The 4K 4Charity is a 4km (2.49 mile) course that starts and ends under the Burnside bridge, and runs along the Willamette River. Our beautiful waterfront course is ADA accessible and suitable for all ages and athletic abilities.
With support from local businesses and the Portland technology community, this event unifies Portland and encourages giving back. Participants and sponsors can expect an afternoon filled with activities, local food and drink, and of course, exercise!
Early Bib Pick Up
Pick up your bib on Monday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 11 from 11-1pm. Participants can pick up one bib for themselves, or multiple bibs for their peers. T-shirts will also be available for anyone that registered early. Avoid the lines on event day, and swing by our early bib pick up at the following locations:
October 9 – AWS Elemental: 1320 SW Broadway (Lobby)
October 11 – Karl Miller Center – PSU campus: 631 SW Harrison St, Portland, OR 97201 (Lobby)
A couple things to expect at our post-run afterparty…
Raffle – Winners will be announced at 4:30 (you must be present to win). Thanks to all of our in-kind sponsors for their generous donations.
Food and beverages – Complimentary coffee, Kombucha, and beer (must be over 21 and show valid ID)
Koi Fusion Food Truck – Full menu will be available for purchase!
… and a few other surprises we won’t share just yet!
ABOUT 4K 4CHARITY FUN RUN SERIES
The 4km (2.49-mile) run and walk is held annually in Las Vegas, Amsterdam and Portland. All proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations that support increased diversity and inclusion initiatives. The 4K 4Charity Fun Run is unique in that 100% of individual registration fees are donated directly to our nonprofit partners. Since the inaugural 4K 4Charity Fun Run event took place at IBC in 2014, the series has raised more than $450,000 USD in gross proceeds for nonprofit organizations and attracted nearly 4,000 participants.
KairosPDX works to eliminate the prolific racial achievement and opportunity gaps by cultivating confident, creative, compassionate leaders. Our vision is to engage and empower historically under-served children ages 0-10 and their families.
Rosemary Anderson High School is community-based alternative school for students who are not succeeding in the public school setting. RAHS provides open-door year round access to the “last chance” to complete a high school education, and is currently achieving a 90% graduation rate amongst students who enroll and attend classes.
Why the 4K 4Charity is more important than ever
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FASP First: Tips from the three-time 4K 4Charity Fun Run First Female Finisher
By Laura Petrosillo, Marketing Manager, Aspera, an IBM company
I didn’t start out a runner, but I needed a way to escape. I’m fortunate that I live in the Bay Area near the Golden Gate Bridge and reaching the bridge became my motivation. I started slow. First with a short walk, then running just a mile.