Hundreds Run In Ugly Sweater Run

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of runners put on their tackiest Christmas sweaters Sunday for the second annual Oregon Ugly Sweater Run. Kids, adults, even dogs dressed up in their ugliest holiday attire for the 5k run at Alton Baker Park. Some runners came all the way from Portland to participate because they say it’s impossible … Continue reading »

A Soggy & Sentimental Couples 5K

EUGENE, Ore. — In the name of love, nearly 200 people toughed it out in the wet weather Saturday morning for an annual couples 5K run in Eugene. The official title of the race is the Michael DeRobertis Memorial Couples Classic. The course starts and ends at the River Road ParksĀ and Recreation District, where DeRobertis … Continue reading »

Food & Beer Entice Runners in the Cold

EUGENE, Ore. — More than one 150 people braved the cold Sunday morning, for race that promised a meal and fresh beer at the finish line. The third annual Dash & Dine race started and ended at the Holiday Inn Express on Franklin Boulevard. Runners had the choice of running a 5k or 15k, and … Continue reading »

OSU Holds Walk and Run

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you want to go for a walk with Benny the Beaver, you may have your chance on Friday. Oregon State University is holding its fourth annual Be Well Walk and Run Friday afternoon. It’s a 5k run and one-mile walk, and it’s free for everyone. Organizers say the event’s about learning … Continue reading »

Runners Race in Dash and Dine

EUGENE, Ore. — Runners from Eugene and surrounding areas took to the trails for the second annual Dash and Dine. The race consisted of two different courses, a 5K and 15K. Both tracks were on the Ruth Bascom River Trail. Although it was raining, many runners said the rain helped cool them down. After the … Continue reading »