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ORRC Y2K Half Marathon & 10K
January 7, 2023
Forest Grove, OR
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About The ORRC Y2K Half Marathon & 10K
The ORRC Y2K Half Marathon & 10K in Forest Grove, Oregon on January 7th, 2023 is sure to be a race to remember. With its picturesque route and unique challenges, this event is perfect for runners of all levels.
The course starts at Main Street Park in downtown Forest Grove and winds through the town before leading into the surrounding countryside. The route follows quiet country roads that take you past rolling hillsides dotted with farms and vineyards along the way. You’ll also get to see some forested areas including Tualatin Hills Nature Park which offers plenty of scenic views as well as some challenging climbs and descents. The entire distance is mostly flat with gradual inclines or declines making it a fast and fun course for everyone involved.
January weather in Oregon can vary drastically depending on where you are located but usually temperatures range from cold (30s-40s) during the day up to around 50 degrees Fahrenheit during peak hours of sun exposure. Rainfall can be expected so come prepared with your rain gear if needed!
Racers will find themselves surrounded by support from both spectators lining the course as well as other racers who provide their own special kind of motivation throughout each mile marker they pass! This race draws quite a large crowd so expect many others running alongside you during your journey towards the finish line – what better way to keep yourself pushing forward than having an enthusiastic group cheering you on?
One thing that sets this half marathon apart from others is its unique “Y2K Challenge” – those who complete both races within 24 hours receive an additional medal commemorating their achievement! Whether you choose one or both events, rest assured that every runner will leave feeling accomplished after such an amazing experience out on these beautiful trails near Forest Grove – don’t forget your camera because there’s no shortage of great photo opportunities here!