Spectator Information

 

Traffic and parking information for spectators | participants of the Challenge Roth

 

 

 

Car parks at the swim start

     
         

Car park Heuberg

 

Car park Eckersmühlen Sluice Gate

You can enter the car park to and from Allersberg all day.

 

Parking possible for:
Participants | Spectators

 

You can enter the car park from Allersberg direction until 6 a.m.
(Please note that this is only a small car park.)

 

You can leave the car park all day via a path along the canal towards Heuberg.

 

Parking possible for:
Participants | Spectators

         

Car park Hilpoltstein

   

 

Coming from Roth you go via Eckersmühlen to Hilpoltstein. There, turn left at the traffic lights and again turn left after approx. 100 m into Allersberger Strasse. You can enter the car park until 6:30 a.m. at the latest.

 

You can leave the car park after 10 a.m. in the direction of Allersberg.

 

Parking possible for:
Participants | Spectators

 

 

 

 

     

In Roth you can park your car here

     
         

Car parks in Roth

 

     

1. Parking deck opposite Valentinspassage
    From there it is only a short walk to the Triathlon Park,     finish-line are and the bike/run transition zone.

2. Car park at the school centre From there it is only a     short walk through the park to the Triathlon Park, finish-
    line are and the bike/run transition zone.

3. Car parks at the commercial areas I – III in Roth

a. Coming from the B2 state road; exit Allersberg
    Car park at commercial area I / Ostring: turn right, and     again right after approx. 100 m, please follow the signs
    Car park at commercial area II and III / Norisstrasse:     turn left, and again left after approx. 500 m, please     follow the signs

     

 

b. Coming from Allersberg: Please follow the signs and use     the car parks in commercial areas II and III

 

4. Route of the shuttle bus (spectators’ shuttle)
    from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. / midnight every 30 minutes

 

c. Valentinspassage Park Deck, Sieh-dich-Fürweg in Roth; leave the bus here for the Triathlon Park, finish-line area and transition zone bike/run

 

d. Intersection of state road 2237 to Allersberg and road to     the Roth landing stage; leave the bus here for the run     course at the landing stage

 

e. Commercial areas II and III / Norisstrasse; large free     car parks

 

f. Commercial area I / Ostring; large free car parks

 

 

 

     

Shuttel bus for participants

     
         

From Roth / school centre to swim start

   

 

There is a car park at the school centre.
The shuttle bus leaves at 4 a.m., 4:20 a.m., 4:40 a.m., 5:00 a.m., 5:20 a.m., 5:40 a.m. directly at the school centre.
From there the bus goes to the swim start in Heuberg. From the bus stop to the start it’s a 400 m walk.

 

 

 

 

 

     

Race Course

     
       

How to get from the swim start to the various locations along the bike / run course

 

a) Solarer Berg

 

1. General Information
    From the swim start it takes approx. 25 minutes to walk     to the Solarer Berg. The most convenient way to get     there is by bike.

 

b) Greding (bike course – Kalvarienberg)

 

Drive in the direction of Allersberg and enter the motorway A9 (Munich direction).
Take the exit “Greding”.
Go left to the Greding town centre.
In Greding, turn right at the first set of traffic lights (in the direction of the swimming pool). From the swimming pool car park it’s a walk of approx. 1 km to the bike course.

 

c) Thalmässing (bike course)

 

Drive in the direction of Allersberg and enter the motorway A9 (Munich direction).
Take the exit “Greding”.
Turn right and follow the deviation signs to Thalmässing.

 

d) Heideck (bike course)

 

Drive in the direction of Allersberg.
At the roundabout take the third exit in the direction of Roth.
In Roth take the B2 state street in the direction of Weißenburg.
Later turn left to Liebenstadt / Heideck.
From there continue to Heideck.

 

 

 

     

How to get from Greding to Roth town centre / Triathlon Park / transition zone bike / run

 

1. via motorway A9 in the direction of Nuremberg
2. exit “Allersberg”
3. second exit of the roundabout in the direction of Roth,

    ST2237

 

 

a. in Roth, turn left after the Aral filling station
b. after approx. 500 m you reach the Valentinspassage parking deck
c. from there it’s a few mintues’ walk to the Triathlon Park,     finish-line area and transition zone

or you may park your car in commercial areas I, II or III

d. from there you can reach Roth or the landing stage by a
    shuttle bus which leaves every 30 minutes.

 

 

 

     

Access to the Roth landing stage (run course)

 

1. If you come from Allersberg, go to Roth to the car parks     in commercial areas II and III / Norisstrasse
2. From there take the shuttle bus to the landing stage and     the Triathlon Park in Roth.
2. From there take the shuttle bus to the landing stage and     the Triathlon Park in Roth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

How to get to Schwanstetten / the Leerstetten sluice gate (run course

 

  • Coming from the B2 state road
  • take the exit “Rednitzhembach” and go in the direction of Schwanstetten
  • The town of Schwanstetten is closed for traffic. Outside the town there is a limited number of parking spaces in a meadow.
 
  • From there the hot spot Schwanstetten and the Leerstetten sluice gate can be reached in a few minutes’ walk. From the car park you can catch a good sight of the athletes since they pass directly by.

 

 

 

     
     

Travelling to Roth by train (German Railways and local traffic)

 

The metropolitan region of Nuremberg has an excellent system of local traffic (rapid-transit railway and various regional trains) which you can use to come to Roth at low cost and in an environmentally friendly way. You may also leave the train at the new regional train station in Altenfelden near Allersberg, which can be reached by the R9 train from the Nuremberg central station. A shuttle bus takes the spectators to the Rothsee (near Birkach). From there it is a 150 m walk to the swim start.

 

Rail replacement bus service from Roth / station to Hilpoltstein / station

 
On race day there is a rail replacement bus service from the Roth station via Roth Stieberstrasse (exit Triathlon Park, finish-line area, transition zone bike/run), Eckersmühlen station (access to bike course, Eckersmühlen beer mile) to the Hilpoltstein station (Solarer Berg). The rail replacement bus service has the following timetable:
 

Stop

 

From Roth station to Hilpoltstein station

                             
Roth
station
  08:04   09:04   11:04   13:04   15:13   17:04   19:04
Roth Stieberstraße   08:06   09:06   11:06   13:06   15:15   17:06   19:06
Eckersmühlen station   08:15   09:15   11:15   13:15   15:24   17:15   19:15
Hilpoltstein station   08:24   09:24   11:24   13:24   15:33   17:24   19:24

 

 

 

     

From Hilpoltstein and Eckersmühlen you can get back to Roth as follows

 

Stop

 

From Hilpoltstein station to Roth station

                             
Hilpoltstein station   08:29   10:29   12:29   14:29   16:29   18:29   20:29
Eckersmühlen Bahnhof   08:36   10:36   12:36   14:36   16:36   18:36   20:36
Roth Stieberstraße   08:46   10:46   12:46   14:46   16:46   18:46   20:46
Roth
v
  08:50   10:50   12:50   14:50   16:50   18:50   20:50