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2018 Races on our Radar #41: October 2

Welcome to the latest in 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.

It’s PORTLANDATHON weekend! If you haven’t yet signed up, this is your last chance to be part of history! Run with Paula puts on really fun events that focus on runners with great on-course support and authentic respect for each and every participant. In addition to the marathon, there is a half marathon, a 5-miler, and a 4-mile river walk.

The Oregon Brewery Running Series has a run this weekend in Newport from Rogue Brewing and they are looking for volunteers. Did you know that when you volunteer for them you get a registration to use at one of their other Brewery Runs? True story! Check it out online here. The race is on Saturday late morning.

The Operation Jack 6-Hour Run and Half Marathon have a price increase on October 15. Until then, it’s $50 for the 6-Hour Run and $40 for the half marathon. The race is on Saturday, December 8 at Summerlake Park in Tigard.

The folks at Pink Buffalo Racing have a fun half coming up on Saturday, November 24 in Springfield: Friendsgiving! There’s a 5k, 10k, and half, and if you sign up before October 15, the prices are $20/$20/$50 respectively. They do a good job with their races and this is definitely one to share with your running buddies.

Foot Traffic’s Holiday Half, 10k, and 5k have price increases on October 16. Until then it’s $77/$52/$40. The race is on December 9, 2018 in Portland.

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About Kelly Barten (919 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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