Race Preview: 13th Annual Walk Roll ‘n’ Run (Portland)


**New course alert!**

The 13th annual Walk Roll ‘n’ Run for UCP will be on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 and has a new route this year featuring Tilikum Crossing!

The event is either a 5k run or a 2 mile walk / roll. Both courses are flat and fast and the event proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and SW Washington. You can also make a donation to a participant or to the organization directly if you wish.

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Oregon & SW Washington, Inc. (UCP) supports children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Oregon & SW Washington. Our mission is to advance the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. Providing Community Services, Adult Advocacy, and Family Support, we envision A Community for Everyone.

When: Saturday, September 16th, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Where: Eastbank Esplanade | 1515 Water Ave
What: 5k run; 2 mile walk / roll
RegistrationOnline here
Registration cost: Adults – $25; Teens (ages 13-17) – $15; Children 12 and under – Free. (Race t-shirts are available for an additional $10)

Event Schedule
Fri, 9/15 from 12 PM – 6 PM: Packet pickup at Foot Traffic Downtown
Sat, 9/16 from 9 AM – 10:30 AM: Race day registration opens
Sat, 9/16 at 10:30 AM: WALK/ROLL/RUN STARTS
Sat, 9/16 at 11:00: Food time!

Stay up to date on all the details on Facebook here!


About Author

Bobi Jo has lived all over the midwest but moved to Portland in 2007 and now calls it home. She started casually running in 2012 and trained up for the "Run Like A Mother" 5k as her first proper event. She got a taste of the runner's high and is now a veteran ultrarunner. While running is her favorite sport, she is a "Jill of all trades, master of none" - her other hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and traveling the world. On her elusive rest days, she is an avid bookworm and a Green Bay Packers fan.

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