This all-paved course follows a gentle stretch of the Clackamas River featuring pristine views of the river, shading forests, interesting geology and the occasional bald eagle or osprey keeping an eye on things. Most of the point-to-point course is closed to vehicles. For more information or to register, click here.
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 Twitter name is @ORRC1978.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 – so don’t delay! This non-competitive series is geared toward new runners or walkers, so there are no end-of-year age group awards. However, that’s not to say that there won’t be prizes and rewards!
Learn about the 5k Series and how to sign up.
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.
Daylights savings has started, so the weekly workout is back at Cedar Hills Recreation Center located at 11640 Southwest Park Way, Portland, Oregon 97225. Check out the Oregon Road Runners Club Event Calendar page for upcoming training, club races and local races.
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.