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Register Online by 10/29/2021! 


Online registration fees for the 5k run or walk is $35 general, $30 students until Wednesday, September 9th. There is no transaction fee for registering online.


Register by October 29, 2021 by 11:59pm.

Registration fees includes a commemorative, long sleeve, racer mesh t-shirt and personalized chipped bib if registered by 11:59pm on October 17th. 


Commemorative, long sleeve, racer mesh t-shirts are guaranteed to participants registered by 11:59pm on October 17th only. 


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.


Timing, Awards and Prizes

Participants are in charge of reporting their own activity by screenshotting a record of their distance and time through a fitness app if participating virtually. ​

Winners of each category will be announced on the website on October 30th. 

Awards will be mailed to the top three male and female finishers in age groups and categories. Fantastic door prizes will be drawn prior to the event and will be included in your race packet. 

Pre-Race Packets and Start Times

There is still pre-race packet pick up! Stop by to grab your t-shirt and other race necessities.  

Fri, Oct. 28th from 3-6pm in front of College of Optometry, 2221 Pacific AVE Forest Grove OR 97116. 


Race Start Times:

In person race will begin at 10am. Otherwise, participants are invited to complete the 5K anytime in between October 30th-November 6th. 

Water, First Aid, Restrooms, etc.

No restrooms on the 5k course. 

Water and restrooms available to everyone after the race. Forest Grove Fire and Rescue and Forest Grove Police will be on site for First Aid and Emergency.

Participation Requirements


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.

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