Triathlon| Snowman 2021
Snowman 2021 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. Race the Sprint Race on Saturday AND the Classic on Sunday. A truly savage combination of events!
Bike - Day 1:31km / Day 2:69.2km
Run - Day 1:6.1km / Day 2:8.4km
In line with British Triathlon Federation rules you must be at least 17 years old to take part in this race.
Registration for the Savage Triathlon will take place on Friday evening and also before the race on Saturday morning. It is usually located in the Lecture Room (next to the bar) in Plas Y Brenin - LL24 0ET
On the morning of the race, registration closes no later than 30 minutes before the closure of transition.
Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the race.
Please note that registration has set times for specific distances.
Wave Start Times
On Saturday the first wave usually starts at 08:00 and on Sunday at 08:30. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the 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 closes no later than 15 minutes before the first wave starts.
Transition will only be open for racking on the day of the event. It is not possible to leave your bike overnight. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated time.
Saturday: 06:00 - 07:45*
Sunday: 05:30 - 08:15*
Equipment left in Transition after it closes will be removed and its security cannot be guaranteed.
*timings subject to change.
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.
You must have left T1 by 08.35*
You must have left T2 by 10.15*
You must have left T1 by 09.35*
You must have left T2 by 13.35*
*Timings are subject to change, confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the race.
All competitors must carry the compulsory kit listed below. This kit is for your safety due to the often unpredictable and quickly changing mountain conditions and isolated nature of the route.
Spot checks will be in place and anybody found without the required kit will not be allowed to race.
- Wind proof full body cover - windproof jacket windproof trousers with full lengths arms and legs
- Suitable off road running shoes - fell/trail shoes
- Hat and Gloves (head and hand cover)
- Emergency food
- Bumbag/race vest
- Foil blanket
- Spare water
- Suntan lotion
ADDITIONAL / ADVISORY KIT:
- GPS device (watch with route downloaded)
- Mobile telephone
- Extra long sleeved warm layer
- Compass & map (If you know how to use them)
- Poles (we permit people to use poles)
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 information on 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.