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Race Preview: The Harvest Hustle 5K, 1K, Kids Dash and Wheelchair Race

The Harvest Hustle is a 5K run and wheelchair race, 1K walk and wheelchair race and Kids Dash that will be taking place downtown on October 19th, along SW Naito Parkway.

OHSU is hosting the family friendly fun run with all proceeds to benefit Camp Odakoda, the only overnight camp in the Pacific Northwest that is specifically designed for children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders.

Camp Odakoda’s mission is to facilitate a summer camp experience like most children enjoy with added support, encouragement and expertise.

So come on out to enjoy the Autumn colors along the waterfront while supporting a great cause and enjoy the festivities with fantastic food vendors, live music and giveaways for the whole family.  Halloween costumes are encouraged for the event and is sure to make the race more spooktacular!  

Complementary race t-shirts are available with registration, but hurry, because shirts are not guaranteed after Sept. 30th.

Packet Pickup will take place on Sat. Oct 18th from 11am-3pm at downtown’s Foot Traffic (333 SW Taylor St) and also will be available at the event starting at 7:30am.

Race day parking  may have some street parking available as well as a SmartPark garage  close by and location is bus and light rail friendly.  

Date: Sunday, Oct. 19th, 2014
Time: 7:30am packet pick-up and day of registration; Kid’s race at 8:45am, 5K start at 8:50am and 1K starts at 8:55am.
Location:  World Trade Center Plaza
121 SW Salmon St. #2
Portland, OR 97204
Cost:  $30 for an adult and $10 for children ages 3 and up.  Groupon is offering a 50% off discount for a limited time.
Registration:     Click Here for event’s registration site.




About Robin York (146 Articles)
Robin grew up as a couch potato and did everything she could to get out of exercise, until one day a good friend would not stop talking about this fun 5k race she was doing. Finally Robin got off the couch and trained for this "fun" race using C25K (couch to 5k program). After crossing that first finish line, she kept going and became a "runner". After losing 80 lbs, gaining health, a love of being active and setting a healthy example for her husband and kids, she thinks she'll stick with this whole "running thing".

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