Race Report: 2013 Portland Triathlon

Submitted by Craig Dean – The 7th annual Portland Triathlon registered to a sold out capacity weeks in advance for the second consecutive year.  The iconic venue located inside the Portland city limits also played host as the Pacific NW…

Race Report: 2013 Pacific Crest Long Course Triathlon

Submitted by Craig Dean – The annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival in sunny Central Oregon enjoyed a return of the heat in 2013 after an unseasonably cool race conditions the previous year.  Many traveled from neighboring states (and countries)…

Race Report: 2013 Blue Lake Sprint Triathlon

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…

Race Report: 2013 Onion Man Triathlon

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…

Race Report: 2013 Heart of the Valley Triathlon

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…

Race Report: 2012 Black Diamond Long Course Triathlon

Submitted by Craig Dean – Saturday September 15 marked the 10th annual Black Diamond Long Course Triathlon.  Participants enjoyed near perfect conditions for both racing and spectating.  In all, 199 athletes completed the 70.3-mile long course triathlon with a few…

Race Report: 2012 Pacific Crest Long Course Triathlon

Submitted by Craig Dean – The annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festivalon June 22-24 drew endurance athletes from all 50 states and several countries to the beautiful resort community of Sunriver, Oregon.  The weekend was highlighted by the Long Course…