Group Runs with Portland Running Company
Portland Running Company hosts a variety of free, fun, group runs every week. Find a description of each run below. Live calendar here. Keep an eye on our Facebook Page for updates. Everyone is welcome. (No dogs, please.)
Come meet kindred spirits and learn from fellow athletes. Participants in our group runs are treated to giveaways and opportunities to test the latest gear. Log your attendance with your group run leader every time and earn “PRC Bucks.” Each appearance at a PRC group run is worth $1 towards purchases at PRC! We’ll deliver your total accumulated “PRC Bucks” every six months.
Mondays, 6 PM, Scholls PRC
Westside Slow Jam. Easy 4-7 miles in Greenway Park and surrounding neighborhoods. Come enjoy the wonderful paths of Beaverton. Occasional vendor appearances at the Monday run bring out big crowds craving beer and product giveaways.
Mondays, 6 PM, Grand Avenue PRC
Monday’s Original Slow Jam. Easy 4-6 miles along the Willamette River waterfront, the Springwater Corridor, and surrounding neighborhood streets. All paces welcome.
Tuesdays, 6:00 PM, Fowler Middle School
Lights! Camera! Track-tion! Meet us at 6 p.m. every Tuesday for our free weekly group interval workout. Workout details are posted beforehand on our Facebook Page every week (also check Twitter). Workout from warmup through cool-down lasts 60–90 minutes. We now meet at the Fowler Middle School track. See below.
*New Location: Wednesdays, 6:30 AM, Washington Park, starting 2/8/17
Get gritty with PRC at our new Wednesday-morning trail run! Your leader is Chloe Hallyburton, DPT. She’ll meet you by the bus stop near the entrance to the Portland Japanese Garden every Wednesday morning and take you on one of several routes through our beautiful urban forest. Trail shoes are recommended; surface is a mix of rocks, dirt, and detritus, with a sparing amount of pavement. No longer than one hour.
Thirsty Thursdays, 6 PM, Grand Avenue PRC
B double E double are you in? Meet us at the store for a run of 5–7 miles followed by refreshments at a nearby watering hole. Runner’s World writer-at-
large XXL Mark Remy is your host. PRC will buy the first round every week. Pace yourself.
Thursdays, 6 PM, Scholls PRC
Our former ladies night has gone co-ed. Everyone is welcome to come out on Thursday nights and join Shelly and the group for our PRC-Beaverton Thursday Group Run. Maintenance runs mixed with targeted training for events. All paces are welcome! Check this Facebook Page for regular updates about this run.
Saturdays, 8 AM, Grand Avenue PRC
Come run with PRC owners Dave & Paula Harkin! Paula will lead this run every Saturday morning from our store at SE Grand Avenue & Morrison Street. Come run the waterfront loop, Mount Tabor, and other cool downtown routes with her. Paula will cover about 10–12 miles; you do your thing. All abilities welcome.
Sundays, 8 AM, Long Run from northwest Portland
Our weekly long run meets at Kenny & Zuke’s Bagelworks at 2376 NW Thurman St in northwest Portland every Sunday morning at 8. We’ll venture into Forest Park frequently but also hit the waterfront on occasion. All paces are welcome. Many of our runners treat this as their weekly long run; distances covered vary from five to 18 miles. We like to have a coffee and chat afterwards.