Info and FAQ

General Information

Competitions

Individual ranking (half-marathon or 10km) and team ranking (sum of the covered kilometers)

Team ranking

Mixed groups of various sizes (please ensure uniform spelling of the team name upon registration!)

Course length

21.1 km (running) an 10 km (running or walking)

Time limit1 hour up to the 5km mark and 2.5hrs to finishing line

Course

On even terrain along the river Breg

Entry fee

€12, late entry fee €15

Registration deadline

24 October 2019

Number of participants

Restricted to 300 participants (100 for the half-marathon, 200 for the 10K run)

Late registration

Up to 1 hour before the start

Pre-run event, Friday, 25 October 2019

Pasta Party                                         

In the cafeteria (A0.01) of Furtwangen University starting 6.00pm

Race number distribution

From 6.00pm onwards during the pasta party

Day of the competition, Saturday, 26 October 2019

Race number distribution

Between 9.00 and 10.00am in the major conference room (B1.15, opposite the hall)

Start and finish

Car park behind the main building of Furtwangen University

Beverages and coffee for runners and guests

From 9.00am

Greeting and information

10.00am in the hall (B 1.14)
Starting time10.30am

Estimated finish of last runner

Approximately 1.00pm

Awards ceremony

Approximately 1.30pm

Wrap up

By approximately 3.00pm

FAQ

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 Town of Furtwangen are informed. The crossing of Martin-Schmidt-Strasse is secured by posts.

What about catering?
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 there are milkshakes and soup in the finishing line area.

Are there changing facilities?
The changing facilities are signposted.

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 free of charge for competitors. Non-competitors are charged.
At the end of the race, in Room B1.14 competitors and spectators can relax and enjoy coffee and cakes, or a delicious soup by the Braun butcher’s shop, while reviewing the day's events.
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 has to be paid in advance (by bank transfer) to the organiser. The runners are considered registered when the bank transfer has been received. The number of starters is limited to 300. 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 10km races in the major conference room (B1.15).
The bank account will be sent by email together with the confirmation of your registration.

How is the runtime determined?
The WING half-marathon and the 10km race are operated with a professional timing procedure which is provided and supervised by the company Racesolutions.