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City of Astoria, Oregon

 

Run on the River

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Run on the River is SOLD OUT! Thank you! 
Our 5th annual Astoria Run on the River sponsored by Buoy Beer Company is May 20, 2018. Join us for the half marathon, 10k or 5k on the beautiful Astoria Riverwalk. This year the course is newly certified and this race will sell out. 

Check here for updates and changes or follow Run on the River on:
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REGISTRATION FOR 2019 OPENS MAY 20, 2018

Please confirm your 2018 registration at getmeregistered.com

VOLUNTEERS

Want to get involved? Sign up to Volunteer with us for Run on the River 

PRE-RACE

Packet pick up will begin the Friday evening prior to the race at the 7th Street Platform just outside Buoy Beer Company (1 - 8th Street, in Astoria). Packets will include your preassigned race bib with food/beverage voucher, t-shirt, route maps and more. Fernhill Glass will provide information about personalized medal engraving after the race. 

Packet Pick up times
Friday, May 18, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, May 20, Starting at 7:00 AM

RACE DAY INFO

Sunday, May 20, 2018
The start and finish location for each race is at the 6th Street Viewing Platform (6th and W. Marine Drive.)

Parking Limited parking is available at this location but you may park in the DHS parking lot (450 Marine Drive) or at the Aquatic Center (1997 Marine Drive).

Race start times 2018 Race Routes 
8:30 AM - Half Marathon Walkers
9:00 AM - Half Marathon
10:00 AM - 10k
11:00 AM - 5k
NOON-ish - Kids Fun Run (Starts at Buoy Beer and runs to the finish at 6th Street Platform)

Click here to view the updated race routes with aid stations and bathrooms. Updated May 15, 2018

Please be advised

  • This is NOT a closed course. There may be other runners/walkers/bikers along the Riverwalk.
  • Identifiable volunteers will be on hand to help direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic at the few crossings, particularly on the west end.
  • Seven aid stations will be available along the entire half marathon course (which includes the 10K and 5K routes). The stations will offer water and snacks donated by our sponsors.
  • Run with care! You will be running across trestles, uneven surfaces, and trolley tracks which can be slick especially when wet (and it "sometimes" rains in Astoria!). Please watch your footing at all times.

Results
We’ll be announcing and posting results as they happen and you'll be able to pick up a printed ticket with your time at the finish line. After the race you can also click back here for your  Race Results

POST RACE

Buoy Beer will be hosting post-race food and drink between 11 AM and 1 PM, and the award ceremonies at 12 PM right next to the start/finish area outside Buoy Beer Co. Runners and volunteers will receive a seafood boil lunch and beverage. Have your ID handy if you plan to have a beer. We'll have NA and GF beverage options too. Please let the server know if you've requested a vegetarian/GF/alternate meal.

*Additional beverage and meal tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Drink: $5 Food: $15
(while supplies last).

AWARDS

Half Marathon Finishers
Overall first place male/female finishers will receive $200.
Overall second place male/female finishers will receive $100.
Overall third place male/female finishers will receive $50.
Age division winners, first through third place, will receive a water bottle.

10k & 5k Finishers
Overall first, second and third place female/male finisher will receive a gift certificate.
Age division winners, first through third place, will receive a water bottle.

Thank you for participating in the 5th Annual Run on the River Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. We hope you have a great time, and please feel free to contact us with any Questions.  info@astoriaparks.com

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS

Run on the River 2018 Sponsors

 

Employee
of the
Month


Mindy Fife, Laura Gillum and Susan Principe received employee of the month for their expertise and knowledge of rescue skills during an aquatic emergency.  While dealing with an unresponsive swimmer who has been a regular patron at the pool, all three remained calm and implemented the rescue skills they practice regularly showing a strong knowledge of these skills.

Volunteer of the Month

Tongue Point is routinely able to provide up to forty enthusiastic and helpful volunteers as support for Parks events and we are very grateful to receive such amazing help from this fantastic community partner!

 
 
 

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