Individual ranking (half-marathon or 10K) and team ranking (sum of the covered kilometers)
Mixed groups of various sizes (please ensure uniform spelling of the team name upon registration!)
21.1 km ( only running) an 10 km (running or walking)
|Time limit||Half-marathon: 2.45hrs to finishing line|
|On even terrain along the river Breg|
€12 including Pasta Party and course/finishing area catering
|Payment||In advance by bank transfer. Late entries in cash.|
Thursday, 24 October 2019
Number of participants
Restricted to 350 participants (110 for the half-marathon, 240 for the 10K run)
Up to 1 hour before the start
Pre-run event, Friday, 25 October 2019
In the cafeteria (A0.01) of Furtwangen University starting 6.00pm
Race number issue
From 6.00pm onwards during the pasta party
Day of run, Saturday, 26 October 2019
Race number issue
Between 9.00 and 10.00am in the large conference room (B1.15, opposite the auditorium)
Start and finish
Car park behind the main building of Furtwangen University
Refreshments for runners and guests
Welcome and information
|10.00am in the auditorium (B 1.14)|
Last recorded runner
|By approximately 3.00pm|
Is the course marked and closed off?
The course is clearly marked. At all relevant points there are track marshals and signposts. Each kilometer is clearly marked. The police and the Towns of Furtwangen and Vöhrenbach are informed. The crossing of Martin-Schmidt-Strasse is secured by posts.
Is there catering available?
Water, tea and sports drinks by UltraSports are available at kilometer 5, at kilometer 10.5, at kilometer 16 and in the finishing line area. Bananas and apples are also available and soup, fruit and milkshakes are available in the finishing line area.
Are there changing facilities?
The changing facilities are signposted.
Are there showers?
Two showers in HFU can be used. More are available in the Jahn Hall (Jahnstraße).
Is there a luggage storage area?
You can hand in your luggage and valuables in the large conference room (B1.15). The luggage storage area is staffed at all times. The articles are stored according to the start numbers.
Is there a support programme for spectators?
Everybody is invited to the Pasta Party. The food at the Pasta Party is only free of charge for competitors.
On Run Day you can enjoy coffee and cake, or a delicious soup and interesting company in the auditorium (B 1.14).
Don't miss the awards ceremony at 1.30pm. If you are not one of the event winners who receive a lithograph by the artist Paul Revellio, you can buy these to help finance the half-marathon.
How and by when do I have to pay the entry fee?
The entry fee of €12 mustbe paid in advance (by bank transfer) to the organisers. The runners are considered registered when the bank transfer has been received. The number of starters is limited to 350 (110 x half marathons and 240 x 10Ks). If there are any places still available, late registrations (€15) are possible up to 1 hour before the start of the half-marathon and the 10K runs in the large conference room (B1.15).
The bank details will be sent by email together with the confirmation of your registration.
How is the runtime determined?
The The HFU Black Forest Run is operated with a professional timing procedure which is provided and supervised by the company Racesolutions.
Is there a minimum age for participation?
10K run: children aged 8 - 13 (age group 2011 - 2006) can participate if they are accompanied and supervised by adults. Participants aged 14+ (age group 2005) do not have to be accompanied by an adult.
Half-marathon: those aged 16 and over (age group 2003) can take part.