Race for the Roses 2016 will be on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the Oregon Convention Center!

Good Cause

100% of race proceeds benefits local Portland non-profit Albertina Kerr.  Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges, empowering them to live richer lives.

Race for the Roses is produced by a team of community volunteers that dedicates more than 1,000 hours of service.

Great Race

  • Half Marathon, 10k & 5k chip-timed run or walk with frequent PRs
  • After race party including mimosas, food, music, massages and more
  • Handmade finishers medal from Albertina Kerr’s Port City. Port City is an employment program that provides career and social support for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Warm, dry staging area in the Oregon Convention Center
  • Fast, accurate course through downtown Portland


Follow the Race for the Roses journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Thank you to our sponsors:



 Bali Home Furnishings    Boyd's Coffee   Bridgeport BrewPub  Compli
Concordia University 
  Mortgage Trust   Portland Children's Levy
Sunrise Bagels   United Salad  


Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?

Please contact Nanda Sturm, Associate Director of Corporate Development and Giving at 503-262-0174 or NandaS@Albertinakerr.org.

If you have additional race questions or thoughts, please email Race4theRoses@AlbertinaKerr.org or call 503-808-9949.