Triathlon | Superfeet Sandman 2022
Superfeet Sandman 2022 Triathlon Savage
Looking to really challenge yourself? The Savage is an event that tests the strongest and most committed triathletes, combining two triathlons across two days. On Saturday 'warm up' with the Sprint distance before setting off again on Sunday in the Standard.
Bike - Day 1:23km / Day 2:58.6km
Run - Day 1:5.4km / Day 2:10km
Early Bird Entry - Individual
In line with British Triathlon Federation rules you must be at least 17 years old to take part in the Savage races.
Registration for the Savage Triathlon will take place on Friday evening and also before the race on Saturday morning - we will confirm specific times in your Final Instructions, which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the race.
Registration is usually located in the main Beach car park in Newborough Forest, LL61 6SG.
Wave Start Times
The Sandman event is affected by the tides, and start times change year on year. Races will always start in the morning and usually start one hour before high tide. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.
Waves are allocated using the estimated finish time on your entry.
You'll be able to find out which wave you're in by logging onto the Live Tracker app ahead of the race. Details of this will be emailed to you along with the Final Instructions.
Transition opens early on the morning of the event and will close approximately 30 minutes before the first wave starts. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated time. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.
Transition will only be open for racking on the day of the event. It is not possible to leave your bike overnight.
Equipment left in Transition after it closes will be removed and its security cannot be guaranteed.
Cut Off Times
In the interest of athlete safety and the safety of our volunteers on the course there will be strict cut off times in place. A confirmation of specific cut off times will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.
You have a total of 45 minutes to complete your swim.
You have a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete your bike.
You have a total of 1 hour to complete your run.
You have a total of 1 hour and 10 minutes to complete your swim.
You have a total of 3 hours and 10 minutes to complete your bike.
You have a total of 1 hour and 50 minutes to complete your run.
Results for the Savage will be determined on the combined time of the two races. Entrants are also eligible for places and prizes in the individual events so you could podium three times over the weekend.
We hold a prize giving ceremony after the racing, approximate timings will be detailed in the Final Instructions however it is a good idea to listen out for any updates that come in over the tannoy. Sometimes the ceremony may be delayed and we wouldn't want you to miss out. We don't send out prizes after the event, so make sure you attend the ceremony and receive your big Welsh cheer!
Prize Categories for the Savage Triathlon in addition to those awarded on each day for the Sprint and Standard events are:
Individual (for both men and women)
Open - Top 3
Please see our Covid-19 updates for information on how we are delivering Covid safe events.
We are proud that all our events are bilingual. Signs, registration and commentary are available in English and Welsh.