Latest Posts:

Race Preview: Tilikum Trail Run and Family Run – 7/4/2014 (Newberg, OR)

Photo by Dennis Littlefield

Have a fun-filled Fourth of July at the Camp Tilikum, a Christian retreat center in Newberg, Oregon. There will be events and activities for the entire family--three different races (5k race, 5k fun run and 1 mile walk), which will include trails and roads with gravel and grass, with awards will be given to the male and female winners of each event, and there also opportunities to boat, swim, zipline and picnic! Strollers are welcome, but pets are not allowed at Camp Tilikum. Refreshments will be available for purchase. All fees and donations from the Tilikum Trail Run go to the Go the Distance to Get Kids to Camp scholarship fund.

When: Friday, July 4th, 2014

What time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Where: Camp Tilikum (15321 NE North Valley Road; Newberg, OR 97132)

Register: Online, or by mail; $35 for adults (5k Race; 5k Fun Run; 1 Mile Walk); $15 for kids aged 6-18 (5k Race; 5k Fun Run; 1 Mile Walk); Free for kids under 5 with a paid adult registration. Paid registrations include a t-shirt and goodie bag. After 6/20, fees increase by $10.

Photo by Dennis Littlefield

About Marilyn Tycer (71 Articles)
Marilyn Tycer was born and raised in the PNW. A former fencer for Duke University, Marilyn started running as a hobby in 2009. She was committed after finished a half marathon and they had run out of Jamba Juice--at that moment, Marilyn swore never to be that slow again. She's run every distance between the 5k and the full marathon, and loves to talk about running, especially races! Her other hobbies beer tasting and makeup. She writes her own blog, Lipgloss+Spandex (, and also writes for We Heart This (

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: