Based on the classic 1980's computer game, The 3rd Annual Oregon Trail® Game 5K and Inaugural 8K, take runners on a cross-country adventure from Missouri to Oregon, over mountains and across rivers, and to their final destination - Oregon City! Runners will have to make decisions along the course such as whether to ford a river, go hunting, and more! Can you make it to Oregon or will you die of dysentary? Each decision you make along the trail will determine your ultimate fate. Runners receive a timed score as well as a game score.
The Oregon Trail® Game 5K and 8K are fun yet challenging courses through historic Downtown Oregon City.
Course features include:
Start and finish on historic Main Street in Downtown Oregon City
Run past the iconic 99-year-old Municipal Elevator
Challenging 223-step run up stairs alongside Singer Hill Falls
Beautiful views overlooking the Willamette River and Willamette Falls
Run through the historic McLoughlin neighborhood and past attractions including Carnegie Library, McLoughlin House and Barclay House
Run through Waterboard Park’s beautiful wooded natural area
The Oregon Trail® Game 5K is a family-friendly event. Children 12 years and under can register at a special rate of $15 and enter the kids' category, where awards will be given for the top three runners.The 5K course is stroller-friendly. Strollers will be re-routed to the Muncipal Elevator instead of the stairs to complete the course.
* Please note - The 8K course may have some off road trails and some stairs and may not be ideal for strollers or walkers.
Please note: no dogs allowed on the 5K or 8K course.
Packet pickup info coming soon!
*Online registration ends at 8:00pm on Saturday, August 5th but day of race registration is available from the race site Sunday morning at 8:00am.