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Starlight Run 5K

Sat 30th May 2020 · Portland
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PORTLAND’S PARTY IN THE STREETS! It’s Portland’s largest Fun Run! Join thousands of runners for the Starlight Run, a 5k (3.1-mile) run on the PGE/SOLVE Starlight Parade route on Saturday evening in front of more than 250,000 spectators. In the last 40 years, more than 140,000 runners have covered more than 400,000 miles of fun in this sanctioned Rose Festival event!

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All participants will receive a finisher’s medal upon crossing the finish line! Registered participants will also be able to show their race bib and get free entrance into the Rose Festival CityFair on the Waterfront!

7:00pm Sat 30th May 2020

Run 5km

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Please help us have a safe event. Wearing headphones is discouraged. Bicycles, skateboards, unicycles, strollers, in-line and roller skates and dogs/pets should be left at home. Open to RUNNERS only who can maintain a minimum 14 minute per mile pace. This is NOT a walking event. Please do not run back along the parade route during the run or after its completion.

PLEASE NOTE: Safety searches of any bag larger than the size of a football will take place upon entering the race area. Plan accordingly – the following items will not be allowed inside the field area: Coolers, glass, alcohol, large bags or closed containers, weapons, chains, baseball bats, stakes, tobacco products, illegal substances.

How to get there

Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 98 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, USA

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It’s parade night too, so traffic will be busy in downtown Portland. Plan on carpooling to the run or take Tri Met or MAX Light Rail downtown. Schedules may change on this special evening. Call Tri Met at 503-238-RIDE or check their website for more information (

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