2018-03-09

Challenge Kick-Off Weekend to start the jubilee year

Challenge Kick-Off Weekend to start the jubilee year
Save the date: 5/6 May 2018!

The "35 Years Triathlon in Roth” jubilee year is about to kick off with the first "don’t-miss event of the year", the big Challenge Kick-Off weekend. The event combines training and fundraising in preparation for DATEV Challenge Roth on July 1 - lots of fun, and great training opportunities combined with the famous celebrity bike ride bring the “Challenge feeling" to spring!

Power-start with CHALLENGE WOMEN
The weekend starts on Saturday morning at 10:00am with the CHALLENGE WOMEN Active Day in cooperation with the Sparkasse Mittelfranken South at Westring 38, Roth. The day starts with a training run (including running ABC) for women with top athlete Daniela Sämmler. The event ends with a joint stretching and stretching exercise and a Get2gether over coffee, tea and delicious brunch (www.challenge-women.com, registration: info@challenge-women.com or via Facebook).

 

Raise funds at the Charity Swim
The Charity Swim in the Roth Swimming Pool takes place from 2:00pm to 6:00pm with a focus on  “every lap counts”. 50 cents will be donated to charity for each lap swum. The event is supported by Sparkasse Mittelfranken-Süd, Memmert GmbH + Co. KG and Speck Pumpen GmbH + Co. KG. This year the proceeds of the Charity Swim go to Roth’s KlinikKlowns campaign which aims to bring a smile to sick people. At 5:00pm there is the big "celebrity swim", where well-known triathlon celebrities from Roth and the region swim for a good cause. Important: For the charity swim night, no advance booking is necessary, everyone taking part on 5 May can enter the pool with reduced admission, whether swimming or helping. Further information: TEAMCHALLENGE GmbH, Telephone 09171/8955000.

 

Day Two: Official bike and run course recce
Another highlight of the Kick Off Weekend is the opportunity to ride the famous DATEV Challenge Roth bike course with local pro athletes and other local celebrities. This is organized by Matthias Fritsch (Professional Endurance Team) and starts at 9:00am. In the afternoon from 2:30pm TEAMCHALLENGE will take you from the Park & ​​Ride car park to the second turnaround point on the run course in Büchenbach and back again. On both the bike and run, the Professional Endurance Team and triathlon professionals will give useful tips for race day, explain the transition zones and course. All this is completely free! Kick-off weekend is un-missable for all DATEV Challenge Roth athletes (especially for newbies) and is the perfect preparation for the "Best Old Race"! Registrations: www.professional-endurance-team.de

 

>>>You can download the whole programme here

 

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