Oregon Road Runners Club
31st Best Dam 10K Run & Walk
Saturday, September 27, 2014 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.The first three finishers in each ORRC category (both running and walking) will receive ribbons. Medals will be distributed to all walker and runners as they last.Please see race brochure for details.
Pace Setter Athletic Discounts
For anybody registering at Pace Setter Athletic, you will receive a 20% discount on your purchase that day. For the first time ever, we will have a pre-race packet pickup at Pace Setter Athletic. All registrants will be offered a 20% in store discount that day. Pre-race packet pickup will be Friday September 26th at Pace Setter Athletic. They are located at 4203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97206. You can also find them on the web at http://www.pacesetterathletic.com/.
Register online or download the registration flyer
Email Race Director Maggie Albertson, or call 503-347-1154.