LIghthouse Dash

Posted by OCVA / August 10, 2013

Families, friends, guests, pets on leash and participants of all ages can enjoy Yaquina Head’s 100 acre Outstanding Natural Area Site at Friend’s of Yaquina Head Lighthouses Benefit “Dash 5K Run/Walk”. The run  is a cooperative project between the Bureau of Land  Management, Coast Hills Running Club and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Proceeds benefit preservation, restoration and interpretive projects at Newport’s two historic lighthouses. The event is planned for Saturday, August 10 at Yaquina Head Outstanding Area located at 53rd North and Highway 101 in Newport. The timed course will begin at 8 a.m. Registration applications are now being accepted.  Pre-Registration will run from now until Friday, August, 2nd. The fee is $27. The fee is $35 after August 2 and through the day of the event. Included in the cost is free entry to the park, a 140th anniversary t-shirt, refreshments and entertainment at the finish line and two meal tickets to a noon Friends BBQ to be held at Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. Guests of the runners are invited to partake in the BBQ for a nominal fee. To register and for more information, please visit our website at

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