Upcoming Events

Freedom 5K Offers Unique Running (and Rodeo) Experience on July 4th

May 1, 2015

There are a lot of great events happening across the region in the months ahead – with many of the clustered around the 4th of July holiday. The Molalla Running Club has created a unique event just minutes from Portland, which includes something for everyone. Race organizers sent us this list that highlights some great reasons to run this popular holiday 5K in Molalla on July 4, 2015. Five Reasons to Run the Freedom 5K …more »




Suncadia, WA to Host Inaugural Multisport Summer Festival in July 2015

April 24, 2015

From Press Release – Suncadia, A Destination Hotel, is hosting its first ever Multisport Summer Festival from July 24 to July 26 with opportunities for participants to bike, walk and run in a variety of races from a 5k to a full marathon . Hosted and organized by Energy Events, the festival is sure to be the first of many and to become a yearly tradition for runners, cyclists and families alike. The first 20 …more »




Three Washington State Marathons Announce New Series, Offer Prize Purse

March 20, 2015

From Press Release – The Whidbey Island Marathon (“WIM”), North Olympic Discovery Marathon (“NODM”), and Bellingham Bay Marathon (“BBM”) have partnered to form the Salish Sea Road Race Series. Individuals who register for any of these three events are now automatically eligible for discounts on the other two, and there are two official series options for 2015: 1.    Ladder series: WIM’s 5K (April 19), NODM’s 10K (June 7), and BBM’s half marathon (September 27) 2.   …more »




RaceCenter Event Expo Returns to Portland on Feb. 14, 2015

January 28, 2015

From Press Release – Get ready for the 2015 running/walking season at the 8th annual RaceCenter Event Expo! One fantastic event featuring the region’s TOP events & race directors offering exclusive discounts for one day only! Foot Traffic will have its first big sale for the NE Portland store with HUGE savings on TONS of running/walking gear! 8th Annual RaceCenter Event Expo When: February 14th, 2015 Time: 10AM – 4PM Where: Northeast Foot Traffic (4020 NE Fremont …more »




Run the “Mother of All Marathons” in 2015

December 12, 2014

Run the “Mother of All Marathons” in 2015. The Eugene Marathon moves to Mother’s Day weekend in 2015 for fast times and an action-packed two days as Historic Hayward Field hosts thousands of participants, fans and volunteers from around the globe. All your favorite running events are on the starting block including the Kids Duck Dash, 5k, Half Marathon and the ninth annual Eugene Marathon. No matter where you live or how fast your pace, …more »




Eugene Marathon Announces 2015 Date – Moves to May 8-10

October 13, 2014

From Press Release – The Eugene Marathon has scheduled its 9th annual race weekend for May 8-10, 2015. Race organizers announced today that a three-day celebration of running will be held Mother’s Day weekend at historic Hayward Field, highlighted by the Eugene Marathon and Half Marathon. Those races will start at 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 10 with runners, once again, finishing on the track at Hayward Field. Details and times will be announced soon …more »




19th Annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival On Tap – June 26-28, 2015

October 2, 2014

From Press Release – The 19th Annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival presented by Sunriver Vacations will take place June 26-28, 2015 in Sunriver, Oregon. Pacific Crest is rated among the most scenic events in the country and typically attracts many top athletes from around the nation, as well as international competitors. The weekend is filled with music, food, entertainment and a Sport and Fitness Expo. Pacific Crest offers a variety of opportunities in which …more »




Lake Chelan Marathon on Pace to Set New Participation Record

July 1, 2014

From Press Release – Lake Chelan has long been an attraction for travelers. The same is now occurring with runners. Over the past few years, the Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K has grown from a 150-runner event to one in line to top 800 runners when it unfolds Sept. 6 this year. Post-race surveys have revealed participants are impressed with the course set-up and views of the world-famous lake, the Cascade …more »




New Date for the 2014 Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half Marathon & 4-Mile Run/Walk

June 23, 2014

from press release: NEW EVENT DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 The 2014 Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half & 4-Mile Run/Walk offers one of the flattest half marathon courses in Western Washington with less than 130 feet of cumulative elevation gain/loss over the 13.1 mile course, runners come from all over to gain their personal best! This race also serves as the Pacific Northwest Track & Field Half Marathon Championships, bringing in elite athletes from …more »