The Race

Important Info

Important Information for DATEV Challenge Roth 2025

The Race - Rules and Competition briefings

1) What are the basic rules?

The following rules are valid during the whole competition day. Acceptance and compliance is a basic requirement for participation in the event.


- Announcement of the organizer
- General terms and conditions for participants
- Competition regulations of the organizer
- Road Traffic Regulations (StVO) - on the entire bike course
- Competition regulations of the German Triathlon Union (DTU) - incl. Anti-Doping-Code, Sports Regulations, Legal and Procedural Regulations, Disciplinary Regulations etc.

3) Where and how can I protest against decisions of the judges?

- In writing from the start of the race at
- In person on Monday from 09:00 - 09:30 a.m. in the press center (Triathlon-Park Roth) at the competition management or the referee court.

The Race - Pre-swim start

1) Is there an athlete shuttle from Roth to the swim start?

Yes, there is an athlete shuttle!

Important: The shuttle is free of charge - but must be booked at the information desk!

Important: The shuttle is exclusively for athletes!

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2) Where and when does the shuttle leave?

Departure point: Roth school center - Belmbracher Straße, 91154 Roth, Germany

Departure times: 04:20, 04:40, 05:00, 05:20, 05:40

3) Where can I park my car at the swim start?

Parking information can be found here

Parking fee: 3,00 Euro
(100% will be donated for charitable purposes)


4) When can I enter the transition area?

The transition area opens at 05:00.

Important: Once you have entered the transition area, you cannot leave it again before the start!

The race

1) What do I have to pay attention to during the race?

- Wearing the provided swimming cap is compulsory and you have to go to the start check-in at least 5 minutes before your start time.
- In case of a race abandonment during the swim you have to sign out with a marshal of the water rescue service and a race director/employee of the company mika:timing in transition zone 1
- The start number must be worn on the back during cycling and on the front during running and must always be clearly recognizable.
- During the cycling the rules of the road traffic regulations are valid

2) What should I do if I have to give up during the race?
  • If you have to give up the race before the swim in the pre-start area, you must sign out with a referee and at the information desk in transition zone 1.
  • If you give up the race during the swim, you must sign out with a water guard marshal and the judges.
  • If you have to give up on the bike course by phone, contact the aid stations, the race directors or the referees. There will be four recovery teams on the bike course - please be visible to our recovery team to avoid unnecessary waiting time. After the race you have to hand in your transponder in transition area 2.
3) What kind of nutrition will be offered on the course?

- Aid stations on the bike course are approx. every 17.5km and on the run course every 1.5km.
- You have the possibility to get your own food from your own helpers up to 100m after each aid station on the bike and run course (except aid station forest Roth - Büchenbach).

Find all the information here

4) What does my relay team have to consider additionally?

- Each relay team will receive a transponder for timekeeping. This transponder has the additional function of a relay baton and must be passed on by the relay participants themselves.
- Relay teams can meet between the railroad tracks and the "Seniorenanlage Augustinum" (approx. 500m before the finish) and run together to the finish.