This race is advertised as family friendly, and has stated that strollers and pets are heartily welcome on the course. They even offer the option of a 1 mile kids run, which means that no one in the family will be left out of all the fun!
While the appeal of this race is apparent, we know many runners are asking themselves, “What about the bling?” Don’t worry, you won’t be leaving empty-handed! Each participant and volunteer will receive a complementary custom race logo glass, as well as a free glass of wine, beer, or soda at the finish line. If one glass just isn’t quite quenching your thirst, the Seufert winery will be happy to help, as both the start and finish of the race are next door to this local hotspot. If you feel the urge to branch out from the race location, Dayton offers several other local wineries for your post-race wine-tasting needs.
If you have further questions about this race, feel free to head to their website or you may contact the race organizers, John Francis or Caye Poe at 503-864-3933. Email options to reach them are available directly through the race website. Parking for the race is also provided at several locations including the Pioneer Evangelical Church on 4th St., Christian Church on 5th St., or the Dayton Elementary School on Ferry St. All proceeds will go to the Dayton Harvest fest, Dayton Grade School Mediation Program, Dayton Natural Trail and the Willamette Valley Roadrunners Club.
When: Sept. 6th, 2014
Location: 401 Ferry St. in downtown Dayton, beside the city park.
Distances: 1 mile kids run (starts at 8:30am), 5k walk/run, 10k run (both starting at 9am)