Ultra-Marathon 100 km, 71 km and 50 km  

Point to Point Scenic Race 

 

Date: 1th October 2016  

 

100 km from Rothenburg to Wertheim

71 km from Rothenburg to Tauberbischofsheim

50 km from Rothenburg to Bad Mergentheim

 

The probably most beautiful and fastest 100 km Ultra-Race  

 

Rothenburg is one of the most picturesque and attractive touristic Highlight in Germany. The City of Rothenburg attracts visitors from around the Globen due to it looking like a town straight out of the middle ages.

The "Taubertal" is a beautiful winding valley that follows the river Tauber.

Along the route from Rothenburg to Wertheim are various points of interest to observe. Some of the many Highlights include historical Castles, old Churches, beautiful Bridges, and ancient City-Walls, all embedded in lovely small green Hills and combined like a chain.

 

The running route is situated on the public bicycle path that follows the route of the river Tauber through the valley. The landmark from Rothenburg to Wertheim is called "The lovely Tauber-Valley"

The route of the "Taubertal 100" is mostly flat in an undulating and interesting landscape. The 20 Checkpoints along the running track are situated at 5 km intervals.

 

The Mission:

 

To start in the morning as a foot runner from the Castle Rothenburg, and to arrive before nightfall at the Caste in Wertheim, without any assistence.  

 

Date:

01th October 2016

Start:

Rothenburg o.T.

Finish:

50 km in Bad Mergentheim


71 km in Tauberbischofsheim


100 km in Wertheim

Distance:

50 km and 71 km and 100 km

Ultra-Race:

Point to Point race on a flat Bicycle-Path


50 km: 160 m up, 290 m down, in total 130 m down


71 km: 170 m up, 320 m down, in total 250 m down


100 km: 340 m up, 595 m down, total 255 m down

Beverage:        

20 Drink & 10 Food-Stations


Every 5 km are Drink-Stations & every 10 km are Food-Stations

Time-Limit:

100 km: 13 h hour cut off


71 km: 9:15 hour cut off, for 71 km & 100 km runners


50 km: 6:30 hour cut off, for all runners

Time System:

Transponder, electronic

Drop Bags:          

Four Drop Bags in:
Creglingen (km 20)
Bad Mergentheim (km 50)
Tauberbischofsheim (km 71)
Wertheim (km 100)

Special Rule :

Bicycle assistance is allowed, as far the distance is min. 5 Meter to the runner, and own food & drinks are suppordet only at the Checkpoint Sations


Runners who breake off the race, shorter than the registrated distance, will be valued to the running-distance they finised before. There is an extra fee of 20 € for certificate and medals.


Runners can expand the registrated running distance during the race, and will be valued to the distance they finaly finised. There is an extra fee of 20 € for certificate and medals, and a fee for the additional distance.

Green Number:

Runners who won any Distance of the Taubertal 100 (Male/Female) will get a green Start-Number.
Runners who finished the Taubertal 100 three times at any Distance, will get a green start-number.

Equipment:         

Light running gear, heat protection, waterproof and cold weather equipment, head-light for the start

Participants:

max. 300 (in 1016)

Qualifikation:

for all distances, a quali race max in the previos year


at least Marathon in Sub 4 hours with a 3 month Ultra-Training, or


100 km in Sub 13 hour, or


any alternative Ultra-Qualifikation like Trail, who point out an expection, that a 100 km race will be finished in sub 13 hours, or


Finish of the Taubertal 100 in the previous year at any distance.

Luggage Transport:

Suitcase transport from Rothenburg to Wertheim and  three Drop Bags from Rothenburg to Creglingen, Bad Mergentheim and Tauberbischofsheim


At the end all Drop Bags get transported to each finish-line and finaly to the 100 km Finish-Line in accordance to the finish limit-time

Award:

Certificate & Medal for all Finisher in Wertheim


Age Group Ranking female/male


Trophy for the first three winners female/male for all distances.


The winner-ranking is up to the finisher time of the runners performance, independent from any entry form of distances. What the runners run is what the runners will be ranked.

 

Race-Track Map "Taubertal 100": 

 

 

   

 

Medals 3. Taubertal 100:




Video "Taubertal 100"

  

Video: Oliver Luksch

Music: Hans Zimmer "The dark Knight" 

 

Picture-Video:  

Impressions of the Landscape "Taubertal 100" 

 

Pictures: Hans-Joachim Kaiser, Tauberbischofsheim, www.hjkaiser.com

                and Holger Schmitt, Bad Mergentheim 
Music:     Hans Zimmer "The Dark Knight Rise" Titel: "Rise"

 

Video:  

Track of "Taubertal 100" by Google Earth

Music: Hans Zimmer "The Dark Knight Rise" Titel: "Imagine the Fire"


Race Records Taubertal 100:


100 km:






Female

Kathie Schichtl

Team Salomon

9:25 h

2015

A

Male

Michael Sommer

EK Schweikheim

7:40 h

2015

D







71 km:






Female

Friederike Müller

Inzing

6:41 h

2014

A

Male

Daniel Schwitter

LSV Basel

6:06 h

2015

CH







50 km:






Female

Nicole Benning

EK Schweikheim

4:31 h

2014

D

Male

Gerorg Kunzfeld

Sporidon Frankfurt

3:34 h

2015

D







 

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