Portland/Ross Island


race mapStart RETIRED RACE
Level: 2
Distance: 5 NM (6 Mi)
Registration opens: 6 AM
Meeting: 7:15 AM
Director :
Phone:

Getting to the Start

Start of race: Oregon Rowing Unlimited (ORU) Boathouse, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202
The ORU Boathouse is located at the south end of the parking lot of the Oaks Park Amusement Park on the Willamette River. The start of the race is just north of the Sellwood Bridge.

Directions from I-5 South toward Portland to Sellwood Bridge

Take exit #299A/OR-43/Lake Oswego onto SW Hood Ave (OR-43 S)
Turn left onto Sellwood Bridge

Directions from  I-5 North toward Portland to Sellwood Bridge

Take exit #297/Terwilliger Blvd. toward Terwilliger Blvd. 0.5 mi,
Turn right onto SW Terwilliger Blvd.
Turn left onto SW Taylors Ferry Rd.
Turn right to stay on SW Taylors Ferry Rd.
Turn right onto SW Macadam Ave (OR-43).
Turn left onto Sellwood Bridge

Directions from Sellwood Bridge

Continue on SE Tacoma St.
Turn left onto SE 6th Ave.
Turn left onto SE Spokane St.
Turn right onto SE Oaks Park Way, drive pass Sellwood Park and continue to the opening of Oaks Park Amusement Park.
Turn left into Park then turn left to south end of parking lot to ORU Boat house.
There will be ample free parking.

Race Course

The course starts and finishes at Oaks Park (ORU Boathouse) just south of the Sellwood Bridge.  Race is clockwise (map will be updated!) around Ross Island; turnaround is after the Ross Island Bridge and heads back up the east side of Ross Island to finish.

Course Record

Rat Island Octuple, 32:43:00 in 2014.

Entry Fees

Pre-regsistration discount: Members of Sound Rowers: $10 per person. Non-members: $15 per person.
Day of race registration: Members of Sound Rowers: $15 per person. Non-members: $20 per person.
Juniors (18 and under): pre and day of race registration: $5

Awards

Ribbons awarded for 1st-3rd by category.