Northwest News & Features

35th Annual Blue Lake Triathlon and Duathlon Weekend Festival to Be Held June 4th-5th, 2016

April 26, 2016

Portland, OR – The 35th Annual Blue Lake Triathlon offers an Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlon, Duathlon and AquaBike, and a Super Sprint Tri that offers shorter distances for those new to the sport or just going for pure, raw speed. The Super Sprint is also a great event for our Junior Triathletes.  This event was started by the Portland Triathlon Association and Frank Goulard who is still an active, local Masters Triathlete. He participates …more »




The Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival Returns to Sunriver for It’s 20th Anniversary

April 26, 2016

Sunriver, OR – Each year, during the last weekend in June, thousands of multi-sport athletes from across the country converge on the beautiful town of Sunriver, OR. This festival will feature 18 different events including Triathlon, Duathlon and AquaBike events, Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K runs, two bike tours, and kids races. This is the premier destination event for more than 4,000 athletes and athletic families, making it the largest sporting event in Central Oregon …more »




Jeff Galloway to run in 35th Capital City Marathon on May 15

April 14, 2016

Former Olympian to participate in other public events throughout weekend FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 14, 2016. OLYMPIA – Former Olympian Jeff Galloway will add the Capital City Marathon (CCM) to the list of more than 200 marathons he has finished when he comes to Olympia for CCM Race Weekend, May 14-15. It will be his first Washington marathon. “I look forward to meeting the people in this community which is so enthusiastic about fitness and running. History …more »




The Slowtwitch Road Show Arrives April 16th

April 7, 2016

The website Slowtwitch is synonymous with our sport. It’s a news outlet, a community for beginners and veterans alike, a gathering of tri-minded individuals: the zeitgeist of triathlon, really. And on April 16th, the Slowtwitch Road Show is taking over the store! All day long, there will be incredible events, lectures, giveaways, and activities, all for you. Here’s a sampling: Group Ride at 9 am Hoka Hoka One demo at 9:30 am Cervelo tri bike …more »




Suncadia Multisport Summer Festival Adds Long Course Triathlon and Duathlon

April 5, 2016

Returning for the 2nd year, Suncadia Multisport Summer Festival, produced by Energy Events, has added 2 new races: a Long Course Triathlon (1.2M swim, 56M bike, and 13.1M run) and a Long Course Duathlon (56M bike and 13.1M run). The three day event begins on Friday, July 29 and concludes on Sunday, July 31, 2016. The Multisport Summer Festival will be held at Nelson Dairy Farm at the 5 star Suncadia Resort, 3600 Suncadia Trail, …more »




Inaugural Grateful Dad Half Marathon and 10K Celebrates Dad On Father’s Day Weekend

April 1, 2016

Portland, Oregon April 1, 2016 – What do you usually do for Father’s Day?  Perhaps you have a backyard BBQ?  Maybe you just relax and watch TV with the old man?  Just a phone call!?  However you celebrate Father’s Day, this year try something different: the Grateful Dad Half Marathon, 10k, and kid’s half miler.  Join Terrapin Events on Saturday June 18th for the best Father’s Day celebration in town. Perfect for the whole family, …more »




April Kicks Off Monday Night Cycling Races at Portland International Raceway

March 28, 2016

Time to shake out the cobwebs – the Monday Night PIR Series is back! The beloved Monday-evening road race series kicks into high gear at Portland International Raceway on a flat, closed, car-free circuit. Perfect for the beginning and elite racer alike, races are held every Monday night April 11 through August 29 (no racing July 4). First time out? Read below! TELL ME ABOUT IT! You’ve already been on some fantastic group rides and …more »




RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – April/May 2016 Issue Now Available

March 28, 2016

The current (April/May 2016) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This issue following features and departments along with over 1000 Northwest events listed inside. Visit your local specialty running store, triathlon shop or bike shop to pick up a copy, or find RaceCenter at select Jamba Juice locations throughout Oregon and Washington. RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is also available DIGITALLY, complements of the EUGENE MARATHON. Click here to check out the current issue online. …more »




Bridge to Brews: Portland’s Only Running Event and Craft Beer Festival Returns to Waterfront Park

March 14, 2016

ParkPortland, Oregon March 14, 2016 – Bridge to Brews is one of the most unique events in Portland. The run-meets-craft-beer-festival returns to Waterfront Park on Sunday April 10th. Terrapin Events knows how to throw a party, and they definitely know how to organize a great race. It goes without saying there is certainly a lot to love about this one: a great run with amazing views that you can’t get anywhere else, a craft beer …more »