Holiday Hits

13 Reasons to Leave the House This Turkey Day Weekend

Need to keep the clan happy and active during the long weekend? These Thanksgiving plans are fully baked.

11/13/2018 By James Stevens

Sports

How an Oregon Kid Reinvented the High Jump

At the Mexico City Olympics in 1968, Dick Fosbury changed the sport forever.

09/11/2018 By Christopher Warner

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy November with These Local Wellness Events

Join a fire hike, enjoy a vegan Thanksgiving feast, get sweaty at punk rock aerobics, and learn self-defense from a Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champ.

10/26/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy October with These Local Wellness Events

Run in your best Halloween costume (with dogs!), learn how to fight food waste, and taste the city’s best apples, ferments, and vegan snacks.

09/18/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy September with These Local Wellness Events

Portlanders can surf, run, ferment, bike, stretch, rock climb, and give back to Oregon’s public lands.

08/23/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy August with These Wellness Events

Walk with corgis, run along the Oregon Trail, cycle on a Portland rooftop, and learn how to prepare a pelvic steam.

07/26/2017 By Molly Woodstock and Regan Breeden

Run Wild

Portland Monthly’s Woman Up! Takes Over Sellwood Riverfront Park This Sunday

Power through a 5k run/walk/roll to raise funds for Girls Inc, then celebrate bold Oregon women with feminist social club the Perlene, the Badass Women's Protest Choir, Salt & Straw, and local nonprofits.

05/31/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy June with These Local Wellness Events

Run the Starlight Parade route, test out new bike trails, improve your exercise nutrition, and practice yoga at an urban farm or rose garden.

05/30/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Forest Park: Freak of Nature

Conquering the 30-Mile Wildwood Trail in One Epic Day

A runner sets out to complete the entire length of Forest Park's trademark track.

05/15/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Forest Park: Gear Guide

6 Oregon-Made Trail Running Essentials

From a lightweight headlamp to waterproof socks, here's the local gear to pack for your epic treks.

05/15/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy May with These Local Wellness Events

Bike to the beach, run in support of paid family leave, celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day, and take a walk with 1,000 puppers.

05/02/2017 By Olivia Wickstrom

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy April with These Local Wellness Events

Walk for wishes, run for brews, bowl for abortion funds, swap clothes for Planned Parenthood, and try ski mountaineering for, uh, fun.

03/23/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy December with These Local Wellness Events

Unwind with free massages and yoga classes, a community-building potluck, a healing-focused crafts fair, or a Grinch-themed bike ride.

11/29/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy November with These Local Wellness Events

Shake off holiday stress, stock your herbal pharmacy, join an epic plant-based potluck, and sign up for a turkey (or Tofurky) trot.

10/26/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Beer Me

Everything's Better with Beer—Even Running

The determinedly mellow Oregon Brewery Running series starts this fall.

08/11/2016 By Ramona DeNies