Calendar of Events

February 25, 2017

Walla Walla Dirty Duathlon

The Walla Walla Dirty Duathlon is a fun winterspring event consisting of a 2.7 mile trail run on each end of a challenging 15.4 mile mountain bike ride. The event is open to both individuals and teams, and will be a great challenge for beginners all the way up to seasoned multisport veterans.

See race website for details and sign up at: http:www.bluemountainendurance.comlanding-page-2-c17ax

Contact: Michael Gordon

Email: michaelgordon17@hotmail.com

Start: February 25, 2017 9:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 9:00 am

March 1, 2017

2017 Run for the Bears Virtual Race

Event: Run for the Bears Virtual Race
Length: 5K, 10K or half marathon
When: Anytime between March 1March 12, 2017
Where: Anywhere!
Cost: $50 fundraising minimum by March 12, 2017
Benefits: World Animal Protection
Website: https:www.worldanimalprotection.us.org2017-run-bears

Contact: Jennifer Bates

Email: jenniferbates@worldanimalprotection.us.org

Start: March 1, 2017 12:00 am
End: March 1, 2017 12:00 am

March 18, 2017

Indoor Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, and Aquabike

What: Indoor Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike, Aquathlon, and even individual events if you want.

Where: Kia Ora Gym at 2008 N Pittsburgh St, Kennewick, WA 99336

When: March 18th. From 8-10:30 am. Not a mass start event. Start anytime during the 8-9am window.

How much: Entry fee is $15 if registered by March 11th, $20 day of event

Categories:
Triathlon 800 meter swim, 15 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Duathlon Run 3.1 miles, Bike 15 miles, run 1.6 miles
Aquabike 800 meter swim, bike 15 miles
Aquathon800 meter swim, 3.1 mile run

How it works: Pre-register at High Gear Coaching at 10121 W Clearwater Ave, Ste 115, Kennewick or register the day of the event at Kia Ora.

This is a fun jump start to the season event. Pick your category, and jump in. Each event will be self-timed and you will record your time on your entry card. You just need to record your swim, bike, and run times, dont need to worry about transitions. You will complete your swim in the pool and then you will ride your bike on a trainer provided by our shop sponsors in the biking room, and then finish on the treadmill.

Prizes will be given to the overall winners in the four categories male and female and then random prizes will be given to the other participants. Awards will be handed out at 11 am. Need to be present to get your prize.

Contact Aaron Stites at highgearcoaching@gmail.com with questions.

Thanks to our sponsors: Kia Ora, Velo City Cycles, Greenies, Scotts Cycle & Sports, Tri-City Community Credit Union, and High Gear Coaching & Scotts Cycle Triathlon for supplying bike trainers and prizes.

Start: March 18, 2017 8:00 am
End: March 18, 2017 10:30 am

17th Annual Pooch and Pal Run Walk

**The 17th Annual Pooch and Pal Run & Walk is Saturday, March 18 at Columbia Pt. Marina in Richland. THERE IS A WESTERN THEME THIS YEAR!! Registration starts at 8 am or you can register online or by mail. Cost is $20 without a t-shirt and $25 with a t-shirt. The 5K or 1 mile event with or without your dog starts at 9 am. All proceeds go to POPP to help homeless dogs & cats. www.popptricities.org. Lots of vendors, free Spudnuts, Starbucks and cocoa.

Contact: Kim Hobbick

Email: khobbick@charter.net

Start: March 18, 2017 9:00 am
End: March 18, 2017 9:00 am

March 24, 2017

Badger Mountain Challenge 50mile 100mile

Our 7th year! visit http:www.badgermountainchallenge.com for more info!
The 50 mile event is on Saturday March 25th

The 100 mile event starts on Friday, March 24th

Contact: Jason Reathaford

Email: Jasonreathaford@gmail.com

Start: March 24, 2017 12:00 am
End: March 24, 2017 12:00 am

March 25, 2017

Badger Mountain Challenge 15K 50K

Our 7th year! visit http:www.badgermountainchallenge.com for more info!
The 15K is 9 miles in length.
The 50K is 31 miles.
Both events are on Saturday, March 25th
See you then!

Contact: Jason Reathaford

Email: Jasonreathaford@gmail.com

Start: March 25, 2017 12:00 am
End: March 25, 2017 12:00 am

Homelink Superhero 5k

Dress up like your favorite Super Hero and fight Dyslexia with us this beautiful Spring morning!

REGISTER HERE https:www.eventbrite.comehomelinks-super-hero-5k-fun-run-tickets-29946365385

The Race will start and finsh by the Lampson pits, in Columbia Park. Parking will be by the Castle of Dreams and stage parking area.

This fun run is to raise funds for our local partnership school known as Homelink in Richland school district and 30% of the proceeds will be donated to the Washington Branch Dyslexia Foundation www.wabida.org. Early bird registration starts Dec.21- March 3, 2017 $20.00.

Contact: Tammie Waldt

Email: tammiewaldt@msn.com

Start: March 25, 2017 9:00 am
End: March 25, 2017 9:00 am

May 6, 2017

Butte Challenge

The Butte Challenge has been going for 17 years and is the #1 race in Hermiston Oregon. It is a road race that goes around the surrounding area of the butte park. There is a kids clinic and race, a 5k walk, 5k run, and 10k run. Every entrant is automatically entered into a drawing of a plethora of impressive prizes. For more information go to http:www.buttechallenge.com.

Contact: Troy Blackburn

Email: troy.blackburn@hermiston.k12.or.us

Start: May 6, 2017 8:00 am
End: May 6, 2017 8:00 am

July 4, 2017

Fourth of July Fun Run

This race precedes all of the Stanfield fourth of July events. There is a 5k and a youth mile run that starts at 8 AM. The race is all pavement and mainly follows highway 395.

Contact: Troy Blackburn

Email: troy.blackburn@hermiston.k12.or.us

Start: July 4, 2017 8:00 am
End: July 4, 2017 8:00 am

October 7, 2017

Echo Sage Trail Run

Echo Sage Trail Run is on the Red2Red Mountain Bike System just outside the Historic city of Echo, OR. We have a 5K, 10K, 25k and 50K. The terrain is hills with beautiful Vistas of Alkali Canyon and the Umatilla River. Please join us on Facebook…Echo Sage Trail Run & www.echosagetrailrun. Register with ultrasignup.com.

Contact: Greg Spike

Email: spikayak1@gmail.com

Start: October 7, 2017 12:00 am
End: October 7, 2017 12:00 am

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