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Race Preview: 2017 Volkslaufe 25k/5k (Central Point)

OK, Speedsters – this upcoming race is for you. The Volkslaufe 25KM Championship Run is the USATF-Oregon Association 25km championship. This means not just status, but prize money for the top 3 overall men and women! And, if you prefer a 5K fun run, you have that option as well.

Both distances will start and finish at the Jackson County Expo in Central Point. The 25K will be well-supported with water stations at 5, 10, 15, and 20 kilometers. The 5K is an untimed out and back course with no awards.

The 25K also includes some special awards for anyone who beats the race director’s 1980 time and another for the first male and female who are former student/athletes of the race director, Joe Volk.

There will also be a drawing for an Elliptigo Arc 8. Each participant gets on raffle ticket, and additional tickets can be purchased to improve your odds.

Volkslaufe Run Details

Date: Saturday, January 27

Time: 9:00 A.M.

Location: Jackson County Expo, 1 Peninger Rd, Central Point

25K Entry Fee: $40 or $35 for Southern Oregon Runners members
5K Entry Fee: $20 or $15 for SOR members

Race Website: Click Here

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About Annette Vaughan (375 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner, personal trainer, and race director in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is the race director for Get A Clue Scavenger Race and owns a personal training studio in Canby. She believes in promoting movement, since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.

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