Get Sweaty with Your Sweetheart at One of Oregon's Valentine's Weekend Races

Give your honey a dose of healthy athletic competition with a 5–50k run.

By Sarah Hopwood January 29, 2016

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Making plans for a memorable Valentine’s weekend? Why not kill two birds with one stone, achieving your new year's resolution to get outside and run more while fulfilling your Valentine’s Day duties? Get your heart pumping at any of these races, and you’re sure to create some lasting warm feelings for the weekend.

Heart Breaker

What: Enjoy beautiful views from country roads as you wind through Hillsboro on this early morning Valentine’s Day race. Choose between a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or 1-mile kids run.
Where: Hillsboro, OR
When: Feb 14, 8am
Price: $60 for the half marathon, $40 for the 10K, $30 for the 5K, $12 for the kids run. Register here.

My Muddy Valentine 5K

What: Get down and dirty with your sweetheart, conquer a series of intense obstacles, then unwind with a hot shower and a mimosa.
Where: Tualatin, OR
When: Feb 13, 9am
Price: $54 per person or $104 per couple. Register here.

Couple’s Classic 5K

What: Bring a swimsuit as the facility’s hot tub will be open to participants—or head out to Terwilliger Hot Springs for a post-run soak in the middle of the forest.
Where: Eugene, OR
When: Feb 13, 9:30am
Price: $15. Register here.

Sunriver Resort Annual 5K Run/Walk for Chocolate

What: Celebrate Sunriver’s Month of Chocolate by working up a sweat, then chowing down on some delicious, local chocolate.
Where: Sunriver, OR
When: Feb 13, 10am
Price: $40 by February 4. Register here.

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The promise of a chocolate-centric celebration will make this Sunriver 5K a breeze.

Hagg Mud Run 50K/25K

What: If you’re craving a long-distance run, this is the one for you. Get ultra-ambitious and run the 50K on Saturday, and then the 25K on Sunday.
Where: Gaston, OR
When: Feb 13-14
Price: $80 for 50K, $65 for 25K. Register here.

Multnomah University 5K

What: Stay local and bring your dog and/or kiddo in a stroller to this 5K hosted by the Multnomah University Track and Field team.
Where: Multnomah University, Portland
When: Feb 13, 9am
Price: $10. Register here. 

Sweetheart Run 

What: Bring the whole family out to Sankey Park in Sweet Home, Oregon to participate. Choose between a 10K, 5K, and 1-mile fun run for kids.
Where: Sweet Home, OR
When: Feb 13, 10am
Price: Kids run free, 10K individual $40, 10K couple $60, 5K individual $30, 5K Couple $50. Register here.

Winter Wings Run 5K

What: Spend the whole weekend in Southern Oregon snowshoeing, hawk-watching, and learning about wildlife conservation. On the last day of the Winter Wings Fest, turn all of that excitement into energy for this 5K run.
Where: Klamath Falls, OR
When: Feb 14, 2pm
Price: Individual $10, Family $15. Register here.

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