Best Of Competitor Awards For 2012 Announced

Northwest Region

Best Charity Training Program

Team in Training

Best Charity to Fund Raise For

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Best 5K/10K

Pints to Pasta 10K

Portland, Ore.

Best Half-Marathon

Helvetia Half-Marathon

Hillsboro, Ore.

Best Marathon

Portland Marathon

Portland, Ore.

Best Trail Race

Hillbilly Half Marathon

Olympia, Wash.

Best Swimming Event

Hagg Lake Open Water Swim

Gaston, Ore.

Best Women’s Event

Hippie Chick Half Marathon

Portland, Ore.

Best Cycling Event

Cross Crusade Cyclocross Series

Best Triathlon

Lake Meridian Triathlon

Kent, Wash.

Best Adventure/Mud Race

Wild Canyon Games

Best Destination Race

Ironman Canada

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Best Race Swag

Portland Marathon

Portland, Ore.

Best Race T-Shirt

Hood to Coast Relay

Best Running Shoe

Brooks Adrenaline GTS

Best Swimming Shop (tie)

Sylvia’s Swim Shop


+ Athletes Lounge


Best Outdoor Shop


Best Bike Shop

Speedy Reedy Multisport


Best Speciality Running Shop

Portland Running Company

Beaverton, Ore.

Best Triathlon Club

Pauole Sport


Best Running Club

Guerrilla Running

Olympia, Wash.

Best Sports Massage

Amy Murry/Human Body Works

Olympia, Wash.

Best Health Club

Seattle Athletic Club


Best CrossFit Studio

Level 4 CrossFit Seattle


Best Spinning Class (tie)

Club Sport

Tigard, Ore.

+ Sound Mind and Body


Best Yoga Class

Yoga for Runners/Guerilla Running

Olympia, Wash.

Best Personal Trainer

Cheryl Marek/American Athlete + HELP Training


Best Sports Rehab Center

Sports Reaction Center

Bellevue, Wash.

Best Sports Medicine Doctor

Dr. Brian Perry


Best Energy/Recovery Drink

Chocolate Milk

Best Energy/Recovery Bar

Clif Bar

Best Energy/Recovery Gel


Best Post-Race Brunch/Party

Pints to Pasta 10K

Portland, Ore.

Best Ski/Snowboard Resort

Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Best Active Lifestyle Vehicle

Subaru Outback


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