The race begins and ends on the beach by Pelican Brewpub in Pacific City. The course description couldn’t be any easier: You head south to your turnaround, then north back to the finish. The half-mile kids run starts first at 9am, followed by the 5k and 10k runners at 9:15 (or after the last kid is done running). Finishers will also receive a finisher’s medal.
This race is a major fundraiser for the Cedar Creek Childcare Center in Hebo, OR and is volunteer-run and organized.
Cedar Creek Beach Challenge details:
When: Sunday, August 2nd; 9am kids run, 9:15am race start.
Where: Pelican Brewery (33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive), Pacific City, OR
What: 5k, 10k, 1/2 mile kids run
Registration: Online here
Registration cost: $30 until 7/25; $40 thereafter. $15 kids run (11 years old and under)
Registration includes: race entry, event shirt, free beer or root beer at Pelican Brewery