SWIM (900m/1500m)

BIKE (12mi/24mi)

RUN (3.1mi/6.2mi)

Have you ever floated through a natural spillway? You’re going to! The Cove is an old rock quarry, 20 to 50’ deep, and fed by the Clackamas River… cool, calm, and clean. On June 21st, 2015 at 6:45am, the conditions will be right for …

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Clackamas River Road is some of the best cycling in the county. Rolling hills, recently repaved, and a mild elevation gain to the turn around, which makes for a fast return on this out-and-back course that follows the River…
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Head downtown Oregon City, out and back on our beautiful refurbished bridge, and up the Grand Stairs to climb to the bluff. Really, who else has a stair climb? One loop for Sprint, two loops for…

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Race Day is June 21st, 2015



Our free Wednesday night training swims will startup for the Summer on Wednesday, May 27th.  Suit up at 6:15, and swim at 6:30.  See the “Wednesday swims” in the menu above for more details.


We’re delighted to announce the return of Therapeutic Associates as our Title Sponsor this year!  Remember those six massage therapists working down our tired athletes after the race?  Yeah, I’d come back for that.


Thank you to Providence Willamette Falls Hospital for their continued commitment to healthy living in our community!  Thank you for supplying First Aid service again this year.


The Clackamas County Tourism Council has provided the funds for us to close the streets in Downtown Oregon City for our run leg.  We’re looking forward to bringing back the Grand Stairs this year!  



Four years ago, Patrick and Tom went on a swim. In 2008, Patrick and Tom started swimming in the Clackamas Cove and publicized it through the Portland Triathlon Club. By 2012, up to 40 triathletes began showing on Wednesday nights. Better yet, almost every evening you’d find triathletes swimming the Cove! A couple of times we tried an Adventure Swim: Around the Cove, then out the spillway into the Clackamas River and down to the boat ramp at Clackamette Park. We found that if you did it at the right time… wow! What a fun swim! This is our Swim Course, but the water temperature, water level, and river tide….
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