Beautiful Frankenmuth, Michigan serves as the backdrop for this duathlon. Frankenmuth is a top tourist destination in Michigan with plenty to see and do for the entire family, including enjoying the Bavarian Inn’s hospitality. Known as “Michigan’s Little Bavaria,” Frankenmuth receives over 3 million visitors each year. Home to the world’s largest Christmas store, Bronners, open year round. This event features a multi-loop format with aid stations and transition area at the same location, making this super-fast and spectator friendly.
The top three athletes in each aged-up age group will qualify for the 2019 ITU Long-Distance Duathlon World Championship. The 2019 World Championship will occur in Zofingen, Switzerland. Qualified athletes will receive an email from USA Triathlon within two weeks after the Powerman Michigan event
Located behind the River Place Shops. We have designed an incredible spectator friendly course that will bring the true essence of the run - bike - run format to one of the best venues in the United States. With a cross-country style start mixed with a road course that will take you down Main street and through the iconic covered bridge over the Cass River.
The bike course and run course will bring you back by the finish line right in front of friends, family, and spectators with an aid station there as well. This will make for both exciting racing and great athlete and spectator experience.
Sprint - 5k run, 30k bike, 5k run
Classic - 10k run, 60k bike, 10k run
Super Sprint - 2.5k run, 15k bike, 2.5k run