POWERMAN MICHIGAN RETURNS TO FRANKENMUTH FOR THIRD YEAR - MAY 4 & 5, 2019
ATHLETES FROM AROUND THE WORLD COMPETING
Powerman Michigan returns for year three along with the new Star Wars themed May the 4th Be With You 5k and Fun Run Saturday night at 7:00 pm and the Powerman Duathlon Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. behind Frankenmuth River Place Shops in Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Powerman Michigan will once again welcome dozens of athletes from around the world with this year’s three-time World Champion and current World #2 Gael Le Bellac from France. The Powerman brand is the number one source for duathlons (run-bike-run) around the world with events spanning the globe in 15 countries. The event will also bring dozens of athletes from around the US. Last year’s event had athletes from 6 countries and 8 states. The event serves as the ITU World Duathlon Powerman Championship Qualifier held in Zofingen, Switzerland in September with the top 3 athletes in each age group qualifying. Athletes can race 3 different distances consisting of a 2.5k run, 15k bike, 2.5k run, or a 5k run, 30k bike, 5k run or the Qualifier 10k run, 60k bike, 10k run. There are relays offered as well if someone would like to do the running and another does the biking discipline.
May the 4th Be With You twilight 5k returns Saturday night with athletes dressing up as their favorite Star Wars character while they run a 5k or the kids run the Fun Run. The first 500 get light sabers to defend the force with. This event is great for the entire family.
Information on the events can be found at 3Disciplines.com along with registration. You may also register the day before on-site behind the Frankenmuth River Place Shops or the day of each race.