2011 Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships

04 Sep, 2011 • Zofingen, Switzerland • Event Website
Start Lists

Link to registration:

Available in English, French, German, Italian.
No direct online registration for elite category.
LOC to be provided with list of selected athletes by national federations. No publication of registration before paiment is settled.

Latest registration 9th August 2011

Entry fee: Amount:

215 EUR - until 30th June
245 EUR - until 9th August

Event Information:
(Other related information about the Event) 23rd edition of the most prestigious Duathlon of the world.

Side Events

3rd Sept:
- PowerKids Duathlon
- Powerman ‘Right to Play’ Charity, 30 km bike, 5 km run
4th Sept:
- Powerman Short Distance Duathlon 10-50-5 km
- Powerman Relay

National currency is Swiss Franc. 1 SFR is arround 1.15 USD or 0.80 Euro. Most credit cards and paiments in Euros are accepted.
Main language is german. English and French are widly spoken.
Weather conditions are normally dry and sunny, temperatures bewtween 20 and 25° Celsius. On colder days it can drop to 15°.
Zofingen is situated half an hour from the Swiss Alps with excellent possibilities for daily trips to the Lucerne area with the famous lake and mountains Rigi, Pilatus, and Titlis. Ask for special fares to Mount Stanserhorn.

Powerman Duathlon World Series events in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Malaysia and USA. More infos: http://www.powerman.org


Distances: 1st Run: 10 km Bike: 150 km 2nd Run: 30 km

1st Run Course:
Number of laps: 2

2 laps of nearly 5 km, 45% paved, 55% unpaved but solid underground. Total height difference 260 m. Crosses transition area after first lap. Drinks and food after 5 and 10 km. Exact distance 9180 m.

Bike Course:
Number of laps: 3

3 laps of 50 km, total height difference 1600 m, steepest part 16% over 100 m. Reccomendes gears 39x23 for string bikers or 39x25. Climbings are rather short, descendings long. Roads are only partially closed to traffic. 2 food and drink station on every lap. Exakt distance 150 km

2nd Run Course:
Number of laps: 2

2 laps on an out and back course. Turning points at km 7.5, km 15 in the transiation/finish area and km 22.5. Climbing at the beginning if each lap. 25% paved, 75 unpaved but solid underground. 40% of the run is in the wood. Last 3 km are heading downhill to the finish line. Drinks and food every 2.5 km. Exact distance 29.200 m.

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:

3rd Sept, 14.00 german/14.45 english /15.30 french
“Stadtsaal”(Townhall), Zofingen

Prize Money:

50000 USD

Media notes:

Name of Media Contact:

Raphael Galliker, Head of Media

Address for Media Credentials request:

ITU Powerman Duathlon World Championships 2011
Media Service
c/o mbcs GmbH
Vordere Hauptgasse 74
4800 Zofingen

Email Raphael Galliker: media@powerman.ch
Mobile: +41 (0)79 330 40 16
Fax: +41 (0)62 752 15 56

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation:  Toshiba Media Center
Sport Hall “Rosengarten” at the race site
3rd Sept 2011: 12.00 -22.00
4th Sept 2011: 06.00 -20.00

Time and place where media kit can be pick-up: 3rd Sept 2011: 12.00 -22.00
4th Sept 2011: 06.00 -10.00
at the Toshiba Media Center, Sport Hall Rosengarten

Press Conference Details:
29.8.2011, 11.00 – 12.30
Rathaus (Major’s House), Zofingen

Event Schedule

3RD SEPT 2011

12:00 – 18:00 - Issuing of start numbers (“Stadtsaal”)
13:00 - Race Briefing in German (“Stadtsaal”)
13:45 - Race Briefing in English (“Stadtsaal”)
14:30 - Race Briefing in French (“Stadtsaal”)
18:00 - Pasta Party (“Stadtsaal”)
19:00 – 20:00 Opening Ceremony, Handover Startnumbers 1-10 (“Stadtsaal”)

4TH SEPT 2011

06:00-07:45 - Bike-check-in women
06:00-08:30 - Bike-check-in men
08:00 - Start women
08:50 ca. - Start men
15:45 - Flower Ceremony
19:00 - After race diner (“Stadtsaal”)
20:00 - Award Ceremony for all categories (“Stadtsaal”)

Closest Airport

Zurich (ZRH): http://www.zurich-airport.com
Basel (EAP):  http://www.euroairport.com/EN/accueil.php

Local Transportation

Swiss Railway (SBB):

From Zurich Airport (Station: 8058 Kloten, Flughafen)
Trains to Zofingen every 30 min, takes 1h20min

From Basel Euroairport (Station: Basel,Euroairport)
Trains to Zofingen every hour, takes 1h05min

Transport by car takes 1 h. Distance 50 km.

Prize of local transportation: From Zurich Airport 27 Euro per person
From Basel Euroairport 20 euro per person
Airports can help for group transportations by bus.

Host Hotel

Name and contact details (address, phone, email, website) of the host hotel: Hotel Zofingen, Kirchplatz 30, 4800 Zofingen, Switzerland
Fon: +41 (0)62 745 03 00
Fax: +41 (0)62 745 03 99
2 minutes footwalk from Zofingen Railway Station
5 minutes footwalk from race site

Method of the hotel payments: All major credit cards are accepted.


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    +41 62 745 71 72
  • Fax
    +41 62 745 71 74
  • Address

    Kirchplatz 26