RUNNERS OF THE SAGE operates under a special use permit from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Employer.
WHEN: Saturday May 29th, 2021
Races start at 8:00 AM
COST: Half Marathon - $45 Early Bird price through April 30; $55 Regular price until online registration closes Tuesday, May 25th. $65 Day of Race Registration.
5K/5 Mile - $25 Early Bird price through April 30; $30 Regular price until online regisration closes Tuesday, May 25th. $40 Day of Race Registration.
WHERE: JOSEPH, OREGON CITY PARK
PACKET PICKUP: Pick up your race packet with bib and goodies starting at 6:30 AM the day of the race.
GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow.
REASON: Runners of the Sage mission is to encourage more active, self-sufficient, and environmentally aware lifestyles. We want to get Wallowa County out and running!
AWARDS: There will be awards for the top 3 Male and top 3 Female Overall finishers for the Half, 5 Mile, and the 5K. Each Half Marathon Finisher will recieve a finisher medal. We also give out random finisher prizes.
2 PM - Post Run Yoga class - post run stretch by Salutations Studio - at The Place. This is a donation-based Yoga class.
SATURDAY MAY 29th-
7:30 AM - Half Marathon Early Start (Early starters not eligible for overal awards)
8:00 AM - Half Marathon/ 5 Mile/5K Start
Noon- We will have a 4 hr cutoff time (which means race coordinators will make our way to lunch and the farmers market) and invite all to join us for lunch at Terminal Gravity following the race and then to the wonderful Wallowa County Farmers Market.
MERCHANDISE: Tri Blend Bella Canvas are included with Pre-Registration. We will have limited sizes/quantities for day of registration. Runners of the Sage Glasses will be available for purchase for $5. Assorted Runners of the Sage T-shirts will be available as well for $20.
All proceeds go towards continuing and bettering these events! Thank you!
Half Marathon – This is an out and back, hilly and challenging Half marathon Course. It starts at 4200 ft elevation at Joseph City Park and climbs to a mile high at 5100 ft. The first 3 miles are paved, the next 6 miles are all maintained dirt road surface, and then last 3 are paved. This could be one of the most scenic half marathons in the Northwest with constant views of the Wallowa Mountains, Eagle Cap Wilderness, Seven Devils, and high valleys. There will be a water station at the Grange Mile 3ish and 10ish. Another water station at the Hurricane Creek Trailhead at mile 6.5.
5 Mile Course – This is an out and back road run that covers the first 2.5 miles of the Half Marathon Course. There will be a water station at the turnaround
5k course- This is an out and back road run. It covers the first 1.55 miles of the half marathon course. There will be a water station at the turnaround.