Meet Tacoma’s Inspiring Athletes. Better Yet, Become One.

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Look up the word “Tacoma” and you’ll find definitions ranging from “snow covered mountain” to “mother of all waters.” But the unifying theme in each translation is outdoor fun. With its majestic mountain peaks, vibrant city and energetic sea, Tacoma and the South Sound is the place for any type of outdoor sport, whether by…

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SEVENTY48 Brings Paddlers from Around the World to Tacoma Waterways

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Seventy miles. Forty-eight hours. 123 human-powered watercrafts. A whole lot of saltwater and sweat. June 11 marks the inaugural SEVENTY48, a 70-mile race from Tacoma to Port Townsend dedicated to testing the limits of human willpower and strength. Qualified paddlers will make the voyage in a variety of vessels—on the condition that they are human…

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Bike Like the Mountain is Out

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May is National Bike Month, and Tacoma and Pierce County is biking like the mountain is out. Join the festivities with 17 bike-friendly events and visit our favorite places to ride. Where to Ride Whether you’re out for a leisure ride on a rental cruiser or putting the pedal to the metal on the paved…

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WELCOME 2 TACOMA

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South Sound Pride Cheney Stadium, March 16. The Seattle Sounders FC 2 walked onto their new home field to a sold-out stadium filled with the cheers of their loyal supporters. Resounding game chants accompanied by waving flags and over 6,000 green-and-blue-clad fans signaled a warm welcome to the South Sound. In a winning match against…

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The Best Day Hikes to Welcome Spring

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With spring officially upon us, it’s time to shed the winter coats for lighter layers and hiking boots. Celebrate the new season with some of the best day hikes in Pierce County. Hike Mount Rainier National Park Just a 90-minute drive from Tacoma, Mount Rainier National Park is home to hundreds of miles of hiking…

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