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SavageMan Triathlon Announces $15,000 Big Savage Challenge Prize Purse

August 3, 2021

$15,000 Prize Purse for 3 Days of Racing

The SavageMan Triathlon Festival will once again host the Big Savage Challenge with a $15,000 prize purse for athletes that complete 3 days of racing. The Big Savage Challenge starts with a swim-run prologue on Friday, an Olympic distance triathlon on Saturday and finally the famed SavageMan Long Course triathlon on Sunday. Only those who complete all 3 days of racing will be eligible for a portion of the prize purse ($2500 / $2000 / $1500 / $1000 / $500).

SavageMan 2019 saw Alycia Hill of Salt Lake City, UT take the women’s title with a cumulative time of 8:05:40 and Tim Russell of Ballston Spa, NY take the men’s title with a cumulative time of 7:34:19.

Friday September 17 – SavageMan Swim-Run Prologue
Athletes will complete 3 loops of a 250 meter swim and 1 mile run course, it’s super fast and super fun!

Saturday September 18 – SavageMan Olympic and Sprint
Big Savage Challenge athletes will tackle the Olympic distance course with a 22.9 mile bike offering 2000’ of climbing.

Sunday September 19 – SavageMan Long Course
After completing a 1.2 mile swim in beautiful Deep Creek Lake, athletes will embark on a challenging 55.7 mile bike course with 6000’ of climbing and a 7 mile climb over the Eastern Continental Divide before tackling a 13.1 mile run in Deep Creek Lake State Park.

Greg Hawkins, Race Director – Kinetic Multisports – “We are excited to once again offer an independent Long Course alternative as well as a substantial prize purse for those fit enough to take on the Big Savage Challenge. We look forward to a great weekend of racing in Deep Creek!”

Garrett County Chamber, Sarah Duck, VP Tourism and Marketing – “We are excited to host the SavageMan Triathlon once again here in Garrett County, Maryland,” said Sarah Duck, Vice President of Tourism & Marketing at the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. “We can’t wait to welcome the athletes, either back to our area again or visiting for the first time, where they will take on three days of racing in our beautiful area.”  

About Kinetic Multisports – Kinetic Multisports hosts 50 boutique triathlons annually across the Mid-Atlantic with Sprint, Olympic, Long Course and Collegiate draft legal racing. www.kineticmultisports.com #gokinetic

Media Contact – Greg Hawkins / greg@kineticmultisports.com