Location: Jessie Mays Community Center, North Plains, OR
Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017
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 10K and 5K events. Experience the rural beauty of the North Plains as you run on quiet farm roads.
Celebrate the Elephant Garlic Festival with a 10K or 5K run/walk around the City of North Plains and the scenic roads of Washington County. After the race enjoy elephant garlic, custom-made socks, and all that the festival has to offer!
Pre-registration has closed for 2016. You can still register on-site at the event on the 13th. See you there!
Day of registration on-site begins at 7:00am that day.
Join the ORRC to save on entry fees, get the Oregon Distance Runner, group training runs, and other benefits. Membership is $45 for individuals and $70 for families. For more information, click here.
The 10K is a beautiful hilly loop around the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course.
Results and Photos
Past results and photos are available – click here.
- Awards to the top three men & women runners and walkers for both the 5k & 10K
- Ribbons three deep in five-year age groups for both runners and walkers
- Awards ceremony with random prize raffle after the races
- Must be present to win as awards will not be mailed
ORRC 10K Series Event
This event is a part of the ORRC 10K series.
The first 500 participants will receive a pair of custom socks. The first 400 get elephant garlic.
St. Edward’s Catholic Church on the corner of NW 313th and NW Wascoe Street, adjacent to the start/finish. Parking at the church is free until 10 a.m. There is additional on street parking near the start, but be careful to park in areas that have not been blocked off for the Garlic Festival.
- Pets are not allowed at the festival
- Strollers are not allowed on the course
- Roads are not closed to traffic during the races
The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged at this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for the safety of all participants, ORRC encourages a headphone-free environment during the running of the event.
For more information about this event please contact the Race Directors at email@example.com
Jessie Mays Community Center, North Plains, OR