June 24, 2017

Race Details

When: June 24, 2017
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Start Location: Big Creek Park, Newport, OR


DiFranco Invitational is our super fun KIDS ONLY running event. There're three races to choose from: .5, 1 and 2 miles and kids may choose to run one, two or all three races! Fun lawn games, food and even pinatas after the races! The entire family is encouraged to come out for a day of family fun.


All races will be on the Ocean to Bay Trail starting at Big Creek Park

General Info

Date: Sunday, June 24, 2017

Time: Race start promptly at 11:00 AM

Race Distance
4 yrs and Under or any kid(s) running with their parent - 1/2 mile course
6 yrs to 8 yrs with NO parents - 1 miles course
9 yrs. to 13 yrs with NO parents - 2 miles course
The above age divisions are only suggestions; if you have a child who would like to run a longer or shorter distance that is listed for their age category above, that is okay! They can choose the distance they would like to run and also, if desired, they can choose to run multiple races.

This event will be timed and results will be published

Race Day Schedule

11:00 1 Mile
11:15 1/2 Mile
11:30 2 Mile

Entry Fee

Entry fee gets you a finisher medal, delicious food and also get to enjoy free activities/games (potatoe sack, water balloon toss, etc) including pinatas at the park.


  • $25.00 when registered on or before May 15, 2017
  • $30.00 after May 15th
Online registration will close on June 10th at 6 p.m.

Registration fee includes

  • Race entry
  • Finisher medal
  • Post event food
  • Fun lawn games

Registration DOES NOT include t-shirt. At registration you'll have an option to purchase one for $10.00. Shirt deadline is May 15th.

DAY-OF REGISTRATION FEE $35/child Race Day registration will be available from 9:30 am.-10:30 am. at Big Creek Park in Newport, OR.


All children will receive a finisher medal.


We invite families to hang out after the races. There are fun, free activities for the whole family to participate in.

All children who are registered for the race will receive free food. Other family members can purchase meal ticket for $6.00 to enjoy the food after the after the race.


For more information email Ed at info@ardoradventures.com or call at (541) 351-8265.

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