Playworks Beneficiary of 40th Annual Starlight Run Portland


June 02, 2018


Lincoln High School Track and infield

1600 SW Salmon St
Portland, OR 97205 United States

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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Thank you to Portland’s Party in the Streets for making Playworks Pacific Northwest sole beneficiary!

It’s Portland’s largest Fun Run! Join thousands of runners for the 40th anniversary of the Starlight Run, a 5k (3.1-mile) run on the PGE/SOLVE Starlight Parade route on Saturday evening in front of more than 250,000 spectators. In the last 39 years, more than 138,000 runners have covered more than 400,000 miles of fun in this sanctioned Rose Festival event!


Starlight Night, Saturday, June 2, 2018 – 7:45 p.m.


Downtown Portland

The event starts and finishes at the Lincoln High School field between SW Jefferson and SW Salmon on SW 16th, on the west side of the school.

Costume Contest

Join the fun in the prize-filled costume contest. Categories for youth, individuals and groups. You must be a registered participant to enter. Find all the details here.

Costume contest participants must adhere to “tasteful” criteria standards. Please remember that this is a family event and plan your costume for a “G (general)” audience.

DJ Dance Party!

We’ll have you ready to party with a DJ dance party before AND after you run.

Start and Finish Area

In addition to our costume contest, we have exhibits, giveaways, games and kids activities on the field at Lincoln High.  You can check a SMALL bag of extra clothing at “Gear Check,” too.  Refreshments will be available for all finishers.

Entry Fees

Register Now

New This Year – Family Rates!
Register 2 people, save $5
Register 3 people, save $10
Register 4 people, save $15
Register 5 or more, save $20

Adult Entry Fees (ages 19 years and older)
March 1-31: $25
April 1-30: $30
May 1- June 1: $35
Day of Event: $40

Student Entry Fees (ages 7-18 years)
March 1-31: $20
April 1-30: $25
May 1 – June 1: $30
Day of Event: $35

Child Entry Fees (6 and under) – FREE


The Starlight Run is a Fun Run, with no official results produced or published.  There is an official clock at the start and finish line displaying the time from the official “horn” start of the event.  Check your watches as you start and finish for your personal finish time.