Northwest News & Features

Jones, Lagerstrom Race to Victory at Milwaukee Super Sprint

August 8, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Erin Jones and Eric Lagerstrom raced to top finishes at the 2015 Super Sprint Series event, held in conjunction with USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships on Aug. 8, capping off an action-packed day of racing on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World. The Super Sprint event returned to Milwaukee for the second year, featuring two continuous circuits of a 325-meter swim, 4-kilometer bike and 1.5-kilometer run course with …more »

Hit the Trails this Fall

August 5, 2015

Looking at what races to run this fall?  Fall is a great time to run a trail race! The Molalla River Trail Race takes place October 17th, 2015.  100% of the race takes place on a beautiful multi-use (hiker, horse, and bike) trail system in the Molalla River Corridor.  This race has a 5K and 10K option, and has added a half marathon option for the first time.  There is 150 person cap per distance …more »

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – August/September 2015 Issue Now Available

July 25, 2015

The current (August/September 2015) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This issue includes the following features and departments along with our popular event calendar. 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. Click here to check out the current issue online. FEATURE ARTICLES 9 WAYS TO …more »

Three Northwest Triathletes Seek Top Spots at Pan American Games This Weekend

July 9, 2015

Continental qualifier winners secure team spots for the 2016 Olympic Games TORONTO — The XVII Pan American Games open this weekend, and six U.S. triathletes are set to compete on July 11-12 in pursuit of National Federation quota spots for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. Races are scheduled to begin at 8:35 a.m. ET both days, with the women racing on Saturday and the men to follow on Sunday. The event features a …more »

Pacific Crest Long Course Race Report June 27th, 2015

July 8, 2015

Submitted by Craig Dean The 19th annual Pacific Crest long course triathlon was greeted with a record breaking heat wave. The race organizers responded by adjusting the start time forward to 8:00am and offering additional aid-stations on the run course. The athletes appreciated the early start and additional support. The elite wave bulged with familiar faces that typically race towards the front of the pack. Last year’s runner up, Andrew Drobeck, waded in the waters …more »

Eugene Marathon Announces Date for 10th Anniversary Race

July 2, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Marathon is pleased to announce that the 2016 race will be held Sunday, May 1, 2016. The 2016 Marathon will mark the tenth anniversary of the race. The 2016 race date is in recognition of the very first Eugene Marathon, held during the same weekend ten years ago. “We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Eugene Marathon in 2016,” said race director Richard Maher. “It’s …more »

B.A.A. Announces 2016 Boston Marathon Registration Dates

July 1, 2015

Registration Opens Monday, September 14, at 10:00 a.m. ET BOSTON – Registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 14, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified runners as it used for the Boston Marathon in 2013, 2014, and 2015, allowing the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first. The 120th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 18, …more »

Local Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Announces 10th Annual Run and Walk to Support Uncompensated Care at Seattle Children’s Hospital

June 30, 2015

Columbia Winery Charity Run & Walk to Take Place on August 15th in Woodinville Local charity group Run for Children’s Guild announced today that it is once again teaming up with Columbia Winery to raise funds to help families pay for care at Seattle Children’s Hospital. The 2015 Columbia Winery Charity Run & Walk, which includes a 5K run /walk, a 10K run and a Kids’ Dash, will take place at Columbia Winery in Woodinville …more »

IRONMAN Announces Changes in Coeur d’Alene

June 25, 2015

IRONMAN Introduces IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene, and IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene moves to August. IRONMAN today announced that it will continue its long-standing relationship with the city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho thanks to an agreement that moves the event to late August, while also extending IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene through 2020. This change in date allows for the addition of IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene to the North American schedule starting in 2016. IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene will …more »