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Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

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A Signature Rose Festival Event

Are you ready to rock your run? Register today for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon and 10K. Part of the world’s most popular running series, participants will rock out along one of two routes – the choice is yours! Both 6.2-mile and 13.1-mile courses are surrounded by a variety of bands from Portland’s diverse music scene. The unique routes feature two of Portland’s bridges, the city’s “front yard” (Tom McCall Waterfront Park) and inner Southeast neighborhoods that reflect the cool character of the Rose City.

Rock N Roll Marathon Runners

Be a Rose Festival Runner!

You can participate in the run AND help perpetuate Portland’s Official Festival at the same time. Join our fund raising team and run for the Rose Festival!

Have fun, meet other runners, enjoy race-day hospitality and get an exclusive Rose Festival Runners team t-shirt. You could earn the chance to run in another Rock ‘n’ Roll series event! For more information, or to register as a Rose Festival Runner, see the Information Form.

The Portland Rose Festival Foundation is one of the beneficiaries of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon. Since its inaugural year in 2012, charity runners in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon have raised over $217,500 for a variety of worthy causes and local nonprofit organizations.

Support the Rose Festival Runners!

The Rose Festival makes Portland a better place to live and visit. For 107 years, the Rose Festival has been contributing to the livability of the City while attracting visitors from around the world to stop and smell our roses. Portland Rose Festival Foundation programs and events are designed to benefit others–with your help, this one can benefit us! Help us keep Rose Festival events fantastic, fun and free! Support your favorite runner in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon or give to the overall campaign itself. This year we will be donating part of the proceeds to The Knight Cancer Challenge, our official charity. Click Here to make a donation today! Thank you!