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West Plains WunderWoman Triathlon (August 7)

Photo courtesy of the West Plains WunderWoman Triathlon.

Looking for a team-building activity for my female colleagues several years ago, I suggested that we form three-person relay teams to compete in the annual WunderWoman Triathlon. Twenty-four ladies signed up, and it was the first triathlon for nearly all ...

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Coeur d’Alene Triathlon and Duathlon (August 13)

Before Ironman, there was the CDA triathlon.

Decades before Ironman pulled into town, Coeur d’Alene started hosting an annual Olympic-distance triathlon called The Scenic Challenge. The event remains notorious for its hilly bike course that some might call punishing while others might call glorious. In recent years, ...

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Valley Girl Triathlon: July 10

Photo courtesy Valley Girl Triathlon.

Newbie female triathletes are in good hands at an event organized by Emde Sports. Every summer, Co-founder Marla Emde directs two women-only sprint-distance triathlons: Valley Girl Triathlon at Liberty Lake in July, and WunderWoman Triathlon at Medical Lake in August. ...

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Sign Up for the Team OTM Challenge & Be More Active This Year

Team OTM at the end of the Spokane 2 Sandpoint Relay Run.

If you had a chance this year to try something new, something a little out of your comfort zone, something slightly off the beaten path – would you take it? What if you had six chances? Out There Monthly is ...

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Rathdrum Adventure Race: Bike, Kayak, Run (Sept. 12)


The Rathdrum Adventure Race is a three-sport event that includes mountain biking, kayaking, and running, with intermediate and beginner courses. It can be completed by individuals or teams, which makes it the perfect active event for groups of family and ...

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Swim Bike Mom

Abby Weichman out for a ride on the Centennial Trail. // Photo: Jon Jonckers

Women can be transformed through the sport of triathlon by surrounding themselves with positive people who enjoy training and competing. Swim Bike Mom is an organization that encourages women of all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities to take part in ...

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