Partner Events

A Portland Marathon Partner Event is a running or walking event promoted as an interesting, challenging, fun, and well administered event that can potentially be participated in as part of training for The Portland Marathon in October.


Rose Festival Half Marathon

RF_halfmarathon_med[1]Come join the Rose Festival tradition for the 6th Annual Rose Festival Half Marathon on Sunday, May 28, 2017. This late spring event is charting new territory for greater Portland racers with its new route in Beaverton, Oregon, featuring a unique mix of modern urban landscaping and ancient natural areas. This event is perfect for first-timers and race veterans alike! Participants receive a quality finisher shirt, finisher medal, a collectible coin, chip timing, on-course aid, finish food, and more!

Check out their official site for details.

Eugene Marathon and Half Marathon

In total, participants run through or along 12 parks before they reach the new finish line, through the arches of Powell Plaza and the final stretch on the track at Historical Hayward Field. No doubt, this is one of the prettiest and flattest certified marathons in the country!

Check out their official site for details.

Dubrovnik International Half Marathon & 2k Run the Wall

Dubrovnik Logo - Final ProofThe Dubrovnik International Half Marathon & 2k Run the Wall, take place in Dubrovnik, Croatia. As a medieval walled city, Dubrovnik is steeped in stunning architecture and sculptural detail, the has been the set of TV shows including the popular HBO series, “Game of Thrones.”

A fun Half Marathon course depicting the best of Dubrovnik, participants will experience spectacular views of the old town and harbor, and finish down the historic Stradun, the main street of Dubrovnik. This limestone-paved pedestrian street runs through the Old Town, the historic part of the city surrounded by the Walls of Dubrovnik. The day before the Half Marathon, adventurous participants can challenge the 2k Run the Wall, as they run across the top of the series of stone walls constructed during the 14th and 15th centuries, that have surrounded and protected the city throughout history.

"Best Race in October" - Runner's World