This translation of the eligibility requirements only serves to help your understanding. In the case that the translation differs from the German original the German version of the eligibility requirements is solely decisive.
Conditions of participation Rhön-Radmarathon 2024 as of: 30.11.2023
Saturday, May 18, 2024, and Sunday, May 19, 2024
2 Start and finish
Festplatz am Hädenberg, 36137 Grossenlüder-Bimbach
3 Type of the event
The Rhön-Radmarathon is a bike tourist event, there is no timekeeping. The Rhön cycle marathon is not a race!
The routes offered with all data can be viewed on the following page: www.rhoen-radmarathon.de/trieben. Tours E, C and B are only offered on Sunday. Tours 1, 2, 3, family tour and the MTB route are offered on Saturday and Sunday. Tour 4 is only offered on Saturday.
5 start time and start window
Tour E, C, B The start window is chosen by the participant when registering. The start window chosen when registering is binding and the participant is obliged to start in the specified time. If the maximum number of participants for a start window has been reached, the registration option for this start window is closed. A subsequent change to the start window is not possible.
Tour 1, 2, 3, 4, MTB and family tour, Saturday at 7 - 10.30 a.m. Tour 1, 2, 3, MTB and family tour, Sunday at 7.30 a.m. - 10.30 a.m.
Registration for Tour E, C and B is only possible online and is only possible until a total of 2000 starting places reached. The time of opening the registration portal will be announced on our homepage in good time. There is no entitlement to a starting place. Registration is only valid in conjunction with the payment of the entry fee within five bank working days.
Registration for routes Tour 1, 2, 3, 4, MTB and family tour is possible both online and on site as late registration. The times of the late registration can be found in the event schedule. There is no participation limit for these routes. The registration portal for the RTF routes will be opened at a later date than for the Rhön-Radmarathon routes. The appointment will be announced in time. There is no entitlement to a starting place. The online registration is only valid in conjunction with the payment receipt of the entry fee within five bank working days.
The participant is only entitled to use the services on the route selected when registered and within the specified times. Deviating, the participant can or must drive a shorter than the selected route during the event. Either on the basis of his own decision or if he did not pass the route divisions at the preliminary times.
7 entry fee and advance fee
The entry fee, as well as the advance booking fee, the individual routes can be viewed on the following page: https://www.rhoen-radmarathon.de/informations/startgeld. The entry fee entitles you to use the route, the meals at the checkpoints and the route/return service (spare parts are not included) during participation in the event and within the specified times. Furthermore, Finisher Gift (only Tour E, C, B) and Bimbach 400 award (only Bimbach 400). BDR members are granted a discount. The BDR membership proof must be kept ready for verification at the start. The advance booking fee will not be reimbursed in the event of the event can be canceled.
When registering online, payment is possible by direct debit (only with German bank verb) or by PayPal. Participants who would like to pay by direct debit without German bank verb, please only carry out the registration until the bank vernation/IBAN request. Then please send us an email to
For tours E, C and B, every cyclist from the age of 18 is entitled to start, from 16 years accompanied by an adult and with the consent of the legal guardians. For Tour 1, 2, 3, 4, MTB and family tour there is no age limit, minors exclusively accompanied by an adult and with the consent of the legal guardians.
10 Change or cancellation of participation
If the participation is prevented, there is generally no entitlement to reimbursement of entry fee and advance booking fee. Shipping the Finisher Gift and the Bimbach 400 award is excluded. A transfer of the starting place to the following year is excluded. A transfer to another starter in the event of prevention or illness is possible up to 14 days before the event by email to
11 Start documents edition
The starting documents of the marathon routes are output in the “registration” in the start/finish area. The times of the starting documents can be found in the event time plan. The starting pad must be picked up personally and by submitting the registration confirmation.
The start documents of the RTF routes are issued both online registration and when registering in the "Registration" in the start/finish area. The times of the starting documents can be found in the event schedule. The starting pad must be resolved personally and when registering online with the registration confirmation.
The start number is to be carried out as proof of participants throughout the event.
12 Time limit
The control deadline for tours 1, 2, 3, 4, MTB and family tour is in Bimbach on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday at 5:00 p.m. The control deadline for tours E, C, B is on Sunday at 7 p.m. in Bimbach.
The opening times of the checkpoints and the route divisions (Tour 4, Tour C and Tour E) are limited in time and are based on the conclusion of the check. The times can be found in orientation aid (only tours E, C and B) and the event schedule.
At the announced times, the route division signs are removed and the sections of the route are closed. The route is then run away from the final vehicle. The participant is obliged to drive the signposted route. Participants who branch off on the closed routes or are behind the final vehicle no longer take part in the event and are not entitled to signs, service vehicles and meals.
13 Care during the event
The location of the refreshment points or checkpoints can be found in the start card or orientation aid (only tours E, C and B). The orientation aid is issued with the start documents and can be viewed on our homepage. For tours E, C and B, warm catering is offered at the Bischofsheim control point, please plan time here! The checkpoints are closed at the specified times, which are based on the conclusion of the control. Outside the opening times of the respective KPS specified in the event schedule, there is no attachment to meals.
14 changes or cancellation of the event
The organizer is entitled to change or shorten the route in poor weather, construction sites, official arrangement or other unforeseen events. In the event of an event of major violence- in particular storms, major damage or pandemic or official arrangement, the organizer is entitled to cancel the event- even at short notice. In this case, the entry fee is not reimbursed.
15 duties of the participants
15.1a the rules of the StVO (http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stvo_2013/), the StVZO (https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stvzo_2012/) of the BDR (https://www.rad-net.de/generalschreibungungen_5.htm) and the UCI (https://www.uci.org/inside-uci/constitutions-regulation/regulation).
15.1b The Road Traffic Regulations (StVO) must be kept during the entire event. The regulatory authorities check on the route and will make use of their right to exclude participants from the event in the event of violations. The (incorrect) behavior of each individual can lead to the Rhön cycle marathon cannot be carried out as usual in the future. You harm with violations of the event and the reputation of cycling!
15.2 The instructions of the police and helpers must be followed.
15.3 The wearing of an approved bicycle helmet is mandatory.
15.4 The visible wearing of the start number is mandatory. Participation with the start number of another driver is not allowed.
15.5 Each participant has to ensure that their sports equipment and equipment are suitable and in a technically perfect condition to take part in the event. For the event, patches and the appropriate tools must be carried for the event.
15.6 The pandemic requirements of the Federal Republic of German-country, the federal states of Hesse, Thuringia, Bavaria and the respective counties and the hygiene concept of the event must be observed by every participant throughout the event. If the specifications and rules are not complied with, we reserve the right to exclude participants from the event and to refer people of the square. Exceptional certificates (for example for not carrying a mouth-nose protection) are not accepted.
15.7 In the event of violations of the duties mentioned, we reserve the right to exclude the participant from the event for the following years.
16 Liability exclusion
Each participant takes their own account, danger and risk. Liability of the agent is excluded; There are no recourse claims to the agency. The participant dispenses with any legal claims against the combustion agent for physical or material damage caused or caused by others. Participants should be liability and accident insured.
The organizer's liability for a possible infection with respiratory diseases during participation in the event is excluded.
17 health and physical requirements
Each participant is aware of the high physical stress and confirms with the registration of fulfilling the health and physical requirements in order to take part in the event. The organizer expressly recommends that you have a sports medical examination before participating in the event in order to rule out the risks of health through the high physical stress.
18 Conditions of participation /data processing /data protection declaration
With the registration and payment of the entry fee, the participant explains to have read the conditions published at www.rhoen-radmarathon.de carefully and to accept them in full on all points. With regard to Art. 13 of the EU Ordinance 2016/679, the participant explains to have read the data protection declaration published on the website www.rhoen-radmarathon.de and to be in-formed that his consent to data processing for the below gene-called purposes is mandatory. To do this, he must tick the corresponding box in the registration form regarding the conditions of participation. If no consent to the conditions of participation and data processing is granted for the purposes below, the registration for the event cannot be accepted. All data must be specified in full and legible. The participant agrees that:
• Your personal and address data are saved and processed in terms of technology. The data collected can only be viewed by the organizer and the FRG (Federation of German Cyclists). There is no transfer to third parties.
• His personal and address data can be published at the request of the police and regulatory authorities.
• his name, year, place of residence and team can be published in the starter list on the Internet.
• The organizer-or partners commissioned by him-can take photos, video and TV recordings by the participants and are allowed to use them without restrictions.
• This address data for advertising and information purposes can be used by the organizer.
Throwing away waste and packaging along the route is prohibited. All participants are asked to dispose of waste to the containers provided at the checkpoints.
20 Overnight Campingwiese
Near the starting site, a meadow for camping/tents is provided free of charge. Camping is only allowed on the designated and marked parking spaces. The opening times can be found in the event schedule. The use of the meadow is at your own risk. When driving on the meadows, the soil must be checked for sufficient load -bearing capacity, the vehicle owner is liable for any damage. There is no entitlement to a parking space. The night's sleep must be observed to protect the residents and the other participants. On departure from the camping meadow, all tent paws and objects must be removed.
Our cycling marathon leads through the Rhön highs with its rough climate. Please take this into account when choosing your clothing! It is recommended to change clothes for changing and rain protection for bad weather.