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2019 Races on our Radar #41-42: October 29

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!

  • Saturday, November 2 is a $15 5k in Bend: the Pine Nursery Pacer 5k and Kids Run – but you have to sign up by October 30! The race is a fundraiser for Ponderosa Elementary School, hosted by the PTA.
  • Autumn Trails Eugene is on Sunday, November 3, and there’s a 3-miler and a 6-miler for $25 and a 10-miler for just $30.
  • Coming up November 9 is the Run 2 Music, raising funds for the Westview High School band program. The race is $20 when you sign up online by November 4.
  • Also on November 9 is Gresham’s Hit the Barlow Trail 5k for just $15.
  • One of my favorite trail half marathons is the Klickitat Trail Half on Saturday, November 9. The race shuttle leaves from the Youth Community Center in Klickitat, and there’s a marathon ($65), a half ($35), and a 5k ($15).
  • Sunday, November 10 are the McDonald Forest Trail Runs 5k/15k. Both races are $30 which is a low price on a 15k. Prices go up 11/1.
  • November 9th is the next Stumptown XC race. This one is at Pier Park and is $15.
  • The Pioneer Run in Phoenix, Oregon is on Saturday, November 16. There’s a 9-miler and a 5k, both just for $20.

Price bumps

  • The Cottage Grove Half is on April 11, 2020, but registration opens on Halloween! Check it out here.
  • The Corvallis Half is also on April 11, and its registration is already open, but will see a price increase on October 31. Until then, the half is $45 and the 5k is $20.
  • Here’s a great deal on the Me.She.We Half Marathon, which will run on Saturday, June 6, 2020. If you sign up by November 2 and use the code “HALF” you’ll get 1/2 off your registration price! There’s a half marathon, 15k and 10k, which are normally $55, $53, and $51.
  • The last day to guarantee your shirt size and get a personalized bib for the Foot Traffic Holiday Half, 10-miler, and 10k is November 14. Until then, the half or 10-miler are $89 and the 10k is $54.
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About Kelly Barten (1075 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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