On June 15th-16th 2019 already the 4th Double Ultra Triathlon is going to take place in Emsdetten. As usual, the center of competition will be located near the indoor tennis court at Blumenstraße.
From here the athletes complete a 7,6 km swim course, 360 km on the bike, followed by a double marathon, that means 84,4 km on the running course.
About 100 days before the start, the organizers are happy to announce a fully booked field of competitors with 72 participants. This seems to become a new participant record, even though there will be one or the other deregistration. Athletes from more than 18 nations have registered. This is also a new record – we’ve never welcomed athletes from more nations before.
9 female and 63 male athletes, born in 1953 to 1990, will accept the challenge of the competition.
The Double Ultra Triathlon Emsdetten is the only event of its kind in Germany. It has the status of a World Cup race again this year. So athletes can collect points for the ranking of the IUTA (International Ultra Triathlon Association).
Dirk Magnus, first chairman of the Double Ultra Triathlon Emsdetten 2012 e.V., gives his opinion about the success factors of the race in Emsdetten: „The athletes appreciate the atmosphere in Emsdetten, the professional organization with an amazing team of volunteers and the excellent infrastructure. We are convinced that we will be able to offer a great competition once again. For the spectators there will be a big covered seating stand. So the athletes are able to look forward to a lot of spectators, who will support them during the race.“