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.
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.
- 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.