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Starlight Run

Starlight Run

Date: June 05, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM





3.1 miles of fun to take over downtown Portland on June 5, 2021!

Portland’s most popular fun run, the Starlight Run, is at a better start time, at a better start and finish location on Naito Parkway at Waterfront Park next to Rose Festival’s CityFair!

The wacky warm-up act for the Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade is starting and finishing on Naito Parkway at the Rose Festival’s CityFair.

The 43rd Annual Starlight Run will start at 7:00 p.m. The traditional costume contest will be held at 5:45. The Run will start near Morrison Street at Naito, go north, then turn up SW Harvey Milk Street (formerly Stark Street) and join the Starlight Parade route at 4th AVE. Runners will follow the parade route up to 14th AVE where they will loop around Lincoln High School and race down to Burnside, then to 4th Ave and back to SW Harvey Milk Street returning to Naito Parkway.


All runners will get a medal and enjoy free access to CityFair following the race! All registrants also receive a coupon attached to their bib number for a meal at a local area Old Spaghetti Factory restaurant. Restrictions may apply.

Costume Contest

A costume contest will be held prior to race time (possibly 5:45 p.m., check back to confirm). Start planning your winning costume now! Top prizes TBA for the individual adult category. Dressing to match the Rose Festival theme is encouraged. The 2021 Theme is TBA (check back in January, 2021).

Souvenir T-Shirt

A special edition Starlight Run t-shirt is available in limited quantities. Please order early if you would like a t-shirt!
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