- The great history of the Desert Classic Duathlon combined with the international World Wide brand of Powerman takes this duathlon to another level. A challenge in the desert completely enclosed in beautiful McDowell Mountain Regional park outside Fountain Hills Arizona makes this a dream vacation destination minutes from Scottsdale Arizona. Something for the entire family at the perfect time to travel from the colder climates.
- This event offers something for everyone as well as your chance to qualify for the Powerman World Championship in Zofingen Switzerland in September every year.
McDowell Mountain park offers breathtaking desert vistas, views of the McDowells and Four Peaks. Camping both rustic and hook ups. The course features a super fast, exhilarating 5k trail run loop. Taking you on a nice rolling path using the parks sport mountain bike trail for this discipline of the course. The bike will take you on a slow, gradual quad grinder up to the top of the park, then flying down to the back of the park, back up and down to the transition area.
- Marathon runners, endurance athletes, triathletes, bikers, runners - Anyone Can Do the DU!
- Be prepared folks, this is Powerman and this event will test the system. Especially if it becomes a hot day. Whether you are a seasoned duathlete, a veteran of the sport looking to qualify for the World Championships or an endurance athlete looking for a great challenge. This event will not disappoint on any level from our first class presentation and event management to the great courses and post race snack tent finishing a stellar day with the raffle and awards ceremony.