Witsup contributor, pro triathlete, and Challenge Family ambassador, Laura Siddall gives us three reasons why you need to sign up for Challenge Roth. Registrations for 2018 open at Monday 10th July at 10:00am (Germany time). Don’t wait until 10:01am. Details here.


Text by Laura Siddall | Images by Witsup


1. It’s just freakin awesome!


2. Everyone is treated like a rockstar! Everyone is welcomed from all over the world and made to feel so special by the Challenge Roth team and the Roth community.


3. There is a lot of German beer and the Schmidt Bakeries are amazing!


4. There aren’t just three reasons


5. You can’t explain how epic this race is until you’ve been and experienced it.


6. The locals are amazing. They truly love the race, support it and welcome you to Roth and the region. They want to talk to you in the street, and while you’re riding. “What’s your name? Where are you from? Have you been here before?” – of course said in German or broken English. There is in fact so much local support for the race that the local shops and communities contact the race to ask how they can be involved. The level of support from the locals is just unreal!


7. There are 7000 volunteers!


8. Alice, Felix and Kathryn are the best!


9. This race is just amazing! There is no other feeling like it. The energy. The passion. The genuine welcome. So many friends, so many legend – it’s family.

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