Portland Runs You Might Like - September 2017

Portland Runs You Might Like - September

Looking for an early fall run? Here are a few road runs, trail runs, and fun runs happening in and around the PDX area this September!

Oregon Fall Half Marathon

Date: September 9, 2017
Distance: Half-marathon, quarter marathon, 5k

An up and down at the start and finish, and the rest of the course would be called 'flat'. A great race at a great location!

> Get more info about the Oregon Fall Half Marathon...

The Color Run Portland

Date: September 9, 2017
Distance: 5k ish

The Color Run bills itself as the Happiest the happiest 5k on the planet. It's a celebratory event where participants literally paint the town and smiles abound. The emphasis in on fun and community, as opposed to gunning a quick 5k.

> Get more info about the Portland Color Run...

Bridge of the Goddess

Date: September 17, 2016
Distance: 10k, Half Marathon

Bridge of the Goddess is a gorgeous 10k and half marathon race along the Columbia River Gorge happening just outside of Portland. Both races start and finish at the Bridge of the Gods and follow an out and back course. Expect paved trails and a few hills with spectacular views along the Columbia Gorge.

> Get more info about the Bridge of the Goddess Run...

Walk, Roll 'n' Run for UCP

Date: September 16, 2017
Distance: 5k run, 2-mile walk/roll

This is a casual 2.5 mile Walk/Roll around the Eastbank Esplanade that you can enjoy with family and friends, a fast and flat 5k run.

> Get more info about the Walk, Roll 'n' Run for UCP...

Portland Parks $5 5k - Race 5

Date: September 17, 2017
Distance: 5k

These fun runs are a series of family friendly runs and walks that take place late spring through early fall seasons, at parks throughout the Portland area. 

> Get more info about the Portland Parks $5 5k Series...

Portland Race for the Cure

Date: September 17, 2017
Distance: 5k Fun-run/Walk

The Portland Race for the Cure is the largest breast cancer fundraising run/walk in the state.

> Get more info about the Portland Race for the Cure...

Mountain Lakes 100

Date: September 23, 2017
Distance: 100 miles

One of the country’s newest 100 mile races is also one of the most beautiful. Starting near Olallie Lake, and running along more than 25 lakes, this race features the best trail running Oregon has to offer! Keep this one bookmarked for future years.

> Get more info about the Mountain Lakes 100...

ORRC Best Dam Run

Date: September 23, 2017
Distance: 10k

This all-paved course follows a gentle stretch of the Clackamas River featuring pristine views of the river, shading forests, interesting geology and the occasional bald eagle or osprey keeping an eye on things.

> Get more info about the ORRC Best Dam Run...

Pints to Pasta

Date: September 24, 2017
Distance: 10k, Half-marathon

Pints to Pasta is a poular, award winning Portland 10k and half marathon that follows a downhill course finishing on the bank of the Columbia River. Runners get to enjoy free post race pasta meals along with their finisher beer. Post race carbo loading is where it's at! 

> Get more info about the Pints to Pasta 10k...

Stumptown Cross Race One

Stumptown Cross Race One

Date: September 30, 2017
Distance: 5k

Stumptown Cross is a series of fun, competitive cross country races for runners of all ages and abilities to truly test their ability.

> Get more info about the Stumptown Cross Race Series...

Looking for More Races?

Already familiar with these? You can always head to www.runguides.com/portland/runs to get a full list of upcoming Portland road runs, trail runs, and OCRs. 

Published on Aug 21, 2017