Sponsors & Exhibitors

Pacific Coast Running Festival

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Partners

Exclusive Health & Wellness Partner

We carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose.
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Exclusive Specialty Running Store

Foot Traffic has been locally owned and operated for over 18 years with 5 different locations including Freemont, Downtown Portland, Sellwood, Cedar Hills and Vancouver.  Foot Traffic set out to be more than Oregon’s premiere running & walking shoe stores and was founded on the principle that a small business has a far more salient purpose than simply selling great running shoes, apparel & accessories. Their commitment is to the betterment of runners and walkers and the community. They definitely live their mission hosting free runs weekly at all their stores, directing three world-class running events, hosting numerous training clinics and donating to various local schools, teams and non-profits.
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Exclusive Banking Partner & Photo Sponsor

We serve local communities in SW Washington and are reachable across the entire nation. We’re like a bank. Only better!
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Exclusive Partner

Corwin Beverage is a fourth-generation, family owned and operated business. We serve our original territory of Vancouver as well as Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties. For 75 years, our offerings have grown to a product line of more than 300 beverages to fit any lifestyle. We distribute beverages including Pepsi, Dr Pepper, MTN Dew, Gatorade, many waters, juices, hot coffee and tea

Exclusive Personal Training Partner

NWPT is passionately committed to their mission of changing people’s lives around the world by helping them adopt a more healthy and fit lifestyle so they look and feel their best. Their primary focus is to ensure their clients achieve the goals they have set for themselves. Nothing brings their trainers more joy than knowing they have positively impacted someone’s life.
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Exclusive Vehicle Partner

Our mission is simple- offer the best possible product and provide an experience that matches that quality. Our slogan of “We Make it Easy” is something we aspire to for our employees and our customers. We know if we make it easy internally then our customers will benefit and receive that same easy experience.
We look forward to your visit!
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Welcome To The Washington Coast

Slow down, unplug and enjoy all the Washington Coast has to offer. The Long Beach Peninsula and Pacific County have an abundance of ultra-fresh seafood, an endless beach, northwest rain forests and unique places to stay. Close to both Portland, Oregon and Seattle, it’s an easy escape and a perfect place to create traditions that last a lifetime.
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Exclusive Bakery Partner

Franz Bakery is a long-time valued partner of Why Racing Events. Franz Bakery is a fourth generation, family-owned baking company based in Portland, specializing in fresh and delicious bread, buns, bagels, cookies and pastries including healthy, organic, gluten-free options. And being a true NW bakery, their products include only the highest quality ingredients, baked fresh daily!

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Just 20 minutes from Astoria and 5 minutes from Long Beach, Ilwaco is a sleepy, historic, little fishing town nestled on the south end of the Long Beach Peninsula in the southwest corner of the state, between the Pacific Ocean and the Columbia River. Click here to read the rich history of the city and surrounding area courtesy of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).

Today, the City of Ilwaco is undergoing a revitalization and boasts a vibrant art and fishing community at the Port of Ilwaco Marina. With an Art Walk on Fridays in June, July, & August from 4-7pm, Saturday Market from 10-4 on Saturdays between May and September, chartered fishing trips, and the hiking/biking Discovery Trail which leads out to the North Head Lighthouse, Ilwaco offers something for everyone.
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City of Long Beach – Our vision is to become a vibrant resort community that shares its unique coastal environment with residents, businesses, and visitors. We will manage our growth to provide a sound and diverse economic base where families can afford to live. We will create and maintain a pedestrian and bike friendly community that has excellent infrastructure to meet the needs of our businesses, residents, and visitors. We will create a sense of place by establishing a healthy Town Center. We will establish an atmosphere of cooperation with our neighbors all along the Peninsula. Together, we will strive for a community where we pay tribute to our rich cultural and natural heritage; a community that has quality health care and other essential services, and above all is a safe place where residents can live, work, and play.

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Exclusive Energy Bar Partner

 A health-conscious company that values the importance of the mind, body, and spiritual connection.

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Exclusive Central Oregon Tourism Partner

Central Oregon is home to the cities of BendRedmondSistersLa PinePrineville, and Madras, Warm Springs and the resort community of Sunriver. Start your vacation planning with a place to stay. In Central Oregon, you will find some of the finest outdoor adventures with places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the summer. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. It doesn’t hurt that, whatever the season, we are home to some of the country’s top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget. #Adventure Calls

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Sponsors

Fueling Champions for 30 Plus Years

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XTERRA Wetsuits strives to make your swim faster and more comfortable, and to offer you the highest performing triathlon wetsuit at the best value. 

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Get updates from Race Center about upcoming events, exclusive race discounts and promotions, training advice, race results and more.

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Frank Goulard has been an athlete in the Northwest and a supporter of multi-sport events for many years! Thank you Frank! 

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Tommy Hatcher with Realty One Group has been in the industry long enough to know the market and how to find the perfect home that meets all your needs.  From Vancouver to the Long Beach Peninsula, if you can dream of a house or vacation spot, his group can find it for you.  Check out the Realty One Group Website for current home listings, or reach out to Tommy to schedule a home tour!  Realty One Group, where your dream home or retirement property becomes a reality!

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North Jetty Brewing  – North Jetty Brewing is family owned and operated by Erik and Michelle Svendsen on the beautiful Long Beach Peninsula. While they have been brewing commercially since 2012, the tap room has been open since April 2014. The taproom is a gathering place for locals and tourists alike and hosts a number of community events, trivia, and fundraisers.

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Mt Tabor Brewing  – At Mt Tabor Brewing and Pub, enjoy locally-crafted beer & wood-fired food heaped with local ingredients at our Vancouver Pub or simply grab a pint at our Portland tap room. Brewed locally, made locally, and enjoyed locally!

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Mermaid Inn  –Conveniently located in Long Beach’s NOBO neighborhood, just north of downtown Long Beach on the Long Beach Peninsula. The coziest and cleanest mid-century Motel & RV Park on the west coast!

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Crux Fermentation Project –  Here at Crux Fermentation Project, we are a brewer-owned and operated community committed to brewing perfection and fermentative experimentation of the highest quality. From our one-of-a-kind brewing facilities to our culture of true craft, everything we endeavor to do is driven by our authentic pursuit of the next great beer… or whiskey… or wine… you get the idea.

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Beneficiaries

Spanning over three decades, Team In Training started a revolution that changed endurance sports forever. Since inception in 1988, Team In Training has raised more than $1.5 billion, trained more than 650,000 people, and helped The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) invest nearly $1.3 billion in research to advance breakthrough cancer treatments that are saving lives today. rifice quality for the price.

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Event Partners

We’re honored to partner with these great companies to provide you the absolute best race experience. We couldn’t do it without them so please show them the LOVE and support them as a thank you for all they do for our community.

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WHY Racing Events Inc.
1108 NE 146th Street, Suite J
Vancouver, WA 98685

Phone: (360) 314-4682

Email: info@whyracingevents.com