We Run Oregon, an event management company based in Salem, OR, offers three events for Pacific Northwest runners. They kick the season off with the Legacy Vineyard Run on June 2. The event happening at Legacy Estate Vineyard, a 160 acre EOLA Hills property, offers several course options. Participants can choose between a 5K, 10K, 10K Relay, Kids Run, Military Station Challenges or a King of the Hill Challenge. The post event party includes music, food, wine, and yoga.
Next up is the Salem 4th of July Stars & Stripes Run. The event includes a 5K, 10K, 5K Stars & Stripes Challenge and Kids 1/2 Mile. Enjoy a beautiful running experience in Salem’s Riverfront Park, through Wallace Marine Park, and over the Union Street Bridge. Participants receive a free entry to the Cherryfest NW festival, formerly The Bite & Brew of Salem. Stick around after the race and enjoy live music, yoga, a hula hoop contest, limbo challenge, water balloon toss, and more of the 4th of July festivities.
Cap the running season off with the Second Annual Spirit of Oregon Half Marathon, 10K and 5K on October 6. The race begins and ends at the state capital. The Spirit of Oregon’s post event experience, dubbed, “OR-Toberfest,” will provide runners with the best tastes Oregon has to offer. Finishers meet up at Capitol Mall where they will receive a sampling of beer, wine, and food from different parts of Oregon.
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