Issuance of starting numbers
The transition zone is open for Check-in as following:
Bike handover 06:30 - 09:10
The starting zone is right next to the transition area.
Starting times see here.
First run (10km)
The first run consists of 2 laps of 5km. The course is demanding – one half consists of asphalted streets and the other half is on paths through the forest. The accurate lenght of the first run is 9‘200m.
The transition area is located on a field right next to the historic city center of Zofingen and is surrounded by the „Powerman Arena“.
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Bike course (3 laps of 50km)
There are three laps of 50km to be completed on the very demanding bike course. The route leads through a beautiful and hilly landscape and passes by the transition area twice. Please note the bike course is not completely closed for traffic!
Second run (30km)
There are two laps to be completed on the hilly running course. There is a turning point at 7.5km and 22.5km respectively. 70% of the running course is on asphalted streets and 30% is on paths through the forest. The accurate lenght of the second run is 29‘100m.
The finishing line lies within the transition area. Food and massage stations are just behind the finishing line.
During the competition we provide water, hypotonic and carbo drinks as well as energy bars and bananas.
We apply the rules of ITU. Drafting is not allowed according to Art. E2.2.d.i. – distance to be kept from front wheel to front wheel is 12m. The blue cards are for drafting penalties on the bike segment, the yellow cards are for other penalties, and the red cards for disqualifications. - see Regulations.
According to category and your time of registration - see Entry fees.
All athletes of the LONG DISTANCE race must possess a valid license. Otherwise, athletes will have to pay CHF 35.-- (EUR 30.--) on-site. This revenue entirely goes to Swiss Triathlon to promote duathlon and triathlon in Switzerland. Swiss athletes have the opportunity to apply for an annual license, see details at Swiss Triathlon www.swisstriathlon.ch.
There are several excellent bike-shops in and around Zofingen. There is a bike doctor available for the athletes at the transition area as of Saturday and Sunday. Link to all Powerman bike-shops
ITU Powerman Long Distance World Championships - total 50'000 USD
For men and women. Only elite category. Time limit +10% to 2nd ranked. Foreign athletes will have tax deduction. Price money will be payed not before the results of the doping tests are available. Elite athletes are not ranked in age groups.
Splitting of prize-money
1.: USD 6'250.- 2.: USD 5'000.- 3.: USD 3'750.- 4.: USD 2'500.- 5.: USD 2'000.-
6.: USD 1'750.- 7.: USD 1'500.- 8.: USD 1'000.- 9.: USD 750.- 10.: USD 500.-
b: Prizes for the first three of each age-group: gold, silver and bronze medal as well as goods.
c: Prizes for every finisher: High-quality Powerman finisher-shirt and finisher-medal.