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Race Preview: 2018 Prineville Paddy Pint Run

2018 marks the 5th year of the Prineville Paddy Pint Run. This festive 5K and 1 mile run or walk encourages participants to deck themselves out in green costumes in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. This late afternoon race will start at Good Bike Company and send runners through the heart of Prineville at the blast of a cannon. There will even be optional pit stops with refreshments – which will be revealed in your registration information. The finish line and post-event block party will be at Foundry Four, where awards will also be given out. A map of both courses can be found here.

Proceeds from the Paddy Pint Run benefit the Crook County Foundation and the Tooth Taxi.

Crook County Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization building positive futures for our children, families, businesses and civic groups by fostering investment in leadership, education and the arts. The Foundation provides college scholarships, and supports educational improvement, community leadership development, and arts and cultural opportunities. Investing endowment funds with the Oregon Community Foundation ensures philanthropic contributions will serve Crook County and its residents into perpetuity.  -Crook County Foundation

The Tooth Taxi is a 38′ state-of-the-art dental office on wheels with two dental chairs and a full-time dentist and staff. It visits schools throughout Oregon to provide free dental care and oral health education to uninsured and under served children. Since the Tooth Taxi launched in late fall 2008 [it has] visited over 346 schools/sites all over the State of Oregon, and served over 18,000 children while delivering over 5.5 million dollars in donated dental services.  -Tooth Taxi

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Central Oregon with a race, a block party, and 2 charitable causes that benefit the local area.

Prineville Paddy Pint Run Details

Date: Saturday, March 17

Time: 4:00 P.M.

Location: Good Bike Company, 284 NE 3rd St, Prineville

Entry Fee: $29 (either distance)

Race Website: Click Here

Registration Website: Click Here

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About Annette Vaughan (387 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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