PORTLANDATHONSunday, October 7, 2018
Join us on Sunday, October 7, 2018 for this one year only event! We are filling in the gap and proud to be chosen to create a race for Portland that brings our community from near and far together for a weekend of running and walking. All abilities welcome! Let’s celebrate our community and mark a place on our calendar to share in our love of Portland and all it has to offer.
Our marathon course will be USATF Sanctioned and Certified and a Boston Qualifier.
- Marathon 7:00am Start
- Half Marathon 8:20am Start
- 5 Mile 8:40am Start
- 4 mile River Walk – 8:50am Start
COURSE TIME LIMIT: The City of Portland requires participants to be finished with the race and roads re-opened after 7.5 hours (18min/mile pace). Participants not meeting this pace at the St. John’s Bridge will be turned back early and re-routed.
Water and Gatorade Endurance will be available at each of our aid stations. Additionally, Clif Shot will be available on course.
- Well supported Race Course
- Team Red Lizard Pace Groups
- Out of this world finisher medal
- Cool Lapel Pin for 4 mile walk participants, medals for all other races
- Commemorative Cinch Pack
- Live Music: HIT MACHINE!
- Stanford’s Finish Line Food
- Rogue Beer (first one free!)
- WhiteClaw Samples at finish line
- Complimentary Race Photos by Gordon Cully
- Gatorade Endurance and Clif Shot on course
- OHSU Sports Medicine Team and Mountain Wave Search and Rescue on course and at finish.
HILTON DOWNTOWN PORTLAND, HOST HOTEL and PORTLANDATHON EXPO
Book your room at the Hilton Portland Downtown or the Duniway Hilton and save! Find yourself in the middle of the action in the heart of the city! Race Expo and Packet Pick Up at your fingertips. Amazing property close to the starting line and and easy walk back post race. Check out everything PORTLAND, stay with us at the beautiful Hilton Properties!
Register online for the marathon, half marathon, 5 mile or 4 mile walk.
Course limit for the marathon is 7.5 hours. Those that have not reached this time goal will be turned back early at the bridge checkpoint. This is 18.5 min per mile pace. Please note the course will close and participants will be unable to cross the finish if they are longer than 7.5 hours. If you think you may not be able to finish the marathon in 7.5 hours please register for the half marathon.
Changing distances after registration. You may change your distance from one category to the other however no refunds will be made. You will be charged to move up in category according to price.
We do not offer refunds. Please purchase the race fee insurance offered to you during registration on Active.com. We do not offer transfers or deferments. Portlandathon is a one year event granted for 2018 only.
Registration is available online at active.com and throughout packet pick up. No registration day of race except for the 4 Mile River Walk. Prices will increase at the expo and shirts will not be guaranteed after 9/20/18.
Course Maps and Start Line
4 Mile Community Walk Course Map
Race Expo & Packet Pick Up
Portlandathon Expo and Packet Pick Up:
- Friday, Oct 5 12-8pm
- Saturday, Oct 6 10-6pm
HOST HOTEL and Expo Location: Hilton Downtown Portland
HILTON PORTLAND DOWNTOWN & THE DUNIWAY PORTLAND, A Hilton Hotel
t: +1 503 680 3329 I f: +1 503 220 2563
921 SW Sixth Avenue I Portland OR 97204 I United States
Race Expo, packet pick up, walking distance to the start/finish area of all races.
Book your room now with our special PORTLANDATHON rates. Choose between the Hilton Downtown Portland or the Duniway situated across the street from one another. Walk to the starting line from either of these amazing hotels.
Portlandathon Supports Our Local Community:
- Multnomah Athletic Club
- OSU Cheer/Dance Teams
- Central Catholic High School
- Amazon Dragon Paddling Club
- Cleveland High School
YOUR SUPPORT PROVIDES MEALS, CARE AND HOPE TO THE HOMELESS IN OUR COMMUNITY.
Water Station Volunteer
Finish Line Volunteer
Set Up/Take Down
Music On Course
Packet Pick Up
Send us an email if you are interested in volunteering at Portlandathon!
Please email [email protected]
Portlandathon will have pacers for both the marathon and half marathon.
Marathon: Team Red Lizard
Half Marathon: Portland Running Company Race Team
Shop at Portland Running Company (Best Running Shop in the world owned and operated by Dave and Paula Harkin)
Eat Voodoo Donuts
Go to Saturday Market
Visit Portland Parks
Drink Local Craft Beer at Rogue!
Explore the city on the Nike Bikes!
Take a Segway Tour
Visit the Portlandia Statue
Have lunch or dinner on the Portland Spirit
Visit Portland State University
Check out a Trail Blazers Game or Timbers Game!
Eat at the Food Carts!
Ride the Tram
Ride the Street Car
Shop and Eat on SE Hawthorne and Belmont
Go shopping in the Pearl District
Run a trail run on Leif Erickson or Wildwood in Forest Park
Go to the Portland Art Museum
Go to OMSI
Visit the Oregon Zoo
Portlandathon is part of the Oregon Half & Full Marathon Series.