Powder Hound Awarded Championship!


The Powder Hound Winter Triathlon received an early holiday gift yesterday, when USA Triathlon selected the event to serve as the 2010 Pacific Northwest Region Winter Triathlon Championship. The USAT Pacific Northwest Region includes Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Washington.

The Championship will be held on Sunday, January 31 at Homestake Lodge, Butte, Montana. The race consists of a 5K run, 10K mountain bike, and 5K Nordic ski.

Triathletes, skiers, cyclists, runners, multisport enthusiasts, including beginners, individuals, pairs, and teams of three racers, are all welcome to participate.

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.

Championship prizes include a $500 Rudy Project shopping spree for the #1 male & female finisher and a $300 CrossFit 4800 3-month membership for the #2 male & female finisher.

Registration is available at www.active.com. A discounted, early bird entry fee is available until January 16, 2010.

The Bozeman Triathlon Club and Homestake Lodge partner to deliver the Powder Hound — the first winter triathlon in the state of Montana and the northern Rockies.

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, including a mail-in entry form, is available at www.homestakelodge.com or the www.bozemantritons.org blog (click on the File Box widget on the lower right hand margin of this page), or contact Race Director Chris Axelson at 406-585-8052 and chris@homestakelodge.com.