Whether you choose to run the half marathon, 10k or 5k, you will run along the beautiful and flat Alton Baker Park river trails, which follow the Willamette River. The race will start at EWEB headquarters, which has limited parking available. But don't worry too much, street parking is free in Eugene on Sunday's, so grab a spot by the 5th Street Public Market, or in one of the parking garages, and you'll be close to the start line.
Entry fees are $40 for the half marathon, and $25 for the 10k or 5k. If you would like to add an incredible race dri-fit tech shirt, add $15 - these shirts have historically been super nice. A limited amount of shirts will be available for purchase at packet pick-up if you are undecided if you do not pre-purchase when registering. Included with your registration fee is a chip-timed event, with one aid station for the 5k, three for the 10k, and five for the half marathon. At the finish line, you'll find an excellent post race party. The spread this year includes fresh organic fruit, bagels, hot chocolate, coffee, water and recovery drinks. There is a post-race party occurring at a The Bridge where you will find soups, rolls and beer available for participants (please bring ID for beer). Half marathon finishers will receive a finisher medal, and individual awards will be available in all race distances to the top three male and female finishers, as well as age division winners.
All proceeds from the EWEB Run to Stay Warm event will benefit EWEB's Customer Care Program, which assists more than 4,500 income eligible households who are experiencing difficulty paying their utility bills.
Bring the entire family to this fabulous event! It is a perfect event for first-timers, as well as elite athletes who are seeking a podium finish. Come join me at this race! I'll see you at the races!
Date of Race: Sunday, November 24, 2013
Time: 8:30 for 400 meter dash; 9 a.m. for half marathon; 9:15 a.m. for 10k and 5k (with same day packet pick-up 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.)
Location: EWEB Headquarters - 500 East Fourth Avenue - Eugene, Oregon
Distances: Half Marathon, 10k and 5k on paved trails. Kids 400 meter dash.
Cost: $40 for half marathon; $25 for 10k and 5k; FREE for 400 meter kids dash
Register: Click here to register
-Jessica, Run Oregon Blogger