Run Wild for Salmon

pdx.marathon.logo3Do you like to run? Are you a good walker? Do you race in your handcycle or wheelchair?

We’re casting a line out for folks interested in participating in this year’s Portland Marathon and fundraising for Save Our Wild Salmon.

When: Sunday, October 7, 2012 -- Where: Portland, Oregon

The Portland Marathon is open to ALL ages and skill levels. You can run or walk in either the full or half-marathons or the Handcycle & Wheelchair Event.

Our first official runner and fundraiser is Steven Hawley, environmental journalist and author of Recovering a Lost River: Removing dams, Rewilding salmon, Revitalizing communities.

Please consider joining Steven for this fantastic opportunity to get some great exercise, work your “ask” muscles, and support our efforts to restore wild salmon and steelhead.

Interested?  Contact me and we can start in on the fundraising details:
Bobby Hayden, 503.230.0421 x15 or

Check out the Portland Marathon’s website for more info.

From the Marathon proper, participants will receive:

2 Shirts (both performance grade) - Medal (award winning design) - Pendant (miniature medal created for necklace) - Event Coin (the new "must have" collectible swag) - Pre-Event Publication (coffee table quality) - Event Poster - Rose (City symbol) - Fir Tree Seedling (A 20 year Tradition) - Personalized Bib Option - Mylar Blanket - Certificate (downloadable) - Green Bag - Virtual Goodie Bag - 1200 Age Division Awards - Fabulous Food and Drink at Finish

We’ll be working to secure some extra swag from our business allies too.
Hope you can take part in this great event!

Save Our wild Salmon is a diverse, nationwide coalition working together to restore wild salmon and steelhead to the rivers, streams and marine waters of the Pacific Northwest for the benefit of our region's ecology, economy and culture.




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