Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013
9:00 am to Noon
The Portland Marathon Kids’ Fun Run & Festival is held on Saturday of Event weekend, and is dedicated to our community of active youth, ages 2-12. The festival will be fun-filled and include the following events:
- Walk Run Wheel! – The first event will be our inaugural “Walk Run Wheel” event, a 1/2 mile distance event for disabled youth. All ages and abilities are welcome to participate!
- Toddler Dash - Kid’s ages 2 to 4 will do 1/4 mile (1 lap) around our course while navigating obstacles.
- Kid’s Fun Run – Kid’s ages 5 to 8 will do a 1/2 mile distance (2 laps) around our course while navigating obstacles.
- Mini Marathoner Run – Kid’s ages 9 to 12 will do a one mile distance (4 laps) around our course.
The festival also includes face painting, prizes, food & beverages, and photos with the Portland Police Mounted Patrol officers & horses. Traditionally local sports mascots have also made appearances, including Timber Joey of the Portland Timbers, Blaze the Trail Cat of the Portland Trail Blazers, and T-Bone, America’s Health & Fitness Ambassador.
Participants must pre-register online for this event. Packet pickup begins the morning of the event. The field is limited so enter early!
Lincoln high School Field SW 17th off of SW Jefferson St. Portland, OR
Strollers are allowed in the Run Walk Wheel, Toddler Dash, or the Kid’s Fun Run events, but we ask that you use caution and stay to the outer most lane on the course.