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Races on our Radar #2

A few things you might want to know for this week:

  • Want to do a turkey trot but don’t want to shell out the $$? There’s a free Turkey Trot group run on Thursday morning at 8:30a. The group will meet at the Bethany Starbucks for an all-inclusive 4-miler. Here’s the route.
  • Portland Running Company is hosting their Winter Wonder sale this weekend, November 25-28. Deals.
  • The Hippie Chick now has three race distances: a quarter marathon, 15k, and a half marathon. Registration is now open online here and prices go up 11/28. Currently, the half is $60, the 15k is $55, and the quarter is $50. The 2017 date is set for May 13.
  • Registration for the Helvetia Half Marathon/10k is also open, and this year they’ve added a 15k run and a 25-mile bike race. Current prices for the June 10th race are $55 for the 10k and 15k, $60 for the half, and $50 for the bike event. Register online here.
  • The 2017 Shamrock Run (March 19) is running a “Black Friday Special” – if you were planning to order any of their gear, they’re offering free shipping when you order between the dates of 11/25 and 11/28.

Got tips, news alerts, and race announcements for us to share? Email runoregonblog@gmail.com with the details.

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We started the Run Oregon blog in February 2007, because felt like running in Oregon and SW Washington deserved more positive coverage. We also wanted to level the playing field so that small, non-profit races could compete with big events; and to support local race organizers.

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