Independence Day Half Marathon
July 4 @ 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTTBD
2021 (Real) Event Information: Join us on Independence Day 2021 for the real thing at beautiful Champoeg State Park for the 6th Annual Independence Day 5K|10K|Half Marathon. Champoeg State Park is the perfect setting to celebrate our national pastime of working hard and partying in equal measure. Before the race, take in the scenery and the sights. Enjoy a post-race BBQ with beer and lunch after running or walking this amazing course that runs through the park and along the Willamette River.
What: Choose from 3 distances! Half Marathon, 5K or 10K. Our course runs on paved bike paths. Get ready to run or walk, eat great food, drink amazing beer, and listen to some great music.
When: 8:00am, Independence Day, 2021
Why: Because it’s The 4th of July and you should be eating great food and drinking great beer at a park on the beautiful Willamette River with friends and family.
*No strollers, baby joggers, or pets on course please.
Awards Ceremony- 10:00am: Our awards ceremony will start at 10 a.m. You’ll want to stick around for it, we have fun random giveaways! Ribbons three deep in each category will be awarded. Overall Male and Female and Overall Masters will earn special awards. Complimentary Portland Running Company gift cards will also be randomly give away!
Come hang out, kick your feet up, and enjoy the day at Champoeg State Park. Here are some things you can do after the race: frisbee golf, sightseeing, horseshoes, bike riding, hola-hooping – and much more.
Charity: Our Charity of Choice is the Union Gospel Mission. UGM helps men and women get off the street and offers not only food and shelter but a LifeChange Program for those in need of recovery.