Registration is now open for 3 great sporting events with the Newport Parks and Recreation Department this summer.
Olalla Lake Off Road Triathlon.
The Olalla Lake Triathlon is back, but now features a new longer course in addition to the original sprint course. On June 29th athletes will now have the option of a 800m swim, 12 K bike, and 5 K run, or 1500m swim, 24K Bike, and a 10K run.
The race is still a great event for first time triathletes or seasoned pros alike. Individual or relay team entries are accepted.
Summer Basketball Camps
For 3 years now City of Newport Sports Coordinator and his childhood coach and long time friend Steve Pearl have teamed up to run the Summer Basketball Camps at the Newport Recreation Center. Coach Pearl has had great success in his past 34 years of coaching. In 2008 he received the National Coach of the Year award from the English Basketball Association and has founded two of the most successful clubs in British basketball history.
Buccaneer Rampage Mud and Obstacle Race
The new kid on the block this year is the Buccaneer Rampage, and he is already turning heads. This event will feature miles of obstacles that will challenge your fitness, strength and mental toughness. Arrrrrghhhh!!!! you tough enough? If not, the event will feature music and a beer garden hosted by Bier One, so feel free to come drink good beer, and watch some crazy people weave their way through Les Schwab Tires, crawl through huge pits of mud, and have the time of their lives.