Days until: Race Weekend
It’s a 13.1-mile St. Patrick’s Day party! The Shamrock Half Marathon is one of the premer road races in the state of Oregon. A perfect goal for healthy New Year’s Resolutions or am ideal tune up for spring marathon training, this is THE half-marathon to run in Portland.
The Shamrock Half Marathon starts at SW Pine Street and runs north to the turnaround point on NW Front near Nicolai. The course continues south, passing Pine Street, and then joins the 15K route, charging up Barbur Blvd and taking on the Terwilliger incline up to OHSU before crossing the finish line at Yamhill. Total elevation gain of 859 feet and the views are worth the climb.