2018-06-03 - 15th Europamarathon - Open German Unicycle Marathon Championships

Hey marathon folks, after several years of abstinence we will again have International German Unicycle Marathon Championships! The race will take place at 3rd June 2018 in Görlitz/Zgorzelec (right at the German-Polish-Border). After our test participation in 2017, we will race the full marathon distance of 42.195 km and judge it (in addition to the international overall score of each class) as German championship. The unique marathon race track goes transborder through Germany and Poland. Registration is already open.

Date
Race start: 3rd june 2018 around 09:00 a.m. (Elisabethstraße/ Elisabeth Street)
Start number distribution: 2nd june 02.00 – 08.00 p.m. and 3rd june from 07.00 a.m. (Augustum-Annen-Gymnasium/ Augustum-Annen-School, Annengasse/ Annen Street 4)
Pasta party: 2nd june 2018 05:30 – 09.00 p.m. (Elisabethplatz/ Elisabeth Square)
Award ceremony: subsequent to the race

Registration
Register online at the organizers homepage at register.europamarathon.de/register.

Registration fee: 30€/100zł (till 04.02.2018), 35€/120zł (till 08.04.2018), 40€/140zł (till 20.05.2018) bzw. 45€/160zł (late registration 27.05.-28.05.2018 on site)
Closing date: 18.05.2018 (postal), 20.05.2018 (online), 02.-03.06.2018 (late registration on site)

Regulations
The rules of the IUF for road races apply (Rulebook vers. 2017).
Safety gear: shoes, gloves and helmet are compulsory, knee and elbow pads are recommended
Classes: standard/ unlimited
– Standard: rim diameter (ERD) max 622mm (28/29er), no gearing
– Unlimited: all wheel sizes and gearing are allowed
Age classes depending on registration numbers

Track
The race track is an asphalted round course of full marathon distance (42,192km) through Görlitz and Zgorzelec and ridden once.
Height profile: tba…
Track course: tba…

Award ceremony
The following categories will be awarded at the ceremony
– Standard female (international): place 1 – 6
– Standard male (international): place 1 – 6
– Unlimited female (international): place 1 – 6
– Unlimited male (international): place 1 – 6
– German Championships: best German rider of the 4 categories above

Showers/accommmodation
Subsequent to the race there will be showers at the event area.
In addition to many hotels and guesthouses there is a free gym accommodation. Just register at the start number distribution on saturday.

Further information
My (einradsachsen.com) information site with announcement in German, Polish, English and Czech:
einradsachsen.com/termine/europamarathon-2018

Please find all other information at the organizers homepage:
– Homepage: europamarathon.de
– Announcement: europamarathon.de/engl-2018
– Marathon Einrad: europamarathon.de/europamarathon-2018/marathon-einrad (German)

Great event.
I would love to join but looking at the other things in the calendar it might be hard this year.