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Race Preview: 2018 Run to get Lucky (Corvallis)

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Run to get Lucky is a Best in the West family fun event. Get your St. Patrick’s day costumes ready and come walk or run this fun family event on March 17th, 2018. No matter the weather, there will be a huge tent providing a warm dry place to party before and after the race. You will also be able to enjoy post race food by Cloud and Kellys. Although, costumes aren’t required, there will be prizes for the best costume and crowd favorite. The start, finish, and packet pickup will all be in the Front of Cloud and Kellys Public House located at 126 SW First St in Corvallis between Monroe and Madison.

Race day schedule:

  • 12:30p 1 mile family run, walk, roll & stroll 12:30
  • 1k kids run 12:30
  • 15k 1:00 (12:30 early start available for walkers)
  • 5K walk/run 1:30
  • Awards 3:00
  • Beer/Cider Mile 5:00

Register: Here!

Registration prices:

  • 5k Adult $30.00
  • 5K Youth (18 and under) $20.00
  • 15k Adult $40.00
  • 1k Youth $15.00
  • 1 Mile Youth and Adult $15.00
  • Beer/Cider Mile Relay $20.00

*You may register on the day of race, but some races will be $5.00 more

Matt ran this last year and here is a highlight:

Music was blaring, local restaurants were serving food and 2 Towns Cider and Block 15 Brewing were providing drinks. Winners were receiving awesome flower planters for placing and it just had a fantastically festive feel. Add in a sprinkling of sun, and you have a great day. This race comes highly recommended by yours truly.

There will be a slight change this year for the 15k course – no more muddy trail and an added beautiful river view! All the races are out and backs, starting and finishing at the same place.  Cool interactive maps for all the races can be found here!

Finishers will receive a pint glass and a free beverage.  Prizes will be given out to the top 3 overall winners in the 15k and 5k race.  The top 3 in will be pulled out for age group  winners as well.

This Best in the West event supports the Family Assistance Program.

Want to get involved, but don’t want to walk/run? Volunteers needed!  You can register to help Here!

If you have more questions, you can read Run to get Lucky’s FAQs page Here!

2017 Run to Get Lucky (Travis)

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About Julie Mullins (22 Articles)
I am a 41 year-old runner from Dallas, OR. I am married to Jerry (also a runner) and we have three kids (one who will run with us on occasion). I work full time at West Valley Hospital/Salem Health and run as often as I can. I ran in High school but as an adult, started running in 2008. Since then, I have completed 13 full marathons, numerous 5k, 10ks and 15k. I've run two Ultras and just completed my 31st half marathon. My goal is the get my BQ in 2018 at Eugene Marathon! (Pinch me, I DID IT!!!) I also organize a local running group called ZaoFit (on facebook). I LOVE running with others - it is what keeps me motivated to stay consistent, and to keep dreaming big.

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