The Truffle Shuffle is a classic Eugene tradition. Now in its 35th year, this annual event – that includes a chocolate truffle for all finishers – benefits St. Vincent de Paul’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families. “Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) is . . . . aimed at helping homeless veterans and those at risk of homelessness with the resources needed to become or remain permanently housed. Sponsored by a grant from the Veterans Administration (VA), SSVF provides financial assistance and case management with the objective of helping our country’s veterans achieve housing stability.”
This Eclectic Edge Racing event includes a 4 mile run, a 2 mile run, a 2 mile walk, and a 700m kids run. Starting at Alton Baker Park, the 2 and 4 mile routes both run along the Willamette River. Awards will be presented for the first male and female runner, along with the first place age group winners for both male and female. If you are running with a group, you may choose to enter the team competition. See the website for more information on the team competition. There will also be random prize drawings that all participants are eligible for.
This is an afternoon race, so you can sleep in and still get in your run. Or, find a morning race and squeeze in two runs on the same day!
Truffle Shuffle Details
Date: Sunday, February 12
Times: 12:45 P.M. – Kids 700m fun run
1:15 P.M. – 2 mile walk and run
2:15 P.M. – 4 mile run
Location: Alton Baker Park, Eugene
Entry Fees: $20, add $15 for a long sleeve tech shirt
$15 – Ages 17 and under, 60 and older
Veterans – Free
Day of Race – Add $5 to the price
Kids Run – Free
Race Website: Click Here