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Race Preview: 2018 PDX Tri and Multi-Sport Festival (Fairview)

Why Racing Events will host the 34th Annual PDX TRI at beautiful Blue Lake in Fairview Washington on Sunday, July 29th, 2018. This fun, mid-summer event offers strong competition for all athletes. The beautiful course is flat, fast and scenic, with views of the Columbia River, Portland Airport, Mt. Hood & Blue Lake park.

The PDX Tri and Muti-Sport Festival offers 3 distances including the olympic, sprint and My First Tri for the triathlon, duathlon and aqua bike, also offered is a kids splash & dash.

Why Racing supports High School sports programs and other non-profit organizations through their events. Contributions over the years from NW races and fundraisers have exceeded $2 million dollars, and some of the High School sports programs rely solely on the donations made via these events. With such a beautiful venue and for a great cause, the PDX Tri and Multi-Sport Festival is a wonderful way to spend a Sunday morning.

2018 PDX Tri and Multi-Sport Festival Details:

When: Sunday, July 29th, 2018
Where: Blue Lake Park, 20500 NE Marine Dr, Fairview, OR 97024 (map)
What: Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, Duathlon, AquaBike & Kids Splash & Dash
Register: online here

Schedule of Events:
Sprint Triathlon: ½ mile Swim, 12.5 mile Bike, 5K Run (Start Time – 8am in waves)
Sprint Duathlon: 5k Run, 12.5 mile Bike, 5k Run (Start Time – 8am mass start)
Sprint AquaBike: ½ mile Swim, 12.5 mile Bike (Start Time – 8am in waves)
My First Tri: 1/4 mile Swim, 12.5 mile Bike, 5k Run (Start Time – last Sprint wave)
Olympic Triathlon:1.5K Swim, 40K Bike, 10K Run (Start Time – 8:30am in waves)
Olympic Duathlon: 5k Run, 40K Bike, 10K Run (Start Time – 8:30am mass start)
Olympic AquaBike: 1.5K Swim, 40K bike (Start Time – 8:30am in waves)
Kids Splash & Dash – Approximately Noon Start

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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