Portland’s Spring Classic Duathlon Ushers in 2013 Multi-Sport Event Season

March 27, 2013

From Press Release –

The 29th Annual Spring Classic Duathlon is the official kickoff to the AA Sports Multi-Sport Summer Series, and is one of the largest duathlons in the United States. Spring Classic attracts top talent from across the Northwest for an early season test of fitness. The flat and fast 5K run, 15mi bike, 5k run course takes place on Marine Drive and is closed to all but local traffic on race day, and is ideal for both novice and seasoned athletes.

For those participants with their sights set on June’s Blue Lake Triathlon, this event is definitely one you don’t want to miss. The Spring Classic Duathlon will encompass a portion of the Blue Lake Triathlon bike course, making it the perfect tune-up for one of the region’s largest triathlons.

Entry is open to both solo and team/relay competition. Current entry fees are $65 for solo participants and $35 for relay members (per person) through Thursday, March 28th, and will increase by $5 for Friday Packet Pickup at Athletes Lounge, and day-of-race registration at the race site.

Packet Pickup is being held on Friday, March 29th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Athletes Lounge, 2671 NW Vaughn Street, Portland, OR 97210 (click here for map) Phone: 503-477-5906. Race Day Packet Pickup and Registration will also take place at the race site from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.

For more information, or to register for this Northwest classic race, visit:aasportsltd.com/springclassic.

Muscle Milk® Race to Kona Contest Announced – Winner to Receive a Trip to Kona to Watch the Top Triathletes Compete This Fall

February 5, 2013

From Press Release –

RaceToKona_logoAA Sports Ltd. and Muscle Milk® have announced the return of the Muscle Milk Race to Kona contest for the 2013 triathlon and duathlon season. Participants of the events outlined below will be entered to win a trip for two to Kona, Hawaii and hang out at the Muscle Milk House on Ali’i Drive this coming October. The trip will coincide with race week of the world championships, so winners will have a chance to watch the big race!

“We are thrilled to once again be offering the participants of this year’s AA Sports Multi-Sport events this opportunity to see some of the world’s best athletes compete in Hawaii this fall,” remarks AA Sports President Carol Atherton. “Watching this annual event on television has inspired so many people across the nation, and many of those local athletes find their way to our events each year looking to fulfill a dream. We feel that the Muscle Milk Race to Kona is a unique way to give something back to the participants of these Northwest events.”

Entry into the Muscle Milk Race to Kona contest is based solely on a participant’s entry into the AA Sports Multi-Sport races (listed below) during the 2013 season. Each entry gives the athlete one chance to win. Entering multiple races provides the athlete with the corresponding number of chances. No additional purchases are required, and your performance in any race does not factor into increasing your chances of winning. Race entries may not be sold or transferred. All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States.

4/21/2013    Heart of the Valley Triathlon/Duathlon – Corvallis, OR

6/8/2013    Blue Lake Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon – Fairview, OR

6/9/2013    Blue Lake Olympic Triathlon/Duathlon – Fairview, OR

6/29/2013  Pacific Crest Long Course Triathlon/Duathlon – Sunriver, OR

6/30/2013  Pacific Crest Olympic Triathlon/Duathlon – Sunriver, OR

7/6/2013    Hagg Lake Triathlon/Duathlon – Forest Grove, OR

8/3/2013    Wahine All Women’s Triathlon/Duathlon – Fairview, OR

8/4/2013    Mid-Summer Triathlon/Duathlon – Fairview, OR

For additional information and contest rules, visit www.racecenter.com/racetokona.

2012 Blue Lake Triathlon Kicks Off Northwest Season, Club Champions Crowned

June 11, 2012

This year’s Blue Lake Triathlon & Duathlon is in the books and the 2012 Northwest triathlon season is officially under way. Seven different events were held over the weekend with Saturday, June 9 playing host to the sprint distance events and Sunday attracting athletes competing in the Olympic distances races.

In addition to individual competition, the Blue Lake Olympic Triathlon doubled as the 2012 TRI NorthWest Club/Team Championship. Coming out on top was the Willamette Valley Tri Club. The Portland Triathlon Club placed second with VO2 Multisport in third position. Points are awarded for both participation and also for age group placing. Although the WVTC fielded less participants than their Portland rivals, their age group performances gave them the advantage to take this year’s title.

Complete results for the weekend’s events can be found at www.racecenter.com/results or for a complete rundown of the Club/Team Championship, check out the results HERE.

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