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Register Online by 9/9/2020!
Online registration fees for the 10 miler, 10k run or the 5k run or walk are $35 general, $30 students until Wednesday, September 9th. There is no transaction fee for registering online.
Online registration will end at 11:59pm September 9th. Anyone not registered by that date and time must register onsite the day of the race.
Registration fees includes a commemorative, long sleeve, racer mesh t-shirt and personalized chipped bib if registered by 11:59pm on August 31st, refreshments, parking, and entry into the after-race prize drawings.
Commemorative, long sleeve, racer mesh t-shirts are guaranteed to participants registered by 11:59pm on August 31st only. Shirts will not be available to day-of-race registrants.
There is plenty of free on-street and lot parking surrounding the staging area.
Race events are insured and sanctioned through Lions Clubs International. Each participant must submit an event-specific participant waiver and release of liability form with the registration application. For your convenience, these forms are embedded in the online registration application.
Day of Race Registration change Fee
Registration on day of race will be $45.00
After online registration closes, $10.00 event change fee ( Ex; Participant changes 10K run to 5K run)
Registration closes 30 minutes before each race
Day-of-race entrants will register before the beginning of the race. Onsite registration will begin at 7:30 am, and close promptly at 8:30 am.
Pre-Race Packets and Start Times
Fri, Sept 11th from 3-6pm in front of College of Optometry, 2221 Pacific AVE Forest Grove OR 97116.
Race Start Times:
8:30 am start - 10 miler
9:00 am start - 10K runners and 5k walkers
9:15 am start - 5k runners
Timing, Awards and Prizes
All participants will be timed through a digital chip attached to the participant's bib. Timing chips must be returned after the race.
Awards will be made to top three male and female finishers in age groups and categories. Fantastic door prizes will be drawn immediately following the Run/Walk. Must be present to win.
Water, First Aid, Restrooms, etc.
10 miler and 10k water stations at approximately the 3 mile mark.
10 miler water station and restroom at approximately the 6 mile mark.
No restrooms on the 10k or 5k course.
Water, refreshments, and restrooms available to everyone at the awards site after the race. Forest Grove Fire and Rescue and Forest Grove Police will be on site for First Aid and Emergency.
At the time of registration, you must:
be 18 years of age or older; or if you are under 18, you must obtain parental permission before participating in the event.
agree to and sign a waiver of release of liability; if you are a minor, your parent or guardian must sign on your behalf.
be medically and physically able to perform in the event and be properly trained.
agree to abide by all rules and/or instructions relating to the event that may be communicated before the beginning of the race.
Route Markings & Course Etiquette
Signs and volunteers to direct participants will be at intersections along each route, and mile/km markings will be posted for 10 miler, 10k and 5k courses.
Optional Donation Opportunity
If you wish to make an extra donation to Forest Grove Lions sight improvement programs, you can do so during your race registration. If you don’t wish to run or walk in the race, you can donate directly by check to Forest Grove Lions. Please note your check: Run/Walk for Sight fund. Thanks for your generosity!
We will also be collecting Glasses and Hearing Aides for the Lions sight and Hearing foundation.
Race director: Belinda Petshow