Fifth annual team race

The Portland vs. Seattle vs. Vancouver BC duel race was perfect in 2018. For one, it rained; fitting of a race between three northwest rivals. But the dual-start format produced a dramatic finish where the addition of the women’s field determined the race. We’re bringing it all back for 2019. Check out the team structure below and contact the captains if you you’d like to help your hometown take home the axe.


    • Each team will consist of up to 14 athletes

    • 5 Men (min)

    • 5 Women (min)

  • competition

    • All competitors will race 3000m

    • The women’s field will start approximately one minute ahead of the men. All will finish at the same finish line.

    • The First 10 team members across the line will determine the scoring regardless of gender.

  • What You Get

    • Free singlet for all team members

    • $100 per runner for the winning team

    • The traveling axe trophy

  • Team Captains