Northwest News & Features

Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon Returns in January

September 3, 2014

From Press Release – Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon Sunday, January 18, 2015 Carlsbad , CA – Southern California racing at its very best, the Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon is a winter race unlike any other. From ideal weather conditions to a spectacular coastal course, this award winning event will wow you. The 26.2- and 13.1-mile out-and-back courses begin by passing the Buena Vista Lagoon in the early …more »

Hood River’s Erin Jones Captures U23 Worlds Bronze

September 2, 2014

From Press Release — EDMONTON, Alberta — Under-23 competitor Erin Jones picked up her first world championships medal on Sunday in Hawrelak Park, while Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker returned to form with a seventh-place finish in the elite men’s ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final race. Jones (Colorado Springs, Colo.) logged a time of 2 hours, 6 minutes, 59 seconds to claim the bronze medal. Competing on a 1,500-meter swim, 43.2-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run course, Germany’s …more »

B.A.A. Sets Field Size of 30,000 Entrants for 2015 Boston Marathon®

August 14, 2014

Registration opens on Monday, September 8. The 119th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015. BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has set a field size of 30,000 entrants for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 8, 2014 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 2012, 2013 …more »

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – August/September 2014 Issue Now Available

July 27, 2014

The current (August/September 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 NORTHWEST …more »

Race Report: 2014 Pacific Crest Long Course Triathlon

July 25, 2014

Submitted by Craig Dean – The featured event in the Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival enjoyed near perfect conditions and stellar competition. Returning 3-time champion, Kevin Everett travelled in from Boise, Idaho and jammed this race into his already hectic schedule of nationwide competitions. Local favorite and previous long course champion in ’05, ’07 and ’08, Matt Lieto; threw his hat in the ring in what looked to be a showdown for the first 4-time …more »

Lake Chelan Marathon on Pace to Set New Participation Record

July 1, 2014

From Press Release – Lake Chelan has long been an attraction for travelers. The same is now occurring with runners. Over the past few years, the Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K has grown from a 150-runner event to one in line to top 800 runners when it unfolds Sept. 6 this year. Post-race surveys have revealed participants are impressed with the course set-up and views of the world-famous lake, the Cascade …more »

New Date for the 2014 Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half Marathon & 4-Mile Run/Walk

June 23, 2014

from press release: NEW EVENT DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 The 2014 Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half & 4-Mile Run/Walk offers one of the flattest half marathon courses in Western Washington with less than 130 feet of cumulative elevation gain/loss over the 13.1 mile course, runners come from all over to gain their personal best! This race also serves as the Pacific Northwest Track & Field Half Marathon Championships, bringing in elite athletes from …more »

Race Report: 2014 Blue Lake Sprint Triathlon

June 12, 2014

Submitted by Craig Dean – The traditional start to the multi-sport racing season kicked off Saturday June 7 in Fairview, Oregon with the Blue Lake Sprint Triathlon.  Nearly 400 competitors toed the line near 8:00am with many first timers joining wily veterans of competition on the beach front of Blue Lake Park.  The wide open venue and pancake flat course typically yield fast times and a predicatively pleasant experience.  For those looking for a last …more »

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – June/July 2014 Issue Now Available

May 27, 2014

The current (June/July 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 EDITOR’S GEAR PICKS …more »