Northwest News & Features

Oregon Senior Games Slated for Bend in June

April 15, 2014

From Press Release – Active, competitive and/or athletic seniors, ages 50 and over have a new excuse to visit Bend, Oregon: The Oregon Senior Games, sponsored by Humana. Whether you’re into Cycling or Cowboy Action Shooting, Tennis or Table Tennis, Swimming or Shuffleboard (or any of 10 other sports, see below), there is a competition for nearly everyone at the Games. The event is sure to appeal to super-competitive athletes as well as those looking to …more »

Seattle to Host Cinco De Mayo Fun Run on May 3

April 3, 2014

From Press Release – Seattle’s favorite (and only) Cinco De Mayo Fun Run is back! Slated for Saturday, May 3, ¡Fiesta 5K Ole! starts and finishes at Seattle’s Volunteer Park. Join over 3,000 Cinco De Mayo-themed participants and run this scenic loop course through the scenic neighborhood of Capitol Hill before being greeted by a post-run fiesta like none other! Don’t forget, costumes aren’t just okay, they’re encouraged. Ponchos, maracas, sombreros and pinadas are only some …more »

RunWenatchee Unveils Epic New Trail Run Series

March 27, 2014

From Press Release – RunWenatchee announced today the creation of the first official trail running series set along the east slopes of the Cascades in Washington state. The Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series, presented by Volyn Law Firm of Wenatchee, will combine two existing events — the May 10 Horse Lake Trail Runs in the Wenatchee Foothills near Wenatchee and the June 8 Red Devil Challenge Trail Runs near Cashmere — with a new race, …more »

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – April/May 2014 Issue Now Available

March 26, 2014

The current (April/May 2014) 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 HALF TO RUN …more »

The Spring Classic Duathlon brings together the best of the best in Duathlon competitors and beginners

March 19, 2014

National and World Champion level competitors will compete! From press release. Portland, OR – Most people have heard of a Triathlon, the multisport where athletes swim, bike and run, but there is another multisport tradition about which most people are unaware – the sport of Duathlon. Duathlons are extremely popular all over the world and consists of a Run/Bike/Run combination. For multisport athletes, Duathlons provide the challenge of going from running to biking and then …more »

Camas, Washington’s Alexa Efraimson Named Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

February 27, 2014

From Press Release – In its 29th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Alexa Efraimson of Camas High School (Camas, Wash.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Efraimson was surprised with the news at school by American record holder in the 5,000 meters and nine time All-American Molly Huddle. “It was exciting for …more »

Portland Race for the Cure Gears Up for 2014

February 24, 2014

From Press Release – The 2014 Portland Race for the Cure – set to take place on Sunday, September 21 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park – has a new race management partner with Beaverton, OR-based AA Sports, Ltd. Portland Race for the Cure is the largest fundraiser and awareness program for Susan G. Komen Oregon & SW Washington. AA Sports, Ltd. is known as a premier multisport event company and has produced triathlons and duathlons, half-marathons and marathons, as …more »

RaceCenter NW Magazine – 2014 EVENT GUIDE Issue Now Available

January 27, 2014

The current (Feburary/March 2014) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This is our annual EVENT GUIDE Issue, which includes the 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, compliments of the Eugene Marathon.   …more »

RaceCenter Event Expo Returns to Portland on Feb. 15, 2014

January 10, 2014

From Press Release – Plan to attend the 7TH ANNUAL RaceCenter Event Expo presented by RaceCenter Northwest, AA Sports, and Foot Traffic!  When: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10 am – 4 pm Where: Foot Traffic NW (4020 NE Fremont St) Cost: FREE! AND you get great savings! This is where the region’s BEST and BIGGEST events are all in ONE PLACE offering EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS on registrations! Get discounts on entries into the region’s TOP events. There …more »