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Race Details

September 21, 2024 – 7:30am EDT

Can you outrun the Wildman? Encounter the lore for yourself as you race through the heart of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Experience the thrill of a pristine open-water lake swim, rolling green hills with distilleries dating back to the birthplace of America’s only spirit—Bourbon Whiskey—and an exciting downtown finish.

You’ll also race through the famed territories of the Wildman himself in historic Anderson County, where recorded sightings of a Bigfoot-like creature date back to the 1700s.

Race Highlights

Swim

Lake

Run

Rolling

Bike

Rolling

Avg Air Temp

76°F / 24°C

Avg Water Temp

73°F / 23°C

  • Swim through beautiful Taylorsville Lake, a pristine open-water plunge to start your race
  • Bike through a stretch of rolling Bluegrass hills with picturesque horse farms
  • Run along winding, tree-lined country roads past distilleries, vineyards, and breathtaking natural landmarks like Lover’s Leap
  • Finish your race in historic downtown Lawrenceburg where exciting festivities await

Race Categories

Half Distance

1.2 Mile Swim | 57 Mile Bike | 13.1 Mile Run

(1.9 K Swim | 90 K Bike | 21.1 K Run)

Half Distance – Aquabike

1.2 Mile Swim | 57 Mile Bike

(1.9 K Swim | 90 K Bike)

International Distance

1.5 Kilometer Swim | 40 Kilometer Bike | 10 Kilometer Run

(0.9 M Swim | 24.8 M Bike | 6.2 M Run)

International Distance – Aquabike

1.5 Kilometer Swim | 40 Kilometer Bike

(0.9 M Swim | 24.8 M Bike)

Course Description

Swim Course

Is a rectangle shape course with an average water temperature of 73 degrees.

Half Bike Course.

Has a max elevation gain of 928 feet. The course is all country rolling hills with no severe climbs.

Elevation Map

International Distance Bike Course.

Has a max elevation of 624 feet. The course is all country rolling hills with no severe climbs.

Elevation Map

Run Courses

Both the Half and International runs have rolling hills on rural shaded country roads.

The International run has overall gain of 183 feet while the half gains approximately 567 feet.

USA Triathlon Sanctioned

USA Triathlon 2023 Sanctioned Event

This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the national governing body for the sport of Triathlon.

We suggest all our participants become familiar with USA Triathlon Rules and Regulations. Officials will be present enforcing these rules.

Race Schedule

Mark Your Calendars! Make sure you’re prepared to conquer the wild at the Wildman Triathlon by planning your unforgettable weekend in advance. Here’s a glimpse of the schedule to help you plan your race journey.

Pre-Race – September 19-20, 2024

Gear up! With nearby campsites, RV parks, and hotels, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to familiarize yourself with the course, bond with fellow participants, and collect some awesome swag at our pre-race gatherings.

Race Day – September 21, 2024

Find information about the course and packet pickup.

Post-Race Celebration – September 21, 2024

Become a legend! The celebrations begin once you cross the line at our exciting downtown finish. You’ll be welcomed by friends, family, and fellow racers to an energetic post-race festival at the iconic Anderson County courthouse, full of great food, drinks, and people!

Awards

International Distance Award Ceremony — 11:30 p.m.

Half Distance Award Ceremony — 2:30 p.m.

All finishers will receive medals.

Half Distance

  • Top three overall men and women
  • Top three Masters men and women
  • Top three Clydesdale (220+ lbs) and Athena (165+ lbs)
  • Top three in each age group, men and women: 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

International Distance

  • Top three overall men and women
  • Top three Masters men and women
  • Top three Clydesdale (220+ lbs) and Athena (165+ lbs)
  • Top three Relays
  • Top three in each age group, men and women: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Completion Timelines

For safety reasons, Georgia Multisports Productions has established course-completion timelines as follows:

Half Distance

  • Swim: The swim must be completed within 1½ hours
  • Bike: 4½ hours or total of 6 hours of swim and bike
  • Run: 2½ hours or total of 8½ hours to complete the race

International Distance

  • Swim: The swim must be completed within 1 hour
  • Bike: 2½ hours or total of 3½ hours of swim and bike
  • Run: 1½ hour or total of 5 hours to complete the race

Gear & Timing System

Wet Suits

Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

Bike Techs

Danville Bike and Footwear will be available race morning for minor adjustments.

Timing System

This event will be timed using the My Laps Timing System. (5 splits provided.)

Results

Wildman Experience Triathlon Results will be posted soon after the event is completed.

Questions

Course: Please direct any questions about the course to Jim Rainey at jim@gamultisports.com.

Registration: Please direct any questions about registration to Belinda Rainey at belinda@gamultisports.com.