The Willamette Valley Welcomes IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon

IRONMAN competitors and spectators, we welcome you to the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon! While the triathlon begins and ends in Salem, Oregon on July 25, 2021, the entire Willamette Valley beckons you to stay awhile. From accommodations to things to do to culinary delights to savor pre- and post-event, there is much to explore in the sprawling valley that is sure to surprise and delight you.

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Need a room?

Consider these Willamette Valley communities nearest to Salem, Oregon. They are all about 30 minutes away, so you’re still close to all the action while staying in a historic bed and breakfast, guest suite hotel, or a country retreat.

Approximately 30 minutes North of Salem is Oregon’s Yamhill Valley, boasting world-class wineries and adventures, including hot air balloon rides and equestrian wine tours.

Approximately 30 minutes South of Salem in Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley is Albany, Oregon, offering endless family-friendly experiences, including a hand-crafted carousel.

Approximately 40 minutes Southwest of Salem in the heart of the Willamette Valley is Corvallis, home to Oregon State University and plenty of culinary, cultural and outdoor adventures.

Race-cations galore!

The Willamette Valley is brimming with experiences you’ll never forget. Explore our itineraires and articles to start planning your extra adventures today.

Wineries, Tastings & Tours

Hike, Bike & Paddle the Valley

Taste the Food Trails

Track Town USA

Eugene is a runner’s paradise, drawing Olympic athletes, runners and fans of the sport from around the world to train and compete indoors and out. This is also home to Oregon University’s Hayward Field, a world-class facility offering an unparalleled stage for amazing feats of athleticism in an architectural and engineering marvel, where every inch has purpose.