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Running Meme and Strava Segment of the Week: Fern Ridge :: Bertelsen to Bailey Hill

This week, we are going to Eugene and highlight a segment that is on the Taco Tuesday Twilight Trot course. This is a monthly 5k series run from the Eclectic Edge offices in West Eugene, and all participants are treated to a beverage and a taco bar after the race. Registration is $25 for this evening race, which encourages each participant to run/walk their best time and has a friendly, welcoming tone. The next race is Tuesday, February 5. The other dates for 2019 are March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 9, August 6, September 10, October 1, November 5, and December 3.

The segment is called “Fern Ridge :: Bertelsen to Bailey Hill” and is 0.7 miles. It starts on the Fern Ridge bicycle path just east of Bertelsen and ends at Bailey Hill, which is the turnaround point for the Taco Tuesday Twilight Trot. The elevation gain is minor. As of today, this route has been run by 240 people and attempted a total of 749 times. Check it out, either as part of the Taco Tuesday series or just on a run next time you’re in the area!

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About Kelly Barten (1007 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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