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Races on our Radar #1

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Presenting “Races on our Radar,” a new occasional Run Oregon post sharing updates and deadlines on Oregon/SW Washington events. If you’re a race director or a reader that just wants to be sure we post details on a race you love, [read more...]

Race Recap: 2016 Halloweenathon

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve always felt a special connection to the Halloweenathon, because its debut in 2012 was the very first race that I recapped as a member of Run Oregon. Back then, it was a whole day affair; some dedicated runners took part in all three [read more...]

Race Preview: 2016 Halloweenathon

October 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s October, which means Halloween is less than a month away, and that means the Halloweenathon is just around the corner. If you like running in a costume, or running among costumed runners, this is a race for you, as it’s always got a [read more...]

Race Recap: 2016 Freedomthon 5K

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to think of a better way to start the Fourth of July than to run a 5K race and then eat pancakes. Lots of people agreed with me, as close to 400 runners showed up for the Freedomthon 5K in Beaverton. I previewed the race a few weeks [read more...]

Race Recap: 2016 Daddython 5K

June 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Local race organizer Uberthons unveiled two new races at Cook Park in Tigard this year, last month’s Chocolatathon, and on Father’s Day Weekend, the Daddython. Along with about 100 other runners (adults and kids), I showed up bright and [read more...]

Race Preview: 2016 Freedomthon 5K

June 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Uberthons has been staging the Freedomthon, a Fourth of July race, for several years now, and the past two have included a pancake and sausage breakfast. I’ve run the Freedomthon two years in a row, and it is a fast course. It’s about [read more...]