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Preview: The Starlight Run 5K -Largest Costume Race in Portland, OR

 Legacy Health Starlight Run Logo

Legacy Health Starlight Run Logo

Soon! Soon my Group and I will be competing against Epic costumes at the annual Legacy Health Starlight 5K Run. Although it is a heavily costumed race with about 7,500-8,000 runners we surely will only be competing against 20-30 other groups and we have a chance with how awesome these costumes are! We are going as Characters from the Disney Pixar Movie 'Up!'

We have Carl, Russell, Kevin, Doug, and the House. We are unsure how fast we will be running, but we believe we can beat the 14-minute mile pace bus for sure – despite our fantastic, hot, and cumbersome costumes. I cannot wait to see what other runners are going as.  This year- to save time, they are prejudging at 6:30pm. Be sure to get screen/prejudged first to be eligible for the final costumes.

For more info- read my original preview here.

Details:

Race: Legacy Health Starlight 5K Run (No walking allowed on this course)

When: Saturday, May 31, 2014, Costume Contest starts at 6:30pm and the Race starts at 7:45pm

Starlight Run Yip Yips!

Starlight Run Yip Yips!

Where: Lincoln High School Field (SW 16th between Salmon & Jefferson)

Registration: Registration includes your bib (NO CHIP – this is a fun run), tons of spectators, and a coupon on your bib for a free meal at the Old Spaghetti Factory and live music, food and beverages and a parade after it all. You can also purchase a retro tie-dyed souvenir T-shirt -for an additional $15 while supplies last. 

Costumes:  This year’s theme is “Making Memories.” This is the Oregon’s largest costume contest. Categories for youth, adults and groups. Prizes awarded by celebrity judges and audience applause!

Registration link (On-line registration closes at noon Pacific Time on Thursday, May 29.) : http://starlightrun.com/register-today/  $19 (for adults) until Saturday May 31, then it it $24. Please see link for other pricing.

Get ready to party! Join the Starlight Run for portlands party in the streets. Sign up now at starlight run.com!

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Questions? Email Desireevents@aol.com

 

About Maryalicia Verdecchia (84 Articles)
I am a mother, wife, and a sister who loves to run. Especially with my family if it's possible. I am a "Social Suzy' who tries to go to as many events and races as possible. Running is preferred, but I do volunteer when I can. When I am not running, you may find me wine tasting, traveling, or spending time with my family. I am proud to be part of the Run Oregon Team! If you see me, say 'Hi!'

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