6 ways to enjoy 6000 feet of Downhill Fun!
The Hood 2 River Relay is a one-day event on May 31st. This fun and all-inclusive event is designed for almost any level of skill and fitness, yet competitive enough for the hardcore athlete where competitors compete in teams, pairs, or individuals to race from the high slopes of Mt. Hood down to the mighty Columbia River.” There will be six Legs that consist of; Alpine ski, nordic ski, mountain bike, road bike, road run, boating (kayak/canoe/SUP) and a 500 meter sprint to the finish line after boating. Open to individuals and teams.
46 Miles and 6000 feet of downhill fun. So grab your gear, grab your friends and get going!
For more information and registration please go to the website; http://www.hood2riverrelay.com.
Learn how to eliminate reaction and symptoms to foods, environmental factors, and parts of our own bodies like virus, bacteria, fungus, body parts in auto immune diseases and more! Carola Stepper, LAc, and owner of Cascade Acupuncture Center will be presenting this FREE workshop on Tuesday, February 11th, starting at 7pm at Cascade Acupuncture Center, 27 Russell Ave. in Stevenson. You won’t want to miss this workshop. Call 509-637-3163 to register.
On October 28, 2014 experience one of the country’s most spectacular and breathtaking marathon and half marathon courses (walking option). Begin your run in Hood River, OR on the historic Columbia River Highway with its colorful fall foliage, pass by waterfalls and enjoy amazing vistas. Pass through the small town of Mosier then wind your way up to the turnaround at Rowena Viewpoint which offers incredible views both to the east and west of the Columbia River Gorge. Finish your marathon on the banks of the Columbia River! With this year’s registration limit of 1000 runners we will fill up fast. Be sure to register early to save your spot!
There are Team relay categories for the Half event. A dog friendly category for the Half.
Bridge of the Gods Run – Half Marathon, 10K Run
August 10, 2014
Cascade Locks, OR
Participants will partake in an unforgettable experience of running/walking across the Bridge of the Gods while there is a full vehicle closure! This Half Marathon and 10K event will begin on the Washington side of the bridge with over 90% of both routes held on the paved Historic Columbia River State Highway Trail. The out and back will finish in Marine Park with the Bridge of the Gods in the background.
The Tour de Hood Challenge on June 22, 2014 is a one-day bike ride through the scenic Hood River County area of Oregon. Ride on single lane paved forest service roads that wind deep into Mt. Hood National Forest, showcasing its unique beauty. One day – Three route options using the infamous Three Summits course. All abilities welcome; but you should be able to challenge yourself to these climbs. Our hard-working staff and volunteers ensure you’ll have a fantastic time, fueling up with rest stops in locations with local flavor.
The Water’s Edge Duathlon, Half Marathon, 10K day of fun and fitness is an event for all ages and abilities. The day’s events will start off on Saturday day Morning, 5/3 with a 5K Run/30K Bike/5K Run Duathlon that takes competitors through the scenic Columbia River Gorge. The run will be an out and back course on the beautiful River Front Trail. Starting at the Discovery Center runners will head East out to the Taylor Lakes region. Upon their return runners will transition onto bikes and head West on the Scenic Gorge Highway to the legendary Rowena Lookout where they will turn around and return back to the Discovery Center and retrace the run course for a second time.
The Half Marathon and 10K run will start after the Duathlon start and take competitors out along the beautiful river trail along the Columbia River. Amazing views of the Gorge and tremendous aid stations will keep runners moving along. There are Team relay categories for both events.