About the Race
The Bozeman Triathlon is back again with the plan to continue the success. The race directors plan to have a family-friendly, hometown race that attracts athletes who race to win and also who race for fun. Relative to COVID-19, there will be updates about status of spectators on race day. There are many options to choose from on race day with the Individual Olympic and Sprint race distances serving as the USA Triathlon Montana State Championship and we will also host the USA Triathlon Montana State High School Championship. There will also be Aquabike and Aquathlon options as well.
About the Race Director
Matthew has been involved in the sport of triathlon since 1993. Parks has raced both road and off-road triathlons. Notable races include the Alcatraz Triathlon in 2000 along with many XTERRA races, including qualifying for XTERRA Nationals in 2007 (raced) and 2009. He finished 4th in the Mountain region while racing the XTERRA circuit in 2007. He owns and operates Moving Forward Triathlon & Endurance in beautiful Bozeman, MT. Parks has been an endurance coach for over 25 years. He is a certified USA Triathlon Level 1 coach, National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist, and also has a Bachelor's degree in Health and Human Development from Montana State University-Bozeman. Parks coaches the Montana State University Triathlon Club. He also holds summer training camps for youths and juniors (ages 9-13). Parks also coaches the Bozeman Masters Swim Club. Bozeman Masters offers 3 weekly practice sessions for all levels of swimmers, triathletes, and fitness enthusiasts.
. . . and he has also done the Kessel run in 12 parsecs.