Make sure to check out our Race Day Information page for more details about the big day. Remember, the predicted temperature will be near-freezing, so dress warmly.

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Warm sweatshirt/Running jacket

A positive, can-do attitude full of New Year spirit! 

More Info!

Hello everyone! The Micro Marathon is just five days away, and everything is coming together for the big day.

Some friendly reminders:

  • There are discounts for group registrations of four to six people (bring your friends, rope in a sibling, invite a teammate, challenge a coworker!)
  • T-Shirt orders are closed, but there will be extra shirts given out on a first-come-first-serve basis at the race
  • Make sure to wear layers, as the temperature is looking to be between 35 and 44 degrees
  • Coffee and hot chocolate will be available at the race, courtesy of Starbucks

Stay tuned for more race-day information coming in the next few days!

2019 Micro Marathon is BACK

On January 1, 2019, we are once again hosting the Micro Marathon fun run and walk at George Rogers Park. Join us as we support children in the foster care system while getting an early start to the new year. Stay tuned for more information about sign-ups, t-shirts, volunteering opportunities, and event logistics. If you would like to sponsor this event or know anybody who would, please contact:

aidan (@) or ellie (@)

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2017 MicroMarathon – Cancelled

So sorry everyone. We will NOT be having a Micromarathon 2.62 on January 1, 2017.

Organizing the event is a personal effort with the help of friends and family. Due to our schedule and commitments, we are not able to have the time to coordinate the race. We appreciate all your support.

2016 Micro Marathon Wrap Up

Thank you for your support!CurryDiVirgilio

Your Micro Marathon dollars purchased 7 ipads (and accessories) for Clackamas County DHS Foster Care!

2016 Micro Marathon was a huge success. I do believe we positively impacted kids in Foster care, right inside our community.

We appreciate our friends, family and supporters who made this happen. We hope you will join us for Micro Marathon 2017. Email us if you’d like to be reminded about registration information for next year.

Cheers to you in 2016!IMG_20160222_113043332_TOP

Back of ipad is engraved, “Donated to Clackamas County DHS   Love: Micro Marathon Team 2016MM ipads


2016 Race Winner Success!

trophysThe 2016 Micro Marathon was a huge accomplishment for everyone! Thank you for your support. The 2016 overall world champion 2.62 Micro Marathon winner is: Mathew Ragsdale with a time of  16:45 (approx).

I will post another link to pictures in the near future.


Below are the Men’s age group winners:

  • Under 18
    1. Matthew Ragsdale (<18)  Overall winner
    2. Aidan Strealy
    3. Wyatt Morris
  • 19-29Mathew&aidan
    1. Nathan Vielmette
    2. Conor Arcuri
  • 30-39
    1. Midhum Kodiyath
    2. Dan Minnie
  • 40-49
    1. Jim Hayhurt
    2. Clay Davis
    3. Adam Henning
  • 50-59
    1. Mike Berryman
    2. Joe Provost
    3. Fergus Coakley
  • >60
    1. Ken Klason

Women age group winners

  • <18
    1. Abbi Outcalt
    2. Shella May Crafton
    3. Maeve Morris
  • 19-29
    1. Emily Lightcap
    2. Tabitha Vielmette
  • 30-39
    1. Holly Roberts
    2. Catalina Acuna
    3. Beth Trimask Connor
  • 40-49
    1. Andrea Anderson
    2. Linda Harmon-Provost
    3. Amanda Pickar
  • 50-59
    1. Karen Hall
    2. Annette Kalodzie
    3. Cindy Barnes
  • >60
    1. Bev Klason
    2. Carla Piluso
    3. Denise Kossover Wechter

Top 20 Overall

  1. Mathew RagsdaleMM Medal imprint 1
  2. Aidan Strealy
  3. Wyatt Morris
  4. Mike Berryman
  5. Luke Davis
  6. Philip Provost
  7. Jake Stuart
  8. Mason Parnell
  9. Abbi Outcalt
  10. Andrea Anderson
  11. Holly Roberts
  12. Lance Outcalt
  13. Declan Coakley
  14. Emily Lightcap
  15. Linda Harmon-Provost
  16. Joe Provost
  17. Joshua Vielmette
  18. Fergus Coakley
  19. Charles Gallia
  20. Jim Hayhurt

More information will be forthcoming. Email me if you want to order a t-shirt. A second order will be placed early next week. 1st place prizes will be given/mailed to those who did not receive them after the race.

Race Day info 2016

Logistics for race day

Even if you haven’t registered yet, you can still join us on race morning (bring cash or check). An email (with the information below) was sent on 12/31/2015 to those who have already registered.

Please arrive by 9:15 to get your race packet. Parking information is below.

race day map for emailParking: From Hwy 43 (South State Street) turn East onto Ladd Street (at light). Park along Ladd, Furnace (turn South), or (turn West) onto Green Street. Once parked, walk down towards the Willamette River to the old Lake Oswego Furnace for registration.  There are approximately 70 parking spots near George Rogers Park on Green Street. And, an additional 50 spots along Ladd Street and Furnace Street, which is one street North of Green Street.
If you pre-registered, you may pick up your packet starting at 8:45 AM on Jan 1. If you need to register additional people, please do this online at We will not have a convenient method to accept payment onsite. Otherwise, we can accept cash and checks.

There are restrooms with flushing toilets, but plan for a line.
Packets are grouped according to last name. If you registered as a family, all of the bibs will be contained within the same packet. At registration you will be asked to sign a release for taking pictures. You can opt-out. These pictures will be posted on our website, and may be used in the future. Please support our sponsors who have have generously donated to this event.

If you registered late, or did not get the correct size shirt you ordered, we will be making an additional order at the end of the event. Notify the registrar of the discrepancy and we will mail to you the shirt(s).

This is a fun run! Please line up according to how you predict to finish. If you are fast=get in front. Or, if you plan to walking=move towards the end of the group.This is an open course, meaning there may be other people, bikers, and cars on the path. Please be respectful of others. We will have a brief overview of the race course at 9:55AM. The race will not be chip-timed, but awards will be given for first place in each age and gender group. There will be varying levels of experience and abilities. Some areas will have cones in the middle of the path for narrow areas.

The race course is out and back. The start is at the top of the hill at George Rogers and goes South along the Willamette River behind Marylhurst University. You will turn around just before you get to West Linn. Encourage other participants! Beware of traffic. You will finish at George Rogers Park under the arch. Please be courteous of the runners on their way back.

There are first place awards for age groups for both men and women (18 and Under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and Over). The top runners for each age group will be posted online. There will be chocolate medallions for children as they cross the finish.

Please thank our sponsors:

  • Walmart has donated water
  • Starbucks has donated coffee (and there will be hot chocolate)
  • Cash & Carry has donated bananas, bars, cups and bags
  • Freeman Motor Company has given a monetary donation

Don’t forget to dress warmly! Forecast is 32 degrees and sunny at race time. It can be breezy down by the river.

Pictures will be available (free to download!) on the website.

Thank you for your support and for joining us at this fun event. Happy New Year!

There’s still time to join us…

Registration is still open!  Join us for 2016 micro Marathon 10AM on January 1!

For those who ordered t-shirts, these have been finalized. However, we may have a second-run of t-shirts, so bring $10 (cash) to the race if you’d like to be placed on this list.

Run, walk, or show up to support everyone on New Year.

george rogers

Come Run with us: January 1, 2016!

Mark your calendar for January 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM and join us for the 2nd annual (micro) MARATHON! …2.62 miles of running (or walking!), for a great cause. Race is an out and back course starting at George Rogers Park in Lake Oswego.

This will be an exciting activity for the whole family and 100% of the money will be donated to the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) for kids in Foster Care.

Registration is through AthletePath (link not active until November 19, 2015).

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“Go forth, and do good”, DHS District Manager

Did you know:

  • there are 8,700 kids in Oregon Foster care
  • kids in Foster care can spend up to 1.5 hours (one way) in transportation
  • these vehicles do not have any entertainment systems

Our plan:

  • Provide money to equip the DHS vehicles with ipads, or similar devices
  • Provide movies, games & entertainment
  • Starting with the Clackamas County and Tri County, with plans for future counties as funds are available.


  • Kids are often in the vehicles for up to 1.5 hours each way (not including unexpected traffic & congestion)
  • Provides entertainment / distraction
  • Easier for drivers to concentrate
  • Fun & learning!