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 Spring, two loops for…

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Join us for free on-the-course run and swim training events in June.  See the schedule here!

 

ABOUT US AND THE COVE

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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