Rodgau (Germany), Saturday 30 January 2016

Zusatzzeichen 1007-30: Gefahr unerwarteter Glatteisbildung (Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)


Participants in the 50km-Ultramarathon in Germany run ten laps of a mostly flat 5km course through woods and farmland on the edge of the town of Rodgau, which is situated about 25km from the city of Frankfurt.

Approximately 3km of each lap are run on unpaved roads, and 2km on asphalt.

In 2015, 538 runners (out of a total of 860 starters) finished the 50k race. The winners were Oleksandr Holovnytskyy of Ukraine (3:08:48) and Tinka Uphoff of Germany (3:39:06). The time limit to complete the ultra marathon race is six hours.


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Rodgau (Frankfurt 25km, Stuttgart 187km, Nuremberg 203km, Cologne 210km)

Date: 30 January 2016 (Saturday)

Race distance: 50km

Start time: 10.00

Start and finish: Freizeitanlage Gänsbrüh, Rodgau-Dudenhofen (ca. 850m from the race centre)

Race centre: Vereinsheim des TC Blau-Weiß Dudenhofen, Forsthausstraße 9, Rodgau (on the day 7.30-9.30)

Entries: advance entries online (up to 27 January 2016); payment on the day in cash; late entries on the day

Entry fees: € 25 (advance entries), € 30 (late entries)

Timekeeping: bib chip timing (included in the entry fees)

You get: a souvenir gift (to the first 800 entrants); chip timing; free accommodation option in a sports hall (before the race)

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 6 M/F, to the first 3 in each category, and to the best 3 teams (3 runners)

Award ceremony: at 16.30

Number of finishers 2015: 538

Event website:


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.