DateTuesday, December 31 2013
About the Event
It’s a Tradition! Make it yours! The First Run & Walk will start at the stroke of Midnight. What better way to bring in the New Year than to celebrate with hundreds of your family, friends, and neighbors. The courses take participants along the waterfront and across 2 bridges, with spectacular nighttime views of the lights of our beautiful city. Enjoy the fitness benefits of a run or walk, with a celebration of food & beverages, music & dancing, and holiday fun before and after!
DISTANCES: 5K and 1.5-mile Run & Walk
WHEN & WHERE
Tuesday, December 31st, World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon St. Party begins at 10:00 pm. Stay warm with music, dancing and perusing the expo while getting ready for the start. The run/walk begins at midnight, taking runners/walkers along the beautiful waterfront, and over 2 downtown bridges. The views will be breathtaking!
Mail-in Registrations for this unique event must be post-marked by December 18. Make check payable to First Run, and mail to:
AA Sports, Ltd./First Run
4836 SW Western Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97005
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Pre-Event Packet Pickup & Registration will be available at Foot Traffic in Downtown Portland, 333 SW Taylor St., on Tuesday, Dec. 31st from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Day of Event Packet Pickup & Registration will take place at the Start/Finish area at World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon St. from 10 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. T-shirts guaranteed only to those who register by December 18.
New course for 2014! No trains!
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|PARKING & MAX LIGHT RAIL|
Free on Street Parking is available. The Max Line is located two blocks from the World Trade Center. Please check the MAX Lightrail schedule for final arrival & depature times going to your destination. The website is www.trimet.org/max
- All rides free after 8pm on December 31.
- Blue Line and Red Line: every 15 minutes until 1am
- Blue Line will continue to run every 30 minutes til 3am (last train leaves downtown at 3am)
- Red Line service ends at 1am, with shuttle buses between Gateway Transit Center and the airport continuing until 3am
If you would like to volunteer, please email Connie Hines at email@example.com.
The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is the official Host Hotel for the 2013 First Run. Attendees may make reservations online or by calling (877) 901-6632.
The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront invites you to ring in the new year with them! As part of the AA Sports New Years Run, you can receive a low rate of $135 if you book your New Year’s stay by December 6th.