The popular recreational area Lake Guggenberger See, situated eight miles south-east of Regensburg, offers athletes and spectators the perfect venue to kickof a fantastic day. Under the applause of hundreds of spectators on the nearby shore, athletes will complete the 2.4 miles swim in two loops. The water temperature in summer is usually between 22 and 24 ° C.
112 miles bikeride through the beautiful landscape of Bavarian Forest.
Starting from the Lake Guggenberger See the bike course heads towards Regensburg. With a right turn under the impressive landmark of the „Walhalla“ at Donaustauf, athletes leave the university town behind. Not only the beautiful landscape of the Bavarian Forest Nature Park provides distraction to the athletes, also the cheering spectators in the small villages along the way.
After three loops and 600m of climbing the course leads back towards Regensburg.
Heading towards town, an impressive view of the historic old town of Regensburg is giving athletes and spectators a foretaste of the beauty of the oncoming running leg. St Peter’s Cathedral dominates the picturesque architecture and marks the place of the second transition area in the historic district „Stadtamhof“.
Four loops of just over six miles, along the Danube and in the shade of the magnificent old town scenery will complete the race. Passing the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the „Steinerne Brücke“, which ist the oldest bridge in Germany, getting cheered by spectators crowding at hotspots throughout the Old Town and the joy of more quiet sections throug green parks make the runcourse special. Finish awaits the athletes in the shadow of the town’s landmark, the Dome of St.Peter. In the middle of the Cathedral Square every finisher will be welcomed with huge spactator’s applause under a magnificent setting.