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2022 Race Series Preview: Why Racing Events

Have you ever asked yourself why you run, maybe you still need to try out one of Why Racing Events many running and triathlon events throughout the year. Why Racing does a great job of offering up great swag,  organized races and weekend festivals, and there is a distance or event for everyone. Even better, if you participate in more than one of their multiple events during one of their festivals (for instance, a 5k on Saturday and a 10k on Sunday,) you have a chance to win extra medals made just for the BEAST you are. Check out their 18 events coming up in 2022!!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Race to Equality

Distance: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 54 Mile Challenge

When: Monday, February 28th, 2022

Where: Virtual, so Anywhere USA!!

Notorious 5k

Distance: 5k

When: Monday, March 15th, 2022

Where: Virtual again, so pick your location!

Couve Clover Run

Distance: 3 Miles, 7 Miles, and 10 Miles

When: Sunday, March 20th, 2022

Where: Vancouver Waterfront Park, 695 Waterfront Way, Vancouver, WA

Spring Classic Duathlon

Distance: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and Duathlon

When: Sunday, April 24th, 2022

Where: Vancouver Waterfront Park, 695 Waterfront Way, Vancouver, WA

Pacific Crest Running Festival

Distance: Kids 1/2 Mile & 1 Mile Dash, Pedal & Dash, 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and Tour de Pacific Bike

When: Friday, May 13th thru Sunday, May 15th, 2022

Where: Long Beach Peninsula, WA

Reflection Run

Distance: 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon

When: Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Where: Washington Waterfront Park, South 1st Street, Washougal WA

PDX Triathlon Festival

Distance: 5k, Olympic & Sprint Distance Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike, and a Super Sprint/My 1st Tri

When: Saturday, June 4th thru Sunday, June 5th, 2022

Where: Blue Lake, 21224 NE Blue Lake Rd, Fairview, OR

Pacific Crest Endurance Festival

Distance: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon, 25k, 50k, Kids Races, Beastman 72.3, Olympic & Sprint Distance Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike, and new to 2022, combining with Deschutes Dash & Pilot Butte Challenge.

When: Friday, June 17th thru Sunday, June 19th, 2022

Where: Riverbend Park, 799 SW Columbia St, Bend, OR

Hagg Lake Triathlon & Trail Festival

Distance: 5k, Half Marathon, Olympic & Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon, Paddle Tri & AquaBike & NEW off road  Sprint Triathlon, Dualthlon & Aquabike. Relay options are available too.

When: Saturday, July 16th thru Sunday, July 17th, 2022

Where: Henry Hagg Lake Trail Loop, Bobcat Cove, Gaston, OR

Lucky Triathlon Festival

Distance: Sunset 5k & 10k, Sprint, Olympic & My First Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike, and a free Kids Tri

When: Friday, July 29th thru Saturday, July 30th, 2022

Where:Horseshoe Lake Park, Woodland WA

Columbia River Triathlon & Endurance Festival

Distance: Sunset 5k & 10k, Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, Duathlon, & AquaBike, Girlfriends All Womens Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike & 5k, Kids Triathlon

When: Friday, August 12th thru Saturday, August 13th, 2022

Where: Frenchmans Bar, 9612 NW Lower River Road, Vancouver WA

Girlfriends Triathlon & Fitness Festival

Distance: Sunset 5k & 10k, Womens Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon, Sprint AquaBike, Kids Triathlon

When: Saturday, August 14th, 2022

Where: Frenchmans Bar, 9612 NW Lower River Road, Vancouver WA

PeaceHealth APPLETREE Marathon, Half, & 5k

Distance: 5k, Half Marathon, Marathon

When: Saturday, September 17th  thru Sunday, September 18th, 2022

Where: The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row, Vancouver, WA

Girlfriends Run Half Marathon, 10k & 6k

Distance: 6k, 10k, Half Marathon

When: Sunday, October 9th, 2022

Where: Vancouver Waterfront Park, 695 Waterfront Way, Vancouver, WA

Scary Run

Distance: 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon

When: Sunday, October 30th, 2022

Where: Reflection Plaza, Pendleton Way, Washougal, WA

Shuffle for Share 5k

Distance: 5k

When: Monday, November 21st thru Monday, November 28th, 2022

Where: Virtual, so your choice!

Santa’s Posse 5k

Distance: 5k

When: Monday, December 19th, 2022

Where: Camas Public Library, Northeast 4th Avenue, Camas, WA

Ball Drop Half Marathon/10k/5k

Distance: 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon

When: Saturday, December 31st thru Monday January 9th, 2022

Where: Virtual, so your decision

About Author

I'm the owner of Healthy Girl Fitness and I'm a personal trainer, certified AFAA group exercise instructor, and an RRCA certified running coach in SW Portland. I am also the mother of two young boys and am on the board at my youngest son's school. I led a relatively inactive life throughout my 20's until I discovered the world of fitness and running. I ran my first marathon in 2006 and haven't looked back since.

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