Mini Race Preview: Islanders Run United 5K 10/17/15

The first annual Islanders Run United 5K is coming to Swan Island on October 17. This race, put on by United Way, is a fundraising event for 3 local organizations. Proceeds will go to Doernbecher Children's Hospital, npGreenway, and Community Cycling Center.

The mission of Islanders Run United is to “improve family health by supporting wellness, activity and access to health care. Strengthen family bonds by encouraging shared experiences. Providing quality support when additional help is needed.”

Islanders Run United is a family friendly event. The 5K is for both runners and walkers, and kids activities will be available. There will be a UPS Open House at the start/finish area with a mock delivery course for kids to run, walk, or ride.

Islanders Run United 5K course

Islanders Run United Details

Date: Saturday, October 17

Time: 8:00 A.M. (staggered start)

Location: Swan Island, 6235 N Basin Ave, Portland

Race Price: $25

Race Website: Click Here


About Annette Vaughan (493 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner and personal trainer in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is a certified personal trainer, who believes in promoting movement since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.
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