8 Pinoy Triathletes To Participate in the 2015 Datev Challenge Roth

Philippine triathlon will put its best foot forward when eight Pinoy triathletes will take part in the DATEV Challenge Roth 2015, the world’s biggest long-distance triathlon event, which will take place on July 12 in the German city of Roth.

A combination of veteran and elite triathletes who are active in the local multi-sports scene will represent the country in this prestigious competition which will attract close to 3,500 triathletes plus 650 relay teams from more than 60 countries.

Let’s give a shout-out to these athletes who are all set to accomplish their best individual performance and serve as goodwill ambassadors for the sports of Triathlon in the Philippines!

Swim leg, DATEV Challenge Roth 2014

About 3,500 individual participants and 650 relay teams from more than 60 nations, a high-class field of participants and around 250,000 spectators along the race course and at the triathlon stadium: This is DATEV Challenge Roth, the world’s biggest long-distance triathlon event, which will take place on July 12 in the German city of Roth. And the race has long become a legend: Last year, the European stronghold of triathlon celebrated a magnificent anniversary of “30 Years of Triathlon in Roth”. So this year’s motto is “Race the Legend”.

ROTH, GERMANY – JULY 14: Crowds congregate on Solar Hill on the bike stage during the Challenge Roth Triathlon on July 14, 2013 in Roth, Germany. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

The competition starts with a 3.8 kilometers swim in the Main-Donau-Canal, followed by a 180 kilometers bike race and a marathon run of 42 kilometers. The winner will probably again cross the finish-line in less than eight hours this year. The unbelievable world record established by Andreas Raelert in Roth in 2011 is
7:41:33 hours.

Run leg, Datav Roth Challenge

On July 12, the city and county of Roth will again experience a spectacular high-class sports event under the Challenge brand. There will be an excellent field of participants including many well-known top athletes from all over the world. At the same time, DATEV Challenge Roth is a big family festival, including a great surrounding program, e. g. triathlon expo at the Roth Triathlon Park (Thursday to Monday), NightRun, Junior Challenge and Challenge 4all, Challenge Women run and a Finish-Line Party on race day.

DATEV Challenge Roth starts in the early morning at 6.30 a.m. with the swim in the Main-Donau-Canal (near the Hilpoltstein landing stage) and ends with a spectacular fireworks display at the Roth triathlon stadium at 11 p.m.

Live coverage, live stream and detailed information:http://www.challenge-roth.com/newsdetails-en/datev-challenge-roth-in-tv-rundfunk-und-internet-kopie.html

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