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Race Preview: 2016 Love Stinks 5K and Couple Shuffle Relay 10K

The proceeds from the event's shirts (featuring this logo) will go towards the much needed restoration of the Phoenix Elementary track.

The Love Stinks 5K and Couple Shuffle 10K Relay  offers a fun event for those looking for something not too sickeningly sweet for this February.   Singles and couples will both find something fun in this event located in Phoenix, Oregon.  The course will be ab out at back starting and ending at Phoenix Elementary.  So, grab your friends or your loved ones or even your fren-emies and compete to beat each other in the 5K or as a team effort in the 10k relay. Bring your little cherubs along too for the "Chasing Cupid kid's free fun run" which is open for kids 8 years old and under.  Kids will run with Cupid (or chase him) around the elementary track.  Not only that, but finishers of this kid-friendly event will receive a pass to try out Kid Time!  Discovery Experience.  

Stay after the event for awards, snacks and refreshments which will be available after the race in the Phoenix Elementary gym.

Packet pick up will be available on Friday Feb 5th from 4:30-6pm at the Max Muscle (1310 Center Dr. Medford, OR) which is located in the Harry and David shopping village.

Custom bibs will be available this year.  And I hear that not only are these bibs going to be super cool, they are also environmentally friendly. This year’s bibs will be provided by Recycle Racing and are 100% recyclable.  You know, for those of us who don’t hoard our bibs…

Race Details:  

When:  Saturday, February 6
Day of packet pick up at the Phoenix Elementary School gym from 8:00 am until 9:00am.
Chasing Cupid Kids’ Fun Run Starts at 9:00 am
10K Relay (5K / 5K) Starts at 9:15AM
5K Starts at 9:15AM

Where:  Phoenix Elementary 215 N Rose St, Phoenix, OR 97535

Registration:  You can save $5 by being a Southern Oregon Runners member, otherwise, before Feb 1st, the 5K is $20 and if you are 17 years old or younger, $7.00.  The Couple Shuffle Relay 10K is $35 for non members.  Register online or click here for mail in forms.

Website:  Southern Oregon Runners

 

About Robin York (147 Articles)
Robin grew up as a couch potato and did everything she could to get out of exercise, until one day a good friend would not stop talking about this fun 5k race she was doing. Finally Robin got off the couch and trained for this "fun" race using C25K (couch to 5k program). After crossing that first finish line, she kept going and became a "runner". After losing 80 lbs, gaining health, a love of being active and setting a healthy example for her husband and kids, she thinks she'll stick with this whole "running thing".

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