Race Preview: 2021 Ladybug Run for CDH Awareness (Tigard)

Ladybug Run for CDH Awareness returns to Cook Park for its 10th year. This popular local race is perfect for the whole family; you can walk, run, push a stroller, split a 10K with your spouse or a friend, and get the kids running too! 

This beautiful course mostly runs along paved trails through parks and along the Tualatin River, with a short section on wide sidewalks along Durham Road. There’s one short but challenging hill, and a lovely descent back into Cook Park, but this is a stroller-friendly course and mostly flat. You can expect shaded trails, open green spaces, river views, and for the 10K runners, a short section along a pretty forest trail.

Distance options include a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run, and fun kids’ races for all ages from a free Diaper Dash to a half mile and mile. This event also offers a 10K relay, where runner 1 takes on the first 5K and runner 2 completes the second 5K. If you can’t make it on race day you can also opt for a virtual 5K or 10K.

All 5K and 10K runners get finisher medals and other race goodies.

To allow everyone plenty of space, the start line is open for 20 minutes with a staggered start. There’s also no race day packet pick-up, but you’ll have three options to choose from, or you can have your packet mailed for an additional $6.

The Ladybug Run raises funds for the Ladybug CDH Foundation, with proceeds going toward raising awareness, funding medical research, and providing assistance to families with children affected by congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).

Ladybug Run for CDH Awareness 


  • Saturday, August 28
  • 8:40am (5K), 8:45 (10K), 10:10-10:15 (kids’ races)

Where: Cook Park, 17005 SW 92nd Ave, Tigard, OR 97224


  • $40 (5K), $45 (10K), $15 (½ mile and mile) through 8/15; all prices increase by $5 after 8/15
  • 10K relay: $80 (2 runners), increasing to $90 after 8/15
  • Virtual options: $35 (5K), $40 (10K)
  • Diaper Dash: free

Register online

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