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4K 4Charity Fun Run in PDX 2016

Wednesday, October 12 at 3pm
Naito Legacy Fountain
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The 4K 4Charity Fun Run PDX 2016 celebrated the achievements of the growing technology community in Portland while promoting diversity, wellness and charitable giving in a fun, casual environment.

Thank you to platinum sponsors Elemental, New RelicPuppetSimple and Vacasa, silver sponsors the Portland Development Commission (PDC) and Unosquare, medal sponsor JLL, supporting sponsors Planar, a Leyard company and Tektronix, kilometer sponsors Ernst & Young and eROI, contributing sponsors the Portland Trail Blazers and Voyager Capital, in-kind sponsors Bar Method, Belmont Coffee Service, Kimpton Hotels, Nossa Familia Coffee and the Portland Timbers, association partner the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO), and media partners the Portland Business Journal and Silicon Florist. The event was also supported by local event management company, Energy Events.

Enjoy highlights from the 4K 4Charity Fun Run PDX 2016 at the Naito Legacy Fountain under the Burnside Bridge.

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The 4K 4Charity Fun Run in PDX 2016 Beneficiary:

All proceeds from run registrations were donated directly to Rosemary Anderson High School (RAHS), an Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC) community-based alternative high school.

In 2015, 4K 4Charity sponsors and participants raised more than $55,000 to support RAHS and its students.

Rosemary Anderson High School (RAHS) is a community-based alternative high 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.

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Getting Ready for 4K 4Charity: What You Need To Know

Thank you for registering for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run PDX 2016. It’s time to get ready for an afternoon of fun, exercise and charitable giving in beautiful downtown Portland, all in support of Rosemary Anderson High School. Here’s what you need to know to prepare for tomorrow’s run/walk:

Date: Wednesday, October 12

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Naito Legacy Fountain under the Burnside Bridge

Directions: The starting line is located at the Naito Legacy Fountain under the Burnside Bridge. For those of you who participated last year, note that the starting line has moved from the Hawthorne Bridge to the Burnside Bridge. Click here to load directions in Google Maps.

Bib pick-up: On-site bib pick-up begins at 1:30 pm at the starting line. Print your ticket from Eventbrite and bring it with you for a faster check-in. If you’re running or walking with a team, one individual is welcome to pick up bibs for the whole team.

Bag check: Secure bag storage will be available near the starting line. Please use the tag at the top of your bib to check your belongings.

After-party: Join us under the covered pavilion for the complimentary 4K 4Charity after-party! Enjoy beer, wine and food from local vendors such as Deschutes Brewery, Union Wine Co., Blue Star Donuts and Por Que No, participate in a special raffle and take pictures with your colleagues at the photo wall.

Encourage your friends and family to register and support. For those who can’t leave work early or simply don’t want to run, a donation only option is available at registration. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday!

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Registration and Sponsorships Open for 4K 4Charity Fun Run in PDX 2016

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