Challenge Roth Tour Experience
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Please note: Our 2020 packages are now sold out. We recommend joining our 2021 waitlist to be the first to know when our packages will be on sale!
Tri Travel are proud to be the International Tour Partner for Challenge Roth. We have been delivering tours to this iconic event for 10 years, making Tri Travel the preferred and trusted experts in Roth. Challenge Roth is widely considered one of the most spectacular races on the calendar, and is one that every triathlete should experience at least once in their career.
With over 100,000 fans lining the famous Solar Berg climb, riders feel like they are at the Tour de France! The Tri Travel Challenge Roth Tour encompasses the full German experience, and our expert tour guides give our team members a week to remember, taking care of all the logistics.
Tri Travel offer international race entry, airfare, accommodation and tour packages to Challenge Roth. This event sells out in minutes, but Tri Travel have entry slots available for international athletes.
Tri Travel are the Challenge Roth experts. We take care of all the race week logistics so you can have your best race experience. Accommodation is located both in and around the surrounding towns of Roth, and Tri Travel make these transfers seamless for our team members. Contact us today and let Tri Travel take care of everything, ensuring you have your best Challenge Roth experience.
Looking for additional tour information?
Then download our 2020 tour brochure below. Simply enter your details and the brochure will download in your browser.
Race Entry Packages
As the Official International Travel Partner for Challenge Roth, Tri Travel have exclusive and guaranteed race entries to the race. As one of the biggest triathlon events in the world, Challenge Roth sells out in minutes, but Tri Travel have exclusive access to International Entry Slots.
Tri Travel have been taking tours to Roth for 10 years, and as such, we have the best range of accommodation to suit all needs and budgets. We are also pleased to offer a choice of 5 or 7 night packages.
Our accommodation options have been hand selected by our Tri Travel tour manager, and are conveniently located and appointed for our athletes’ needs. Your goals are our goals, and we strive to enable all our athletes to achieve their best.
Tour Package Inclusions:
Exclusive access to purchase a Challenge Roth race slot. An entry code will be provided once deposit has been received (within three days of booking).
Round trip transportation from the Nuremberg OR Munich airports to your hotel – group departure times to be advised. Private transfers available at extra cost.
Daily hotel full breakfasts – hot and cold buffet with a variety of options.
Event transfers from hotel to an exclusive meet & greet with Race Director Felix and his team at Challenge Roth, castle tour, Expo and Race Registration visits, Challenge Roth Welcome Dinner, Bike Check-In, Race Morning drop off at the swim start, shuttle post-race back to the hotel, and the Challenge Roth Awards brunch on Monday.
Swim course orientation – a detailed look at the swim course plus a chance to swim in the canal where the action takes place. Canal is closed until Friday.
Bike/run course orientation – we drive the bike course with you (one lap) highlighting the key points.
Challenge Tours Gifts including unique cap and performance shirt.
Transport of your bike to and from the race site from your hotel. We collect your bike and kit bags for you after your race, saving time and effort so you can enjoy the fireworks and entertainment at the famous finish caldron.
Exclusive to Challenge Roth Tour members – retrieval of your bike and 2 gear bags after the race and secure transport of your gear back to your hotel.
Challenge Roth Spectators – As part of the tour package spectators will be automatically included in the Challenge Roth Race Day Fan Tour which includes a VIP viewing area for the swim, race day bus to parts of the course, VIP seating at the finish area, light refreshments and drinks throughout the day.
Tri Travel offer a range of travel solutions, including pre and post race tours and travel, the best flight options and discounted travel insurance.
Download Tour Brochure
Looking for additional tour information? Then download our 2020 tour brochure below. Simply enter your details and the brochure will download in your browser.
The town of Roth is located in the beautiful historical German region of Bavaria. The nearest main city is Nuremberg, which is located about 25km from Roth.
For international travellers, the Munich International Airport is where our tour members arrive, which is a two-hour drive from Roth. Visas are not required to travel to Germany.
The weather during the German summer in July has an average temperature of 24 degrees Celsius, but it has often been warmer than this on race day!
Visitors to Roth are spoilt for choice when it comes to sightseeing. Bavaria is renowned as the most beautiful area in Germany, and the historical landmarks, buildings and towns of the region are famous the world over.
The Nuremberg Old Town is a beautiful medieval town inside old village walls, and is home to a 1000 year-old castle, to the famous Nürnberger bratwurst and Franconian beer. Nuremberg is also the second-largest city in Bavaria and the unofficial capital of Franconia. The Old Town markets sell fresh food and German delicacies, and are surrounded by traditional German beer gardens.
Challenge Roth is the perfect destination event for the whole family, and there is so much to see and do after your race. Tri Travel are the experts at pre and post race travel, so contact our team today to plan your trip of a lifetime!
Additional Helpful Resources:
- The top 10 things to do during your trip to Challenge Roth. Click here to read.
Challenge Roth Race Maps
Challenge Roth starts with a 3.8 kilometre swim in the Main-Donau- Canal, followed by 180 kilometres ride and a marathon run of 42 kilometers. The unbelievable world record was set on this course by Jan Frodeno in 2016 at 7:35:39.
For the official event race maps please see below:
Challenge Roth Event Week
There are many race week activities and events on offer during the lead up to Challenge Roth. The quaint German town embraces its culture and puts its heritage on display for the athletes and their families to enjoy. Tri Travel make sure you are a part of all the excitement and race week functions, and you may even get to wear the famous lederhosen along with the pros in the beer garden!
Challenge Roth has been running at the full distance since 1990, and each year around 3500 athletes take on the 3.8km swim, 180km bike and 42.2km run.
For the race week schedule and key event information, CLICK HERE
Challenge Roth Race Results
For previous years’ Race Results, CLICK HERE
With more than 100 exhibitors presenting the latest industry offerings in the 4,500m² Roth Triathlon Park, it is the largest triathlon expo worldwide.
Admission to the expo, which is based in the triathlon park adjacent to the DATEV Challenge Roth finish line stadium, is free of charge for all visitors. The stores and info stands are open from Thursday to Saturday between 10:00am and 7:00pm and on Sunday from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. On the Monday there’s a chance to score some last minute bargains from 10:00am until 1:00pm before the expo closes.
The expo also has an extensive programme of events including the Erdinger Urweisse Hüttengaudi, Night Run, Bernbacher Pasta Party, race briefings in multiple languages, Challenge Women Run, Meet the Pros, registration and the Awards Ceremony.
Spacious beer garden areas encourage visitors to relax with an extensive selection of food and drinks. And even the smallest members of the family are taken are of – a separate childcare centre next to the expo provides a fun care programme for all ages.
Our location and race knowledge allows us to secure some of the best accommodation covering all budgets.
Full Course Orientation
With our team of course experts, we make sure you understand all the key parts to the race.
Full transport and Logistics
From the moment we meet and greet you at the airport, through the whole tour experience, we provide the best quality transport and logistics.
Catered training sessions on the entire course provide our athletes with extra course insight.
Bike support and access to mechanics and bike shop.
Race Week Event Access
Transport and reserved seating to the welcome dinner and presentation nights.
So you're looking your best ever! We make sure you're decked out in some cool Tri Travel gear.
It's nice to have some structure and plan, especially when you're about to do the race of your life! Don't miss out on any of the functions and activities in race week.
Nutrition and Hydration advice
Each location has its different environment and requirements. We have the location and course knowledge to support your plan.
Race Day Strategy Advice
There's always last minute nerves leading into race day. We are there to keep you on course.
Race Day Gear Advice
There's always last minute nerves leading into race day. We are there to keep you on course.
Free time for you and your family/ friends
It's not all go go go, we allocate plenty of time to relax and enjoy your tour experience with friends and family.
Highly experienced team
All our tour leaders are there to deliver an awesome experience. Nothing is too much to ask.
Tri Travel Functions
Our group breakfasts and dinners are always a laugh and some fun. Get to know other like-minded athletes and their families.
Through our partners we offer comprehensive bike insurance.
Pre and Post Travel
Looking to holiday before or after the race? We provide full travel solutions and options.
Through our partners we offer discounted travel insurance.
Let Tri Travel find the best flight options for your needs.
The Tri Travel Difference
The little things that make your experience unique with us.
- Create life time friends
Connect with like-minded athletes. Who knows, we might have another marriage proposal on your tour!
- Money can’t buy experience
This is often a once in a life time experience for you and your entourage. We make sure you make the most of your time at the event.
- No limits, no judgements
Ask all the questions you need to prepare yourself for the race. We have all the answers.
- Network with the Pros
We have hand selected the best for you. They are here to support your race.
- Jokes are for free
We have fun on our tours, and you’ll take away memories that last a lifetime.