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The Forest Park Marathon (and a half)

The 1st Annual Forest Park Marathon, co-presented by Fit Right NW and the Forest Park Conservancy. A unique opportunity to experience a challenging trail marathon fully within the city limits of Portland, Oregon. The route traverses 26.2 miles of Forest Park's legendary 80+ mile trail system, running through the nation's premier urban forest. Limited to only 100 runners in the full, 250 in the half, all event proceeds benefit the Forest Park Conservancy.

When: October
(This trail race takes place in October each year. Visit race website link below for details.)

Location: Oregon, United States
Nearby City: Portland

Event 1:
Race Length: 26.2 miles (42.2 km)
Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet (+76 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 2,000 feet (-76 ft/mi)
High Point: 950 feet
Low Point: 100 feet
80% dirt trails, 20% dirt roads, 0% paved
Event 2:
Race Length: 13.1 miles (21.1 km)
Elevation Gain: 1,200 feet (+92 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 1,200 feet (-92 ft/mi)
High Point: 840 feet
Low Point: 100 feet
70% dirt trails, 30% dirt roads, 0% paved
Additional Information

Website URL: http://www.forestparkmarathon.org (opens new window)
Phone: 503-223-5449

Proceeds benefit the Forest Park Conservancy's work to preserve, protect and improve Portland's 5,157-acre Forest Park. Approximately 2/3 of the admission charge is a tax-deductible donation.



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Submitted On: 8/16/2011
By: RTMilner



Oregon Trail Races:
Forest Park Trail Run 10km, 20km & 50km | McDonald Forest Trail Run 15K/5K | McKenzie River Trail Run | Siskiyou Out Back (S.O.B.) Trail Run | The Forest Park Marathon (and a half) | Timberline Marathon | Under Armour Mountain Running Series - Mt Bachelor | Wildwood Trail Trial