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Race preview: Powerman Alabama
Posted by: Editor
Posted on: Friday 25th March 2011


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Pros & amateurs kick off their season this weekend at the 16th Annual Powerman Weekend

Racers from 29 states and 2 countries outside of the USA will visit Oak Mountain State Park this weekend for the 16th edition of this popular multisport season kickoff. There are three races to choose from: PowerKids Duathlon for ages 3-12 on Saturday at varying race distances by age, Double Oak Duathlon at 2.5k running / 20k biking / 2.5k running, and the premier event Powerman Alabama at 10k running / 60k biking / 10k running.

Top pros will be on hand to compete for a $5,000 cash purse and rankings in the International Powerman Series. The International Powerman Series is comprised of the most prestigious duathlons in the world, with host venues in Holland, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Malaysia. Powerman Alabama and Powerman Muncie serve as the USA host venues. The pro list includes:

  • Fitzpatrick, Paul – Ocala, FL
  • Giuliano, Ryan - Schaumburg, IL – 10th place in 2010
  • Kurka, Maciej – Chicago, IL – 11th place in 2010
  • LaSelle, Nicole - Dayton, OH
  • Mendoza, Oscar - Bogotá Colombia
  • Newman, Deanna - Birmingham, AL – 3rd place in 2010
  • Parsons, Michelle - Evesham, Worcestershire UK
  • Preisig, Anne Curi - Falmouth, MA – 6th place in 2010
  • Thompson, David - St Paul, MN – 3rd in 2010 (2nd American) also 1sh in 2009, 2008 and 2007; 2nd in 2006
  • Treadwell, Dereck - Laurens, NY – 5th place in 2010 (4th American)

The weekend kicks off with the PowerKids Duathlon on Saturday at 10:00 am. A multisport expo and late registration will take place from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm. Sunday races begin at 8:30 am and are expected to finish by 2:30 pm. All activities take place at the west end of Terrace Drive inside Oak Mountain State Park.

Team Magic donates a portion of our proceeds to these charitable organizations that come out to support our weekend events. 2011 groups supporting Powerman Weekend are:

Birmingham Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Parkway Christian Academy, Harry Stone and the Purple Wing Draft Marshalls, Birmingham Rugby Foundation, Vulcan Triathlon Club, UAB Triathlon Club, the Salvation Army and all other individual volunteers!

This is guaranteed to be a fun-filled family packed weekend of events. Find complete information available at www.team-magic.com.



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