Welcome to
the next level:

2015 Road & Trail Pkgs. for the Yearly Pass, will be available in November


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      NEW SHIRT LOGO FOR:                               2014/2015

       To be revealed soon!!!

First Run


                                                                                                                                                         
Start your 2015 off with a bang!
                         
A Production of:
                                  

Dates:
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 &
Thursday, January 1, 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (New Year's Eve)

10:30pm - 11:40pm - Race Day Registraion & Packet Pickup (Columbia Room @ Valley River Inn)
11:59pm - 10K & 5K Run/Walk Start
Awards ongoing as participants finish.
Thursday, January 1, 2015 (New Year's Day)
8:30am - 9:45am - Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup (Columbia Room @ Valley River Inn)
10:00am - 10K & 5K Run/Walk Start

Packet Pickup: The Columbia Room at Valley River Inn is in the north building of the hotel. CLICK HERE for special guest room rate at our host hotel, Valley River Inn.

For the night race: At packet pickup, please take a glow-stick bracelet to wear during the race - this will help with safety and competition.



Event Description:

Start the new year with a scenic run or walk in this unique event. You can choose to participate on New Year's Eve or on New Year's Day or both.  Post event celebration, refreshments & special bar pricing hosted by
McGrath's Fish House on NYD this year!
 
Event Challenge:
Participants completing both events will be eligible for extra awards, based upon the cummulative time from each event. These awards will not be presented on race day. There are three combinations of event doubles: 1) Run both 5K events (10K total), 2) Run one 5K event and one 10K event (15K total), and 3) Run both 10K events (20K total).

Distances:
This event features a 10K (6.2 mile) and 5K (3.1 mile) run or walk.

Location:

Valley River Inn - Eugene, Oregon.


Chip Timing: 
This year's event will be chip timed, utilizing a Chip Start. Awards for this event will be based on Chip Time.


Directions:
In Eugene, take the Delta Highway to the Valley River Center exit. Turn left at the first stoplight after the exit (Valley River Way), and proceed south 1/2 mile to the Valley River Inn.


Course Maps: 
The 10K and 5K run/walks for New Year's Eve start and finish at the Valley River Inn, while the courses for New Year's Day will start and finish at McGrath's. All courses will follow the bike paths along the Willamette River. The courses are flat, fast and scenic! For the night race, the 10K course is different this year and will be well lit with street lights along the bike path. New Year's Eve revised course maps TBD.  
 Click here for a NEW YEAR'S DAY 5K/10K COURSE MAP.
 

Entry Fees:
$20 for one event, $35 for both days, through December 30. Add $5 on race day. Ages 17 & under and 60 & over deduct $5. Long-sleeve tech shirts are available for $10 while supplies last. NEW LOGO ON SHIRT THIS YEAR (See Logo in the left margin of this page)
 
Registration:
For printable entry form CLICK HERE. In person registration at Eugene Running Company, at Oakway Center, available until 6:30PM on 12/30/13. Online registration is available through the link below. 


                                                                              


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