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Small Race Preview: C.A.T Walk and Fun Run (Hillsboro)


There are so many 4th of July races in beautiful Oregon! If you are anywhere near Hillsboro on the 4th, check out the C.A.T. Walk and Fun Run. This year marks their 19th year of fighting to eliminate barriers to cancer care! They are fighting because everyone deserves access to high quality and compassionate care! Last year (2018) alone, this race raised over $106,00 to acquire a new state-of-the art mobile mammography van for OHSU Tuality Healthcare. That van travels from Hillboro to the coast, bringing mammograms to under served women.

C.A.T. Walk and Fun Run:

Downtown Hillsboro at the Civic Center Plaza (150 E Main St, Hillsboro)

July 4th 2019

  • 6:30 a – Registration, Kid’s Zone, and health fair
  • 7:30 a – Registration closes, Kids’ Dash begins (children must be registered)
  • 8:00 a – Event begins
  • 10:00 a – Event concludes and parade begins

Register for this event here

  • $30 – Individual (age 13 to adult)
  • $20 – Youth (age 6 to 12)
  • Free – Kids (age 5 and under)

Funds raised are going to help provide travel and accommodation assistance for patients receiving treatment at OHSU Tuality Healthcare. Also to support capital improvements and state-of-the art equipment investments in Tuality’s cancer care facilities.   

C.A.T. Walk and Fun Run can be found on Facebook here.

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About Julie Mullins (93 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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