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Reed College 5K


Thank-you everyone who came out today to run, walk and volunteer. We had a great time and hope you did too. Results are now available at Online Race Results.

The third annual Reed College 5K is a run/walk open to all ages and abilities. Proceeds from the race benefit Duniway, Grout, Llewellyn, Lewis, and Woodstock elementary schools.

The race, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday September 20, 2014, in Eliot Circle will wind around the campus and touch on the Eastmoreland, Reed, and Woodstock neighborhoods. This year, a fitted, technical t-shirt is included with your registration fee.

Packet pick-up is at Pace Setter Athletic from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 19. Pace Setter Athletic is located in the heart of Woodstock Village: 4203 SE Woodstock Blvd Portland, OR. On race day, packet pick-up will be at Reed College's Eliot Circle beginning at 8 a.m. Day of race registration will be available starting at 8 a.m. at Reed College. Race t-shirts not guaranteed at day of race registration.

Free parking is available on the Reed College Campus. East and west parking lot locations can be found on the campus map.

Celebrate your epic endeavour with a free post-race pancake breakfast catered by Bon Appétit and stay for the Reed College Community Day where alumni, neighbors, and friends of all ages are welcome to enjoy a day of music, food, and fun. Community Day activities include:

  • A non-profit fair
  • Reactor campus, architecture, and canyon tours
  • Food carts
  • Portland Jugglers
  • Music by the Freak Mountain Ramblers
  • Eastmooreland Neighborhood Association Dog Show

Register today for the Reed College 5K!

Interested in volunteering? Send us an email at info@reasontorun.com.

Reed College 5K
September 20
9 a.m.

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