The course includes crossing two Portland bridges (Morrison and Hawthorne) and what’s more is that $10 from each registration will benefit the Oregon Food Bank. And, course organizers assure us that the course is flat and fast. I like that in a race. The quicker I can get to the world class blues music the better! 10K participants will make two loops of the 5K course.
What is really exciting about these two events combining is that the Waterfront Blues Festival has annually been recognized as one of the top music festivals in the world and is the largest fundraiser for the Oregon Food Bank.
Registration for the inaugural Red, White, and Blues 5K Run/Walk is $39 and the 10K Run/Walk is $49. You may register on race day, however you will incur an additional premium fee and organizers will not guarantee any specific race shirt/sizes. The event is Sunday, July 6, 2014 with a 7:30AM start time.
Registration: Online and on race day, $39 for the 5K, $49 for the 10K, late registration available but will cost more
Location: Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland
When: Sunday July 6, 2014
What time: 7:30a