 a.m. - 09.00 p.m. For athletes: Registration at the registration tent / Triathlon Park
10.00 a.m. - 05.00 p.m For media: press centre (Schützenhaus) open
4.45 p.m. - 06.00 p.m. Entertainment program at the Stage near the Lake – The City of Roth welcomes its triathletes
At 4.45 p.m. there will be a colourful parade of actors together with the drummers of the vhs Roth from the “Augustinum” retirement home to the stage near the lake in order to welcome the triathletes.
There, the City of Roth is going to present itself as a comunity that is enthusiastic about sports and music: After the drum music of the vhs group the children of the municipal kindergarten will welcome the athletes with a song, and the show dance girls of the Roth carnival club in their pretty costumes will whirl around the stage.
Of course, there will also be a performance by the Boogie Woogie dancers of the Roth dancing club who will take the spectators back to the 1950s. Mayor Ralph Edelhäußer and TEAMCHALLENGE are going to welcomeinteresting interview partners from the world of triathlon.
06.00 p.m. - 08.00 p.m.
Carbo Party at the festival tent / Triathlon Park
06.30 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.
Challenge forAll in the public baths of Roth
The Junior-Challenge is starting on Friday with the Challenge forAll event, featuring the companies’ triathlon and Challenge Sprint for ambitious triathletes. The traditional race event, which was celebrating its 10th birthday last year, is an important part of the framework program of DATEV Challenge Roth.
08.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.
Welcome-Party, powered by BAYERN3, market square
At Roth’s party of the year, the big BAYERN 3 Kick-off Party on Friday night, there will again be lots of fun and action. From 6 p.m. local inn-keepers will provide food and drinks at the Roth market place. From 8 p.m. there will be music and lots of interviews with the top stars. As a musical opener, the German singer-songwriter Michael Lane willentertain his audience with harmonic Folk-Pop. The highlight of the evening will be the performance of the BAYERN 3 Band from 9 p.m., who will certainly heat up the atmosphere and turn the market place into a rock arena. So it will definitely be a great summer evening, where top athletes, the citizens of Roth and visitors from all over the world can meet and get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere before the big event on Sunday.
Saturday, July 11th
06.30 a.m. - 09.00 a.m. For athletes:
swim training in the Europakanal / Swim Start
08.30 a.m. - 07.00 p.m. Triathlon Expo in the Triathlon Park
08.30 a.m. - 03.30 p.m. 11th Junior-Challenge, public baths of Roth
Part two of the popular Junior-Challenge event: Saturday is the day for triathlon beginners, families and kids with competitions on various distances. For further information on Junior-Challenge, please be referred to the website www.juniorchallenge-roth.de
09.00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m. For athletes:
Registration at the registration tent / Triathlon Park
09.30 a.m. - 03.00 p.m. Challenge Kids‘ Area at the sports facilities next to the festival ground
This year, the Protestant Free Church Ecclesia Roth will again organize the Challenge Kids’ Area at the sports facilities next to the festival ground. On Saturday between 9.30 am and 5 pm, and on Sunday between 10 am and 5 pm children can take part in an interesting fun and games programme, while their parents participate in or watch the triathlon. The childcare staff (most of them are volunteers) have prepared lots of attractions for children of all ages, so the kids will definitely not be bored. Important: The service offer is valid only for children over 3 years! Parents are asked to provide their children with sunscreen and a sufficient amount of food. Drinks are available. The costs for the childcare service are 5 EUR for up to three hours, and 10 EUR for more than three hours. Please register at email@example.com
10.00 a.m. - 05.00 p.m. For media: press centre (Schützenhaus) open
11.15 a.m. Challenge Women
For the third time, a pink wave is going to roll over Roth. At 11.15 a.m. the starting signal will be given for the “Challenge Women” run over five kilometers, which has already acquired the status of an iconic event in its second year. Athletic women who support their partners during DATEV Challenge Roth on Sunday, can now also play an active part this weekend. At the Expo area, there will again be a spa lounge for all female visitors, apart from numerous exhibitors from the field of sports. Around 1,700 starters are going to be expected. The finish-line of the “Challenge Women” event will be at the Expo area at the festival ground. This will definitely be a thrilling and emotional experience!
11.45 a.m. “Beneflizz”, Bike Marathon
12.00 a.m. For athletes: Race Briefing (spanish) in the festival tent
01.00 p.m. For athletes: Race Briefing (italian) in the festival tent
01.00 p.m. - 06.00 p.m. Bike Check-In and “HIP-Lounge” at the swim start
05.00 p.m. For athletes: Race Briefing (french) in the festival tent
06.00 p.m. For athletes: Race Briefing (german/english) for
individuals in the festival tent
07.00 p.m. For athletes: Race Briefing (german) for relay teams
in the festival tent
07.45 p.m. For athletes: Race Briefing (english) for relay teams
in the press centre/Schützenhaus
Sunday, July 12th, Race Day
06.30 a.m. Start of the DATEV Challenge Roth 2015
TOP 50 men, TOP 20 women, athletes elder than 65 years, all SUB 9, fastest age groups, participants for 28th time
The start group schedule to follow!
10.00 a.m. - 08.00 p.m. For media: Press centre open
10.00 a.m. - 09.00 p.m. Triathlon Expo in the Triathlon Park
10.00 a.m. - 17.00 p.m. Challenge Kids‘ Area at the sports facilities next tot he festival ground (further information cf. Saturday)
about 02.11 p.m. Finish of the race winner (male)
about 02.48 p.m. Finish of the race winner (female)
about 04.04 p.m. Finish of the winning relay team
about 05.00 p.m. For media: Press conference (Schützenhaus)
08.00 p.m. Winners’ Award Ceremony for the first three trophy relays (at the finish line area)
08.00 p.m. Finish line Party
About 10.45 p.m. Closing of the finish-line of 2015 DATEV Challenge Roth and fireworks
The big final fireworks at the end of the Finish-Line Party will emphasize the uniqueness of DATEV Challenge Roth. Once again, it will be a spectacular sight with amazing special effects. So the athletes, spectators, volunteers and all others may look forward to the emotional highlight at the end of the Roth Triathlon Festival.
Monday, July 13th
9.30 a. m. Registration for the DATEV Challenge Roth
2016 (festival tent)
10.00 a.m. – 01.00 p.m. Triathlon-Expo in the Triathlon Park
11.00 a.m. Winners’ Award Ceremony DATEV Challenge Roth and Official German Championship DTU
02.00 p.m. Winners’ Award Ceremony Firefighter World Championship (Feuerwehrhaus Roth)
07.00 p.m. Volunteers’ Party in the festival tent