Whether you’re training for your first triathlon, seeking out your next 5K or on the hunt for a healthy food fest, we’ve got you covered with our best event picks around the Northwest.

Volcano Race PDX

September 28

Help bring art into the life of a child and participate in this family-friendly run in Portland’s Mt. Tabor Park. The race offers 10K and 5K options as well as a 1K course for kids. Following the race, enjoy live music, great food and an Art Zone.

Wild Mushroom Celebration – Long Beach Peninsula

October 1

This unique event takes place October 1 through November 15. Join the culinary community of the Long Beach Peninsula and enjoy tastings, discussions and pairing dinners in celebration of one of the area’s most delicious natural foods – the wild mushroom.

Three Stone Foundation Fun Run 2014 – Spokane

October 4

Join this fun run at Manito Park to spend an active day with your family and celebrate reading! Participate in the 1-mile kids run or the family 5K. Everyone is encouraged to come dressed as his or her favorite book character!

Portland Marathon

October 5

Start training now for the “best marathon in the Northwest”—the Portland Marathon. Compete in a half-marathon or challenge yourself to complete the full marathon.

Oktoberfest Stein Dash 5K – Puyallup

October 5

Enjoy a bratwurst and beverage at the end of this fun run! You’ll be given a stein to run with and your first post-race drink is free! The route leads straight to Oktoberfest Northwest Festhalle, where you can experience the festival with friends and family. All ages are welcome – there’s even root beer on tap for the kids!

Street Scramble – Edmonds

October 25

Join in this active adventure for runners, walkers and families! Use your special map to find as many of the marked checkpoints as you can within the time limit to beat out your opponents. Teams of up to five or individual participants are welcome!

Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk – Clackamas

November 8

Participate in this first annual Veterans Day event organized by the Hood to Coast Race Series! The 5K run/walk takes place a Camp Withycombe which is still an active military facility. Best of all, $10 of every registration supports the renovation of the Oregon Military Museum. Come be active and make history!

Redmond Poultry Predictor 5K Run/Walk – Redmond

November 16

Predict your finish time and win a turkey! This 5K race course loops through downtown Redmond and is open to all running levels – you don’t even have to be first to cross the finish line to win! The five participants closest to their predicted finish time will receive a frozen turkey just in time for Thanksgiving. Bring the whole family and have some pre- holiday fun!

Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk – West Linn

November 27

Turn up the family fun this Thanksgiving with the West Linn Turkey Trot 5K! The trails are beautiful and family-friendly. Enjoy a ‘Kids Trot’ for the little ones and a slightly more challenging trail for adults. It’s a great way to earn that holiday meal!

Seattle Marathon

November 30

The Seattle Marathon has grown into the largest marathon/half marathon in the Northwest and one of the top ten largest in the U.S. Take in scenic views of downtown Seattle and Lake Washington while running the course.

Girls on the Run Fall 5K – Seward Park, Seattle

December 6

Support the future generations of women and girls by participating in the Girls on the Run Fall 5K. This run is non-competitive and will not be timed. Come in your best girl-inspired outfit and be proud to run or walk like a girl.

Shellburg Falls Trail Run

December 6

Come experience trail running on a course with white colored trees and scenic views! Run single track trails and experience significant elevation gain on a 5.2 mile loop around the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Shellburg Falls.

Street Scramble at the Market – Seattle

December 13

Missed out in October? Here’s your chance to participate in the exciting and adventurous Street Scramble – the perfect fun and active day for runners, walkers and families alike! Use your special map to find as many of the marked checkpoints as you can within the time limit to beat out your opponents. Teams of up to five or individual participants are welcome!

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