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.
Registration
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 Athletepath.com. 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
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.

T-shirts
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).

Race
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.

Course
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.

Awards
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

Warm!
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!