Have you ever wished you could pick your own distance at a race? If so, Operation Jack Northwest is your wish come true! On December 13th you can choose to run any distance from 1 mile to an ultra-marathon at Summerlake Park’s 0.94 mile loop course.
This creative event is a fundraiser for autism research and is the brainchild of Sam Felsenfeld, who wanted to raise money and awareness for autism in the name of his autistic son, Jack. This 6 hour event is in its 5th year in the Northwest. The organizers are hoping to raise more than $1,500 for Operation Jack this year.
When you register for Operation Jack Northwest, choose your distance, but if you feeling like running more or less on race day – that’s up to you! You just have to finish before the race course closes at 2:00 P.M.
Short Distance (1-13 miles) = 1-13 loops
Half Marathon (13.1 miles) = 14 loops
Tweener (13.2-26.1 miles) = 15-27 loops
Marathon (26.2 miles) = 28 loops
Ultra-marathon (26.3+ miles) = 29+ loops
Operation Jack Northwest is capped at just 100 runners, so register soon to get in on this multi-distance fundraising run.
Operation Jack Northwest 2014 Details
Date: Saturday, Dec. 13
Time: 8:00 A.M., but you may start later if you wish. Just remember that the course closes at 2:00 P.M.
Location: Summerlake Park, 11450 SW Winterlake Drive, Tigard
Entry Fee: $60 (Additional donations for this fundraiser are encouraged at registration.)
Race Website: Click Here
Registration Website: Click Here