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The Wienerman World Championships will take place during the Annual Hot Dog Night Festivities held in Luverne MN.  The Wienerman is part triathlon (swim/water event, bike, run) and part competitive eating event. 

The race will be a four person team relay with each member eating at a predetermined eating establishment followed by an athletic portion (water event, bike, run).  All eating challenges be small single serve portion and have a Hot Dog Theme.

Wienerman 10

Check In: 5:45-6:30 PM

Start Time: 7:00 PM


  • 5:45-6:30 PM Check in at Corner of McKenzie St and Main St.
  • 6:45 PM Team Introductions–History Center, Luverne (same as check in)
  •  7:00  PM Start
    • Team Eating Challenge
    • 4 Hot Dogs-4 Team Members-Any Combination
  • First Person (Upon Completion of the Team Eating Challenge)
    • 0.7 Mile Run to TBA
    • Eating Challenge
    • 1.7 Mile Run to Pool
    • Water Activity
  •  Second Person
    • Eating Challenge
    • 2.4 Mile Run
  •  Third Person
    • Eating Challenge
    • 6 Mile Bike (To State Park, Up Interpretive Center Hill, To Chamber of Commerce)
  •  Fourth Person
    • 0.2 Mile Run to Main Street
    • Eating Challenge
    • 1.6 Mile Run
  •  Final Team Leg
    • Team Dessert
    • All team members run final 2 blocks to Main Street Finish
  •  Finish/Awards
    • Finish will be same location as the start
    • Awards to follow


  • 4 Person World Championships
  • Solo Division World Championships
  • 4 Person Little Wienie Challenge. Two team eating challenges, beginning and end.
  • Solo Little Wienie Challenge -The athlete will have to eat one hot dog at the beginning and one dessert at the end of the challenge.

Additional Info

  • Registration will begin on June 1
  • Online Registration will end on July 14
  • No Race Day Registration


For more information, Contact Dave at  or Cell # 507-920-3345