Frequently Asked Questions

The Malaysian Government’s COVID-19 policies and the extension of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) until 31 December 2020, meant that the event could no longer be held in 2020 and had to be rescheduled to 26 – 27 June 2021.

All individual and team relay registrations, together with race entitlements, have been automatically deferred to POWERMAN Malaysia 2021.  Registered participants who are unable to take part in the event on 26 – 27 June 2021 can visit the Powerman Marketplace – a platform that connects athletes wanting to sell their race entry with those wanting to register for the event. 

The wellbeing of our athletes, volunteers, officials and partners is our utmost priority and we are thankful to our community for their support and understanding during these extraordinary times.

For further information, please contact [email protected]

The next edition of POWERMAN Malaysia will take place at Dataran Putrajaya on 26-27 June 2021. 

Powerman Malaysia is a duathlon. 

A duathlon is an athletic event that consists of a running leg, followed by a cycling leg and then another running leg in a format similar to triathlons.

Running shoes, bicycles and helmets are not provided by the organiser and is the responsibility of the participant.

Participants age and category entitlement in the Individual Classic and Individual Short races is calculated based on their age as of 31st December 2021. PowerKids and PowerTeens age categories are calculated based on their age on Race Day.

The race kit includes an event t-shirt, bag, race bib, timing chip (Powerman and PowerTeen categories only) and other items provided by our sponsors. Powerman Classic and Short finisher’s will also receive a finisher t-shirt.

It is COMPULSORY for all categories in the Powerman event to check-in their bicycles one (1) day before the race. Please refer to the event schedule for bike check-in times.

PowerTeens and PowerKids participants can check-in their bicycles on race day, please refer to the event schedule for bike check-in times.

Each team can comprise of two (2) or three (3) athletes. Men and women can race together in a team or a team can be all men or all women. 

There is only one Race Category for Powerman Classic Relay and Powerman Short Relay regardless of the number of members in each team or gender.

All members of the team must be 18 years and above on the day of the event.



Run 1


Run 2

3 males (A, B & C)




1 male (A) + 1 male (B)




1 male (A) + 1 female (B)




2 males (A & B) + 1 female (C)




2 females (A & B) + 1 male (C)





You may nominate someone to collect your race pack and/or check-in your bike for you by filling out the PM 2020 – Authorization Letter and ensuring they bring along all the necessary documents as stated in the letter.

If you can’t claim your race kit or check-in your bike on schedule, please email us at [email protected] at least two weeks before the event.

  • Cut-off for all Powerman categories will be 6 hours from flag off. 
  • Cut-off for PowerTeens categories will be 2 hours from flag off.
  • Cut-off for PowerKids 9-12 Year Olds will be 1 hour from flag off.
  • Cut-off for PowerKids 5-8 Year Olds will be 30 mins from flag off.

Mechanical assistance during the race is not permitted. Participants are advised to be prepared to perform basic mechanical services on their own such as puncture repair.

There will be support vehicles to pick up participants who wish to retire from the race.

If support vehicles are delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, participants must be prepared to wait for the vehicle’s arrival.

No, race drafting is NOT ALLOWED for all Powerman events. Participants caught drafting will be disqualified. Please refer to the Race Rules for further explanation of the drafting rules.

Aid Stations for the run course will be spaced between 1km to 2km intervals on the run course. The Aid Station for the bike course will be approximately 15km from the start line.

Personal audio devices are not allowed on any part of the race course.

You can email the event organiser directly at: [email protected]

We appreciate that you are disappointed about the the race being rescheduled; we are too and we regret any inconvenience caused through disruption to travel and other arrangements. Re-scheduling a major event like Powerman at a sought-after venue such as Dataran Putrajaya is a complex undertaking and we recognise that you might not be able to participate in the re-scheduled event on 26 – 27 June 2021.

The Powerman Marketplace is a communication platform that allows for the transfer of race entries between a registered participant who is not able to attend the rescheduled event dates (the Seller) and a new athlete who would like to enter the event (the Buyer). All transaction terms are solely between the Seller and Buyer and payments are made offline from the Marketplace. To learn about the Marketplace transfer process, please visit

As stated in the Powerman Terms and Conditions, agreed to by all athletes during registration for a Powerman event, we are unable to offer refunds for postponed events. All race entries are automatically transferred to the new event date.

All Powerman, PowerTeens and PowerKids finishers will receive a finisher medal and e-certificate upon successful completion of their race.

Finisher t-shirts will only be provided to Powerman Individual Classic and Individual Short finishers.