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34th Annual Hagg Lake Triathlon and Duathlon to Be Held July 9th, 2016 at Henry Hagg Lake State Park In Gaston, OR

May 2, 2016

Portland, OR – Hagg Lake is one of the nation’s oldest and longest running triathlon events, It enters its 34th year and continues to draw upwards of 600+ athletes. Its popularity is rooted in rich tradition and the exceptional venue, which is one of the most scenic in the country. The Hagg Lake course offers a true test of this terrific sport with its rolling hills on both the bike and run leg portions of the event. …more »

Cynthia Limo Storms to a New Bloomsday Record

May 2, 2016

Philip Langat Leads a Kenyan Sweep in the Men’s Race Spokane, Washington-The anticipated sprint finish never materialized in the fortieth annual Lilac Bloomsday Run, the fifth stop on the PRRO Circuit of major US road races, but that didn’t stop Cynthia Limo from racing like someone was in hot pursuit. The Kenyan star broke free from the rest of the field by halfway on the 12-kilometer course, then continued to put pedal to the metal …more »

Fuel: The Physiology of Cravings

April 29, 2016

What is a craving? Mostly, a craving is a desire to consume a specific flavor, texture, or food. But where does this intense desire come from? Often, a need or want to consume something specific is influenced by external factors, such as the sight and smell of food. Freshly baked bread anyone? However, cravings can also be derived from a biological basis. Enter the physiology of cravings. At times, an intense desire to eat something …more »

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 »