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Pierce County Wins Bid for Cyclocross National Championships

Lakewood Wins Bid for Cyclocross National Championships. Thousands expected at Fort Steilacoom Park in December 2019.

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  • Hiking in Pierce County

Trek into Fall on Colorful Trails in Tacoma + Pierce County

Blog, City, Mountain, Sea|October 3, 2017

If your summer adventures didn’t include enough hiking, keep your boots handy. Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission recommends the following trails to enjoy on our crisp fall days. Whether you prefer a backdrop of mountain, city or sea, Pierce County has a hike for you.

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Will Sweat for Beer: 10 Ways to Earn Your Northwest Brews

Blog, Sea|July 20, 2017

Sometimes you need more workout incentive than fresh air and beautiful scenery. Here are ways you can combine active adventure and Pierce County’s craft beer scene.

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Point Ruston to Host World Water Ski Racing Championships This Summer

Press Releases|June 12, 2017

Competition returns to US for first time in 14 years
The world’s fastest water skiers will converge on the Puget Sound this summer for the 2017 World Water Ski Racing Championships. Much of the racing will take place from Point Ruston along Tacoma’s Commencement Bay between July 26 and August 6.

The championships are held every two years and will showcase 180 high-performance athletes and powerful boats from Australia, Belgium, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Austria, Spain and the United States. The last time the championships were in the US was in 2003 in Long Beach, California.

In conjunction with the water ski racing championships, Point Ruston will host the SunFest Watersports Festival on July 29 and August 5. The festival, presented by CHI Franciscan Health, will include demonstrations by accomplished skydiver Luke Aikins, plus Hyperlite and HO Watersports demonstrations. Live music, food booths, beer gardens, a family fun zone and areas to meet […]

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Bike as you like in Tacoma and Pierce County

Blog, City, FeaturedCity|May 30, 2017

Bicycling is one of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful scenery around Tacoma and Pierce County. Check out the many opportunities we have for all types of biking.

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