Uta’s Appearances

Uta's fitness, health, running related and selected speaking & charity events

October 22, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017 — Müggelsee (Germany)

Uta at the 11. AOK Müggelsee-Event in Berlin

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  • 10:00 am Halfmarathon
  • 10:30 am 5K
  • 10:45 am 10K

Start: "Rübezahl am Müggelsee,” Müggelheimer Damm 143, 12559 Berlin.

It was a beautiful morning at the Müggelsee in the eastern suburbs of Berlin. The lake is also known as the Großer Müggelsee, big enough to host a halfmarathon around its perimeter.

2003 runners finished in one of the three different events: the 5K, 10K and the half marathon. Uta joined her fellow runners in the 10K after she had the honor to start the halfmarathon earlier. She met new and old friends as they enjoyed perfect running conditions on the scenic course running and chatting and laughing together.

For more information about the event please visit Homepage Müggelsee Halfmarathon

October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 — Strausberg (Germany)

Uta runs the Strausseelauf in historic Strausberg, joining the event after recently being inducted into the Berlin Marathon Hall of Fame

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  • 7:30 am Race Registration at the Theodor Fontane High School
  • 9:00 am 400m Kids (Bambini Run)
  • 9:15 am 4.1K Students and Halfmarathon Adults
  • 9:30 am 4.1K for Youth and Adults
  • 10:45 am 9.2K Men’s Race
  • 11:00 am 9.2K Women’s Race and Nordic Walking

The main 9.2K run, as well as the Nordic walking and kids’ events, start near the Straussee lake — Fichteplatz/August-Bebel-Straße, 15344 Strausberg. The starting line of the 4.1K race and the half marathon is located on the other side of the lake. Transportation to this point will be provided by a ferry.

After just completing the Berlin Marathon where she was honored by the Berlin Marathon Hall of Fame, Uta will join the annual “Strausseelauf” running event. This will be her fourth consecutive year running the race, which is a local tradition dating back to 1924, and is part of Uta’s youthful running past.

The race is the last part of a three event series that also included swim and bike races that began in July in the picturesque and historic town of Strausberg. Participants include not only athletes and recreational runners from all over Germany, but children and students.

Uta looks forward to running the 9.2K course for the adults and older youths, which also includes a shorter 4.1K course. Afterwards Uta will be part of the awards ceremony and the presentation of the cup of Mayor of the town of Strausberg.

Come out and celebrate with Uta and the over 1000 participants in this wonderful and fun-filled day.

For more information about the race please visit www.Strausseelauf.de and for Uta’s Insights about the event please see “‘Strausseelauf’—On Autumn Trails to Memories of my Childhood and Youth.”

September 24, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, to Sunday, September 24, 2017 — Berlin (Germany)

Uta Will Join the Runners on her Hometown Berlin Marathon Course

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  • Start of the 44th BMW Berlin Marathon on September 24:
  • 8:45 am Wheelchair Competitors
  • 8:58 am Hand Cyclists
  • 9:15 am Runners

The marathon will start and finish on the boulevard Straße des 17. Juni (between the Brandenburg Gate and “Kleiner Stern“) — 10785 Berlin.

The 44th running of the Berlin Marathon is set to be among its most exciting, with the announcement of its “Three Champions. Two Hours. One Dream”, featuring three of the current world’s best: the Kenyan runners Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang and Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele. Eliud recently came within 26 seconds of breaking the celebrated two-hour marathon barrier.

Uta will be among the more than 43,000 runners from over 100 countries who have registered for this year’s Berlin Marathon, a race that will take them through the heart of the German capital. Uta has many wonderful memories of the marathon weekend festivities and she is excited to be part of the event again, starting with the BMW Drive Talk live on the race course while sharing some last-minute advice for the runners.

Below you can find some of the events she plans to attend.

Uta’s Appearances in Berlin:

  • Opening of the Berlin Marathon Hall of Fame close to the Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday, September 20, at 12:00 pm Berlin.
  • BMW Drive Talk live on the course of the marathon, where Uta will be sharing last-minute tips for the race on Wednesday, September 20, at 1:00 pm Berlin time.
  • Messe BERLIN VITAL at STATION Berlin, Luckenwalder Straße 4-6, 10963 Berlin at the Abbott WMM booth, on Friday, September 22, starting at 2:00 pm.
  • An exciting morning running with the kids aged 10 and under alongside her friend Fridolin “Frido” Flink, the mascot of the Berlin Marathon organizer, SCC Events, at the Bambini Run, to be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 23.
  • Press conference with the school kids aged 10 and older — in preparation for their 4.2195K mini Marathon, starting at 12:00 pm on Saturday, September 23, Hotel InterContinental.
  • Kids painting competition at the Messe BERLIN VITAL at STATION Berlin, Luckenwalder Straße 4-6, 10963 Berlin, on Saturday, September 23, at 2:00 pm.
  • On Marathon Day, Sunday, September 24, Uta will be starting at 9:15 am, out on the course running with her friends. See you later at the finish line. Have a great run!

For more information please visit www.BMW-Berlin-Marathon.com

September 17, 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017 — Concord, Massachusetts

Uta Is Honorary Chair of the 12th Louisa May Alcott Orchard House Run/Walk

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  • 11:00 am

Alcott Elementary School, 93 Laurel St., Concord, MA 01742.

Uta once again is taking part in this annual fun and historic event, which, as Uta says, celebrates America’s “First Running Girl.”  The 5K/10K event is open to all runners, walkers, “strollercisers,” and wheelchair athletes of all abilities.  The event supports the Louisa May Alcott Orchard House, home to Louisa May when she was growing up and made famous in her writings.

Uta will join participants for a fun run on the beautiful historic course in Concord in honor of the famous author and her family, who were devoted to social justice, education and the arts, and were pioneers in physical fitness and health for both boys and girls in the 1800’s.

The event will be held rain or shine, and Uta looks forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. You can register the morning of the event beginning at 9:30 a.m.

For more information please visit www.LouisaMayAlcott.org

August 26, 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017 — Boulder, Colorado

A Fun Summertime Triathlon — and Uta Will Be There

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  • 7:20 am Sprint Men 40 & Over
  • 7:30 am Sprint Women 40 & Over
  • 8:00 am Olympic Men 40 & Over

Boulder Reservoir, 5565 N 51st St Boulder, CO 80301.

Uta will be part of the 11th annual Boulder Sunset Triathlon, Duathlon, Run on Saturday August 26th. She is looking forward to joining her Tri friends for the sprint which will take them on a 750 meter swim in the Boulder Reservoir, followed by a 27.8K bike ride on a beautiful loop course north of Boulder, and finishing with a 5K run on the dam of the reservoir. It is a high altitude event. Afterwards, it will be fun to hang out with friends and enjoy the beautiful summer day.

This Boulder Sunset Triathlon completes the Tri trilogy of the Boulder Reservoir events, which started in June with the Boulder Sunrise Triathlon, followed by the Tri Boulder in July and now the Boulder Sunset in August.

For more information please visit www.bbsctri.com/bouldersunset

July 29, 2017

Saturday, July 29, 2017 — Berlin (Germany)

Uta Will Jog the 10K at Adidas Runners City Night in Berlin

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  • 7:10 pm Inline Skaters
  • 7:50 pm 5K Runners
  • 8:30 pm 10K Runners and Wheelchair Competitors

At Kurfürstendamm, near the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche.

Uta is looking forward to joining the 26th running of City Night in Berlin. “I have always loved this special run,” said Uta. “The energy, the magic time of day and the spectators make the evening event so full of excitement and joy.”

City Night will raise money to build outdoor gyms in Berlin. Adidas donates 1 euro for each kilometer run by the participants. “Berlin will always be my first home,” said Uta. “This year, to be able to be part of a fun event that brings more fitness centers to the city is wonderful.”

She will be at the start line, wishing everyone well, and then she will jog the 10K on a course that goes through downtown Berlin and gives both fast and relaxed runners the chance to enjoy the warm enthusiastic crowds. Course map:

For more information please visit: http://www.berlin-citynight.de/en/

July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, and Saturday, July 22, 2017 — Avon-Dotsero-Eagle, Colorado

2017 SOS Outreach Colorado-Eagle River Ride Celebrates the Children — and We Will Be There!

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  • 6:30 to 8:00 am Rolling Start

Beaver Creek Resort Elk Lot (located east of U.S. Highway 6), Avon, CO 81620.

The Take The Magic Step team, with co-founders Uta and Michael Reger, is looking forward to helping to sponsor and take part in this year’s joyful Colorado-Eagle River Ride. The biking route leads participants through breathtaking areas of the always-beautiful Rocky Mountains. Every year the event is organized by our cherished charity partner SOS Outreach, a nonprofit program that annually helps 5,000 children between the ages of 8 and 18 towards a healthier and better life through outdoor activities and mentor programs, including a leadership program.

Since SOS launched in 1993 it has improved the lives of over 50,000 children. And this past winter, the organization got a huge lift when it won the national Gatorade “For the Love of Sports Challenge” and was honored with a check for $50,000, which was used towards this ski season’s support programs!

The River Ride offers routes for enthusiasts of different abilities, including a 100-mile, 68-mile and 42-mile road ride in addition to both a short and long mountain bike course across the lovely Beaver Creek Mountain. Both the road and mountain bike options are fully supported with aid stations, bike repair assistance, SAG vehicles and bus services.

At the finish line all the riders will be greeted at the Beaver Creek Landing, followed by a Festival Finish After-Party with live music and lunch! As always, each rider’s entry fee includes lunch from the Dusty Boot and beverages from Odell Brewing.

Please join us in this great cause if you can. Ride, enjoy the beauty of the mountains, and help SOS reach out to even more children.  The SOS Outreach family, along with Uta and Michael, looks forward to welcoming you in Vail Valley.

Uta’s Appearances in Eagle:

  • On Friday, July 21st, together with Uta and Michael, SOS Outreach and Roadhouse Hospitality Group is hosting a VIP event from 6-8 pm at the Dusty Boot, located in Beaver Creek Village. Uta and legendary rider and coach Tyler Hamilton will be available to pass on last-minute advice to the riders. 
  • On Saturday, July 22nd, the Ride will have rolling starts from 6:30-8am at the Elk Lot, Beaver Creek. And for Mountain Bikers: The Roadhouse MTB Ride will start at 10 am at Beaver Creek Village. Look out for Uta on the course, and after the ride she will join the participants at the luncheon at the Beaver Creek Landing for the Festival Finish After Party.

For more information please visit www.SOSOutreach.com/Colorado-Eagle-River-Ride

June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, to Saturday, June 10, 2017 — Green Bay, Wisconsin

Bellin Run—Uta Joins the Run and Festivities in Green Bay

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  • 7:53 am Wheelchair Division
  • 8:00 am First Wave

In front of the Bellin Hospital, immediately south of the skywalk—774 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54301.

Since 881 participants left the starting line in the 1977 inaugural run, the Bellin Run has grown to a three-day event with about 17,000 walkers, runners, and wheelchair competitors. The annual Bellin Run 10K is now one of the biggest running events in the United States. Uta returns to Green Bay at the invitation of her sponsor “Krueger International” for her 21st Bellin Run, and she is excited about meeting old and new friends in Wisconsin.

Over the years legendary runners including Joan Benoit Samuelson, Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, Uta Pippig, Joseph Kimani, Ed Eyestone, Meb Keflezighi, John Korir, and other elite athletes and Olympians have participated in the event.

If you are in Green Bay, join us for this fun sport festival. Live music from all four Bellin Run decades is featured along the way to the finish line.

Uta’s Appearances in Bellin:

  • On Thursday, June 8th, Uta will visit the headquarters of her sponsor Krueger International and share some race tips and a few light stretches before a luncheon.
  • She will join The Bellin Charity Fun Run (2 miles) later in the day, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
  • On Friday, June 9th, Uta will be in Astor Park for the 5:00 pm TRIUMPH Mile and the 6:00 pm Children’s Run Start. Uta will be available for autographs and to say hello to old and new friends.
  • On race day, Saturday, June 10th, Uta will be at the starting line on Webster Avenue in front of the Bellin Hospital for the 7:53 am start of the 10K wheelchair division and the 8 am start of the other athletes. She can’t wait to enjoy the run together with everyone in the race and along the course. Afterwards she will be at the finish line festivities and the Awards Ceremony at nearby Astor Park.

For more information please visit www.BellinRun.com

May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — Boulder, Colorado

40th Annual Mile Marathon — A Happy Run Together With the Columbine Elementary Kids

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  • 8:45 am

Columbine Elementary School, 3130 Repplier Drive, Boulder, CO 80304.

Every year, the Parent Teachers Association of the Columbine Elementary School in Uta’s hometown of Boulder organizes the school’s popular Mile Marathon―and it will be the 40th anniversary of this fun event. Uta is looking forward to running with the kids and cheering them on as they give their best on the one-mile course that they have prepared for in many gym training sessions.

The Mile Marathon was founded in 1978 by Rich Castro, the former elite-athlete coordinator of the BolderBOULDER 10K and every year attracts many of the elite athletes and supporters of running in Colorado who plan to compete in the famous Memorial Day race a few days later.

For more information please visit www.ColumbinePTA.org/Mile-Marathon

April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — Natick, Massachusetts

The STRIVERS Running Club for Girls Has Invited Uta to an Afternoon Filled with Fitness and Fun

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  • 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Natick High School track—15 West Street Natick, MA 01760.

In what is becoming an annual tradition, Uta is looking forward to spending an afternoon with the STRIVERS running girls the day after the Boston Marathon. This will be the fourth year that she will meet the athletes, and she plans to encourage the wonderful young runners by having them share their thoughts about their training and dreams. Uta will also share her own childhood memories, and some training and nutrition ideas. Uta and the 5th through 8th grade students will also have a little work out together.

The STRIVERS Running Club, founded by runner and mother Colleen Phelps, introduces the girls not only to running but also to other ways of being active, such as yoga. Leadership on and off the track also is encouraged.

For more information please visit STRIVERSRunningClub.com

April 14, 2017

Friday, April 14, to Monday, April 17, 2017 — Boston, Massachusetts

Boston will be celebrating its 121st Marathon, and Uta is excited to join the weekend events

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  • Start of the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17th:
  • 8:50 am Mobility Impaired
  • 9:17 am Men’s Push-Rim Wheelchair Division
  • 9:19 am Women’s Push-Rim Wheelchair Division
  • 9:22 am Hand Cyclist & Duos
  • 9:32 am Elite Women
  • 10:00 am Elite Men and First Wave

The point-to-point course of the Boston Marathon begins at the Doughboy statue on East Main Street (near Ash Street) in Hopkinton, MA 01748. The finish line is in front of the Boston Public Library—700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116.

The city of Boston will host the world’s oldest annual marathon and thousands of runners, along with their friends and families, on Patriots’ Day. There will be over 30,000 official entrants, 2,600+ runners representing more than 150 charities, over 500,000 spectators, and 9,000 volunteers. They add up to a city alive with excitement and energy from Friday through race day on Monday. Hopefully you will be able to join Uta and run the 5K on Saturday too. On Monday check out the atmosphere and entertainments along the Marathon course. Hear for yourself the deafening cheers of the excited crowds lining Boylston Street or the legendary “Screech Tunnel” as the athletes pass the enthusiastic students of Wellesley College.

Uta’s Appearances in Boston:

  • John Hancock, the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon since 1986, will hold its annual press conference on Friday, April 14th at 8:30 am. The elite athletes, including the 2017 favorites, and former champions will be available for any interviews and photos. The event will be held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, Oval and Venetian Room at 138 James Avenue in Boston.
  • The BAA 5K on Saturday, April 15th, staring at 9:30 am. The start and finish lines are Between Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden— on Charles Street.
  • Uta will be part of a panel to talk about Jock Semple and his legacy to women’s running in Boston on Saturday, April 15, 12:00 to 12:45 pm, at the expo in the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center at 900 Boylston Street, 2nd floor, room 200. Afterwards she will meet the runners of the Hoyt Foundation, same location.
  • Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Pasta Party on Sunday, April 16th, 3:45 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Then Uta will join the festivities at the Team Hoyt Pasta Party on Sunday, April 16th, 5:45 to 7:00 p.m.
  • On Marathon Day, Monday, April 17th, Uta will cheer and greet the Team Hoyt and Dana Farber runners and the other athletes, as they cross the famous Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street in front of the Boston Public Library. This has been a heartfelt tradition of Uta for many years.

For more information please visit www.BAA.org/Races/Boston-Marathon