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Race Preview: 2014 Run on the Runway 5k – Hillsboro, OR

Run on the Runway 5k

As part of the Oregon International Air Show, the Port of Portland is putting on the 1st Annual Run on the Runway 5k on September 21, 2014. This unique run gives runners the opportunity to actually run on the Hillsboro Airport runway. The flat course includes Runway 20 and surrounding taxiways, taking runners to places that only planes typically can go.

The race is a fundraiser for the Hillsboro Schools Foundation and is limited to the first 500 runners, age 14 and older to register. Included in the registration fee is a race bib, race shirt, and general admission into the Oregon International Air Show.  No strollers, walkers, bikes or pets are allowed in the race. The race starts at 9am and has a one hour time limit for the 5k race.

There will not be registration on the day of the race so make sure to register early. Registration is $45. Packet pickup will be Wednesday, September 17th from 5pm-8pm or on Thursday, September 18th from 9am – 3pm at the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce.

 

Race Information

When: Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 9am

Where: Hillsboro Airport: 3355 NE Cornell Road, Hillsboro OR 97124

Registration: $45 and includes a bib, shirt, and free entry into the Oregon International Air Show. No day of race registration. Register online

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