Stanwood to Host Powerman North America Duathlon
3 Feb, 2015
POWERMAN North America has selected the City of Stanwood, Washington to host one of its duathlon series event on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Powerman Washington Duathlon is the only west coast qualifying event for the 2015 POWERMAN National Championship, which will be held in South Florida in late 2015.
The POWERMAN Sprint race is a 5K run, 30K bike ride followed by a second 5K run. The POWERMAN race, which is the qualifying event for the National and World Championships, consists of a 10K run, 60K bike ride and 10K run. Both races are open to athletes of all levels. Athletes may register now online at www.powermanusa.org/events.
“We are very excited to secure a 3-year commitment to hold this world-class event in April in Stanwood and Snohomish County,” stated Stanwood Mayor Leonard Kelley. “POWERMAN North America organizers have designed a challenging course through Stanwood and surrounding areas.” Kelley added, “We are planning a number of special events on race day to bring a large group of spectators to Stanwood to watch the race.”
Kenny Krell, POWERMAN North America’s National Event Director commented, “We are very excited to be working with the city of Stanwood and Snohomish County, Washington to bring the newest POWERMAN event, POWERMAN Washington to the series as well as the athletes in the Northwest Region of North America. This event will serve those athletes at a perfect time and further expand the North American POWERMAN brand to a great area.”
About POWERMAN North America: POWERMAN North America is the official organizer of POWERMAN Duathlon events in North America. POWERMAN is the most recognized duathlon series in the world with events in Holland, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Germany and the World Championship in Switzerland.
About Snohomish County Sports Commission: The Snohomish County Sports Commission (SCSC) was formed in 2005 as an entity of the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau. The SCSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau is a non-profit economic development agency responsible for the year-round professional tourism marketing of Snohomish County, Washington.