MarathonMan - Europe‘s biggest MTB Marathon-Series!

More than 8.000 participants are expected again in 2024 for the five races of the MarathonMan series!

This year, the starting shot will be in the Czech low mountain range. At the end of May, the King of the Bohemian Forest in Klatovy will lure more than 2,000 bikers to the dreamlike landscape in the Sumava National Park for the 31st time. The tour then continues to the Malevil Cup and its popular routes through the Lusatian and Zittau Mountains.

The 27th edition of the Salzkammergut Trophy in Austria will follow on July 13th, which will take place in the fantastic mountain world of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt-Dachstein-Salzkammergut. On the first weekend in August, the oldest mountain bike marathon in Germany, the Erzgebirgs Bike Marathon, takes place in Seiffen and the finale goes to Schmiedefeld in the Thuringian Forest. The Rennsteigride marks the end of the season at the end of August and offers a great event and impressive scenic routes.

Dates 2024
25.05.2024 Author Kral Sumavy, Klatovy (CZE)
01.06.2024 Malevil Cup, Jablonné v Podještedí (CZE)
13.07.2024 Salzkammergut Trophy, Bad Goisern (AUT) 
04.08.2024 Erzgebirgs-Bike-Marathon, Seiffen (GER)
31.08.2024 Rennsteigride, Schmiedefeld (GER)


Entry Fee & Series Registration

With the participation of the MarathonMan-Series you have the opportunity to sign up for 3, 4 or 5 of the best bike marathons in Europe. Those who register soon, benefit from a greatly reduced entry fee!

Entry Fee when registering & payment prior February 15, 2024
3 Marathons EUR 109,-
4 Marathons EUR 139,-
5 Marathons EUR 159,-

Entry Fee when registering & payment between February 16, 2024 and May 15, 2024
3 Marathons EUR 129,-
4 Marathons EUR 159,-
5 Marathons EUR 179,-
Caution! The selected events are binding, it is not possible to register for another race! Late entries for the series ranking will be accepted between May 16, 2024 and August 10, 2024 by email to In the case of late registration, the entry fee must be paid directly to the respective organizer!
Account Details Germany
Account Holder: EBM Albrecht Dietze 
IBAN: DE03 8705 4000 4315 0243 55 


MME Finisher-Shirt 2024

All bikers who register by May 15 will receive the MarathonMan T-shirt made of organic cotton.

All participants who finish at least 3 marathons will be included in the result list receiving a certificate available for download at the end of the season. However, the title "MarathonMan 2024" as well as the Dogtag medal will be only awarded to those participants who have completed more than 300 kilometers. The medal will be sent by post by end of October.

Rating & Categories

The formula for the MarathonMan-points is the following:

"Day’s record x maximum points : one owns timing"

The timing of the winner in seconds equates the maximum points of the individual course length. The runner-ups receive their scores according to the winner’s timing.

timing of the winner = 03:28:47 = 12.527 seconds = 10.000 points 
timing of a MME participant = 04:01:23 = 14.483 seconds = 8.649 points

At the finals the three best results will be added. Those who tackle all five races may delete two results. Each participant may choose any course at every marathon. On the long distances there are more points to collect!

Handicap women: 2005 and older 
Women: 2005 and older 
Handicap men: 2005 and older 
Men: 2005 – 1985 
Master: 1984 – 1975 
Senior Master: 1974 and older 

The three fastest of each category will be awarded with very nice trophies.

For the handicap rating the following applies: C1/C2 bikers will be rated together with the C3/C4/C5 bikers. For the Cup total rating the C1/C2 will receive 10% more points.

All handicap participants after registration please send us an additional email to!