2015 Portland Triathlon

Portland, OR
September 20, 2015


Portland's premier downtown triathlon & duathlon.

The 9th annual City of Portland Triathlon takes place on September 20th, 2015. Set in Cathedral Park, under the iconic St. Johns Bridge in North Portland, this course is accessible, scenic, and fast. Racers enjoy the thrill of a downtown swim start, a multi-loop bike course, and a run route that traces beautiful segments from the Portland Marathon.

The Portland Triathlon will also be offering, for the first time. A cash prize purse for the Olympic Event. $1500 has been donated by Mr. Josh Monda and GrindStone Collection Strategies, Inc. Josh is a long time local elite triathlete, and this is his way of giving back to our community by adding even more excitement to the already fast field. For more information about Grindstone Collections visit their website at www.grindstonecollections.com

Payout for the Olympic will be 1st place - $450, 2nd place - $200, 3rd place - $100. This is for men and women's races in the Olympic Distance event.

There will be two awards of $50 each to the fastest transition male and female. If you are in the Elite wave you will not be eligible for this award.

There will be 6 X $25 Athletes Lounge gift cards given to fastest swim, bike and run split for the Olympic race. If you are in the Elite wave you will not be eligible for this award.

There will be a separate Elite wave in 2015. Email Hilary@Portlandtri.com if you want to be in that wave.

There is a 1000 athlete cap on this event.


Registration is closed

Only athletes registered by 9/8/15 are guarenteed the t-shirt size they order.


A USA Triathlon (USAT) membership is required. You will be able to purchase a one day or one year membership during registration


Swim: The swim is an out and back course in the Willamette River, beginning by the boat ramp in scenic Cathedral Park, below the St. Johns Bridge. Swimmers will be swimming up stream first, in an extended rectangle with the park on their right on the return.

Bike: The bike course climbs out of Cathedral Park and heads north towards Kelly Point. Olympic racers will complete two loops of the bike course, with the sprint competitors completing one loop. Participants should expect a fast ride over great pavement.

Run: The run course follows portions of the historic Portland marathon course. All runners will run an out and back over St. Johns Bridge. The race finishes back in Cathedral Park, where you and your family will find excellent food and Deschutes beer to complete a beautiful day.

Contact info

Hilary Johnson at Hilary@Portlandtri.com