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Where and when Erding moves

The annual Erding town triatholon can credit itself with up to 1,500 participants. International flair encompasses the Surf & Style event at Munich’s airport. A tearing pace is set in and around Erding during the Wartenberg cycling event and “into the cool wet” is the slogan at the New Year’s Day and Twelfth Night swimming meetings in Erding. Get to know all about the sporting events going on in the Erding tourist region – and lots of interesting details:

Neujahrs Fackelschwimmen ErdingNew Year's Day swimming meeting

At roughly 18.00 the starter’s gun goes off in the Heilig-Geist-Stift (care home in the town park) for the annual New Year’s Day swim. Burning torches lighten up the swimmers during their 30 minute dip in the river to the bridge at the Beautiful Tower where they are received with glasses of hot mulled wine and cheers from the spectators.

Date: 1st January
Time:  as from 18.00 h
Location: starting point is the care home Heiliggeist-Stift in Erding's town park

Dreikönigsschwimmen ErdingTwelfth Night swimming event

As a final closing event for the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations Erding‘s Trisport club and the water rescue organisation annually invite people to join in this refreshing start to the New Year. Whereby only hardened freaks go into the freezing cold of the Wiflinger pond water dressed in nothing but their swim suits. For the spectators of this wintery fun there are warm drinks and music.

Date: 6th January
Time:  roughly 16.30 h
Location: Wiflinger pond in Wörth

Cycling criterium race in Wartenberg

The annual cycling race, for both local amateurs and some of Bavaria’s best cyclists, takes place at Whitsun and is organised by the cycling club Solidarity Wartenberg. It is the biggest sporting event in the little market town. The roughly 1 km long laps bring the riders back again and again to the market square from where you can follow the race.

Date: Whit Monday
Time: starts about midday with children's classes
Location: Markt Wartenberg

Zieleinlauf Stadttriathlon ErdingErding triathlon

With its roughly 1500 registered athletes the town triathlon organised by Trisport Erding is a large sporting event. The programme ranges from Olympic and amateur distances to distances for children and juveniles as well as relay triathlon on the Olympic length. The recreational area north at the Kronthaler Weiher along with the changing scenery out in the country and the charming old centre of Erding as the main area of activity provide the top class and the less specialized athletes attractive surroundings. At the accompanying exhibitions there are stands about sport and health.  

Date: Sunday, middle of June
Time: as from 08.45 h
Location: Kronthaler Weiher, Erding's countryside, old centre of Erding

Surf & Style MAC Flughafen MünchenSurf & Style at Munich airport

The whole of the world’s surfing community meets up for spectacular surfing in the forum at MAC (Munich Airport Centre). Every day for four weeks from the end of July experts, beginners and kids (with professional supervision and free equipment) can try their skills on the artificial waves from 10.00 to 20.00 h. For further information please look here.

Date: end of July (4 weeks)
Location: MAC Munich airport


Stadtlauf ErdingErding runs - town race

Every year large numbers of spectators line the roped off race course and cheer the more than 1000 amateur and professional long distance athletes during the town race which consists of a total of 10 km, four rounds of 2.5 km circular course through Erding’s old town centre. The finishing line is on the Grain Market Square in the centre of town and where the prizes are awarded.   

Date: Sunday at the end of September
Time: afternoon
Location: old centre of Erding


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