Start planning and training for the city of Gresham's first 5K run/walk, 10K and half marathon this spring that will feature a course highlighting the beautiful trails and paths around the community.
The Gresham Lilac Run, presented by Unitus Community Credit Union, will be from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13. The event kicks off and ends at Gresham City Hall, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway.
The route is planned to go along the Wy'East Way, the Gresham-Fairview Trail, the Springwater Corridor Trail and the Gresham Butte Saddle Trail.
Those interested in participating should sign up at bit.ly/2Azelwl before March 1 to guarantee a spot and event T-shirt. The race will be capped at 500 runners.
The Gresham Lilac Run fees and donations support Family of Friends Mentoring, which helps connect children in need to local mentors.
The Lilac Run is sponsored by Owens Corning, Migration Brewing, Core Coffee, Konell Construction & Demolition Corp., Eastwind Running and Endurance, University of Western States, Mt. Hood Community College, Powell Valley Assisted Living and Marathon Printing, Inc.
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