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Saturday, June 7, 2014 - Hillsboro, OR - 8AM Start

Welcome to the Helvetia Half Marathon & 10K run/walk. We are excited for the annual running of this award winning event where you "Leave the City Behind." Come enjoy this scenic course with breathtaking views of the gorgeous countryside in rural Washington County. 

The Helvetia Half & 10K begins and ends at Hillsboro Ballpark, home of the Hillsboro Hops. This is a newly designed start and finish line sure to provide added excitement! The spectacular course travels through the pasturelands of northwest Oregon, past the hamlet of Helvetia and its historic landmark Helvetia Tavern, and back to the Hillsboro Ballpark for a grand finish in center field in perfect view of the giant screen amid a cheering crowd where Helvetia Tavern Burgers (meat or veggie) and beer garden await.  It's no wonder the Helvetia Half Marathon is voted the BEST HALF MARATHON in the Northwest! This course is hilly and challenging which makes the reward even better! Enjoy all of this and live music at the 14th Annual Helvetia Half Marathon & 10K. Sign up today!

The Course

Water stops and Porta Potties will be available at miles 1.1, 2.3, 3.7, 4.8, 5.8, 7.3, 8.5, 10.1 and 11.6. Water and Heed will be on the course. You can find it at the corner of Helvetia Rd. and Jackson School Rd. This is the famous Ironheads aidstation. If you have an emergency on the course, please stop at one of the 9 water/aid stations on the course.

Course Map

Helvetia Half Marathon & 10k

T-Shirts and Medals

Our shirts are designed specifically for men and women. Helvetia t-shirts will be given out at packet pick up. All Half Marathon Finishers will receive a finisher medal. 

Ribbons and cool Helvetia Mugs will be given to the top overall Male and Female of both the half marathon and the 10K as well as top Masters in each event.  Ribbons and mugs will also be given the top 3 male and female in each age group starting with 0-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34...

Pace Groups Provided by Team Athena

 

Parking

Please remember parking is free however it is limited so please carpool and please come early to avoid traffic lines and stress on race day morning. Cars will be parked in both the stadium lot and Intel, be prepared to park where you are directed. We suggest arriving to the stadium by 6:30am.

Hotel Information

 
 

Hillsboro Courtyard Marriott LOVES Helvetia Half & 10k runners and walkers! From now until 5/09/14, the Courtyard Marriott is offering an exclusive Helvetia special group rate of $104-114 per night. BOOK NOW 

The Courtyard Marriott offers a complimentary shuttle service to the start of the Helvetia Half Marathon & 10k. Please schedule shuttle upon arrival. You may walk or drive as well. Continental Breakfast is provided.

When calling the hotel, guests simply have to identify themselves with the Helvetia Half & 10k. To guarantee rates and room availability, please reserve your room by May 9, 2014.  Runners and walkers can always call the hotel directly @ 503-690-1800.

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