Race Preview: 2018 Keizer Iris Runs

The Keizer Iris Runs take place during the annual Iris Festival on May 19th, 2018. The races start and end on Manbrin Dr at River Road in Keizer. The half marathon and 10k start first at 8:30am, the 5k and 3k follow at 9:15. The out and back courses of the half marathon and 10k are both USATF certified. Runners start heading west on Manbrin Dr, turn right on Shoreline Dr, which turns into Windsor Island Road. The 5k and 3k participants run on River Road, which will already be closed for the parade and will be lined by spectators. After the race, enjoy a breakfast of pancakes and scrambled eggs, and a free beer is available for those of legal age inside the Keizer Fest Tent.

Keizer Iris Run Details:
When: Saturday, May 19
Where: Manbrin Dr, Keizer (Map)
What: Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, 3k
Registration: online here
Registration cost: Half Marathon – $65, 10k – $47, 5k – $35, 3k – $30. Discount for youth participants.
Registration includes: Race entry, event shirt (if registered before May 11), post-race breakfast, beer.
Packet Pickup: JC’s Pizzaria 4200 River Rd N on Friday, May 18th from 12-5:30pm and Saturday, May 19th from 7am – 8:15am, and day of race starting at 7am.

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