Join us on Saturday August 3rd for the fifth-annual Country Girl Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K! This is an all women’s event. Every Country Girl will receive a Country Girl finisher medal, custom t-shirt, cider, beer, tasty food and much more! The Country Girl starts and finishes at the historic Kliever Memorial Armory and runs along the beautiful Columbia River with amazing views of the Cascade mountains. All courses are super flat and fast.
Friday August 2nd
Packet Pick up
11:00am – 7:00pm
Road Runner Sports
29 NW 23rd Place – Portland, OR
Saturday August 3rd
7:30 AM – Doors open
7:30AM – Packet Pick-up
8:10 AM – Kids Half Miler
8:30 AM – Half / 10K / 5K Races
- Commemorative t-shirt
- Commemorative medal
- Fabulous beer garden
- Live country music
- Aid stations every 2 miles
- Chip timing
- Awards, prizes, and giveaways
* There is an 18 min / mile limit on the half marathon.
Registrations received after FRIDAY JULY 19TH at 11:59pm will not be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Tier one: $74 until Fri March 22nd at 11:59pm
Tier two: $79 until Fri. May 3rd at 11:59pm
Tier three: $84 until Fri. June 21st at 11:59pm
Tier four: $89 until Thurs. Aug. 1st at 11:59pm
Race Weekend: $99
Tier one: $49 until Fri March 22nd at 11:59pm
Tier two: $54 until Fri. May 3rd at 11:59pm
Tier three: $59 until Fri. June 21st at 11:59pm
Tier four: $64 until Thurs. Aug. 1st at 11:59pm
Race Weekend: $74
Tier one: $36 until Fri March 22nd at 11:59pm
Tier two: $41 until Fri. May 3rd at 11:59pm
Tier three: $46 until Fri. June 21st at 11:59pm
Tier four: $51 until Thurs. Aug. 1st at 11:59pm
Race Weekend: $59
YOUTH HALF MARATHON
Tier one: $41 until Fri. May 3rd at 11:59pm
Tier two: $49 until Fri. June 21st at 11:59pm
Tier three: $56 until Thurs. Aug. 1st at 11:59pm
Race Weekend: $66
Tier one: $30 until Fri. June 21st at 11:59pm
Tier two: $35 until Thurs. Aug. 1st at 11:59pm
Race Weekend: $45
Tier one: $22 until Fri. June 21st at 11:59pm
Tier two: $27 until Thurs. Aug. 1st at 11:59pm
Race Weekend: $37
$8 (through Thursday prior to event)
$12 race weekend
* Shirt not included. Parents are welcome to run at no charge.
MAIL-IN YOUR REGISTRATION
Must be received by end of the day Friday July 26th
Fill out the form and mail it to:
P.O. Box 15257
Portland, OR 97293
Visit one of these great local stores (below) to get a race brochure and register:
ROAD RUNNER SPORTS:
Northwest: 29 NW 23rd Place
Tualatin: 7063 SW Nyberg St.
NW: 2258 NW Raleigh St.
Vancouver: 700 SE 160th
*All registrations must be received before store close on Friday, July 26th.
Check back here after the event for post race photos and race results!
All courses are super flat and fast. The half and 10k run along the beautiful Columbia River with awesome views of the Cascade mountain range.
There are aid stations with water / energy drink / energy food and toilets at approximately every two miles.
Free Beer / Cider
Line Dancing Lessons
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
AM I REGISTERED?
You can see if you are registered by going to the imATHLETE participant list. Simply enter your name to see if you are registered.
CAN MEN STILL RUN THIS RACE?
This race is advertised as an all Women’s running event, but men CAN participate too! Just keep in mind that we are only ordering Women’s shirts for this event.
CAN I GET A REFUND?
Sorry there are no refunds for any of our events.
CAN I TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION TO SOMEONE ELSE?
Sorry there are no transfers for this event.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY REGISTRATION?
We have lots of goodies for you! Besides all the swag form our great sponsors which you can collect at the event, we have a beer garden with beer, cider and wine, tasty food, commemorative t-shirt, Country Girl medal, live country music and much much more!
AM I GUARANTEED A T-SHIRT?
You are only guaranteed a t-shirt if you register before the t-shirt cutoff date. For this event the date is Friday July 19th at 11:59pm. Anyone registering after that date will need to wait until after they complete their race to check for any available t-shirts. Sizes are limited and definitely not guaranteed at that point. Avoid the hassle and register before the deadline!
WHEN IS THE AWARD CEREMONY / WHAT ARE THE AWARDS?
The award ceremony will take place at approximately 10:00am. We will announce the winners, and have trophies for the top three overall for each distance. We have ribbons for top three finishers in each age category for each race distance.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Kliever Armory is at 10000 NE 33rd Drive in Portland OR 97211. You can Google direction there.
WHERE DO I PICKUP MY PACKET?
Packet pickup will be Friday, August 2nd at Road Runner Sports – 29 NW 23rd Place, Portland, OR from 11am – 7pm.
HOW DO I CHANGE MY PERSONAL INFO, RACE DISTANCE OR ADD MERCHANDISE?
You can update your personal info with the exception of your name (Gender, Date of Birth, Email Address, Day Phone, Mailing Address, Emergency Contact Name/Phone, How Did You Hear About This Event, t-shirt size and Custom Questions.) by following these steps
- Go here
- Enter the registration Confirmation Code
- Select ‘EDIT: alter your registration details’
IS THERE PARKING?
There is not a lot of free parking around the Kliever Memorial Armory. As always we encourage you to take alternative transportation like bus, Lyft, Uber, or any of the many other great forms of transportation in Portland. If you must drive, please carpool.
WHERE DO THE RACES START AND FINISH?
The pre and post race party take place at Kliever Memorial Armory. The armory is located at 10000 NE 33rd Drive, Portland, OR 97211 The races start and finish on NE 33rd Drive just across from the armory.
WHERE IS THE KIDS RACE?
The kids race starts and finishes at the finish line for the adult races. It is a 1/2 mile (total) out and back course. Parents are welcome to run with their kids at no charge.
HOW / WHERE DO I GET MY ID CHECKED AND DO I REALLY NEED IT?
Yes, you definitely need your ID. You must have a stamp or a wristband to get your beer. It is best if you get your ID checked EARLY and get it done with. Then you can avoid one more line when you finish. We have an ID check set up starting in the morning. You can get your ID checked there or at the beer area.
IS THERE A GEAR CHECK?
For your convenience we have a complimentary clothing check, we have reusable bags for your use but we encourage you to bring your own. IMPORTANT! Please do not leave valuables at the gear check. Although our gear checks are very safe and secure, we will not be responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged items.
CAN I LISTEN TO MUSIC WHILE I RUN?
Yes you can. However, please keep the volume at a reasonable level for everyone’s safety. There is always a chance that emergency vehicles or the occasional random vehicle might be present on the course and you will need to hear them coming.
CAN I RUN WITH MY DOG?
If you have a service dog, you are welcome to run with your dog. Otherwise we do not allow dogs, cats, monkeys, zebras etc into the event.
CAN I RUN WITH A JOGGING STROLLER?
IS THERE A TIME LIMIT TO COMPLETE THE EVENT?
Yes there is. We ask that everyone run / walk 18 minutes per mile or faster. That amounts to completing the event in roughly four hours.