Vortex Half Marathon & 10K Trail Run
10K - $25 ONLINE
10K - $40 DAY OF RACE
HALF MARATHON - $45 ONLINE
HALF MARATHON - $60 DAY OF RACE
Info: Run Wild Adventures together with Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept are hosting the annual "Vortex" Half Marathon and 10K trail runs at Milo McIver State Park. What does the Vortex mean? Vortex is the only state sponsored rock festival in US history that took place in 1970 at McIver park in Estacada!
Read more about the Vortex here. **1970'S COSTUMES ENCOURAGED** ROCK THOSE WIGS, CUT OFF'S AND POLYESTER TIGHTS FOR A CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES (AND LOOK REALLY COOL TOO)
CAMPING CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! CLICK HERE
Directions: Directions from Portland:
Take I-205 to exit 10 OR-213 South (.5 miles)
Turn Right onto Redland Rd (12.3 miles)
Turn Right onto Springwater Rd (.7 miles)
Turn Left into Milo McIver State Park and follow race signs (S. Entrance Rd.)
Directions from Salem/Silverton/Molalla:
Take OR-213 North (13.5 miles)
Turn Right onto OR-211 (21.1 miles)
Turn Left onto Hayden Rd (1.2 miles)
Turn Right onto Springwater Rd (1.2 miles)
Turn Right into Milo McIver State Park and follow race signs (S. Entrance Rd.)
Carpooling is strongly encouraged!
Course Description: Half Marathon and 10K trail runs. Amazing single track trails around Milo McIver State Park with several elevation changes. Runners can expect challenging and muddy terrain, very scenic views of the Clackamas river and huge fir trees along the trails of the park. There are 3 aid stations on the 1/2 marathon course approximately every 3 miles with water and electrolyte.
- Elevation - The park trails range from 200 ft to 700 ft. Expect several elevation changes for the Half Marathon that will include a total of about 1500 ft of climbing. The 10K will also include hills with a total elevation gain of about 600 ft.
Awards/Prizes: Top 3 Overall Male/female and top 3 in each age division per race receive awards. Age groups are 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+. Raffle prizes, food and refreshments following the event. *Additional prizes for best dressed 70’s costumes*