POWERMAN-Mich-Stack Event
Powerman Michigan

The Scene

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 2020 ITU Long-Distance Duathlon World Championship as well as the 2020 ITU World Short Course Championships in Viborg Denmark. 


Date / Location

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Frankenmuth River Place Shops
925 S. Main St.

Frankenmuth, MI 48734 

Proceed to the parking area behind the River Place Shops. Registration, packet pickup, and transition area all will be located in the grass area behind the shopping center.


Sprint - 5k run, 30k bike, 5k run
Classic - 10k run, 60k bike, 10k run
Super Sprint - 2.5k run, 15k bike, 2.5k run

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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.


Age-Up Rule:

At Powerman Michigan, athletes will race in their appropriate age groups based on their age as of Dec. 31, 2018. Awards will be issued based on those results. If an athlete "ages up" into another age group in 2019, a separate set of results will be issued accounting for those athletes who aged up and Team USA slots will be awarded based on these results. So their finish time will be compared to those athletes in the older age group. For example, if John Doe is going to be 49 years old by Dec. 31, 2018, he will age-up up into the 50-54 age 



Age Up Rule
Your age on race day is determined by your age on 12/31 of that calendar year.

Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall in each event and excluded from their age group.

Age Groups
Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women within each of the following age groups:
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

*In the event there may not be at least 4 athletes within an age group, an age group may be combined, for example 2 in 20-24 and 2 and 25-29 = 20-29 age group combined.

Awards will in NO circumstances be given out early, or individually before the awards ceremony. If you must depart before the awards ceremony, you may opt to pay a shipping and processing fee and have the award mailed to you. Please click on the link below to be taken to the Transition Bag Store where you can select the AWARD Item.



Parking will be in the various lots in and around the beautiful village of Frankenmuth. Please follow signs.  


Bavarian Inn - Joe, Michael, Bill and all their great staff 

Bavarian Inn
Pepsi Co.
Gatorade Endurance
Rudy Project

Support Crews

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