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2019 Races on our Radar #15: April 9

Welcome to the latest post in the 2019 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, let us know via email, twitter, or facebook!

Other Low-cost and/or Cool Races:

  • This Thursday is the OTC Race Series #2, starting at 6p at Alton Baker Park in Eugene. There’s a 10k and a 5k for $5 (free if you’re an OTC member).
  • This spring’s first TrackTown Youth League meet for ages 7-14 is this Friday, April 12 at Roosevelt High School in Portland. Registration is FREE.
  • A popular race, the Save the Bee 5k, in Veneta is this Saturday, April 13. Sign up online for $25 or DOR for $30.
  • The Camellia Run in Newburg is this Saturday, April 13, and you can choose either the 10k or 5k for $30. Sign up online by the 11th for this price.
  • Also on the 13th is the Splash N Dash 5k & 10k in Tillamook. Both the 5k and 10k are priced at $30.
  • Sunday, April 14th is the Bridgeway Run for Autism in Eugene. There is a 5k and an 8k, both priced at only $15 when you sign up online.
  • In Salem on Sunday the 14th, there is a donation-registration 5k at McColloch Stadium. The Tracy Hoffman Memorial 1-mile/5k Walk/Run raises funds for the Oregon Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
  • The Peace of Joe 5k on May 20th in Forest Grove goes to support women in recovery. Registration is $25. This is an excellent cause and one worth supporting!
  • Also on the 20th is the Goat Mountain Gallop. Their half marathon is only $35 without a shirt ($45 with) and you can sign up online here. It’s a point-to-point course, with parking at Molalla High School.
  • One more race on the 20th is the Run for the Son 5k, an Easter-themed race to “burn off extra calories.” It’s only $10, and it’s in Rainier.

Price Bumps Coming Up Soon:

  • The Lake Run in Lake Oswego will run on Saturday, May 11 and has a price increase on April 11. Until then the 10k is $45 and the 5k is $40. After that, prices go up $5.
  • Sign up for the Bridge to Brews by April 11 to save yourself $10. Until then, the price for either the 10k or 8k is $69. The race is on Sunday, April 14 in downtown Portland.
  • The Hop Hop Half is on Saturday, April 20, but the deadline to register and get the shirt size you want is this Friday, April 12.
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About Kelly Barten (1031 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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