23rd Annual Elephant Garlic Festival

Runs & Marathon

10K and 5K Run, and Half marathon run (new this year!).

Hosted by Oregon Road Runners Club award-winners-garlic-fest-10kjpg-d469fb49bb674e57_large

The 10K run is a beautiful hilly loop around the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course. The Half Marathon has the same path as the 10k, but twice around. The 5k Run loops through North Plains, OR.

This year, the Garlic 5k and 10k will be the Oregon State Championships for those distances for the Road Runners Club of America.


6:30 AM Day of race registration and packet pick up

7:00 AM Half Marathon starts at Jessie Mays Park, 30975 NW Hillcrest, North Plains, OR 97133

8:00 AM 10K Run starts at Jessie Mays Park, 30975 NW Hillcrest, North Plains, OR 97133

8:00 AM 5K Run starts

9:30 AM 10K Run Awards

10:00 AM Courses closedcccdwqef

Awards 10K Open & Masters, Male & Female winners receive special awards.

Age group ribbons, 1st – 3rd place winners.

Overall winners excluded from age group awards.

Race results will be posted on the ORRC website at www.orrc.net and in the Oregon Distance Runner.

Registration Register at runsignup.com!

Washington County Waiver of Liability

Washington County requires all entrants to sign their waiver prior to participating in the races. The waiver is now included as part of the online registration for the race. For participants who register the day of the race, a waiver will be included as part of the registration process.


Parking will be available, for about 100 vehicles, at St. Edward Catholic Church on the corner of NW 313th Ave and NW Wascoe St. The church is adjacent to the start and finish. Parking at the church is free until 10 AM. Additional free street parking is available near the Jessie Mays Community Park. Please park on streets which have not been blocked off for the festival.

Notes: Pets are not allowed. Strollers are not allowed on the 10K course. Roads are not closed to traffic during the events; do not use portable music devices.

Register ONLINE

10K and Half Marathon Course


5k Run Course