Triathlon | Snowman 2023
Snowman 2023 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 Standard on Sunday. A truly savage combination of events!
Bike - Day 1: 27km / Day 2: 69.2km
Run - Day 1: 6.1km / Day 2: 8.4km
Early Bird Price - Individual
Standard Price - Individual
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 - 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 at Plas Y Brenin - LL24 0ET
Wave Start Times
On Saturday the first wave usually starts at 08:00 and on Sunday at 09:00. 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 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. 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 30 minutes to complete your swim.
You have a total of 1 hour and 45 minutes to complete your bike.
You have a total of 1 hour and 55 minutes to complete your run.
You have a total of 55 minutes to complete your swim.
You have a total of 4 hours and 20 minutes to complete your bike.
You have a total of 3 hours to complete your run.
All competitors must carry the compulsory kit listed below on the run sections of this race. 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.
- Waterproof whole body cover - with taped seams and integrated, attached hood.
- Suitable off-road running shoes - fell/trail shoes
- Hat and Gloves (head and hand cover)
- Emergency food
- Foil blanket
- Drinking water
- Mobile telephone
ADDITIONAL PERMITTED / ADVISORY KIT:
- GPS device (watch with route downloaded)
- Extra long-sleeved warm layer
- Compass & map (If you know how to use them)
- Poles (we permit people to use poles)
- Suntan lotion
Results for the Savage will be determined by 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
We are proud that all our events are bilingual. Signs, registration and commentary are available in English and Welsh.