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Marathon Clinic News 9/26/16

TAPER RUN FUN

Repeat the kickoff run with fewer clothes for 8 miles along the marathon course.


CONTENTS

1) Marathon News
2) Training Run Oct 1
3) Marathon Day Oct 9
4) Training Tips

MARATHON NEWS

Marathon Entry: Last week to register for Portland Marathon. After that both the marathon and the Half have charity entry options . Registration is still open for Kids Run & Family Festival . No Refunds, Exchanges, Rollovers, Deferrals or Transfers.

Marathon Expo (Hilton Hotel 921 SW Sixth Ave): Friday October 7, 11 am to 8pm & Saturday October 8 9 am to 7 pm. Confirmation email and Photo ID must be presented at the Expo during pickup in order to receive your bib, timing chip, and goodie bag Come Friday if possible to avoid the long lines that appear on Saturday. You can buy lots of cool running gear and marathon souvenirs from the Portland Marathon Store.

PMC Expo Booth
The directors, coaches and pace group leaders of the Portland Marathon Training Clinic will be available at their booth (#27) in the Ballroom at the expo for any last minute questions, advice and some carbo treats.

PMC Finish Line Tent
Share your marathon story with the others in your pace group and the coaches in the tent. Pick up your choices of food and beverage, then turn the corner onto 4th Ave. We're right across from the Portland Building.

TAPER RUN SAT Oct 1 8 AM

The run this Saturday will be 8 miles at 8 am from Mountain Hardwear, 722 SW Taylor, Portland. The doors will be open at 7:30 am. For directions to the start see http://www.teamoregon.com/pmc/training/runs/mtnhdwdir.htm. The run will repeat the kickoff run http://www.teamoregon.com/maps/index.php?id=1398. No aid stations will be provided, bring your own hydration. No headphones, dogs or baby joggers please

For more information about the runs, go to http://www.teamoregon.com/pmc/runs/trainrun.htm. Pace groups are by marathon goal times, see the "finding your pace group" chart in the run information. If you have raced, go to http://www.teamoregon.com/publication/online/wiz.html and get your marathon goal based on your race times. Groups are led by volunteer experienced marathoners. Groups range from those able to run a marathon under 3 hours to those wanting to run 5 hours.

MARATHON DAY OCT 9

Visit http://portlandmarathon.org/information/marathon-weekend/ for all you need to know. Half marathon and marathon start together at 7am.

TRAINING TIPS

Need some tips on running or walking the marathon, check out
http://www.teamoregon.com/publication/online/pdxuser.htm

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