August 2017 News

Get In the Spirit at the Holiday Half & 5K

August 23, 2017

If you could dream up the ideal holiday bash, complete with local microbrews, hot chocolate, and hearty soup, not to mention a DJ playing your favorite holiday hits – could you imagine this spectacular party mashed up into a half marathon and 5K? Well, Foot Traffic of Portland did and it’s been a hit ever since. Here’s why you should jingle all the way to the Holiday Half and 5K in North Portland on Sunday, …more »

A Match Made in Heaven: Craft Beer and Running

August 12, 2017

The pairing was so obvious, so natural that we couldn’t resist. The Craft Classic Half Marathon & 5K Race Series is the intersection of running and craft beer – a match that became irresistible as the popularity in both has soared over the past several years. Runners have always loved the challenge of training for and completing a race and then indulging in their favorite post-run treat. With a mouth-watering array of beer styles now readily available …more »

Join Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk for Neighborhood Schools

August 3, 2017

RAISING MONEY FOR SOUTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Portland, Ore (August 2, 2017)—Lace up your sneakers and join the annual Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk on Saturday, September 16, to support southeast Portland’s elementary schools. One-hundred percent of the registration fees go directly to Duniway, Grout, Lewis, Llewellyn, and Woodstock. Fundraising is a vital component of any school’s budget. Last year’s event raised more than $40,000, helping more than 2,000 children. “Organizing a FUNd Run/Walk for neighborhood …more »

2018 Eugene Marathon Registration Officially Open

August 1, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. – Registration for the 2018 Eugene Marathon in now officially open. The race will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018. Next year’s Marathon will mark the twelfth consecutive running of the event and returns to the original 2007 race date—April 29. Runners will finish on the track at Historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus. “We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the twelfth Eugene Marathon in 2018,” said race director …more »