Race Preview: 2015 Worst Day of the Year Run

Is January 31st the worst day of the year?  That remains to be seen, but it is the date for the 2015 Worst Day of the Year Run. This is the day to brave the weather, whatever it may be, don your most creative costume and head to McMenamins Edgefield for a 5K or 10K that is sure to make it the best day of the year so far!

Aerial view of the race course

Runners and walkers will gather to run around the golf course.  You will be running on packed gravel, so leave the strollers at home for this race.  5K participants will make 2 laps around the course, while 10K runners will run 4.  The course includes short rolling hills and amazing views of the Columbia River.

Afterwards racers will enjoy hot cocoa, cider, and coffee along with homemade soups and freshly baked bread from McMenamins.  Costume wearers will receive a free drink and could be a winner in the costume contest!

Register soon for this race and you’ll receive a free beanie or ear warmers from Columbia Sportswear. And don’t forget, the Worst Day of the Year Run supports the Portland Police Bureau’s Sunshine Division. So brave the elements and come on out for a great cause and a lot of fun!

2015 Worst Day of the Year Run Details

Date: Saturday, January 31

Time: 10:00 A.M.

Location: McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 SW Halsey Street, Troutdale

Price: $35 (pre-race online,)  VIP registration $60, Kids 12 and under $10

Race Website: Click Here

Registration Website: Click Here

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