Tracksmith’s Twilight 5000 is Coming to Eugene and Portland this Summer!

The Twilight 5000 is an exciting race series that promises to bring together passionate runners for a thrilling experience. This unique event, organized by Tracksmith, showcases the beauty of running at twilight and celebrates the sport’s rich heritage.

With races taking place in various cities, including Eugene (July 9th) and Portland (August 10th), there are multiple opportunities for runners to challenge themselves in a competitive yet supportive environment.

Both Oregon races are set to take place on a beautiful summer evenings. Participants will gather at Churchill High School in Eugene and Grant High School in Portland, where they will be greeted by a festive atmosphere and the camaraderie of fellow runners. The Eugene race is held the same time as the USATF Championships – making this a true running weekend!

While most of us aren’t elites, these track races should have us all feeling as close to that as possible – with pacers and announcers for every heat. As the sun sets, the twilight ambiance will create a captivating backdrop for the race, adding a touch of magic to the experience.

The race series aims to celebrate the art and culture of running, offering runners an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who share a passion for the sport.

Whether you’re a seasoned runner aiming for a new personal record or a beginner looking to test your limits, the Twilight 5000 promises to be an event that will leave you inspired and motivated.

Twilight 5000 $35


  • Race Dates:
    • Eugene (July 9th) and Portland (August 10th)
  • Race Times:
    • 6pm
  • Locations:
    • Churchill High School in Eugene
    • Grant High School in Portland
About Author

Matt Rasmussen lives in Keizer, Ore. with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys watching hockey, going to as many breweries (618) and wineries (152) as he can, and all things Canada (he was born there). Matt was raised as a baseball player and officially transitioned over to running in 2010.

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