Oregon Road Runners Club
29th Best Dam 10K Run & Walk
Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Estacada
An ORRC certified 10K (6.2 mile) road race and walk along a gentle stretch of the wild and scenic Clackamas River in the Cascade Mountain foothills at Estacada just 25 miles East of Portland. Be at City Hall by 8:30 am for a bus to the race’s start. Walkers will be starting at 9:30 am this year and the runners will be starting at 10:00 am. Wheel-racers will be accommodated but not animals, buggy, or infant carriers.
The all paved course features views of pristine waters, shading forests, interesting geology and sometimes, bald eagles, osprey and colorful waterfowl. The start is east of Estacada on North Fork Lake. The course meanders along the wild and scenic Clackamas River to finish at Broadway St. in downtown Estacada to a welcoming Farmers Market and musical entertainment. In addition to the race’s great course, we will have special prizes and awards. so don’t gamble and wait too long as we are limited by our permits to allow no more than 750 entrants.
This year's race was selected by the Oregon Road Runners Club as one of 7 in the
NW for the 10K series of races. In addition to the usual awards, entrants may
also enter the series and win additional recognition and awards for their
performance in the series. In addition to series awards and the usual ORRC age
category ribbons, the first male and female to finish in the Best Dam Run & Walk will win personalized podium jackets from Pace Setter Athletic. Please see race brochure for details.
Call (503) 632-4676 or email Race Director Steven Floyd