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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204


photo of runners of all ages at a $5 5k race

2015 $5 5k Series

May 17 - Fernhill Park #1026050
June 14 - Lents Park #1026051
July 12 - Gabriel Park #1026052
Aug 16 - Laurelhurst Park #1026053
Sept 13 - Westmoreland Park #1026054
Oct 18 - Pier Park #1026055

Portland Parks & Recreation's $5 5k Series are family-friendly 5k races that take place monthly from May through October at parks throughout the Portland area. These events are perfect for all ages and abilities and are geared toward first time and less experienced runners. The $5 5k Series is a fun and exciting way for the community to come together and support healthy lifestyle choices. Part fitness, part community gathering, all fun! Event staff and lively music will make sure that the participants and spectators stay engaged while participating in the $5 5k events. All participants are winners and are eligible for the after-event raffle.

Adults: $5
Youth (17 & under): FREE

Activities include:

  •     1k Kids Fun Run (age 8 & under) at 8:45 a.m.
  •     5k for all ages beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  •     40-foot rockwall
  •     Music
  •     Kids activities
  •     Vendors

Register by Phone

Register Online
Click here for online registration

Register in person at any Portland Parks & Recreation center location
Click here for PP&R community center locations