Upcoming Events

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 »

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 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 »

Mercer Island Half Marathon Gears Up for Another Big Event in 2014

December 13, 2013

From Press Release – Every year, thousands of runners and walkers kick off their Northwest running season with the Mercer Island Rotary’s Half Marathon and plans are underway to make the 2014 event even bigger and better! Once again, the event will offer a Half Marathon Run/Walk, a 10K Run, a 5K Run/Walk, and the Half-Mile Kids’ Dash! On Saturday of event weekend, participants will have the opportunity to visit the Pre-Race Expo with packet …more »

World Indoor Championships to return to U.S. in 2016 – Portland, OR Named Host City

November 15, 2013

From USATF Press Release- Portland, Oregon, will host the 2016 World Indoor Track & Field Championships after the IAAF Council on Friday voted to bring the meet back to the U.S. for the first time since 1987. USATF President Stephanie Hightower, USATF CEO Max Siegel, and TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna presented the joint Portland bid to the IAAF Council on Friday morning in Monaco. Birmingham, England, also bid for the event. The 2016 World …more »

Portland Triathlon Store Athletes Lounge Giving Away Trip to Hawaii

November 7, 2013

Athletes Lounge in Northwest Portland is hosting an Ironman viewing party on Saturday, November 16.  They are giving away a ton of great gear – and one lucky winner will receive a trip to the 2014 Ironman World Championship in Kona, HI.  Details provided by Athletes Lounge below: Kona is past, our amazing fall of brilliant weather seems behind us, and most Northwestern triathletes are heading into hibernation mode for the off-season, dreaming of 2014 …more »

USATF Submits Bid to Host 2016 World Indoor Championships in Portland, OR

November 5, 2013

From USATF Press Release – USA Track & Field has formally submitted to the IAAF a bid to host the 2016 World Indoor Championships, it announced Monday. TrackTown USA, Inc., would serve as local organizing committee for the 16th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics, which would be held in March, 2016, in Portland, Ore. The United States hosted the first IAAF World Indoor Championships in 1987, in Indianapolis. More than 600 athletes from up …more »

18th Annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival On Tap – June 27-29, 2014

November 1, 2013

From AA Sports Press Release – AA Sports is proud to announce dates for the 18th Annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival presented by Sunriver Vacations, which will take place June 27-29, 2014 in Sunriver, Oregon. Pacific Crest is rated among the most scenic events in the country and typically attracts many top athletes from around the nation, as well as international competitors. The weekend is filled with music, food, entertainment and a Sport and …more »