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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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

503-823-PLAY (7529)

Blaine Rethmeier, Recreation Coordinator, Sports


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We Love to Run!

Stay connected to PP&R programs focused on running, cross country, track & field and other activities that will keep you moving!

PP&R Running Activities & Events
5K Series Fun Run All Ages Adults: $5. Youth 17 & under: FREE. Activities include a Kids Fun Run (age 8 and under) at 8:45am. 5K for all ages beginning at 9am. Rockwall, music, kids activities and vendors. Events are scheduled monthly, April-October.
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All Comer Cross Country Meets at Overlook Park Grade 3-8 Meets open to the public held at Overlook Park. Sponsored by PP&R and Foot Traffic. Meets are held 4:30-6pm on Thursdays. 
Learn more. These meets are $3 per youth runner.
All Comer Cross Country Teams Grade 3-8 PP&R All Comer Cross Country Teams practice 1x weekly at a local community center and attend Overlook meets. Registration is now open!
Sunday Parkways All Ages Sunday Parkways are coordinated by the Portland Bureau of Transportation and Portland Parks & Recreation. Roads are closed to vehicles and opened to walkers, runners, bikers and even skateboarders! Parkway routes are packed with activites and vendors. Pick up a passport, stop at each location an earn a prize! Events are held May-September.
Learn more.