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2018 Races on our Radar #4: January 23

Welcome to a new year of the Races on our Radar series, where we report on cool and/or low-cost races, group runs, price and registration deadlines, and other things we think you should know about it.

We would like to you hear from you, too. If you’re in the know on a race that you think others need to check out, be sure to let us know with our contact form. Tell us what you love about it and be sure to include a link.

The “Miles in Chiles” Portland Indoor Track Series Meet #2 is on January 24 (800m, mile, 3k). Following meets are: January 31 (events TBA), February 7 (800m, mile, 3k), and February 14 (3k).

The last day to “rent” a volunteer for just $125 for the 2018 Cascade Lakes Relay is February 1. If you’re planning to use this option and haven’t yet … get on it!

You can still sign up for the Worst Day of the Year Run, a 5k on February 3. The registration is $39 for adults and $10 for kiddos 12 and under.

Plan ahead for a Valentines Run in Canyonville, south of Roseburg. Their Heart and Sole Run on Saturday, Feb 10 is only $15 for the 5k and $20 for the 10k.

We have a discount for the 2018 Shamrock Run – save 10% on any adult entry fee with code RUNOREGONSHAMROCK18 before March 1. The Shamrock Run is on Sunday, March 18, and offers a 5k, 8k, 15k, and half marathon. There’s also a kids run and a 4-mile walk.

The Napa Valley Marathon has offered a $10 off code for it’s March 4th race in … where else but Napa? Their website has a “Getaway Weekend” page so you can find a place to stay and where to eat while you’re there. It’s truly a destination race and with the code RUNOREGON10 you’ll pay $155.

A short radar this week, but starting February the number of races really picks up and I’ll keep you posted on those I like and those with low registration fees. Until then, get out when you can and enjoy the last week of the month!

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About Kelly Barten (867 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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