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Join us for the third annual Back to School Fun Run at beautiful Cook Park in Tigard for a positive, energized event to celebrate the beginning of school.  Parents can celebrate the end of summer while kids are running off those back-to-school jitters.  This community event benefits at-risk girls and boys by providing sturdy new backpacks and school supplies to those who might otherwise start school without the supplies they need to succeed.  

The Details
Where: Cook Park, Tigard
When: Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Who: All are welcome!  Run or walk at your own pace to put a smile on a child's face.
Why: To celebrate the beginning of school. To help kids start school on the right foot. To deliver new backpacks and supplies to at-risk children and youth.

Race Schedule
7:30am         Registration and packet pick-up
9:00am         5K Timed Run/Walk
10:00am       One Mile Kids Challenge
10:20am       1/2 Mile Kids Dash
10:30am       Prizes and Awards

Race Highlights
Music, kids activities, food and drinks, beautiful wooded race route.  

5K Timed Run/Walk
$30 - Early bird rate through June 1st, 2014
$35 - Online registration ends August 16th at 11:59pm

Kids Fun Runs
$10

Canvas race tote bags are subject to availability.  Please register early.
Help children start school on the right foot.
Thank you to our generous 2013 race sponsors and contributors. 

FUN RUN SPONSORS
NW Public Affairs
Reef Adventures
Soleil Beauty & Spa
Umpqua Bank
Indigo Traders
Road Runner Sports
Serene Dental
Schnitzer Steel​

FUN RUN CONTRIBUTORS
Bank of America
Compound Media Productions
CrossFit 503
Dave Barrows & Associates
Dave's Killer Bread
Dulcet Cuisine
Eddie Bauer
Einstein Bros Bagels
Fit Right NW
Food Front Cooperative Grocery
Modify Watches
New Seasons Market
Road ID
Saint Cupcake
Starbucks Coffee - Multnomah Village
Tamale Factory
Zupans Market​
Sponsor Highlight
How to register: