Know the Plan, Take the Route, Race the Wave.
September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and Cannon Beach has found a creative way for their citizens and visitors to practice their tsunami evacuation route. The Race the Wave 5k starts at Cannon Beach’s Tolovana Beach Wayside parking lot, and the run/walk route will follow the evacuation route to the finish line on higher ground.
At the finish, participants can enjoy some food and gather important information at the Preparedness Fair. You can expect to find booths by the Community of Cannon Beach, Clatsop County Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI), Oregon Office on Disability & Health at Oregon Health & Science University and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region X. More information about Emergency Preparedness can be found in FEMA’s press release regarding this race.
Race the Wave 5k Details:
When: September 28, 2014 – 9am
Where: Cannon Beach, OR
Registration: Online here
Registration cost: $30
Packet Pickup: Saturday, Sept. 27th 5-8pm or on race day 7:30-9am at the Tolovana Beach Wayside Parking lot (Cannon Beach Hwy 101 exit 3).