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10 Best Road Races in Oregon!

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If you want a way to explore more of your hometown or explore a new area while having a blast and getting a workout in, road races are the way to go. From the festive St. Patty’s Day theme of the Shamrock Run to the cheeky fun of the Grateful Dad Half Marathon, enjoy these 10 best road races in Oregon.


Helvetia Half Marathon, Hillsboro, OR

Breathe in the amazing air of the Oregon countryside at the popular Helvetia Half Marathon. You’ll love the gorgeous views whether you choose the half marathon, 10K, or 5K.

Eugene Marathon, Eugene, OR

The Eugene Marathon is one of the favorite marathons in the country and it’s the largest marathon in the Pacific Northwest. Get into the spirit when you run the marathon, half marathon, 5K, or DuckDash.

Shamrock Run, Portland, OR

Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with Portland’s legendary Shamrock Run. It has enough distances for anyone to participate and have a great time, whether you choose the half marathon, 15K, 8K, 5K, stride, or 1K.

Fueled by Fine Wine Half Marathon, Dundee, OR

Truth be told, wine isn’t the best fuel during a race, but it can surely be a great way to celebrate afterward. Race through gorgeous wine country with this half marathon, quarter marathon, or 5K.

Pacific Northwest Marathon, Harrisburg, OR

The Pacific Northwest Marathon is an epic annual event. This Boston qualifier marathon also offers a half marathon and 5K so anyone can get in on the infectiously inspiring atmosphere.

Independence Day Half Marathon, Saint Paul, OR

Celebrate this Independence Day by feeling the wind in your hair as you fly down the road at the Independence Day Half Marathon in St. Paul. Choose from a half marathon, 10K, or 5K.

Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, Milwaukie, OR

Before you start hitting the margaritas, hit the pavement for the Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K. Held in Milwaukie, this festive and fun event is the perfect way to kick off your celebration.

Corvallis Half Marathon, Corvallis, OR

If you live in the Corvallis area or if you’re looking for a new community to explore, the Corvallis Half Marathon is for you. This thrilling race welcomes all for the half marathon, 5K, or family 1K.

Bend Marathon, Bend, OR

Bend is a picturesque town nestled in spectacular mountains, and the Bend Marathon brings in runners from around the world who want to experience what it has to offer. Get in on the fun with the marathon, half marathon, 10K, or 5K.

Grateful Dad Half Marathon, Oak Grove, OR

Start a new Father’s Day tradition by bringing in the whole family for the Grateful Dad Half Marathon. This fun Oak Grove event features a half marathon as well as a 10K, 5K, and kids’ run, along with live music to enjoy at the finish line.

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