We simply define a runner and a walker as a person who loves to experience life. And we invite you to join the runners and walkers in the Oregon Road Runners Club. We run for good health. We run for good company. And we run for good causes.

Learn more about the benefits of membership with Oregon Road Runners Club.

 

Upcoming Events: Greenway Trail Trial on September 7 — Best Dam Run on September 26

 News & Events

Tuesday, September 1 — ORRC Working Board Meeting for September Agenda
Oregon Road Runners Club Working Board Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, September 1. A monthly meeting to discuss club business, develop action items, submitting items for review and voting at the club's Board of Directors meeting for September.
Tuesday, August 25 — ORRC Board Meeting Minutes for August
Oregon Road Runners Club Board of Directors met on Wednesday, August 19 for our monthly Board Meeting. Members are welcome to attend meetings. Dates, times and locations are available on the club events calendar. August Meeting Minutes, which are also available on the Board of Director's page.
Sunday, August 9 — Photos & Results from the Garlic Festival 10K & 5K
Thank you for joining Oregon Road Runners Club for the Garlic Festival 10K and 5K. Photos were taken by Stephen Wright and are free to download for personal use only.

Timing was provided by Timing by Zornick. Results from the Garlic Festival 10K Run, 10K Walk, 5K Run and 5K Walk.

We extend our appreciation to the city of North Plains and the Garlic Festival for hosting our event. Finally, we want to thank all of our volunteers who made this race a success.
Sunday, August 9 — Photos & Results from the 43rd Annual Dual Duel
We want to thank all the runners and walkers for spending a beautiful summer evening with the Oregon Road Runners Club. Photos were taken by Stephen Wright and are free to download for personal use only.

Timing was provided by Huber Timing. Results from the Runner Relay, Solo 10K and the Race Walk Relay.

We extend our appreciation to Catlin Gable for allowing us to use their track and a special thanks to our volunteers who made this race possible.
Saturday, August 8 — ORRC Working Board Meeting Minutes for August
Oregon Road Runners Club Board of Directors held the Working Board Meeting on Tuesday, August 4, a monthly meeting to discuss club business. Here are the Meeting Minutes.
Thursday, July 23 — Registration Opens for ORRC Turkey Trot at the Zoo 2015
Registration opens today for this great family event to be held on Thanksgiving Day. The Turkey Trot at the Zoo is ORRCís premiere family event, with a 4 mile run, a 4 mile fitness walk, and an approximately 0.5 mile Tot Trot. The Turkey Trot at the Zoo is a benefit event for the Oregon Zoo. Last year, $24,688 from entry fees was paid to the Oregon Zoo. Gobble up a good time for a GREAT cause, and still get home in time to enjoy your Thanksgiving Day meal. register for the Turkey Trot and check out this great video from last yearís event.
Friday, July 17 — ORRC Board Meeting Minutes for July
Oregon Road Runners Club Board of Directors met on Wednesday, July 15 for our monthly Board Meeting. Members are welcome to attend meetings. Dates, times and locations are available on the club events calendar. July Meeting Minutes, which are also available on the Board of Director's page.
Monday, July 13 — ORRC Board Meeting Agenda for July
Oregon Road Runners Club Board of Directors Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, July 15. A monthly meeting to discuss club business. Members are welcome to attend, check the Events Calendar for times and locations.
Monday, July 13 — ORRC Working Board Meeting Minutes for July
Oregon Road Runners Club Board of Directors held the Working Board Meeting on Tuesday, July 7. Members are welcome to attend, check the Events Calendar for times and locations. July Meeting Minutes, which are also available on the Board of Director's page.
Thursday, July 9 — Photos from the 5K on the Fourth
It was a great morning for the 5K on the 4th. Photos were taken by Janelle Dickerson and are free to download for personal use.

We want to thank all the participants for joining us. A special thanks to the volunteers and our sponsors who made the event possible.
Wednesday, July 8 — Join us for the Dual Duel on Wednesday, August 5 at 6 p.m.
Running and walking in circles doesnít always mean finishing where you started. This afternoon/evening event features solo and two-person relays as well as a Kidsí Run on a beautiful 400M track overlooking the Willamette Valley and coastal mountains.

Since the event is held on a track, space is limited so make sure to register before it fills up.

Tuesday, June 30 — Free 5K for Members on July 4 - Register by Wednesday, July 1
As a benefit of club membership, club members can participate in the Oregon Road Runners Club 4th of July 5K for free ($5 for non-members). Kick off your July 4 with a run and chances to win prizes, as well as pies, ice-cream and popsicles for everyone at the finish.
Tuesday, June 30 — ORRC Working Board Meeting for June Agenda
Oregon Road Runners Club Working Board Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, July 7. A monthly meeting to discuss club business, develop action items, submitting items for review and voting at the club's Board of Directors meeting for July.
Wednesday, June 24 — Photos & Results from Summer Solstice Sundowner 5K
We want to thank all the runners and walkers for spending a beautiful summer evening with the Oregon Road Runners Club. Photos were taken by Kristen Nelson and are free to download for personal use only.

Timing was provided by Huber Timing. Results from the 5K Run and the 5K Walk.

We extend our appreciation to the city of Oregon City and a special thanks to Clackamas Community College for hosting our event. Finally, we want to thank all of our volunteers who made this race a success.
Friday, June 19 — ORRC Board Meeting Minutes for June
Oregon Road Runners Club Board of Directors met on Wednesday, June 17 for our monthly Board Meeting. Members are welcome to attend meetings. Dates, times and locations are available on the club events calendar. June Meeting Minutes, which are also available on the Board of Director's page.
Tuesday, June 2 — ORRC has Something to Tweet About
Oregon Road Runners Club is now on Twitter. Now in addition to Facebook, you can follow us to keep updated with the latest updates for the club. Our user handle is @ORRC1978.
Thursday, May 28 — Photos & Results from Up The Lazy River 10K & Masters Championship
A cool cloud covered morning made for perfect running conditions for the race. We want to thank all the runners and walkers for participating in the event. Photos were taken by Janelle Dickerson and are free to download for personal use only.

Timing was provided by Huber Timing. Results from the 10K Run and the 10K Walk.

We extend our appreciation for the cities of Lake Oswego and West Linn for hosting our event. Finally, we want to thank all of our volunteers who made this race a success.
Monday, May 4 — Photos & Results from the Hagg Lake Runs
Sunny blue skies and a cool morning greeted the runners for the 40th Annual Hagg Lake Runs. Photos were taken by Stephen Wright and are free to download for personal use only.

Results provided by Russ Zornick. 10.5 Miler: Run Walk  10K: Run  Walk  5K: Run  Walk 

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hagg Lake Runs, Decadent Creations whipped up a big batch of cookies for all the participants. A special thanks to Washington County for use of Henry Hagg Lake for our event and our volunteers from Vernonia High School who made this event possible. We are pleased to give each race participants a special pair of socks commerating the 40th anniversary of the Hagg Lake Runs. We hope you enjoy them at the next ORRC event.
Tuesday, April 14 — Results from the Vernonia Marathon and Half
Sunny skies broke for the Vernonia Marathon and Half on Sunday making for a great running and walking experience for everyone. Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to support the event with their time, energy and smiles. There were 600 participants who took part in the race. Timing and results were provided by Eclectic Edge Racing.

A special thanks to the cities of Vernonia and Banks as well the Oregon State Parks for hosting our event.
Friday, March 27 — Volunteers Run the Club
Oregon Road Runners Club is a volunteer driven organization from the Board of Directors to race day volunteers. Even this headline was posted by a volunteer! Learn more about volunteer opportunities with the club.
Thursday, March 26 — Help improve the ORRC website
The ORRC volunteer Web Transition Team is seeking feedback from all runners and club members. We are trying to identify the top two reasons runners come to our website. A one-question survey will allow you to let your voice be heard on what you value in our club's website.
Saturday, March 21 — Spring is here and so are the ORRC Spring Classics
The club has three events this season featuring 5Ks to a full marathon. Join us to kick that cabin fever by running the Vernonia, Hagg Lake Runs and Up the Lazy River races.

In addition, the Keizer Iris Festival Runs is offering ORRC members a 15% discount on the Iris Run 5K or 3K on Saturday, May 16 or their Marathon, Half or 10K on Sunday, May 17. Look for the discount code in the next e-mail newsletter to Oregon Road Runners Club members.

Friday, March 20 — 5K Series is Now Open for Registration
We are excited to continue the ORRC 5K Series of races in 2015! Registration opened January 1 and is limited to 100 participants or until Thursday, April 15, whichever comes first Ė so donít delay! This non-competitive series is geared toward new runners or walkers, so there are no end-of-year age group awards. However, thatís not to say that there wonít be prizes and rewards!

Learn about the 5k Series and how to sign up.
Friday, March 8 — Photos & Results from Champoeg 30K, 20K and 10K Runs
Thanks to all the racers who participated in this event. Photos were taken by Janelle Dickerson and are free to download. Timing and results were provided by Huber Timing company. We want to extend our thanks to Champoeg State Park for their support of the event. We would like to extend a special thanks to our volunteers who help run this event.

Read a review about the race on the Run Oregon blog.

Friday, March 5 — Tuesday Night Training is Back Cedar Hills Recreation Center
Daylights savings has started, so the weekly workout is back at Cedar Hills Recreation Center located at 11640 Southwest Park Way, Portland, Oregon 97225. Here is our training schedule for the season. Check out the Oregon Road Runners Club Event Calendar page for upcoming training, club races and local races.
Monday, February 20 — Where in the World is ORRC?
We are still collecting member photos of you wearing your new ORRC hat! Send your "Where in the world is ORRC" hat photo to us and we will post it on our facebook page, and maybe even in the Oregon Distance Runner! Just e-mail it to us at info@OregonRoadRunnersClub.org. Please make sure to include where and when the photo was taken. Check out past photos on the club Facebook page. Follow the club, share your own pictures and chat with other runners.


Monday, February 16 — ORRC Welcomes Your Race Listing on our Event Calendar
Interested in free publicity? Send us your race information and we'll add it to our events calendar.
Need help planning your race? Visit our race director resources page.









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