Race Preview: 2017 Aluminum Man Triathlon and Duathlon, The Dalles Oregon

The 29th annual Aluminum Man Triathlon and Duathlon is a great end of summer event. Temperatures are often more moderate in early September, and after a season of training and competing you may achieve a personal best on this course. In 2016, Matthew Sheeks finished the olympic triathlon course in 2:02:44. With approximately 250 competitors, this event is large enough to have good competition without being overwhelming to those new to the sport. The event is presented by the NWC Parks & Recreation District and timed by AA Sports.

Aluminum Man Triathlon and Duathlon Details:

When:  September 9, 2017

Where:  Riverfront Park Rd, The Dalles, Oregon

Register: Online Here

Entry Fees:

$75 [Postmarked or rec’d between Aug 14 and Sept 3]
$90 [Postmarked or rec’d between Sept 4 thru day of race]

$45 [Postmarked or rec’d between Aug 14 and Sept 3]
$55 [Postmarked or rec’d between Sept 4 thru day of race]
*NOTE: T-shirts guaranteed to participants who register on or before August 14th. Shirt sizes and quantities will be limited after August 14th.


The triathlon swim is a triangle course in the Columbia River where the water temperature is 65-70 F. Wetsuits are permitted. The bike course has gentle hills and is an out and back from Riverfront Park. The run course takes place on the Riverfront trail (, which is a paved pedestrian path that is 8-12 feet wide winds alongside the scenic Columbia River.

  • Sprint Triathlon: 0.5K swim, 25K bike, 5K run
  • Olympic Triathlon: 1K swim, 50K bike, 10K run
  • Olympic Duathlon: 50K bike, 10K run

Race Day Schedule:

  • Olympic Triathlon starts at 9:00am
  • Olympic Triathlon Teams start at 9:00am
  • Olympic Duathlon starts at approximately 9:20am
  • Sprint Triathlon starts at 9:30am
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