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Mid-Valley Small Race Previews: 2018 Cheadle Lake 5K/10K (Lebanon) and Victor Point Run For The Hills (Silverton)

The 9th annual Cheadle Lake 5K/10K and Kids Obstacle Dash will once again be hosted by Build Lebanon Trails on Saturday, May 5. The 5K/10K fun run follows a loop around Cheadle Lake and through Cheadle Park on a mix of pavement, packed gravel, and hard packed dirt. The 5K and 10K is $25 for adults and $10 for students (18 and under.) Family and group rates are also available.

The Kids Obstacle Dash is a 1/2 mile course for kids 10 and under. It includes a gunny sack race, a balance beam, the pool noodle slalom, and much more. Kids can get in on the fun for just $10. Adults are welcome to follow their kids and help them out if needed. Check the website for information about free registration for the first 100 kids!

This event supports Build Lebanon Trails, which is a non-profit that has been building and maintaining multi-use public trails to improve the community since 2005. The events start at 9:00 A.M. at Cheadle Lake Park (37919 Weirich Drive, Lebanon.)

 Another fundraising event on Saturday, May 5 is Victor Point School Run For The Hills. This community run/walk benefits the K-8 students of Victor Point School in Silverton. The event includes a 5K, 10K, 15K, and a 1 mile Kids Run.  If you are looking for a challenge, sign up for the 10K or 15K. Both promise some challenging climbs and amazing views winding through the Cascade foothills.

All events start and finish at Victor Point School (1175 Victor Point Rd SE, Silverton.) The Kids Run starts at 8:00 A.M., the 15K at 8:15 A.M., and the 5K and 10K at 8:45 A.M. Kids can run the 1 mile run for just $10. The 5K is $20, the 10K is $25, and the 15K is $30.


About Annette Vaughan (428 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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