Sprint Distance      

women's triathlon and duathlon



medical lake, washington


Host Hotel:


3 mile run, 10 mile bike, 3 mile run

Holiday Inn Express Cheney

(just 13 minutes from Medical Lake)

Local phone:  509-235-1100

Valley Girl TRI and DU at Medical Lake!

July 21, 2019 

.45 mile swim, 10 mile bike, 3 mile run


July 21, 2019


Olympic Distance


Save the date for Sweet Sixteen, our FINAL YEAR of the Valley Girl Triathlon and Duathlon!

2019 marks SIXTEEN SWEET YEARS of seeing your smiling and excited faces on race day. You have shared so many stories of personal successes, strengths, and overcoming of fears...YOU kept us coming back, year after year! We have had the pleasure of the BEST (and most cheerful) volunteers, incredible sponsors, and great support from both the Liberty Lake and Medical Lake communities. I can't thank you all enough!

Yet, my career is leading me down a new road and we will no longer continue to organize this event after 2019. It's truly bittersweet... you have all made my life so much sweeter and the Valley Girl TRI and DU will forever hold a special place in my heart. 

Be a part of SWEET SIXTEEN and help us say bon voyage to the Valley Girl Triathlon and Duathlon. Your smiling faces I will surely miss every year, but I hope to see you all one last time in July so we can celebrate! Thanks for making this race part of your yearly bucket list and creating such awesome camaraderie, spirit of friendship, and support for women in sport in our area. 

Thank you for the treasure trove of memories...let's do this one more time in 2019! 

Marla Emde, race organizer 

.9 mile swim, 25 mile bike, 6 mile run

We will continue to partner with Transitions of Spokane, a non profit organization founded in 1995, committed to serving low income women and children in need. The Valley Girl TRI is proud to donate a portion of our proceeds to this amazing organization AND to serve as a drop-off site for donations on both packet pick-up days and on race day. For a "wish list" of needed items and to learn more about our partner go to:  www.help4women.org

  • Miyram's House
  • New Leaf Bakery
  • The Transitional Living Center
  • The Women's Hearth
  • EduCare



are always needed!