The Pigman Sprint Triathlon is a favorite for top pros, serious amateurs, recreational racers, and first-time triathletes. This .5K swim, 25K bike and 5K run sells out very quickly because it's the perfect way to start your summer triathlon racing season.
$4,000 Cash Prize
A total prize purse of $4,000 will be divided amongst the overall winners, the first person crossing the finish line bonus and the fastest mixed club.
$750 Bonus For First to Cross Finish Line
The first person to cross the finish line will receive a $750 bonus. Gender equalized racing continues in 2017. The elite men and women will race together to see who wins the $750 bonus for being the first to cross the finish line. Elite women will start in a separate wave before the men.
$250 Cash Prize for Club Winners
Clubs consisting of a minimum of 5 individual finishers will race for a $250 cash prize. Club members race as individuals and are also scored via cross-country style for their club.
Relay teams are welcome at the Pigman. Top Male, Female or Coed teams will win awards.
Race Free Next Year
We are doing it again in 2017. Win your age group and you also win a free entry into the next year's Pigman Sprint Triathlon.
Free Gifts and Door Prizes
There will be lots of free gifts, giveaways and raffle drawings this year worth thousands of dollars. Thanks to the official bike and triathlon sponsor, Gear West Bike and Triathlon, each participant will have a chance at winning a Trek 3700 Mountain Bike, a Blue Seventy Swim Skin, the popular Geat West Pack and much more.
Time-Trial Swim Start Format
Elite athletes and teams will start in waves beginning at 7:30am. All other athletes will start in a Time-Trial format. For the Time-Trial start, athletes will line up according to their respective age group wave (USA Triathlon age is based on your age as of 12/31). One person will start every 3 seconds by crossing over the chip timing mat on the beach before entering the water.
Official Energy Drink & Gel
The official drink for the Pigman Triathlons is Gatorade. GU branded Energy Gel will be the official Gel of the Pigman Triathlons.
USA Triathlon Sanctioned Event
The Pigman Triathlon is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event. More details can be found at www.usatriathlon.org.
The Pigman Triathlon will be chip timed using a disposable timing strap with the state-of-the-art RFID Timing Systems.
Chiropractic and Massage Services
There will be free chiropractic and massage services for participants of the Pigman Triathlon.