Location: Jessie Mays Community Center, North Plains, OR
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 7:00 am to 8:00 am
Run into stinky fun for the whole family. The annual Garlic Festival has a parade, live music, and garlic-themed food and craft vendors to explore following our half marathon, 10K, and 5K events. Experience the rural beauty of the North Plains as you run on quiet farm roads.
Registration for the 2018 event will open in mid-year 2018.
RRCA 2018 Oregon Championship 5K and 10K Events
We’re proud to announce that our Garlic Festival 5K and 10K races are RRCA’s 2018 Oregon State Championship 5K and 10K race events. Don’t miss them!
The goal of the RRCA Championship Event Series is to shine a spotlight on well-run events and to the award top performing, overall winning runner in each of the open, masters (40+), grand masters (50+), and senior grand masters (60+) categories for both men and women.
The RRCA Championship Event Series is the largest grassroots organized running series in the US, annually attracting over 320,000 runners. The series features eight races: 1 mile; 5k; 10K; 10 mile; half marathon; marathon; ultra – >26.2 miles; and cross country.
RRCA awards championship events through a competitive bidding process at the National, Regional, and State level to its over 1,500 member clubs and events.
ORRC has been fortunate to annually host at least five of the Oregon state, and one of the Western Region RRCA Championship Series Events in recent years.