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Race Preview: 2017 Columbia River Triathlon & Fitness Festival, (Vancouver WA)

The Columbia River Triathlon & Fitness Festival offers a Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, Duathlon, AquaBike, Kids Triathlon and much more. It is among the most beautiful Triathlon venues in the northwest alongside the Columbia River. The bike course takes athletes through scenic, flat country roads and the course for the run is on paved, flat country trails. Not only will participants enjoy views of the Columbia River but also scenic views of Mt St. Helen’s, Mt. Hood and Vancouver Lake.

Sponsored by Why Racing Events, proceeds are used to support high school sports programs and other non-profit organizations. Through this event and all the races and fundraisers on the Why Racing Events calendar over they years, they have contributed over two million dollars.

If you live in or are visiting the Portland, Vancouver area August 18th through the 20th and love to play in the sun, you should consider signing up for this fun USAT sanctioned event. As an individual or a team, it’s sure to be one of the highlights of your summer!

2017 Columbia River Triathlon & Fitness Festival:

When: Begins Friday August 18th through Sunday August 20th (check event dates and times here)

Where: Frenchman’s Bar – 9612 NW Lower River Road, Vancouver WA 98660

What: Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, Duathlon, AquaBike & Kids Triathlon

Register: Online here


About Shelly Pincock (55 Articles)
Shelly was born and raised in the PNW. A former swimmer, Shelly started running in 2003 when she moved to Portland Oregon. She has run several 5k’s, 10k’s and a few half marathons, but loves triathlons most. Other hobbies include hiking, rock climbing and Pilates. She loves spending time with her family, travel, fitness, health and nutrition and has her degree in nursing. She works as a fitness trainer, wedding and newborn photographer.

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