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25 Jun 2023

Challenge Roth

Anne Haug wins DATEV Challenge Roth 2022

The best women’s field ever in Europe? Challenge Roth start list unveiled

DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Magnus Ditlev finish line

Challenge Roth 2023: Ditlev and Kienle head stacked men’s field

DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Magnus Ditlev finish line

Magnus Ditlev on a perfect day in Roth, and the challenge of Kona

DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Sam Long bike

Long staying positive but ‘confused as anyone’ by Roth display

DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Patrick Lange finish line

‘Vikings are on fire’: Runner-up Lange hails Ditlev’s Roth display

DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Fenella Langridge bike

‘Nearly flawless’ Fenella raises her game at Challenge Roth

Jan Frodeno Challenge Roth 2022 Press Conference

‘Bittersweet’: Jan Frodeno tries to take positives from Roth

Magnus Ditlev wins DATEV Challenge Roth 2022

Head-to-head battle ‘would have been fun’: Roth hero Ditlev on Frodeno

DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Anne Haug finish line

‘I had to fight’: Haug reflects on Challenge Roth battle

Anne Haug wins DATEV Challenge Roth 2022

Challenge Roth 2022 results: Anne Haug runs to repeat win in Germany

Magnus Ditlev wins DATEV Challenge Roth 2022

Challenge Roth 2022 results: Danish delight for Magnus Ditlev

Jan Frodeno Zwift Tri Battle Royale 2021

Jan Frodeno a DNF at Challenge Roth, pulls out when leading run

DATEV Challenge Roth 2022 - Anne Haug run

Challenge Roth 2022: Watch replay as Ditlev and Haug take huge wins

Cameron Brown Challenge Roth Press Conference 2022

Cameron Brown returns to Roth at 50 for a memorable swansong

Sam Long relaxed

Sam Long living the dream as he prepares for Challenge Roth 2022

Patrick Lange Challenge Roth 2022 Press Conference

Patrick Lange fired up for race return at ‘special’ Challenge Roth

Anne Haug Challenge Roth 2022 Pres

Anne Haug brushes off record talk ahead of Challenge Roth classic

Jan Frodeno Challenge Roth 2022 Press Conference

Jan Frodeno not afraid of failing as he gets ready to return in Roth

The Championship 2019 - Photo: Jose Luis Hourcade

Sebastian Kienle heartbreak as he is forced to miss Challenge Roth

Jan Frodeno Collins Cup

Jan Frodeno confirms he will return to action at Challenge Roth

Challenge Roth Explained

Challenge Roth is a world-renowned triathlon race held annually in the small town of Roth, Germany. This long distance event attracts athletes from all over the world who come to test their physical and mental limits against a challenging course that spans 226 kilometers.

Course & distances

The Challenge Roth course is set against the beautiful backdrop of the Franconian countryside, with the start and finish line located in the heart of the town. The race begins with a 3.8 kilometer swim in the Main-Danube Canal, followed by a 180 kilometer bike ride through the hills of Bavaria. The final leg of the race is a 42.2 kilometer run, which takes athletes through the historic streets of Roth before crossing the finish line in front of thousands of cheering spectators.

In addition to the main event, Challenge Roth also offers a variety of shorter distances for athletes of all skill levels, including a half-distance triathlon and a relay option. These distances allow individuals to participate in the event even if they are not yet ready for the full distance.

For those who are unable to attend the event in person, the Challenge Roth tracker allows friends and family members to follow their loved ones’ progress throughout the race. The tracker provides real-time updates on an athlete’s location, speed, and estimated finish time, making it easy to stay connected and cheer them on from afar.


Race entry

For those interested in entering the Challenge Roth race, registration typically opens in the fall of the year prior to the event. Entry is highly competitive, with thousands of athletes vying for a limited number of spots. The official Challenge Roth website provides detailed information on the registration process, as well as tips and advice for preparing for the race.

Challenge Roth results

Finally, once the race is complete, athletes and spectators alike eagerly await the Challenge Roth results. These results are typically posted online within hours of the race’s completion and include detailed information on each athlete’s time, rank, and performance throughout the course.

Overall, Challenge Roth is an unforgettable experience for triathletes and spectators alike. With a challenging course, breathtaking scenery, and a supportive community of athletes and volunteers, this race is truly one of a kind.