What's Your Why? - Why Racing Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

15

Sep

APPLETREE Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

The Start/Finish line will be on Officers Row in front of the Historical Grant House with post-race festivities within and around Fort Vancouver National Historic Site1101 Officers Row Vancouver, WA 98661Check out this article below listing the 20 coolest things about Vancouver. During our APPLETREE Marathon, Half & 5K, you’ll be passing by or very close to most of the areas on this list! Our course is truly a ‘Run though History’ and you’ll enjoy so much beauty!Check out the article '20 Reasons to LOVE Vancouver"

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This Run Through History will take you on a flat, fast and scenic Boston-Qualifying Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K course through Fort Vancouver, Officers Row, the Army Barracks, Pearson Airport - the oldest operating airport in the USA, the Historical Old Apple Tree, along the majestic Columbia River and many other historical vantage points. There is so much to see that the miles will fly by!

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14

Oct

Girlfriends Run for a Cure Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Warehouse 23/Vancouver Waterfront Landing100 Columbia St #102Vancouver, WA 98660Parking is FREE in downtown Vancouver on the weekends. To avoid any parking delays, park on the roads a few blocks away from the Start/Finish and walk in to warm-up.

9:00am sharp - Please show up at 8:30 at the latest to get organized and ensure we start on time.

Recruit your best girlfriends and help raise funds for Breast Cancer Treatment, Research & a Cure while your walk or run along a beautiful course!

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28

Oct

SCARY RUN - Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Downtown Washougal, WA at Reflection Plaza at Main Street & PendletonReflection Plaza - 1703 Main Street, Washougal WA 98671- just across the river from Portland Oregon.Check out how beautiful and quaint the city of Washougal is. It's a hidden gem just outside of Portland OR and Vancouver WA. Tourism support generously provided by City of Washougal hotel/motel tax funds.

Half Marathon starts at 8:30am. 5K & 10K start at 9am. Be there early to set up and for pre-race instructions.

Get out your Halloween costumes and be prepared to be scared out of your wits. If the running doesn’t increase your heart rate, being chased by monsters, zombies and psycho freaks will!

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What’s your WHY?

How did I get started racing? I was an athlete in high school, but I let myself go. I was overweight and not in the best shape. I made excuses to not exercise; like family, work, reserve duty or just life in general. When I was deployed to Iraq... Read More

Thank You

You have helped us raise & donate over $2,000,000 over the years just by getting involved!

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OUR LIFESTYLE

Some of us race to get faster and stronger. Some to get healthy and fit. Some to lose weight. Others just to get to the finish line. Some of us race because how it makes us feel. Some to have fun and hang with our friends. Some race to give back to an important local charity. Some race in honor of someone we love or someone we have lost.

Regardless of your WHY, we are all united on a mission to improve our own health and fitness while building our community, giving back and improving the lives of those in need. We operate from a belief system that if we all give a little it adds up to a whole lot! Together, collectively we can achieve the extraordinary!

WHY RACING TRIATHLON & DUATHLON AWARDS SERIES

Who is the Best in the Northwest amongst the Why Racing Triathletes & Duathletes?

We created an annual Awards Series in order to acknowledge both speed AND the ability to endure within the sports of Triathlon & Duathlon locally. Winning one race or your age group is extremely impressive but can you sustain that type of performance throughout the entire season? Get points for how you do overall and in your age group and we’ll reward overall and age champions at the end of the season. Click here for more information.

TRAINING

Why Racing Events Inc. offers athletes of all abilities, from the elite level to the back of the packers, the chance to successfully train for and complete various types of races including fun runs, triathlons, adventure events and more while raising awareness and funds for important community causes.

We will provide you with the guidance, support, resources and various types of training programs to help inspire you every step of the way.

We believe in fitness, family and fun! We work really hard to give purpose to your training and help you get into great shape. In addition, we focus on including great music, live bands, a party atmosphere, fun post-event festivities and awesome swag bags to make sure your experience is a blast! And finally, we are committed to making our events family friendly and involve the kiddos to help inspire them to a life-long active and healthy lifestyle.

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