Upcoming Vancouver/Camas area races from Clark County Running Club

You like small races? How about races that are only $2? Or FREE, if you’re a member of Clark County Running Club? These events are all no-frills, volunteer-run, supportive, and FUN! Please note there is no online registration for these events; you’ll need to register day of race.

Washougal Dike Half Marathon, 7.1k and 5k

Sunday, October 12 in Camas

This race will be great for those looking for a low-key half marathon or unique distance … or those that just need a 5k for their weekend. The half marathon course is a “1.1 mile loop plus two 6 mile out-and-backs along the dike.” The course is set up so that participants will pass the aid station and restrooms five times during the race. The official start is at 10a, but you may begin as early as 9a when registration opens. The course will be closed at 12:30a, allowing for 3 hours and 30 minutes for participants to knock out 13.1 The race is at Cottonwood Beach Park at S. Index and S. 32nd in Camas, Wash.

David Douglas/Burnt Bridge Creek 5 miler

Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Vancouver

This simple out-and-back course is a favorite with CCRC runners, following the Burnt Bridge Creek Trail. The race starts at 10a from David Douglas Park at 1016 N. Garrison Road in Vancouver, Wash.

Marine Park Costume Run and Kids Run

Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Vancouver

Dress up for this race – distances TBA. There’s even a short distance for the kiddos; they’ll have a good time breaking in their Halloween Costumes (and it may be the only time they’ll be WARM in them). It’s a fun way to celebrate the holiday with the entire family. The race starts at 10a at Marine Park at SE Marine Park Way and Columbia Way in Vancouver, Wash.

Lewis River 5 Mile Run

Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Battle Ground

File miles along the Lewis River are sure to put you in a festive fall mood. Head to the trailhead on Hantwick Road (29600 NE Hantwick Road) for this beautiful five miler for the 10a start time.

Klineline 3 and 6 Mile Run

Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Vancouver

This run on the rolling Salmon Creek Trail offers 3-Mile and 6-Mile options for runners and walkers. The course is an out-and-back, starting at the lovely hour of 10a. Punch 1112 NE 117th St., Vancouver, Wash., into your Garmin.

CCRC Turkey Trot 5k Run

Saturday, November 22, 2013 in Vancouver

Haven’t you always wanted to run more than one Turkey Trot? Well, this race is on Saturday, giving you a free and clear Thursday for another race. Or for sleeping in. You choose. The race starts at Marine Park at 10a; one participant will win a turkey!


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