4th of July Mini-Marathon (2.6 miles)

Sat July 4, 2020 Monmouth, OR 97361 US Directions

48th Annual running of this popular small town event!

2.6 mile (mostly downhill) one way mini-marathon along the route of the Western Days 4th of July Parade.  Course starts at the City Hall in Monmouth, OR and ends at the Independence Library in Independence, OR. The elevation drop from start to finish is 47 feet.

Race Entry Fees:

Ages 9 and Under: $5 until June 30th
Ages 10 and Up: $15 until May 31st, $20 until July 3rd, $25 day of day race

Bib Pickup (Pre-registered)

July 3rd 9am - 6pm @  Anytime Fitness - 1369 Monmouth St. Independence, OR 

July 4th 7am - 11:15am @ Monmouth City Hall 151 Main St W Monmouth OR (behind city hall)

In person & Day of Race Registration 

In Person:  July 3rd - 9am - 6pm @ Anytime Fitness, Independence OR

Day of Race:  July 4th 8:00am to 10:30am (sharp) @ 151 Main St. W. Monmouth, OR (behind city hall)


Overall winners and age group winners will be announced online and in the Itemizer-Observer Newspaper following the event.  No awards ceremony at the finish line in order to accommodate Western Days Parade.  Results will be printed/posted at the finish line.

Age Groups

  • 9 & under
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  • 80 & over
151 West Main Street
Monmouth, OR US 97361
Race Contact Info

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Participant Benefits

Finisher Medals

Post Race Snack & Hydration

Water at the Start and Halfway point

Entry Discounts for Willamette Valley Road Runners Club Members!

Current Members will automatically receive a discount when they register online.




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Mail In Registration is Available

Address for Mail In Registration:

Mini Marathon

833 N. High St.

Monmouth, OR 97361

In-Person Registration Drop-Off Locations

  • Anytime Fitness (in Independence)
  • Brook's & Terry's Espresso Stands
  • Monmouth Fitness Club

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Bib Pick-Up (for pre-registered participants)


Early pick-up July 3rd (Tuesda) at Independence Anytime Fitness from 11am-6pm

1369 Monmouth St.  Independence, OR

Or Day of Race from 7 - 11:15am @ Monmouth Fitness Club 165 E Main St. Monmouth, OR

Day of Race Registration

Day of Race Registration is available from 8am-10:30am behind the Monmouth City Hall.  Register now and SAVE $.

  • $30 for Adults
  • $10 for Youth (9 and Under)
Race Proceeds Support Local Charities/Organizations

All race proceeds go to support the following local charities/organizations:

Central Lions Club

Central High School Athletics

Ella Curran Community Food Bank

Kelsy Oldham Memorial Scholarship



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Special Thanks To:

Our Race Volunteers!

Monmouth and Independence Police Departments

Terry Cable, Race Director



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