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Small Race Preview: 2019 Jennifer’s Catching Slough Classic (Coos Bay)

If you’re looking for a small race in Southern Oregon, the Jennifer’s Catching Slough Classic in Coos Bay may be just the thing for you. This race takes place on Saturday, June 8th, and should be a low-key and smaller race (sometimes around 50 participants) complete with a half marathon, 10K , and 5k. Though we haven’t located a race map, the race starts and ends at the E. Catching Slough Road & Coos River Hwy parking lot and is described as a flat and fast out-and-back..

The half marathon walkers start first at 7am, followed by half runners at 8am and the shorter distances at 9a.

When: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Where: Intersection of Catching Slough Road and Coos River Hwy (map)
What: 5k, 12k, Half Marathon, 1M kids run
Registration: Online here;

  • SCRC Members:  5K and 10K – $15.00, Day of race – $20.00
  • Non-Members: 5K and 10K – $25.00, Day of race – $30.00
  • Family Membership price – $15.00 for 2-3 members, $5 for each additional family member (DOR only)
About Matt Rasmussen (1522 Articles)
Matt Rasmussen lives in Keizer, Ore. with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys watching the Olympics, sampling craft beers, and all things Canada (he was born there). Matt was raised as a baseball player and officially transitioned over to running in 2010. Matt joined the Run Oregon team in October 2011, and since then he has spearheaded the blog’s efforts to cover product reviews, news about businesses related to running, and running events in the Willamette Valley.

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