Leipzig (Germany), Saturday 20 August 2016
This ultra marathon race takes place in the green north-western part of Leipzig, a city of about 550,000 people in the state of Sachsen (Saxony) in eastern Germany.
Three races are on offer — 50km (five laps), 100km (ten laps), and a 100km relay race for teams of up to ten runners (10x10km).
Starting on the athletics track of the August-Bebel-Kampfbahn, which is situated around 6.5km from the city centre, the race takes the runners through the Burgaue forest and around the Auensee.
Approximately 70 per cent of the route is on gravel and 30 per cent on asphalt.
This year, the event will incorporate the German 100km Championships.
Venue (Map): Leipzig (Dresden 114km, Berlin 190km, Prague 260km, Munich 431km)
Date: 20 August 2016 (Saturday)
Race distance: 50km, 100km, 100km relay (10x10km)
Start time: 6.00 (50km, 100km), 6.30 (100km relay)
Time limit: 8 hours (50km), 12 hours (10x10km), 13 hours (100km)
Start and finish: August-Bebel-Kampfbahn, An der Elster 35, Leipzig
Race centre: August-Bebel-Kampfbahn (Friday 16.00-20.30, on the day 4.30-5.30)
Entries: online; late entries on 19 August 2016 and on the day (up to 30 minutes before the start)
Entry fees (50km): € 30/35/40 (up to 31 July/19 August/20 August 2016)
Entry fees (100km): € 50/55/60 (up to 31 July/19 August/20 August 2016)
Entry fees (relay teams): € 95/100/105 (up to 31 July/19 August/20 August 2016)
Timekeeping: Baer-Service bib chip timing (included in the entry fees)
You get: pasta party (Friday 18.00-20.00), snacks and drinks on the course, certificate; accommodation option in a sports hall
Award ceremony: ca. 12.30 (50km), ca. 18.00 (100km)
Number of finishers 2015: 78 (50km), 52 (100km), 5 relay teams
No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.