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Copy of Copy of New years day 5k Flyer

Grab your friends, family, and running shoes, and get into the spirit this season by participating in Astoria Parks and Recreation’s inaugural festive, fun-filled Holiday 5k Series! This series is comprised of 4 holiday-themed races spanning October to January.  Pre-registration is required. The location and time of each race vary, see below.


  • Run 1: Monster Bash Costume 5k Fun Run & Walk
    • Date: October 29
    • Time: 10am Race Start; 9am-9:45am Check In
    • Location: Clatsop County Fairgrounds (92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria)
  • Run 2: Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run & Walk
    • Date: November 24
    • Time: 9am Race Start; 8am-8:45am Check In
    • Location: Astoria Riverwalk (Barbey Maritime Center 2042 Marine Dr., Astoria)
  • Run 3: Ugly Sweater 5k Fun Run & Walk
    • Date: December 3
    • Time: 9am Race Start; 8am-8:45am Check In
    • Location: Astoria Riverwalk (Barbey Maritime Center 2042 Marine Dr., Astoria)
  • Run 4: New Years Day 5k Fun Run & Walk
    • Date: January 1
    • Time: 10am Race Start; 9am-9:45am Check In
    • Location: Astoria Riverwalk (Barbey Maritime Center 2042 Marine Dr., Astoria)
  • Ages: All ages (see below for information relating to wheelchairs and strollers)
  • Cost: $30 to participate all 4 races of the Holiday 5k Series*

    *Children 5 and younger with an accompanying adult can participate for free

  • Award Categories: 0-12 years, 13-18 years, 19-35 years, 36-55 years, 56+ years
  • Time Record: A race clock will be provided; participants will be responsible for recognizing and recording their own race time
  • Prizes & Giveaways: Runners participating in individual races will receive a small participation token; Participants who race in all 4 5k’s of the Holiday 5k Series will receive a Holiday 5k Series medal
  • Registration Closes: Online registration closes at noon the day prior to the race; cash-only day-of registration will be available on site


Rules & Regulations

  • Participants will receive a race bib at registration prior to race start, to be worn on the front of the participant’s running attire.
  • Persons wishing to participate in a wheelchair or with a child in a stroller are responsible for assessing the feasibility and safety of the race course on their own. Wheelchairs and strollers may not be recommended for some events. 
  • Participants may not bring any weapons, or replica weapons, as part of their costume.
  • Participants accept full responsibility for any damage or loss to costumes that may occur during the race.
  • Participants must stay within the course boundaries, and are responsible for recognizing and understanding event signage and symbols relating to maps, facilities, and directions.
  • Dogs are welcome but must abide by the following: be on a 6ft leash or shorter; must be up to date on their rabies vaccination; must not be a female in heat. Owners are responsible for picking up and discarding of waste. Owners are not to let their dog approach another dog without permission from the owner.
  • Failure to follow policies as outlined may result in immediate disqualification from the event, loss of prizes, and/or ban from future events. 

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Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month Joel Bake is a former facilities maintenance ranger from Fort Stevens State Park who has spent the past two years of his retirement working seasonally for our department! Joel is a hard worker with tons of knowledge and experience in grounds and facilities upkeep and we are so grateful for all his help and the positive attitude he brings everyday to our team!