Run or walk Pints to Pasta, a beautiful award winning downtown Portland 10K. Park at The Old Spaghetti Factory and ride the $5 Bill Benowicz Shuttle to North Portland for the start of the race. Enjoy the downhill start to the famous Widmer Brothers Brewery, across the Willamette River, along the river front pathway finishing at The Old Spaghetti Factory. After your hard work, treat yourself to complimentary pasta, salad, and bread, but don’t forget the delicious Widmer Beer. Pints to Pasta donates a portion of its proceeds to Boys and Girls Club of Portland. You may register on race day, however you will incur an additional premium fee and we will not guarantee any specific race shirt/sizes.
Date and time: September 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Events and cost: 10k $49 "introductory pricing"
Location: Old Spaghetti Factory; 715 SW Bancroft Street, Portland, OR 97239
Number of runners: Not known; unsure if capped. Last year ~1700 people participated.
Beneficiary: Boys & Girls Club of Portland and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's TEAM IN TRAINING
Swag: Tech t-shirt and finishers medal, as well as post-race pasta, salad, bread, and Widmer beer (usually 2)! There will also be an Italian-themed costume contest, live music, and fun times post-race!
Parking: Because it's a point to point course, it's recommended that you carpool and park south of the Old Spaghetti Factory and pay the $5 to take the shuttle bus to the start.
Course: The point to point course has been downhill/flat and fast!
I love this race. It's a fantastic event, perfect for newbies because of the swag and awesome atmosphere and easy course, and also perfect for experienced runners who appreciate a well organized race!!!