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Hot Spots

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Get some impressions from the Challenge Roth hot spots on th bike course und run course.

Hot Spots Bike Course


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.


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.


An inclusive hot spot organized by the Regens Wagner Stiftung Zell.

Solar Hill

The highlight in Hilpoltstein is Solar Hill with its „La Ola del Solar“ Tour-de-France-Feeling. The heart is the stage. 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 Pyraser Brewery as well as a bouncing castle by the Hilpoltstein fire department.

In addition, the mobile cocktail bar from Helmut Tempelmeier offers "cool" drinks and at the Hilpoltstein Booth you can get information and a race guide or buy the popular new Solarer Berg T-shirt. The Tobias Ullmann Bike Workshop from Hilpoltstein will also be there again with latest bikes and accessories on display.

Hilpoltstein, Allersberger Straße

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.

Hot Spots Run Course

TKN Hot Espaner Berg

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!

Laufteam Fürth

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.

Red Bull Energy Zone

Party directly in the center of Roth

Food-Truck Challenge

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.

Kids Hot Spot Büchenbach / Schulhof der Grund- und Mittelschule

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.