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2019 Races on our Radar #34: September 3

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 on Saturday, September 7:

  • The City of Tigard is hosting it’s Family Fun Fest with a 5k that’s only $5 for ages 6+ and free for 5 and younger.
  • The Walterville Waddle 5k in Walterville is only $20 for ages 18-55 and $15 for anyone else. Sign up online by September 5 for this price.
  • The Ultimook XC 5k race has an open race that’s only $15 for youth and $20 for adults. (There’s also a HS competition).
  • In Sublimity, the Sublimity Harvest Run 3k/5k/10k is only $15.
  • The City of Salem is hosting another $5 Stride 5k. You can’t beat that!

On Sunday, September 8:

  • On Sunday, September 8th is another $10 5k hosted by Portland Parks & Rec. This one is at Gabriel Park. Sign up online here.

Further out:

  • The next Taco Tuesday Twilight Trot is on Tuesday, September 10 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 next OTC race series event (#7) is on Thursday, September 12 in Eugene. This one is a 5k from Amazon Park.
  • On Saturday, September 14 is the Millersburg Half Marathon and 5k. The half is only $45 and the 5k is $25 when you sign up by September 12th.
  • Also on the 14th is the Mt. Angel Oktoberfest, where there’s a 5k and a 10k, both priced at $32. That’s a good deal for the 10k! There’s also a half for $75.
  • The Diamond Lake Half (a Pink Buffalo Racing event) on Sunday, September 15, is $65 when you sign up before the day of the race.
  • The Stumptown XC Race Series kicks off on September 21. The five-race series is $50; individual races are $15 each. There’s a 3k kid’s race for ages 8-14 on the same day as the 2nd race in the series. Dates are 9/21, 10/12, 10/19, 11/9, and 11/23.
  • Miles for Midwives is offering a 5k for $20 and kids dash for $5. The race is on September 21 in Saint Paul.
  • Also on the 21st is the Benny Bash 5k which is only $10 per person or $25 per family of 4. The race is in Madras.
  • The Fiesta Fun Run 5k is a donation race – donate at least $10 to sign up an adult, at least $5 to register a child under 18, or $20 per family. The race is Sunday, September 15 in Albany.
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About Kelly Barten (1066 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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