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Events

Whether you’re training for your first triathlon, seeking out your next 5K or on the hunt for a healthy food fest, we’ve got you covered with our best event picks around the Northwest.

Run for the Birds 5K/10K – Sunriver

July 26

Run in the 5K, 10K or children’s race and enjoy scenic courses around Sunriver Resort! Food, fun events and an awards ceremony with prizes awarded to the top male and female in each age division will be offered after the race.

Seafair Torchlight Run – Seattle

July 26

Dress up in your favorite pirate costume and walk or run along the Seafair Parade route! As an added bonus, participation in this fun run benefits the Seattle Ronald McDonald House. Enjoy a post-race party at Seattle Center with a beer garden, live music and an awards ceremony!

Eugene Marathon

July 27

This summer marathon is part of a weekend celebration of running. Set a personal record at the birthplace of distance running, watch elite athletes perform and have a memorable summer experience.

Wahine All Women’s Triathlon – Portland

August 2

This Hawaiian-themed two day event held at Blue Lake Park—just 15 miles outside of Portland—includes a sprint triathlon, a sprint duathlon, a ‘Hula Kids’ triathlon, and a ‘Hula Girls’ 5K and 10K. The fun-filled weekend also will include live entertainment, Hawaiian pupus (appetizers), prizes, a fitness expo and more!

Ride from Seattle to Vancouver (B.C.) and Party! (RSVP)

August 16

Enjoy 188 miles of scenic back roads in two days – 106 miles on day one and 82 miles on day two. Start at the University of Washington and finish in downtown Vancouver, Canada, the next day. The finish line festival includes a no-host bar, barbecue and music.

Gigantic Bicycle Festival – Snoqualmie

August 22

Celebrate the Pacific Northwest’s unique bicycle culture at Snoqualmie’s Centennial Fields Park from August 22-24. The three-day festival includes live music, visual and performance art, film, guest speakers, hand-built bicycles and more. Festival-goers are encouraged to arrive at the grounds by bike!

Alki Beach 5K – Seattle

August 24

Experience one of the best waterfront running routes in Seattle while raising money to help women battling breast cancer on this out-and-back 5K route. If the breathtaking views of Puget Sound aren’t enough of an incentive, there are also prizes for race finishers!

Boring Marathon

September 14

Don’t get bored in Boring, Ore. – go on a fun run! Race through the town’s beautiful the trails on the Boring Marathon, Half-Boring Half-Marathon and Near Boring 8K races. Each race is limited to 300 participants, so sign up before it’s too late.

Portland Marathon

October 5

Start training now for the “best marathon in the Northwest” – the Portland Marathon. Compete in a half-marathon or challenge yourself to complete the full marathon.

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