Triton Mixer — Friday, January 14th, What’s your 2011 Triathlon Resolution?

Stop by Anytime, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, Friday, January 14th
The Big Table @ Sola Cafe

This fun “open house style” mixer is open to all current and prospective Triton members, and informally serves as the Club’s annual meeting. Join the Club. Get psyched for the 2011 Triton training program and area races. Bring your questions, suggestions, and other ideas. Additionally, if you are interested in volunteering to serve the Club in some capacity, please bring it on. Support the Club. Train, race and volunteer. We hope to see you at Sola Café!


2010 Bozeman Tritons Triathlon
Long Course Event – Bridger Canyon Ride

Triton Programs
MultiRider Indoor Cycling – Starts January 18,
Powder Hound Winter Triathlon & USA Triathlon Pacific Northwest Region Winter Triathlon Championship – January 30,
Special Olympics Unified Sports Triathlon – May 10,
Bozeman Tritons Triathlon – Sprint, Long Course, Junior, Youth Races – July 30, 31, (soft launch, work-in-progress!)

2009 Triton Triathlon Camp
USA Olympic Coach Michelle Blessing
Yellowstone National Park Group Ride

Triton Partner Programs
Bozeman Masters Swim Club – Ongoing,
Big Sky Wind Drinkers (Bozeman Running Company) – Tuesday @ Track (awaiting confirmation from BRC),
Gallatin Valley Bicycle Club – Thursday TTs (New this year, still tentative, awaiting confirmation from GVBC),

Grizzly Triathlon is only 16-weeks away!

Triton Team Racing
Grizzly Triathlon – April 23, Be sure to register at 8:00 AM on January 10!. Race filled in 3-hours in 2010,
Spring Meadow Triathlon – July 10,
Coeur d’Alene Triathlon & USAT PNW Region Championship – August 13,

Bozeman Triathlon Club (Bozeman Tritons)
Over 50-members strong and now entering its fifth season in 2011, the Bozeman Triathlon Club is an official USA Triathlon Club, a first for Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley region. The Club welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to this growing sport and healthy lifestyle. According to USA Triathlon, no matter what level of experience, from newbie to pro, your triathlon experience will be enhanced by joining a USAT club. Members will train smarter, harder and have more fun with people of a like mind. USAT Clubs are where fun happens, where you can get together to train and party. USAT actively promotes clubs.

USA Triathlon (USAT)
Fueling the Multisport Lifestyle
USA Triathlon is the sanctioning authority for more than 3,000 diverse events, ranging from grassroots to high-profile races nationwide. The organization works to create interest and participation in a variety of programs, including camps, clinics, races and educational opportunities. USA Triathlon’s 130,000-strong membership is comprised of athletes of all ages, coaches, officials, parents and fans striving to strengthen multisport. Triathlon participation in the United States is at an all-time high, following unprecedented growth over the past decade. USA Triathlon can easily track the surge through its membership numbers, which approached 135,000 annual members in June 2010. To put that into perspective, annual membership hovered between 15,000 and 21,000 from 1993-2000.

Triton MultiRider Indoor Cycling Center – Program Starts January 18th, Sign Up Today, Reservations Limited!


MultiRider Full House – Carmichael Training Systems, December 21, 2010.


Ride with your teammates this winter and find out what the rest of the triathlon world is talking about! Check it out — and  The Bozeman Triathlon Club operates the only MultiRider Indoor Cycling Center in the entire state of Montana. In its third year, and always sold out, the Triton indoor cycling program provides cycling training specificity, with power. Ride your bike, in the aero position, with your teammates, and train with power. Stay motivated this winter, have fun with your teammates, start base phase training, and plug into this incredible Club venue! Improve your cycling, and supplement your overall training program. Importantly, get ready for the 2011 triathlon race season. Once the program starts, the Grizzly Triathlon will only be three months away!

TRITON MULTIRIDER PROGRAM – $180 for 4 months ($160 payable to 4800 Gym for venue use, $20 payable to Bozeman Triathlon Club for general maintenance, ride accessories, etc.). Group riding platform for eight riders on eight CompuTrainers. Program capacity is limited – only 16 memberships available. First come, first serve. Program includes: (1) Triton members only, exclusive Triton coached rides at 6:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays by volunteer Triton Coaches Laurie Thatcher, Tony Thatcher, and Matt Parks; (2) Triton members only, exclusive Triton programmed, long group ride at 10:00 AM on Saturdays; and (3) Unlimited rides during open hours at 4800 Gym. For all rides, members shall schedule seats for each time slot in advance, via the Tritons scheduling program available on the Club blog. Members shall schedule only one coached ride each week. More specifically, select the Tuesday or Thursday ride during a given week, not both. Seats are available on a first come, first serve basis. Program will run for 17 weeks from January 18th to May 14th at 4800 Gym. 4800 Gym is located at 507 Bond Street, Bozeman, Montana

TRITON COMPUTRAINER PROGRAM – Free – Single rider platform. As a sponsor of the Bozeman Tritons, 4800 Gym provides space for this Triton-owned equipment for Triton member use, free-of-charge, primarily during open hours.

PROGRAM RESERVATIONS — To reserve your spot on the Triton MultiRider Program and make the necessary $180 payment, please contact Tony Thatcher by email at or . These programs are available to Triton members only. Membership information is available at

The Bozeman Triathlon Club thanks CompuTrainer and 4800 Gym for sponsoring the Club and this indoor cycling program. Additional information about our sponsors is available at and, respectively.

We look forward to riding with you this winter! TRAIN ON.

Powder Hound Winter Triathlon Hosting USA Triathlon Region Championship


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5K Run, 10K Mountain Bike, 5K Nordic Ski
10:00 AM Sunday, January 30, 2011 ● Homestake Lodge, Butte, Montana, USA

2011 Powder Hound Winter Triathlon Poster

Homestake Lodge and the Bozeman Triathlon Club welcome your participation in the third annual POWDER HOUND — the first winter triathlon in the State of Montana and the northern Rockies.

The Powder Hound Winter Triathlon will serve as the USA Triathlon Pacific Northwest Region Winter Triathlon Championship, and again in 2012. The region includes Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Washington.

Bark, growl, unleash your inner snow dog, and have a howlin’ good time, while running, mountain biking, and Nordic skiing on the groomed ski trails of Homestake Lodge, high atop the Continental Divide. Get out of your comfort zone, stretch your boundaries, and have another kind of racing fun!

The Powder Hound offers athletes – including triathletes, multisport athletes, Nordic and downhill skiers, mountain bikers, cyclocross riders, cyclists, runners, swimmers, off-road enthusiasts, beginners from all sport disciplines, and many others — a terrific opportunity to expand their multisport skills, vary mid-winter training, improve fitness, have fun, and compete.

Participants may race as individuals, in pairs, or in teams of three. Registration includes the race, lunch, and a trail pass for a full day of Nordic skiing at Homestake Lodge, Montana’s best new Nordic skiing venue.

First place prizes will be awarded to all age division winners, courtesy USA Triathlon Pacific Northwest Region.

Registration for the Powder Hound Winter Triathlon is available at  A discounted, early bird entry fee is available until January 16, 2011.

Race support volunteers are welcome. Various positions in the DOG POUND – at registration, in transition, timing or out-on the course — are available. Cheer the racers on! Volunteers enjoy a lunch and a full day of skiing at Homestake Lodge, too.

Come on out to Homestake Lodge, race or volunteer, and enjoy the entire day. Growling, howling and other basic powder hound communication skills are mandatory. Non-propulsive, snow canine accoutrements are welcome.

Come on! Discover the fun and competition of a winter triathlon. Be a POWDER HOUND.

Over 50-members strong, and about to start its fifth year in the Gallatin Valley, the Bozeman Triathlon Club is an official USA Triathlon Club. The Club welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to this growing sport and healthy lifestyle. 

USA Triathlon serves as the national governing body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the world. USAT represents more than 130,000 members, making it the largest multisport organization in the world.

Additional information is available at or (check the blog), or contact Race Director Chris Axelson at 406-585-8052 and

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