It is one of the oldest Hot Spot on the bike course. Right at the crossing (the athletes turn left two times in the direction of Wallesau and right in the direction of the bike-run-transition) the athletes will be welcomed by name while the spectators receive the latest information of the race. The team of the local sports clubs will offer music and entertainment with grilled sausages, cool drinks as well as coffee and cake in the beer garden. Powered by N-Ergie you can charge your phone at the information point.
The town of Heideck is once again part of the Challenge Family. The whole own will be on his feet, cheering on every athlete and carrying them through the streets. The “Hütten Hustler” from Heideck together with the Home and traffic association will provide the spectators with cool drinks and tasty food. Additional the Red Bull truck and a host will produce great atmosphere and update the fans with current race news. The one who know the people of Heideck know the Challenge feeling is alive here.
Schon seit Beginn der Triathlon-Langdistanz in Roth gibt es das Stimmungsnest „Die 200 Meter von Thalmässing“, das vom TV 06 Thalmässing veranstaltet wird. Thalmässsing ist ein kleiner Ort mit einem großen Triathlon-Herzen: Viele bekannte Triathleten wie Faris Al Sultan und Thomas Hellriegel sind für Thalmässing beim weltgrößten Langdistanztriathlon in Roth bereits an den Start gegangen. Auch in diesem Jahr werden Thalmässinger Triathleten ganz besonders auf den legendären 200 Metern angefeuert. Dort beginnt die 11 Kilometer lange „Rennstrecke“ bis zum nächsten Stimmungsnest, dem Kalvarienberg in Greding. Bei bester Partymusik werden die Radfahrer namentlich begrüßt.
At Kalvarienberg, the „hill of pains“ with the steepest climb on the whole Challenge bike course, the local sports club and the Town of Greding organize a hotspot. From 8 a.m. to approx. 2.30 p.m. the citizens of Greding and many visitors cheer on the athletes. Presenter Max Dorner and his co-presenters Franzi Fink, Benni Koch and Carsten Wink entertain the spectators with the latest news on the race, cool music a great atmosphere.
In Obermässing is one of the new hot spots. It is located right in the middle of the town, directly at the left bend of the main street, opposite of the local inn. The hot spot is organized by the Obermässing fire brigade and numerous volunteers. Spectators can take a seat at the beer benches and watch the race. There will also be barbecue, coffee and home-made cakes as well as cool drinks.
In Eysölden every single athlete will be cheered on, the last one as loud as the first. A memorable drive through will be guaranteed especially by the spectators, who can shout for their loved ones via microphone or with their favorite song. The fire department of Eysölden will provide information to help everyone to recognize the athletes. What is supported by the local firefighters. At the „Brezenmeile“ one will be adequately supplied with pretzels, Bavarian veal sausage, bratwurst, burgers, cake and cool drinks thanks to Pyraser. The Pretzel Mile of the local bakery „Schmidtkunz“ itself participates with five relays.
On the Kränzleinsberg the fire department of Hofstetten and the presenters Jürgen Moosmann and Benny Seitz welcomes the athletes with great music. In a friendly atmosphere with grilled sausages, cool drinks, coffee and cake the spectators can cheer on the athletes right next to the course.
The highlight in Hilpoltstein is Solar Hill with its „La Ola del Solar“ Tour-de-France-Feeling. The heart is the stage on which host Jerry Gsöttner und DJ Tom Glas from Bayern 3 will heat up the hill by cheering and cool music. Major Markus Mahl and Sigi Tretbar together with the team of the city of Hilpoltstein will inform the spectators about race news while a big clock on the hill provide the race time. The juvenile drummers of Hilpoltstein will put the crowd in a great atmosphere and „carry the athletes up the hill“ with samba rythms. In addiction right next to the course the „Pyraser beer garden will care for you with great food and cool drinks. Further highlights will be the balloon contest for kids up to 12 years sponsored by the Hilpoltstein News as well as a bouncing castle by the Hilpoltstein fire department.
One of the latest Hot Spots is Mörlach with the KLJB race course party by fans for fans. Organized by the local youth you can cheer on the athletes while enjoying barbecue specialties and drinks as well as coffee and cake.
At Allersberger Straße in Hilpoltstein, near Buchstaller bike shop, the members of the Hilpoltstein bike club will provide the spectators with current race news, especially regarding local athletes. The stand of Café Grimm will offer many specialities.
The new Memmert hot spot at kilometres 0.6 and 41.4 of the Challenge running course offers every runner and also every spectator another highlight with an unique atmosphere. Memmert as a family business has been firmly connected with triathlon for years and is represented by four individual starters and eight relay teams. This is one of the reasons why the Memmertians are looking forward to welcoming the athletes to Roth for the first time this year and to giving them a boost of motivation at the beginning of the marathon as well as at the last meters of the race. This makes the Memmert Hot Spot a big highlight both at the beginning and at the end of the running course. In cooperation with Nutrichem diät+pharma GmbH and the sports nutrition supplier INKO GmbH, athletes and spectators are offered an unforgettable experience - a competition, great atmosphere and even deck chairs to cheer on the athletes in a relaxed atmosphere in the first row.
The Hot Spot organized by Team Klinikum Nürnberg e.V. is right in the heart of the run course with a great atmosphere and loud support. The spectators will experience a familiar flair with a lot of music and noise. Like last year there will be live music by the locally known band “Crimson”. Moreover, there will be current news, seats as well as food and drinks provided by a bistro and a bakery nearby. Whether right at the beginning of the marathon, while swinging forth and back between the landing stage and Roth’s inner city and Büchenbach as well as right before the last and most beautiful meters of the race: at this Hot Sport everyone is warmly welcomed!
As in previous years with its party mile at their company premises Speck again offers a colorful program for everyone. The athletes will run through the company´s premises in the industrial area “An der Lände” two times. Restaurant Winkler from Alfershausen will take care of the spectators with Franconian specialties. While the adults can relax in the beer garden the kids can play in a bouncy castle and test their sportive abilities various stations. Torsten Hahn, multiple Challenge participant and Speck employee, will inform the spectators with all his experience about the status of the race and heat up the place with rock and pop music. This year AOK offers a special. Visitors can get a free health check-up to see how fit they really are.
At the Lände Roth at “landing stage south” (Berchinger Street) the hot spot of Running Team Fürth is located. The athlete passes this point 3 times at kilometers 4, 12 and 24, where a DJ and a moderation-duo will heat up the place. The physical well-being will be insured. You get there by car via the landing stage Roth.
“Asphalt-Rock” will put the athletes but especially the spectators in a great mood. Although we will present homemade classic rock – live, earthy and very close. The Special: “Asphalt Rock” is an event-ad-on from athletes for athletes! The bandmembers are exclusive from competitive sport in Triathlon and running. They know for whom they are playing und what the athletes need. Keep on rockin.
Since 2013 the hot spot has been established at Gartenstrße in Roth. The athletes pass the “Intermediate Sprint at Kosta’s” behind the Greek restaurant two times. As of 1pm presenter Joe Güthlein will cheer on the runners together with enthusiastic fans towards Roth inner city and Büchenbach. They will not stop until the last runner has passed. There will be a refreshment and barbecue stand as well as good music.
The Challenge Women Hotspot brings the ultimate kick in pink. In the middle of Roth the ladies who did a 5 km Run & Walk the day before will transmit their motivating enthusiasm directly onto the athletes. With cool music, pushing whooping and the one or other surprise in pink the last meters will be a waltz!
Since 2010 the Sparkasse Mittelfranken-Süd transforms Kugelbühlplatz into a Hot Spot. Also presenter Alex Höhn and DJ Jens Klinger of the local carnival club provide a great atmosphere until late night. Core audience from all around the world comes to Kugelbühlplatz to cheer on the athletes on the front line to create an incomparable atmosphere.
In Roth’s center the spectators can expect a barnstorming and impressive ambience for the whole family. Here you can cheer on the athletes on their last meters to the finishline. A blue archway marks the entrance of the ERDINGER Alkoholfrei PowerZone, in which host Mike Hamel, DJane Lemongrass and the ERDINGER Alkoholfrei Cheerleader “Sweet Devils” will put the heat on the athletes, what they can enjoy twice at kilometer 31,4 and 39,5. At the Kids-Corner the little ones can have fun in a bouncy castle or being creative. Also for the corporal well-being will be provided: Franconian specialities and an ERDINGER is waiting for you! The highlight will be the live broadcast from the finishline party, which everybody can join who did not made it into the triathlon arena.
At the end of Sandgasse close to Roth’s inner city and still directly in the green countryside a beautiful typical Bavarian beer garden will be put up directly at the riverside. Just a short walk from the market place along the run course direction Büchenbach you can find the club site of Spvgg Roth with its Hot Spot. All athletes cross a bridge above the beer garden. With cool food trucks (smoked pulled pork, pasta, and vegan) and cold drinks everyone can relax and cheer on the athletes on the front line from noon to the evening. A pavilion will offer protection from sun or rain. The Hardtseemafia together with the Schwabacher Goldmobil will provide a great atmosphere and support for every single athlete. This hot spot is especially suitable for families, offering activities for kids.
Again this year Red Bull is setting a Hot Spot at the run course. At the end of Büchenbacher Weg the Red Bull Event Car will give the athletes the necessary kick for their slightly hilly way to Büchenbach. On the way back the athletes will be guided by music and Marco Sommer’s moderation so they will head downtown in an excellent mood.
For the third time Skiing Club Biberttal is taking part with over 80 volunteers. With almost 500 members the skiing club is supporting the mass sport, this includes next to skiing all outdoor-winter sports, starting from walking to running to cycling or hiking. The club itself participates with two relays and one single starter. Because of this DATEV Challenge Roth is the season’s highlight to be a part of this mega-sportsevent. We wish every athlete a successful day! We are looking forward seeing you at our Hot Spot between Roth and Büchenbach – including a great atmosphere!
Departs 12am we will offer a lot of activities for kids: Starting from a bouncing castle, to a children’s train, street painting, an own entrance to the run course as well as a small vehicle fleetand a lot of toys. Moreover ice cream, tasty food and cool drinks will be served. Perfect for families with kids! The Hot Spot is supported by the Elementary, Middle and Montessori School Büchenbach, as well as the Protestant, Catholic and AWO Day Care Center. Moreover, the Chldren and Youth Office as well as the Child Care Center of Municipality Büchenbach will be present.
The Memmert Pond Turn around the pond of Büchenbach is another highlight on the new run course: Starting from 10am the local band “MP3 Player” invites you to a morning session with white sausage. Furthermore, Langos, Cocktails, Donuts, barbecue as well as coffee and cake will be offered, which will be supported by Memmert and the municipal administration. Departs 1.30pm Live DJ “Mike Hotten” and the moderators Tobi Klaus (alias “TK) and Steven Pawlowicz will heat up the place. Timo Bracht designated Büchenbach as “the Solar Hill of the run course”. Come over! Let’s make some noise!
We’re ready to cheer you to the finish line! Germania airlines and Nuremberg Airport are looking forward to being part of the challenge family again in 2018! We welcome all participants and guests of the DATEV Challenge Roth. On the race day we will cheer the triathletes nonstop to their destination – the finish line! And of course, we are not travelling light! We are coming with lots of little surprises – including for the little ones. You will find us at the entrance to the fair. During the event we will also be available for information about our flights and about Nuremberg Airport. On the race day, our team will be on the road, handing out special gifts. We are looking forward to welcoming you!