August 3rd, 17th, 24th, 31st Portland, OR 97214 US Directions



Join us this summer for FOUR fun filled Wednesday evenings at Mt. Tabor park.  Run or walk a 5k in the park with your dog, friends, or family then enjoy a fun post-race party that includes live music, games, local vendors, food & beer!  If you have a dog, bring them along and if you don’t, then just come enjoy all of the puppy love around you.  Complete the full "series" by participating in the event 4 weeks in August (3rd, 17th, 24th, 31st), or you can pick a single week to join.  Come on out with your best four-legged, three-legged, or two-legged friends for this evening fun run in the park! 

  • There will be plenty of doggie swag given away each week as well as fun contests 
  • Those 21+ will receive 1 free beer or cider 
  • All participants will receive a post race BBQ meal (hot dog + chips) 
  • Full race series participants will receive a series t-shirt, series medal and weekly charms to attach to the medal


Full Series Participants 

$140 for the series - Includes bib, shirt, medal, 4 charms for medal, post-race party with free BBQ meal & beer 

Close up of each charm below:

Weekly Participants

$35 each week - Includes bib, post-race party with free BBQ meal & beer  *CAN ADD ON SHIRT, MEDAL, OR CHARMS TO REGISTRATION* 



6:00 PM – Doors Open / Packet Pickup Begins
6:30 PM – 5k Race Starts
6:30 PM – Live Music Starts
8:30 PM – Post Race Party Ends


Mt. Tabor Park
Portland, OR US 97214




Mt. Tabor is closed to motor vehicles on Wednesdays, so you will need to park outside of the park and walk to the start / finish line.  Please see the map with some of the best areas to park around there (60th & Salmon, Yamhill & 69th, SE Belmont St).  It is all street parking and it is limited so we encourage you to carpool with friends or those in your household.  There will be no clothing check so please leave all clothing & personal belongings in your vehicle.



Q:  What are the dates for the series and how long is the course?
A:  The series will take place four Wednesday's in August (3rd, 17th, 24th, 31st) and each week is a 5k run or walk in Mt. Tabor park.  

Q:  Do I have to have a dog to participate in the event?
A:  Absolutely not!  All dogs are welcome (on a leash please) but it is not required to participate in the event 

Q:  Can I walk the course?
A:  Yes, participants can walk or run the course.  

Q: Do I have to run all four weeks?
A:  No, you have the option to sign up for the full series which is all 4 weeks or you can sign up for a single week.  

Q: Is the event timed?  
A:  Yes!  The bibs will not have chips on them, but the race will be timed and we will have online results.  

Q:  Can I exchange my t-shirt size at the race?
A:  Sorry, we are not able to do any shirt size exchanges.  The size you ordered will be the size you receive.  

Q:  Where do I park? 
A:  The park is closed on Wednesday's to motorized vehicles.  You will need to park outside the park and walk or bike to the start / finish.  We highly recommend carpooling with others or using Trimet or Uber to get to the event.  Please see the parking map on the website for the best areas to park on race day.   

Q:  Is there a bag check?
A:  No, we will not have a bag check at the event.  Please leave all personal belongings in your vehicle or at home.

Q:  Is there a post race party?
A:  Yes!  The post race party will include live music, beer, BBQ, lawn games, and local vendors.  

Q:  Will there be toilets or water on the course?
A:  Sort of.  You will run past the start / finish line once where there will be water and toilets set up.  


Q:  Am I registered?
A:  You can find your registration by going to "find a participant" link above.  If you are there, you are registered.

Q:  Can I transfer my registration to someone else?
A:  No, not for this event. 

Q:  Can I get a refund?
A:  We do not issue refunds for our events.  Please see our refund and transfer policy options here 

Q:  How do I change my personal info?
A:  Please email to update any information on your profile.

Q:  What is included in my registration?
A:  It depends on which option you chose.  Please see registration information above to see what is included in each package.

Q:  Is there a beneficiary for this event?
A:  Yes, this race benefits the JPM project.  All donations will go towards purchasing gift cards from local restaurants & small businesses and distributing them to frontline workers.  Please see the donation page here

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at


Each shift you can earn $50 in Terrapin race credit OR earn money for your charity, group, or club.  For more info email or sign up for shifts here:




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