Races on our Radar #28

Registration opens 8a on 7/15.

Here’s what Run Oregon has been keeping an eye on this week. Remember, if you know a really cool small race, an important registration deadline, or other fun running news, please send it our way so we can share it with our readers!

  • Save $5 on your registration for the Manzanita Beach Run taking place on July 22 – simply use the code RUNOREGON and then pack for the beach. There’s a 5k and a 10k, $36 before the discount.
  • The code RUNOREGON will also save you 10% off your race at WHY Racing’s Midsummer Triathlon and Multi-Sport Festival. There’s a “My First Tri” option, plus Du, Tri, and AquaBike (no running) events. This race is on July 30 at Blue Lake Park.
  • The Oregon Brewery Series is still running strong! They have another run from the Lucky Lab on Hawthorne on July 29 – remember, save 20% with the code runOR20!
  • The Holiday Half opens registration at 8a on July 15. (There’s also a great 5k.) This race is on Sunday, December 10 in North Portland. The half will start out at $70 and the 5k at $38; both registrations include a long-sleeve tech shirt. The first 100 to sign up get a tote bag with the race logo on it (pictured at right).
  • Cheap race alert! The Two Cities Summit Run offers and 8k and a 12k – your choice for just $25 when you sign up online. This race is on July 30 and is a point to point from Springfield to Eugene. Read our preview here.
  • Low-cost race alert! It’s a little more per-kilometer, but it’s also a non-profit event that raises funds for Family Dogs New Life Shelter. The Family Dogs 5k is on July 30 at Mt. Tabor and is $25 when you sign up online.

That’s all for this installment.

About Kelly Barten (1152 Articles)
I started the Run Oregon blog in February 2007, because I felt like running in Oregon and SW Washington deserved more positive coverage. I also wanted to level the playing field so that small, non-profit races could compete with big events; and to support LOCAL race organizers. I'm a Creighton Bluejay (undergrad) and an Oregon Duck (Sports Marketing MBA), and I live in Tigard with my husband and two kids. My "real job" is working for an incredibly awesome math textbook company doing marketing and production.
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