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Small Race Preview: Father’s Day Prost8K & 5K (Springfield) – UPDATED MAP

There are some races you never forget and this is one of them. Hosted by the Oregon Urology Institute and held on Father’s Day, Sunday June 18th, 2017, the Prost8k event is great for the entire family. Join the Oregon Urology Institute and race to support ongoing research for prostate cancer. Do you know that every five minutes, two men are diagnosed with prostate cancer? Join the race and show your support on Father’s Day.

Survivors of prostate cancer receive free race entry, survivor shirt, survivor photo and participant medal. The 5K walk and 8K run courses are flat, fast and scenic, starting at the Oregon Urology Institute, looping behind Gateway Mall, crossing over I-5 via the new bike bridge, covering a loop through the surrounding neighborhoods to the west of I-5, crossing back over the bridge and finishing at Gateway Mall.

Details:

What: Father’s Day Prost8K, Springfield Oregon

When: Sunday, June 18th, 8:00am

Where: Start: Oregon Urology Institute Oregon Urology Institute, 2400 Harrman LN Springfield, OR 97477. Finish: Gateway Mall. DirectionsDistances: 8K (4.97 miles) Run, 5K (3.1 miles) Walk

Register: Here

Registration Cost: (does not include shirt) $15 adults through June 1, $20 adults June 2-17, $10 Youth 12 & under through June 1, $15 June 2-17. Add $5 to all entries on race day. Free for Prostate Cancer Survivors.

Packet Pickup: Pre-Race Day, packet pickup will be Saturday, June 17, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Eugene Running Company  (116 Oakway Center). On race day, packet pickup is from 7:00 to 7:45 AM, at the start of the race.

Directions: Take Gateway south to Harlow, turn left (east) and then an immediate right onto Hartman Lane. The Oregon Urology Institute is on the right (west) side of Hartman Lane. Participants can either park at the start (the Institute), or at the finish (Gateway Mall), although it is strongly recommended that you park at the finish.

Event Shirts: Adult shirts can be purchased for an additional $10, Youth cotton shirts for an additional $7. Purchase can be placed during the registration process and guaranteed if purchased before May 31st. Prostate cancer survivors will receive a distinctive shirt with their complimentary entry.

Make A Donation: Contributions are separate from race registration. The Oregon Urology Foundation thanks you for your support. 

Volunteers: The success of Prost8K depends heavily on the support and effort received from volunteers on Race Day. There are many ways to get involved. Each race requires over 30 course marshalls, 10 water station attendants, and several people at setup/registration. All volunteers receive an official volunteer t-shirt and goodie bag.

The first step to becoming a Race volunteer is to fill out a Signup form. If you have additional questions, please contact Oregon Urology Foundation or call Oregon Urology Foundation at (541) 284-5508.

Awards: The awards ceremony begins at 9:30 AM. Awards are presented to the top three overall male and female finishers and the top three in each age group in the 8K race only.

 Age Groups: 10 & under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.

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About Shelly Pincock (21 Articles)
Shelly was born and raised in the PNW. A former swimmer, Shelly started running in 2003 when she moved to Portland Oregon. She has run several 5k’s, 10k’s and a few half marathons, but loves triathlons most. Other hobbies include hiking, rock climbing and Pilates. She loves spending time with her family, travel, fitness, health and nutrition and has her degree in nursing. She works as a fitness trainer, wedding and newborn photographer.

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