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2019 Races on our Radar #26/27 – July 9, 2019

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!

Low-cost Races Coming Up This Weekend:

  • The next Taco Tuesday Twilight Trot is tonight! Tuesday, July 9 at 6p from Eclectic Edge Events’ office at 750 Commercial in Eugene. It’s $20 for pre-registration and $25 DOR. Registration includes the 5k run, the post-race taco bar, and an adult beverage.
  • The Caledonian 5k in Athena is on the 13th, and it’s only $15.
  • This Sunday, July 14, is the SW5k. The race starts at 4:30p for walkers and 5p for runners, at SW Bible Church in Beaverton, and it’s only $10 – but online registration closes on the 11th
  • July 14 is the next Portland Parks & Rec $10 5k, this time at Pier Park.

Further Ahead:

  • The next Oregon State Penitentiary Run is July 19th. Remember you need to send your registration in early for the background check, so get planning. Other dates are August 16, September 6, and October 6.
  • The July Jubilee 5k in North Bend on July 20 is only $10 – plus there’s a free walk.
  • FREE RUN ALERT! The Bubble Run 5k at PIR on July 20 is free. You’d have to pay for parking if you drive, which is pricey, but carpool and it’s not so bad.
  • The next Salem Stride is July 20. There’s a 10k for $10 and a 5k for $5, and it’s in Minto-Brown Park.
  • For the kiddos, there’s the PJ’s to Pancakes Run/Walk. The kids mile is $5 and the 5k is $10 when you’re preregistered (or $10/$15 day of). The race is July 21 in West Linn.
  • Looking ahead to July 27, the Salem Stride Half Marathon at Minto-Brown Park is only $21. Yes. $21 for a half marathon.
  • Newberg’s Old-Fashioned 5k is on July 28, and it’s only $15.
  • COUPON CODE! Save $5 with code runoregon2019 when signing up for the July 28 Beaverton Sun Run. This code is limited to the first 25 people who sign up using it!
  • The Run Northbest Series will return to Beaverton this August! The first three Wednesdays in August, they’ll have a 5k at Greenway Park starting at 6:30. The Series is $45 and there’ll be Deschutes Beer after each run.
  • FREE RUN ALERT! The Blacklight Run 5k is waaaaay out on the calendar, but it’s free. This race is on Saturday, September 28 at PIR.

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About Kelly Barten (1056 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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