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Savageman Triathlon Festival 2021

September 17 - September 19

Deep Creek Lake and the SavageMan Triathlon must be experienced…

Deep Creek Lake and the pristine, rugged Allegheny Mountains of western Maryland, provide a venue of unmatched beauty and stunning scenery. Swim in crystal clear Deep Creek Lake. Ride the smooth, remote, and challenging roads of Garrett County. Run the Deep Creek State Park trails and surrounding lakeside roads. The SavageMan Triathlon Festival races will challenge and awe every participant. If such a triathlon appeals to you then you will love the SavageMan Triathlon Festival.  For 2019 we have reverted to the Classic SavageMan courses and format, with a twist.

Race Schedule
Friday 5PM – SavageMan Swim-Run #GoKinetic Prologue – 250m/1mi/250m/1mi/250m/1mi.  This spectator friendly event takes place entirely within 1/2 mile of the beach. Watch your favorite athlete race by 3 times as they vie for top tier placing.
Saturday 9AM – SavageMan 30 Olympic- Classic, challenging course with Bumblebee, Foy and a 2 loop run.
Saturday 9:30AM – SavageMan 20 Sprint- Classic course with a flat, out and back bike.
Sunday 8:30AM – SavageMan 70 Long Course – Classic course with Westernport, Big Savage Mtn, Killer Miller and the Fire Tower Trail (2 loops).

Westernport Wall – This year we are once again offering FREE bus rides to the westernport wall.  The buses will leave from the upper road above the transition area at 8:30am (You will not be able to see the start of the swim but it is worth it to see all the action on the Westernport Wall)  The buses will return promptly after athletes clear the wall.

Big Savage Challenge
3 days of racing. $5,000 in prize money.  Lowest cumulative time wins. Select Big Savage Challenge when registering for a multi-event discount.
Friday – Swim-Run Prologue / Saturday – Olympic / Sunday – Long Course

Big Savage Challenge Prize Money Breakdown: The $5,000 prize purse will be awarded equally to the 5 Male / Female Athletes competing in the Big Savage Challenge with the lowest combined times across the Prologue, 30 & 70 triathlon categories.  Athletes must complete all 3 events to be considered.
$2500 / $1500 / $500 / $350 / $150

We are excited to bring more racing to the The SavageMan Triathlon Festival and bring back the classic 70 & 30. We have more events/activities in the works, so rent a lake house with friends and stay Friday through Monday, we promise, the trip is worth it! Deep Creek Lake State Park is a top East Coast outdoor training destination. Hiking, road and mtn biking, trail running, kayaking and paddle boarding are all available within minutes of the race site. Don’t wait, sign up today.

Be sure to watch our 2017 race videos, then sign up below. Learn more about the area and plan your Deep Creek Experience.


September 17
September 19
Event Categories:


Kinetic Multisports


Deep Creek Lake State Park
898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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