Pigman Olympic and Sprint Triathlon (USAT Age Group and High School State Championship)

July 26, 2020 Palo, IA 52324 US Directions

Sprint Triathlon - Individual

7:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Sprint Triathlon - Relay Team

7:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Sprint Aquabike (swim and bike)

7:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
Pigman Triathlon - COVID19 Update

New Date: July 26, 2020

Updated: 6/30/2020

We are racing!  It will look different than a normal year but we are racing on July 26, 2020.

You can find our COVID-19 mitigation plan at this link:  https://pigmantri.com/covid-19-mitigation-plan/

Here Are Your Options:

We look forward to seeing you on race day!

We will transfer your registration to Pigman Triathlon on June 6, 2021. We will also transfer your USAT one day membership if you have one of those.

We will transfer your registration to Bluff Creek Triathlon (Aug 16, 2020). We will also transfer your USAT one day membership if you have one of those. 

We understand and hope to see you next year.  Refunds will be processed before the end of July.


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 and the fastest 3 mixed clubs.

Relay Teams

Relay teams are welcome at the Pigman.  Top Male, Female or Coed teams will win awards.

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, the popular Gear 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.

USA Triathlon Sanctioned Event

The Pigman Triathlon is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event. More details can be found at www.usatriathlon.org.

Timing Method

The Pigman Triathlon will be chip timed using a using J-Chip active timing chips.

Chiropractic and Massage Services

There will be free chiropractic and massage services for participants of the Pigman Triathlon.

4530 McClintock Road
Pleasant Creek State Park
Palo, IA US 52324
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