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Grateful Dad 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Portland, Oregon

June 18, 2022

Father's Day Weekend

Prices increase April 2nd

Grateful Dad Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
Grateful Dad Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
Grateful Dad Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
Grateful Dad Half Marathon, 10k, 5k

2022 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Join us on Saturday June 18th as we celebrate fathers in a super fun and funky way!  The Grateful Dad half marathon, 10k and 5k is a laid back and chill event that runs (or walks) along the mighty Columbia River.  Join us in 2022 as we bring back live Grateful Dead themed music, food and beer at the event! 

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RACE FEATURES

Beer (free)
Fun games (free)
Pancake Breakfast ($$$)

RACE SCHEDULE

8:00am – Doors Open
8:45am – Kids Race
9:00am – Half Marathon Start (must run 12 min / mile or faster)
9:30am – 5k & 10k Start
10:15am – 5k / 10k Award Ceremony
10:45am – Half marathon award ceremony
1:00pm – Event ends

PACKET PICKUP

Packet Pickup Day One
Location: Road Runners Sports in Portland
29 NW 23rd Pl, Portland, OR 97210
Date: Thursday, June 16th
Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm 

Packet Pickup Day Two
Location: Road Runner Sports in Portland
29 NW 23rd Pl, Portland, OR 97210
Date: Friday, June 17th
Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

PACKAGE ONE

Includes: Shirt, Medal, Race bib w/ chip timing and post race party with free beer (or seltzer) from New Belgium Brewing (age 21+)

5K: $40 (THRU APR 1)

Apr 2 – Jun 15: $50
Jun 16 – 18 (RACE WEEKEND) $60

10K: $50 (THRU APR 1)

Apr 2 – Jun 15: $60
Jun 16 – 18 (RACE WEEKEND) $70

HALF: $80 (THRU APR 1)

Apr 2 – Jun 15: $99
Jun 16 – 18 (RACE WEEKEND) $109

PACKAGE TWO

Includes: Race bib w/ chip timing and post race party with free beer (or seltzer) from New Belgium Brewing (age 21+)

5K: $25 (THRU APR 1)

Apr 2 – Jun 15: $35
Jun 16 – 18 (RACE WEEKEND) $45

10K: $35 (THRU APR 1)

Apr 2 – Jun 15: $45
Jun 16 – 18 (RACE WEEKEND) $55

HALF: $65 (THRU APR 1)

Apr 2 – Jun 15: $75
Jun 16 – 18 (RACE WEEKEND) $85

VIRTUAL

Includes: Digital race bib & certificate

$30 (JAN 1 – APR 4)
$35 (APR 2 –  JUN 15)
$45 (JUN 16 – 18 RACE WEEKEND)

 

 

COURSE MAPS

Run from anywhere or utilize the original course if your local, it's up to you!

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Live Event FAQs

  • Am I registered?
    Please see our refund and transfer policy page.
  • Can I transfer my registration to someone else?
    If you are unable to attend the event, we do allow you to transfer your registration to someone else free of charge.  Please email
    [email protected] to do the transfer.  
  • Can I get a refund?
    We do not issue refunds for our events.  If you are unable to attend the event, you can transfer your registration to someone else, transfer to the virtual option, or transfer to one of our other 2021 events.  Please see our refund and transfer policy options.
  • How do I change my personal info, shipping address, or distance? 
    Please email
    [email protected] to update any information on your profile.  
  • What is included in my registration?
    It depends on which package you purchase.  Please see registration information above to see what is included in each package.  
  • Is there a beneficiary for this event?
    Yes, this race benefits the JPM project.  All donations will go towards purchasing gift cards from local restaurants & small businesses and distributing them to frontline workers.  Please see the beneficiary section below to learn more and donate. 
  • When will I receive my swag items? 
    We will NOT be handing out any swag items at the race.  All swag items will be pre-packaged and can be picked up during our 2 day packet pickup at Road Runner Sports.  These swag packages will include your race t-shirt, medal, bib, and any additional merchandise purchases.  Please see packet pickup info for more details.
  • Can I exchange my t-shirt size at the race?
    Sorry, we are not able to do any shirt size exchanges.
  • Where do I pick up my packet?
    We will hold packet pickup at Road Runner Sports in Portland on 6/17 & 6/18 from 11:00am-6:00pm. You do not need to print out an email confirmation, just tell an employee you are picking up your packet for the race and they will grab it for you. Please make sure all of the information on your bib is correct and verify the items in your packet are correct.
  • Is there race day packet pickup?
    No, we will not have race day packet pickup.  We require you to pick up your packet before the race to help us reduce gathering at the race.  If you are unable to pick up your packet before the race, please email [email protected]
  • Can someone else pick up my packet for me? 
    Yes!  We do allow others to pick up your packet on your behalf. 
  • Where do I park? Do I need a parking pass?
    Parking will be FREE. Volunteers will be there to guide you where to park. A parking map will be emailed to participants a week before the event.  
  • Is there a bag check?
    No, we will not have a bag check this year.  Please leave all personal belongings in your vehicle.  
  • Is there a post race party?
    To avoid gathering, we will not be having a traditional post-race party with music, games, vendors, or an award ceremony. As soon as you cross the finish line you can grab your pre-packaged post-race snack, water, and beer tote provided by New Belgium and then must return to your vehicle.
  • Is the race timed?
    Yes, the event will be timed by Negative Split Timing.  
  • Is there an award ceremony?
    To avoid gathering after the race, we will NOT be having an award ceremony.  Awards will be mailed out to the winners.  Results can be found on the Terrapin Events race results page.
  • Are spectators allowed at the event?
    No, we are not allowing spectators at the event
  • Will there be toilets on the course?
    Yes, there will be port-a-potties in the start/finish area and also on the course.

Please see Covid-19 Guidelines tab above for all of the safety measures we will be implementing at the race

  • Are masks required?
    Masks will be required for participants on site and in the start/finish area.  Vented masks & face shields are ok.  You have the option to take off your mask on the course if you are able to maintain at least a 6ft distance from others.  We will have extra masks on hand in case you forget/lose yours.
  • Will there be medical staff at the event?
    Yes 
  • Will there be aid stations?
    There will be water at the start/finish line and on the course.  There will be no gu on the course, you must bring your own.

Virtual FAQs

  • How does the virtual event work? 
    • 1. Register for the event 
    • 2. Plan out your route; it can be outdoors on a trail or on the streets in your neighborhood.  It can also be completed indoors on a treadmill. 
    • 3. Run / walk your race on June 19, 2021 
    • 3. Submit your time on the RunSignup.com page   
  • Are there prizes for top finishers / teams? 
    No, prizes will be awarded to the fastest individual or team. 
  • Is there a beneficiary for this event?
    Yes, this race benefits the JPM project.  All donations will go towards purchasing gift cards from local restaurants & small businesses and distributing them to frontline workers.  Please see the beneficiary section below to learn more and donate.
  • When will I receive my swag items?
    Swag items will be mailed to you shortly after the event 
  • For teams, will you ship the items to one address or each individual address? 
    We will be shipping all of the swag items to the captain’s shipping address.  Please email
    [email protected] if you need to edit your address.    
  • Do I get a race bib?
    You can find your digital race bib on your RunSignup account and print it out so you look like a real race participant!
  • How do I submit my time? 
    • You will be able to submit results from Fri June 18th 12:01 A.M – Sun June 20th at 11:59 P.M.     
    • *Log into your RunSignup account 
    • *Go to the results page
    • *Select Submit Virtual Results 
    • *Search for your registration by either first and last name or email address and DOB
    • *Once you have found your registration select Submit Virtual Results 
    • *Enter your time and then select Submit Results 
  • Do I need to show proof?
    No, we do not require a photo or proof of your run 
  • Do treadmill miles count?
    Yes, you can run the event indoors on a treadmill
  • Do elliptical, rowing, or bike miles count? 
    No, sorry we do not accept those activities.

COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES

Learn about the major takeaways for the event you should know.

Beneficiary

JPM Project

Please help us support front line workers and support the local business community.  With the money donated, we will purchase gift cards from local businesses and distribute them to front line workers!  Not only does this give a well deserved THANK YOU to all those great folks, it will help support the local economy and help local businesses remain open!
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