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DECEMBER 17, 2022

SANTA’S POSSE 5K

Event Date: 12/17/2022

Event Location: Camas, WA

Join us for the 3rd Annual Santa’s Posse 5K Run/Walk on December 17th to celebrate the holidays in an active and festive way while raising funds for Kindness 911.

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JANUARY 7, 2023

Resolution Run

Event Date(s): 1/07/2023 Holley Park – La Center, WA

The beloved Resolution Run has been produced in North Clark County for over 13 Years, started by Get Bold Events, later produced by Whisper Running. This year, Why Racing Events is taking to their stomping grounds in La Center as a fundraiser for the La Center High School Volleyball program. We brought together all of our favorite things, a challenging course to kickup your New Year training program, trails and pathways along a very scenic course, and a good old fashion Pancake Breakfast. You will start and finish in the heart of La Center, Washington at Holley Park. After your race, join the community Pancake Breakfast with your breakfast purchase supporting the La Center High School Volleyball programs. Join us under the big white tents for pancakes and awards ceremony for the top 1/2/3 finisher and age group winners, there will be fun had by all!!

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FEBRUARY 2023

Race to Equality

Event Date(s): February, 2023

Event Location: Everywhere & Anywhere – Virtual Race!

Join us for the 3rd Annual Race to Equality 5K, 10K & Half Marathon to bring awareness to racial inequality while raising funds to support scholarships to the African American community.

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MARCH 19, 2023

Couve Clover Run

Event Date: 03/19/2023 @ 9:00am sharp – Please show up at 8:30 at the latest to get organized, enjoy all the pre-race entertainment and make sure we start on time.

Event Location: Waterfront Park – Vancouver, WA

Celebrate in your festive green while running or walking 3, 7 or 10 miles along an extremely fast and scenic course to support local charities.

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APRIL 23, 2023

Spring Classic Duathlon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Event Date(s): 04/23/2023 @ 7:45am for Half & 10K / 8:00am for 5K / 9:00am for Duathlon

Event Location: Vancouver Lake – Vancouver, WA

Time to dust off the cob-webs and start the multi-sport racing season with the 35th Annual Spring Classic Duathlon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K! It’s time to see who stayed in shape all winter!

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MAY 12 – 14, 2023

Pacific Coast Running Festival

Event Date(s): 05/12/2023 – 05/14/2023 @ Various start times depending on the event. See Master Schedule.

Event Location: Long Beach, WA

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Pacific Coast Running Festival. This event has something for the whole family.  Events include Kids 1/2 mile & 1 mile Dashes, Pedal and Dash, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Bike Tour. Rally your friends & family for an incredible RACE-cation while you explore Long Beach Peninsula!

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May 21, 2023

Reflection Run

Event Date(s): 05/21/2023 @ 8:45am for the Half Marathon / 9:00am for the 5k and 10k races

Event Location: Washougal Waterfront Park  – Washougal, WA

The 8th Annual Reflection Run will honor the brave men and women who have or are currently serving in our Armed Forces and remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom. The Half Marathon, 10K, 5K running and walking event will benefit various Military Organizations.

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 JUNE 3 – 4, 2023

PDX Triathlon Festival

Event Date(s): 06/3/2023 – 06/4/2023
SAT –  6/3/23  – 4:00pm Start Time
SUN – 6/4/23 – 8:00am Start Times
Event Location: Blue Lake Regional Park – Fairview, OR

Join us for the 42nd Annual PDX Triathlon Festival at Blue Lake regional park and kick off the summer racing season. It is a scenic, flat and fast course with Super Sprint/My 1st Tri, Sprint & Olympic Distances & a FREE KIDS Tri too!

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JUNE 16, 17 & 18, 2023

Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival

Event Date(s):  June 16, 17 & 18, 2023 @ Various start times depending on the event. See Master Schedule.

Event Location: Riverbend Park – Bend, OR

The 27th Annual Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival has something for everyone including Beastman 72.3, Olympic & Sprint Distance Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike, Half Marathon, 5K/10K, 50k & 28K Trail Run, Bike Tours & Kids Races! Rally your friends & family for an incredible RACE-cation!

 

JULY 1, 2023

BIGFOOT 5K & 10K

Event Date: 07/1/2023  @ 9:00 am

Event Location: Yacolt Recreational Park  – Yacolt, Washington

Join us for this Annual Fourth of July Tradition! The Town of Yacolt proudly hosts the Bigfoot Fun Run as part of an entire weekend of racing and the Town of Yacolt’s Rendezvous Days. The Bigfoot Fun Run features a 5k & 10k run or walk. The race weekend also includes the Hellz Bellz Ultra.

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JULY 2, 2023

HELLZ BELLZ ULTRA

Event Date: 07/2/2023  @ 6:00 am

Event Location: Yacolt Recreational Park  – Yacolt, Washington

The 2nd Annual  Hellz Bellz Ultra starts at the Hantwick Road Trailhead. A gradual gravel path will soon turn into an intense and grueling single track climb up the Bells Mountain trail. After passing through multiple clear cuts, stream crossings and stunning views of Mt St Helens… around the ten plus mile mark you’ll come to the Yacolt Burn Aid Station>> Upon leaving the Yacolt Burn Aid Station you will embark on a counter clock wise loop on the Tarbell Trail. It will be twenty two plus miles of technical climbs, amazing waterfalls and breath taking views, looping you back around to the same Yacolt Burn AS. >> May want to rest up for a brief moment, get your bearings before starting the last push back down the Bells Mountain trail ..for the 10 plus miles to the Finish at Moulton Falls Arch Bridge (Pictured Above) .…. where you’ll Ring the Bell!

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JULY 15 – 16, 2023

Hagg Lake Triathlon & Trail Festival

Event Date(s): 07/15/2023 – 07/16/2023 @ 8:00 am wave starts

Event Location: Henry Hagg Lake – Gaston, OR

Come race at the 40th Annual Hagg Lake Triathlon & Trail Festival, one of the oldest and most gorgeous Triathlon courses in the nation! Now offering an Off-Road Triathlon, Half Marathon Trail Run, 5K Trail Run & Camping!

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AUGUST 11 – 12, 2023

Columbia River Triathlon & Endurance Sports Festival

Event Date(s): 08/11/2023 – 08/12/2023 @ Various start times depending on event. See Master Schedule.

Event Location: Frenchman’s Bar Park – Vancouver, WA

The 14th Annual Columbia River Triathlon & Endurance Sports Festival at a beautiful venue along the Columbia River offers something for everyone from a Sunset 5K & 10K Run/Walk, Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, Duathlon, & AquaBike, Girlfriends All Womens Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike & 5K, Kids Triathlon and so much more! It is one of the most scenic areas with views of the Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens and Vancouver Lake.

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AUGUST 13, 2023

Girlfriends Triathlon & Fitness Festival

Event Date: 08/13/2023 All events start at 9am. Be there early to set up and for pre-race instructions.

Event Location: Frenchman’s Bar Park – Vancouver, WA

The 26th Annual Girlfriends All-Women’s Triathlon & Fitness Festival at a beautiful venue along the Columbia River offers something for everyone…Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike, Relay teams and 5km run. So rally your girlfriends for a fun, active girls-day-out and cross the finish line with your BFFs!

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SEPTEMBER 16 – 17, 2023

PEACEHEALTH APPLETREE Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K

Event Dates: 09/16/2023 – 09/17/2023

Event Location: Fort Vancouver – Vancouver, WA

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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OCTOBER 8, 2023

Girlfriends Run Half Marathon, 10K & 6K

Event Date: 10/8/2023

Event Location: Waterfront Park – Vancouver, WA

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

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October 29th, 2023

SCARY RUN – Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Event Date: 10/29/2023

Event Location: Washougal, WA

Half Marathon starts at 8:30 AM. 5K & 10K start at 9 AM. 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 for the 6th Annual Scary Run. If the running doesn’t increase your heart rate, being chased by monsters, zombies and psycho freaks will!

 

Nov 22 – 29 Virtual / Vancouver, WA

Shuffle for SHARE

Event Date(s): 11/22/2023 – 11/29/2023 Virtual: Your Race, Your Terms!

Join us for the Shuffle for SHARE 5K Run/Walk – a FREE no-frills event to raise funds for SHARE, a local non-profit , who believes every person counts and pursues a stronger community by building relationships, advocating for equitable access to housing and food stability while empowering every individual to grow and thrive. Join us for ‘Shuffle for Share 5K’ to help create a community without hunger, where all people have safe and adequate housing and the skills to enhance their quality of life.

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Vancouver, WA 98685

Phone: (360) 314-4682
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OCTOBER 30, 2022

SCARY RUN - Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Event Date: 10/30/2022

Event Location: Washougal, WA

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 for the 5th Annual Scary Run. If the running doesn’t increase your heart rate, being chased by monsters, zombies and psycho freaks will!

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