2018 Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships

01 - 02 Sep, 2018 • Zofingen, Switzerland • Event Website
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The Powerman Zofingen is the most important duathlon event worldwide. It is a race full of drama and emotions. It has been taking place in the heart of Switzerland since 1989. In 2018 Powerman Zofingen will celebrate its 30th birthday. Zofingen is the one place in the world where the best athletes from all countries compete together. We will see a mixture of top triathletes, duathletes and athletes from other endurance sports take up this unique long-distance challenge. It is a must in the career of every long-distance enthusiast to finish the Powerman Zofingen at least once. Some finishers claim that the Powerman is even more demanding than the Ironman.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has awarded the Long Distance World Championships 2018 to Zofingen and this will be for the 10th time. We warmly welcome you to the Powerman Zofingen 2018!
Be prepared for athletic quantum leaps and an overall unforgettable experience as, in Zofingen, quality matters more than quantity. See you at the Powerman Zofingen 2018!

Entry procedure:

Entry Fee:
check http://www.powerman.ch/en/fees

Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st. 6,250 USD
2nd. 5,000 USD
3rd. 3,750 USD
4th. 2,500 USD
5th. 2,000 USD
6th. 1,750 USD
7th. 1,500 USD
8th. 1,000 USD
9th.  750 USD
10th. 500 USD

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Athletes Briefing:

Saturday September 1,  2018;
Location: city hall
11:30 ITU Elite race briefing in English
13:00 Race briefing in German
13:45 Race briefing in English
14:30 Race briefing en français

Entry Fee:


Prize Money:

50 000 USD

Closest Airport

Airport Zurich-Kloten (ZRH) offers many intercontinental direct flights from all continents with major airlines or regional connections to other hubs such as Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Paris or London. Zofingen is less than an hour from Zurich Airport by train, with just one change of trains in Olten. The trains run at least once an hour. Bike bags can be transported aboard the train. Zurich Airport is 50 km from Zofingen, Basel 50 km.

Host Hotel

Book your hotel room as soon as possible. A Youth Hostel is located in the race area in Zofingen. Camping facilities are 5 km from the race site. The cheapest beds in 10-people dormitories without meal are available from CHF 10.–.

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    Stadtbüro, Kirchplatz 26, Zofingen 4800, Switzerland