Race Preview: 2016 Manzanita Beach Run

If you're headed to the beach in July, consider running the 26th Annual Manzanita Beach Run on July 23rd. This is a true "beach run," as participants will run along the hard-packed sand of Manzanita Beach. The out and back course takes runners and walkers out towards Nehalem Bay Jetty then turns around and takes them back to where they started. This course provides views of the ocean and Neahkanie Mountain. 

This race is put on by the North County Recreation District, whose mission is “to promote the educational, recreational, social and physical well-being of the entire north Tillamook County community by offering activities for all ages and abilities in an inviting environment.”

This race includes a 5K walk and run, a 10K run, and a 1 mile kids’ run. Participants will enjoy music, post-race snacks, and raffle prizes.There will be awards for the top finishers, as well. Participants this year will receive a free entry to the Inaugural Manzanita Music Festival being held on July 23-24.

Manzanita Beach Run Details

Date: Saturday, July 23

Time: 9:00 A.M.

Location: 162 Ocean Road, Manzanita

Entry Fees: $36 – 5K and 10K
$18 – Kids’ Run

Race/Registration Website: Click Here

About Annette Vaughan (495 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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