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Race Preview: 2018 Eola Hills Wine Cellars “No Hills” 5k walk/run 10k run (Rickreall)

Eola Hills Wine Cellar “No Hills” Run,  will be held on November 10th 2018 this year. This small town country race is not only beautiful, but fast! Both the 5k and 10k start on the paved bike path just outside of Eola Hills Winery.

Don’t let the name “Eola Hills” fool you! This race is about as flat and fast as you can get, gettings its name “NO HILLS.”  You can walk or run the 5k, or run the 10k.  Keep in mind, there is a 90 minute time limit. When you finish back at Eola Hills Winery, enjoy a slice of pizza, and a soda inside the warm beautiful building.  Those 21+ can also enjoy a glass of wine or beer while waiting for race results..

This year there will not be parking available at Polk County Fairgrounds. While carpooling is encouraged, there will be volunteers directing participants to the free parking just down a 1/2 mile on Hwy 99 (same side of the street at Eola Hills).

Race day schedule: November 10, 2018

  • Check-in/Bib pick up 7:00a at Eola Hills Winery (501 S Pacific Hwy W Rickreall OR 97371).
  • 10k start 9:00a
  • 5k start 9:05a

Register for Eola Hills Wine Cellars “NO HILLS” Run HERE!

  • 5k walk/run $30.00*

5k Start: Eola Hills Wine Cellars parking lot; south on bike path to Orrs Corner; west to Riddell Road; south on Riddell Road approximately 0.25 miles to turnaround; return to starting point.

  • 10K run $30.00*

10k Start: Eola Hills Wine Cellars parking lot; south on bike path to Orrs Corner Road; west on Orrs Corner; cross railroad tracks; continue north on Bowersville Road across steel bridge to turnaround; return to starting point. There is a small section on Bowersville this is unpaved gravel just before the turn-around.

*Price increase after October 21st.  This event always sells out, so be sure and register today!

Races will be chipped timed by Willamette Valley Road Runners

Check out this event on facebook HERE!

Proceeds from this race are shared, going to both Dallas High School and Central High Schools Cross Country and Track programs.

 

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About Julie Mullins (32 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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