Horst aan de Maas is about 10 kilometer to the north of Venlo in the province of Limburg and lies next to the A73 highway. Exits 10 or 11 lead you directly into the town centre. Parking areas are signed. Ongoing traffic is offered an alternative route through Horst during the race weekend.
Start en finish of all races are at the Wilhelminaplein in the town centre of Horst.
The race secreatariat is housed in sports facility ‘De Berkel’ at the Linnenstraat 20 in Horst. This is also the location of the pre-race briefing on Saturday, and the official awards ceremony on Sunday.
The Transition Area is located on the parking lot in front of the Jan Linders supermarket, between the Kerkstraat and the Hoofdstraat for the EC long. The entry for the Transition Area (for checking in / checking out your bike) is from the Hoofdstraat. The Transition Area for the EC Sprint is on the Lambertusplein. This is a square in front of the church also in the centre of the city.
Entries for the EC have to go through the Powermansystem http://www.powerman.nl and through the ITU system as well. Both are mandatory.
The pre-race pasta party is Saturday-evening the 20th April at the PTC+ on the Pastoor de Beijestraat 64 in Horst-Hegelsom. You can order tickets online with your entry, or buy them at the race-office.
SATURDAY 20 APRIL 2013
from 13.00 hrs Race office open (Sports facility De Berkel, Linnenstraat 20, Horst)
15.00 hrs Opening and pre-race briefing ETU Powerman EK LD and ETU EK Sprint (Sports facility De Berkel , Linnenstraat 20, Horst)
17.30 hrs Pasta Party (PTC+, Past. De beijstraat 64, Horst-Hegelsom)
21.00 – 21.30 hrs Starts Horster Night Run (Wilhelminaplein, centrum Horst) This is a 10k run.
SUNDAY 21 APRIL 2013:
PLEASE NOTE: race start times still provisional.
from 07.30 hrs Race office open (Sports facility De Berkel, Linnenstraat 20, Horst)
09.00 – 09.40 hrs Start ETU Powerman EC (Wilhelminaplein, Horst)
12.40 hrs Start Powerkids (Wilhelminaplein, Horst)
13.10 – 14.00 hrs Starts ETU EC Duathlon Sprint (Wilhelminaplein, Horst)
15.15 hrs Start Business Duathlon & 1/3 Powerman Duathlon (Wilhelminaplein, Horst)
15.17 hrs Start Youth Duathlon (Wilhelminaplein, Horst)
17.00 hrs Official Awards Ceremony ETU Powerman / EC Long / EC Sprint (Sports facility De Berkel, Linnenstraat 20, Horst)
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