Resources for Walkers

2014 Walking Events with Separate Awards for Walkers
March 1: Champoeg Park 10K
May 3: Hagg Lake 5K, 10K and 10.5-Mile
May 26: Up The Lazy River 10K
September 27: Best Dam Run 10K
October 14: Blue Lake 5K, 15K

2014 Running Events with Walkers Welcome but No Separate Awards for Walkers

January 4: Y2K 2-Mile, 10K, 20.14K
April 13: Vernonia Half-Marathon
June 21: Summer Solstice 5K
July 4: July 4th 4-Mile
August 9: Garlic Festival 2-Mile, 10K, 5K
November 27: Turkey Trot 4-Mile

Please Note Change to the ORRC Walker of the Year Award
The ORRC “Walker of the Year” award is now based purely on the points received

first overall walker will get 10 pts,
second will get 9 pts., etc.

Sign Up for the ORRC 5K Series
Each race in the 5K series is for runners or walkers. Sign up
to earn prizes and meet other walkers!

Walk Safely:

  • Use the crosswalk.
  • Look left, right, and left again before crossing street.
  • Establish eye contact with drivers.
  • Watch for turning vehicles.
  • Wear brightly colored clothing and reflective clothing at night.
  • Walk against traffic on roads with no sidewalks.
  • Wear comfortable shoes that give support and that will not irritate your feet.

Walk for Health and Fitness!
Walking can decrease your risk of many health problems:
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Injuries and falls

Walking as part of your daily routine helps you to:
  • Increase efficiency of heart and lungs
  • Lower blood cholesterol
  • Control weight
  • Reduce stress and enhance the quality of your sleep
  • Improve your mood
  • Tone muscles







ORRC, 4840 SW Western Ave. #200, Beaverton, OR 97005