News tagged with ‘sprint triathlon’

Albany, Oregon’s Tri for Life Sprint Triathlon On Tap in June

June 2, 2015

From Press Release – Albany’s Tri for Life is a fun chip-timed triathlon for experienced triathletes as well as first-timers. This is a sprint triathlon with the first leg of the race taking place at an indoor pool. The bike and run portions of the course are on well-marked, paved, flat roads. In addition to cheering on athletes enjoy lots of activities for the entire family! New this year is a Diaper Dash and Toddler …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 »

2013 TRI NorthWest Triathlon and Duathlon Rankings Now Posted

November 6, 2013

The TRI NorthWest Triathlon and Duathlon rankings for the 2013 season are now posted online. Criteria for being ranked and a complete list of races that were included in this year’s compilation can be found on the TRI NorthWest website. The complete 2013 rankings will appear in the February/March 2014 EVENT GUIDE issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine. Subscribe by December 31, 2013 to ensure you get your copy in the mail in January. Congratulations to the …more »

Race Report: 2013 Blue Lake Sprint Triathlon

June 13, 2013

Submitted by Craig Dean – The second weekend in June in Fairview, Oregon was greeted with mild conditions and a sea of multi-sport athletes converging on Blue Lake Regional Park for the traditional start to the open water triathlon season in the Northwest – the Blue Lake Triathlon. Over 400 competitors raced each day in either Saturday’s sprint distance or Sunday’s Olympic distance events. There were plenty of new comers experiencing their first taste of …more »

Race Report: 2013 Onion Man Triathlon

May 29, 2013

Submitted by Craig Dean – Walla Walla, Washington has a unique history in wartime struggles.  From the Frenchtown clashes of the 19th century to the World War II training facilities in the 20th century, this quaint border town shares a personal touch to the fallen.  What better way to pay tribute to the casualties of war on Memorial Day Weekend than to embark on a multi-sport battle in the 20th annual Onion Man Triathlon?  On …more »

Race Report: 2013 Heart of the Valley Triathlon

April 22, 2013

Submitted by Craig Dean – The 2013 HOTV sprint triathlon was held five weeks earlier than in previous years, but maintained its excellent reputation as a well-organized, competitive event for a wide array of athletes.  The Osborn Aquatic Center in Corvallis, OR once again hosted the multiple-wave pool swim where participants were treated to extra wide lanes in the 50-meter indoor pool.  Local Northwest multi-sport legend Kirk Rose greeted the participants on the pool deck …more »

Preliminary 2012 TRI NorthWest Triathlon and Duathlon Rankings Now Posted

October 16, 2012

The preliminary TRI NorthWest Triathlon and Duathlon rankings for the 2012 season are now posted online. Congratulations to the athletes from across the Pacific Northwest who competed in this year’s rankings. If you feel that your overall rankings score is incorrect or your name has been omitted from the rankings, please email Jon Atherton by Friday, October 26. Please review the ranking criteria on the TRI NorthWest website  prior to contacting Jon to ensure you …more »

Race Report: 2012 Portland Triathlon – Olympic Distance

September 24, 2012

Submitted by Craig Dean – The fastest growing race in the Pacific Northwest took on a new venue for the 2012 edition of the Portland Triathlon.  Due to capital improvements to the light rail system and some uncertainties with the prior venue of Tom McCall Waterfront Park, race directors moved the venue to the expanses of Cathedral Park in north Portland.  Registration filled throughout the season and reached the nearly 1,000 capacity limit a week …more »

Hagg Lake to Host One of the Country’s Oldest Triathlons on July 7, 2012

June 18, 2012

From Press Release – The modern sport of triathlon had its modest beginnings with an event held in Mission Bay in San Diego, CA on September 25, 1974. There were 46 athletes that day. Seven years later Hagg Lake Triathlon became one of six stops on the Bud Light Triathlon Series Tour drawing about 500 athletes with Dave Scott coming out on top. Today, as one of the nation’s oldest and longest running triathlon events, …more »