Hurricane Creek Half & 5K Canceled
Due to all of the uncertainty still out there and our event being so close to all of this, park closures, race vendor, lodging, and restaurant restrictions, all things that are so vital to make this race happen. We are very sorry we have to cancel, but feel it is the best decision at this point.
RUNNERS OF THE SAGE operates under a special use permit from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Employer.
WHEN: Saturday May 23rd, 2020
Half Marathon starts at 8:30 AM and 5K starts at 9 AM
REGISTRATION/COST: REGISTER HERE TODAY!!
Half Marathon – $25 Early Bird price through April 30; $35 Regular price until online registration closes Wednesday May 20th at 8 PM. $45 Day of Race Registration.
5K – $10 Early Bird price through April 30; $15 Regular price until online registration closes Wednesday May 20th at 8 PM. $20 Day of Race Registration.
WHERE: JOSEPH, OREGON CITY PARK
PACKET PICKUP: Pick up your race packet with bib and goodies starting at 7:30 AM the day of the race.
GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow.
REASON: Runners of the Sage mission is to encourage more active, self-sufficient, and more environmentally aware lifestyles. We want to keep the cost of this race at a bare minimum so we really appreciate your support in purchasing apparel and registering!
AWARDS: There will be awards for the top 3 Male and top 3 Female Overall finishers for the Half and the 5k. Each Half Marathon Finisher will reciever a finisher medal.
SATURDAY MAY 23rd-
8 AM – Half Marathon Early Start(Early Starters not eligible for overall awards)
8:30 AM – Half Marathon Start
9 AM – 5K Start
Noon– We will have a 3.5 hr cutoff time(which means race coordinators will make our way to lunch) and invite all to lunch at Terminal Gravity and then to the wonderful Wallowa County Farmers Market.
2 PM – Post Run Yoga class – post run stretch by Salutations Studio – at The Place. This is a donation based Yoga class.
MERCHANDISE: Tri Blend Bella Canvas Cozy Shirts are available for $20. These may be pre ordered until Wednesday May 6th. We will have limited sizes/quantities for day of purchasing.
Runners of the Sage Glasses will be available for purchase for $5
Assorted Runners of the Sage T-shirts will be available as well.
All proceeds go towards continuing and bettering these events! Thank you!
Kokanne Inn – Tell them you are coming for the race and receive 25% off on your stay
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Half Marathon – This is an out and back, hilly and challenging Half marathon Course. It starts at 4200 ft elevation at Joseph City Park and climbs to a mile high at 5100 ft. The first 3 miles are paved, the next 6 miles are all maintained dirt road surface, and then last 3 are paved. This could be one of the most scenic half marathons in the Northwest with constant views of the Wallowa Mountains, Eagle Cap Wilderness, Seven Devils, and high valleys. There will be a water station at the Grange Mile 3ish and 10ish. Another water station at the Hurricane Creek Trailhead at mile 6.5.
The 5k course is an out and back. It covers the first 1.55 miles of the half marathon course. There will be a water station at the turnaround.
Thanks to all participants, volunteers, and sponsors to help make such a wonderful memory for all! The race was a huge success from the efforts of all. We look forward to 2020 and hope you join us!
HALF MALE OVERALL WINNERS
1. Samuel Schwarz – 1:27:42
2. Chris Albertson – 1:31:03
3. Gustavo Calderon – 1:31:39
HALF FEMALE OVERALL WINNERS
1. Colleen Peterson – 1:53:34
2. Beth McKoy – 1:55:36
3. Lauren Mills – 2:00:47
5K MALE OVERALL WINNERS(Photo not available)
1. Garik Asplund – 20:44
2. Kevin McCrabb – 22:51
3. Heath Lamper – 24:43
5K FEMALE WINNERS:
1. Andrea Steiger – 23:44
2. Betsy Zemel – 24:55
3. Mauri Jones – 25:09
2018 HURRICANE CREEK HALF
2018 HURRICANE CREEK HALF MARATHON TOP FEMALE FINISHERS
- Trina Matthews 1:55:20 2. Jamie O’Niell 1:57:43 3. Eliza Irish/Kyla Hook 2:05:00
2018 HURRICANE CREEK TOP MALE FINISHERS
1. Rob Brown 1:43:06 2. Chris Albertson 1:43:08 3. Michael Cooler 1:48:00
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