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THE COURSES

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BIG CITY-RUN & WILD-SCENIC BEAUTY 

  • Marathon (Start time at 8:00 am)

  • Half Marathon ( Start time at 9:00 am)

  • Half Marathon Relay 

  • 10K (Start time at 10:00 am)

  • Wine Tasting

Walkers welcomed & Celebrated! 

7-hour cut-off time for half marathon course.

The race starts and finishes at Riverfront Park in Salem.  

Aid Stations

This course has 6 Aid Stations spaced every 2.5 miles along the course and every Aid Stations have Port-a-Potties.

Aid stations have water, Gatorade, bananas, GU, and fruit snacks.

There are dozens of Port-a-Potties at the race start at the State Capitol Building and near the Race Finish Area.

Chip Timing

Your chip time starts when you cross the start line. Make certain your bib number is visible when crossing the finish line. The bibs are disposable. If you have any timing concerns please speak with the timing company near the Finish Line Announcers Tent.

Live Results

Live results, including Half Marathon turnaround splits, are available during the event at the Finish Area Results Tent and on the website. 

Half Marathon

Miles: 13.1miles
Total Elevation: 150 feet
Largest Hill: 20 Feet and 1.0% grade
Aid Stations: 5
Surface 80% paved

All runners start at Riverfront Park. After a quick loop around Riverfront Park, they will head south over the new Peter Courtney Bridge that will take runners over to the Minto-Brown Island Park. Miles of beautiful paved pathways wind through this amazing park showcasing the Willamette River and the habitat that lives along its banks. Runners will circumnavigate this amazing park as well as Eola Bend Park before heading back across the Peter Courtney Bridge to the finish and party at Riverfront Park.

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10K Course

Miles: 6.2 miles
Total Elevation: 115 feet
Largest Hill: 20 feet and 1.0% grade
Aid Stations: 2
Surface: 90% paved

All runners start at Riverfront Park. After a quick loop around Riverfront Park, they will head south over the new Peter Courtney Bridge that will take runners over to the Minto-Brown Island Park. Miles of beautiful paved pathways wind through this amazing park showcasing the Willamette River and the habitat that lives along its banks. Runners will circumnavigate this amazing park before heading back across the Peter Courtney Bridge to the finish and party at Riverfront Park.

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Marathon

Miles: 26.2 miles
Total Elevation: 350 feet
Largest Hill: 40 feet and 1.5% grade
Aid Stations: 11
Surface: 80% paved

All runners start at Riverfront Park. After a quick loop around Riverfront Park, they will head south over the new Peter Courtney Bridge that will take runners over to the Minto-Brown Island Park. Miles of beautiful paved pathways wind through this amazing park showcasing the Willamette River and the habitat that lives along its banks. Runners will circumnavigate this amazing park as well as Eola Bend Park before heading back across the Peter Courtney Bridge to the finish and party at Riverfront Park.  

Marathon runners will complete this loop twice.  

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