FAQ

As many of you may have heard, Governor Kate Brown, has announced restrictions on gatherings for the next four weeks in Oregon due to COVID 19.  To address these concerns and still hold the Wooden Shoe TulipFest run we are planning the following changes.

  • ADDITIONAL PACKET PICK UP:  If you would like to pick up your bib and t-shirt the day before the event we will have a packet pick up after our track and field team practices.  Packet pick up will be open from 6:00pm – 7:30pm on Friday, March 20th at Pioneer Stadium (1417 12th St., Oregon City, OR 97045 – LOWER GATE)
  • STAGGERED START TIMES:  We will stagger the start times of the events which will reduce the number of participants at the start line at any given time.  START TIMES will be as follows: 1/2 Marathon @ 8:30am, 10k @ 8:45am, and 5k @ 9:00am.
  • The farm is an expansive area of beautiful tulip fields that are already in bloom!  With these changes we should be able to hold the event and reduce the concern of gatherings in limited spaces.

 

  • Will you sell out/should I register early?
    * Due to the recent changes of the COVID-19, We will close registration when we reach 250 participants for each run.
  • Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
    No. Sorry we do not transfer to others. When you registered you accepted the waiver and agreement. The waiver is for the registered participant ONLY.
  • Are walkers allowed to participate?
    Yes
  • Can I register the day of the race?
    Yes but t-shirt sizes are limited.
  • Is there a separate start for slower runners/walkers?
    No. All participants start at the same time.
  • Will the farm have anything open at registration?
    The Wooden Shoe Gift Shop, tasting room and a coffee vendor will be open starting at 6:30am. Breakfast options and more vendors will open by 8am and will be open for after the race to enjoy.
  • Can my dog run with me?
    Yes, pets are allowed.
  • Are headphones allowed during the run?
    Yes. Please be aware of your surroundings and courteous to others while running with headphones
  • Where can I see my Results?
    Results are provided onsite of the event as well as online after 24 hours.
  • How is this course marked?
    We use orange cones and stakes with orange flagging tape. On difficult corners we have staged help pointing. We strive to make every attempt to have a very well-marked course.
  • Do I have to wear my race number?
    Yes. On the front and visible during the run and at the finish! If we can’t see your race number, you may not be listed in the results. Absolutely NO bandits allowed to participate! This takes away from the people who have registered.
  • Are you selling t-shirts?
    Yes. Shirts are included with your entry and are available to purchase day of race.
  • Who can win awards?
    We are giving awards to top 3 male and female overall winners. We are also giving out finisher medals to all participants.
  • What clothing should I wear?
    This will definitely depend on the weather conditions on race day. Keep a close eye on the weather forecast leading up to the race. Please come prepared, it will make a more enjoyable experience. The race course takes place over a farm with the majority of the path being grass, gravel or dirt.
  • What kind of shoes should I wear?
    This race takes place on gravel, dirt, grass farm fields and mud and most conventional running shoes work just fine. There are sometimes uneven areas being a farm. Since this race takes place in late March, the chances of MUD are very likely!  Trail shoes are highly recommended.
  • 5K, 10K & 1/2 Marathon COURSE
    This is a scenic 5k farm run. At Registration they will point you to the starting flags. The path includes a run through the tulip field, along hazelnuts, near coyote den and through farm fields. The 10k course includes a further run into the farm. The 1/2 Marathon will start and end at the farm but will also include sites from the surrounding area. Select the different runs to open a PDF of the run courses for 2020:
    5K & 10K [PDF]
    Half Marathon [PDF]

Want to join the run? Visit our Registration page »