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Scappoose Centennial 1K-6K-10K – Run for Neil
August 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for a one-of-kind run through the parks and hills of Scappoose, Oregon. The 1K route circles Veteran’s Park and is suitable for kids and walkers alike. The 6K run/walk is mostly flat, capping with a short hill climb that ends with snow-capped mountain views. The 10K route is the crown jewel. After splitting from the 6K flat portion, it meanders through the wooded hillside of Scappoose, rewarding runners with the final 1K downhill portion with views of Mt Hood, Rainier & St. Helens.
Proceeds from the run will go to the Neil Hoffmann Memorial Track project. as a legacy to a young man who was passionate about running and dreamed of making his hometown a go-to location for track athletes.
Neil was a dedicated runner who had incredibly big dreams for Scappoose High School’s track program as well as the greater community. Track is an all-inclusive sport. This is a direct reflection of Neil, who was kind, thoughtful, and a well respected friend. Neil showed his generosity by being the first to offer help, and the last to leave at the end of a meet. Through his dedication and determination, Neil found great joy and peace while running. This is something he desired for others as well. His dream was to have a facility that would bring athletes and spectators of all ages to a place they could thrive and feel proud to call their own. This project is for all of the Neil’s out there who dream of a place where people of all ages and backgrounds can gather and call home.
This race is part of the Scappoose Centennial Celebration. After the event, enjoy a beer and listen to bands at Veteran’s Park. Visit the many vendor booths, attend the classic car show, watch the Cornhole Tournament and more!