UPCOMING WHY RACING EVENTS
Foot Traffic is proud to be an official sponsor of all Why Racing events! Whether you are a first time racer looking to complete your first 5K or triathlon or you are a seasoned race veteran that is looking for your next PR, the folks at Why racing make EVERYONE feel welcome. It’s this commitment to inclusion and participation for all abilities that dovetails perfectly with Foot Traffic’s mission of enhancing access to the sport. Whether you are a walker, runner, swimmer, biker or a little bit of everything, we can’t wait to see you at their next race so we can give you a high five and a hearty welcome to the the world of “GO BY FOOT!”
Girlfriends Run • Half Marathon, 10k & 6k
October 10th, 2021 • Vancouver, Washington
The 15th Annual Girlfriends Run offers a Half Marathon, 10K & 6K designed specifically for women to get together to do something good for themselves and to help support a very important women’s cause.
We started this event to honor and support one of our BFFs, Joleen Skarberg, who was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and continues to run it every year with her daughters, sisters, nieces, cousins and girlfriends! Watch for her – she’ll be wearing #1!
Scary Run • RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!!!
October 31, 2021 • Washougal, Washington
Join us for our 6th Annual Scary Run on October 31st, 2021.
Get out your Halloween costumes and be prepared to be scared out of your wits. If the running doesn’t increase your heart rate, being chased by monsters, zombies and psycho freaks will!
We will make you earn your post-event party by running or walking a Half Marathon, 10K or 5K in beautiful Washougal, WA. Festive food and drink to follow the race!
SHUFFLE FOR SHARE VIRTUAL 5K • Meals, Homes and Hope!
November 20th – 28th, 2021 • VIRTUAL EVENT
Join us for the 2nd Annual Shuffle for Share 5K Run/Walk – a FREE virtual, no-frills event to raise funds for SHARE, a local non-profit that leads the hungry and homeless to self-sufficiency by providing food, shelter, housing, education, advocacy, and compassion through the strength of our community.
The Reflection Run
May 22, 2022 • Washougal, Washington
The 7th Annual Reflection Run will honor the brave men and women who have or are currently serving in our Armed Forces and remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom. The Half Marathon, 10K & 5K running and walking courses will travel along the mighty Columbia River with views of Mt. Hood and the Gorge. The routes will be lined with local Hero Posters of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice and the event will benefit various Northwest Battle Buddies & various Military Organizations and Non-profits.
Hagg Lake Triathon & Trail Festival
July 16th and 17th, 2022 • Hagg Lake, Oregon
Come race at the 40th Annual Hagg Lake Triathlon & Trail Festival, one of the oldest and most gorgeous Triathlon courses in the nation! Now offering a Paddle Triathlon & an Off-Road Triathlon, Half Marathon Trail Run, 5K Trail Run & Camping!
Olympic & Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon, Paddle Tri & AquaBike & NEW OFF ROAD SPRINT TRIATHLON, DUATHLON & AQUABIKE, Half Marathon TRAIL FUN and 5K TRAIL RUN! Relay options available too perfect for friends, family & co-workers!
Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival
RETURNING IN 2022 • VENUE TBD
Pacific Crest meets the Pacific Ocean for the 25th Annual Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival! This event has something for everyone including Olympic & Ultra-Sprint Distance Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K/10K, Half Marathon Trail Run, Bike Tours & Kids Races! Beastman 72.3 distance will return in 2022, including additional trail runs. Rally your friends & family for an incredible RACE-cation!
PDX Triathlon Festival
June 4th & 5th, 2022 • Fairview, Oregon
Join us for the 41st Annual PDX Triathlon Festival at Blue Lake park and kick off the summer racing season. It is a scenic, flat and fast course with Super Sprint/My 1st Tri, Sprint & Olympic Distances & a FREE KIDS Tri too! NEW: Paddle Triathlon for those of you who would rather kayak or paddle-board! Relay options are great for friends, family & co-workers!
The Annual PDX/Blue Lake Triathlon was started by the Portland Triathlon Association and Frank Goulard, who is still an active, local Masters Triathlete. He participates in many of our events so come on out and meet the legend, the man who started it all for us here locally!
Lucky Triathlon Festival
July 30th & 31st, 2022 • Woodland, Washington
Join us for the 4th annual LUCKY TRIATHLON Festival in beautiful Woodland WA hosting a Sprint, Olympic & My First Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike, a Sunset 5K & 10K and a FREE KIDS TRI on a flat, fast and scenic course! NEW: Paddle Triathlon for those of you who would rather kayak or paddle-board! Relay options are great for friends, family and co-workers to Try a Tri together!
Woodland WA is the southern gateway to Mt. St. Helens where the Columbia River and Lewis River converge. You’ll be swimming in beautiful Horseshoe Lake, biking along country fields with views of the rivers and running along the river trail.
PeaceHealth APPLETREE Marathon, Half & 5K
September 18-19, 2021 • Vancouver, Washington
Join us for the 4th Annual PEACEHEALTH APPLETREE Boston-Qualifying Marathon, Half Marathon & Sunset 5K. This “Run Through History” will take you on a flat, fast and scenic course through Fort Vancouver, Officer’s Row, the Army Barracks, Pearson Airport – the oldest operating airport in the USA, the Historical Old Apple Tree, along the majestic Columbia River and many other historical vantage points. There’s so much to see that the miles will fly by!