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Portland Marathon

Portland Marathon

Portland, Oregon, USA | TBD

Race Rundown

Half MarathonTBDTBD




Race Perks
BeerBoston QualifierRose

Why We Love It

Portland, nicknamed "The City of Roses", is known for its lush rose gardens, eco-friendly people, scenic beauty, outdoor environment, emerging food scene, coffee, and large number of microbreweries. Sometimes referred to as a big small town, rather than a city, it's home to museums, parks, shopping (no sales tax!), farmers markets, bike lovers, and many athletic and shoe manufacturers.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Portland Saturday Market

An outdoor, tented market with arts, crafts, local beer, food and live music.

Mount Tabor Park

A park home to a volcanic cone, green areas, trails, pathways and recreational fun. Activities: bike, picnic, playground, tennis, volleyball, walk/run.

International Rose Test Garden

A garden located within Washington Park with over over 7,000 roses consisting of 550 different varieties.

Forest Park

A crown jewel of the city, this park is full of lush greenery, vegetation, wildlife and trails. Activities: bike, hike, walk, run.

Distillery Row

A group of craft distilleries open for tours, tastings and purchases. Purchase a distillery passport to get the most bang for your buck.

Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area

A 4,000 ft (1,219 m) deep river canyon stretching 80-miles (129 km) along the Oregon and Washington state lines. Activities: bike, camp, drive, fish, hike, horseback, kiteboard, picnic, windsurf.

Average Temperature

High - 64°F (18°C) Low - 46°F (8°C)



Portland International Airport (PDX)
13 mi (21 km) from downtown


Portland Union Station (PDX)
Located downtown


Embassy Suites Portland Downtown0.4 mi (0.6 km) from start/finish
Hotel Lucia0.4 mi (0.6 km) from start/finish
Hotel Modera0.4 mi (0.6 km) from start/finish
Marriott Portland Waterfront0.5 mi (0.8 km) from start/finish
Paramount Hotel Portland0.2 mi (0.3 km) from start/finish
RiverPlace Hotel0.6 mi (1.0 km) from start/finish
Residence Inn Portland Pearl District1.1 mi (1.8 km) from start/finish
The Heathman Hotel0.2 mi (0.3 km) from start/finish
The Westin Portland0.3 mi (0.5 km) from start/finish