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4th of July Mini-Marathon (2.6 miles)

Tue July 4, 2023 Monmouth, OR 97361 US Directions


Join us for this fun community event!!!

2.6 mile (mostly downhill) one way fun run along the route of the Monmouth Independence 4th of July Parade.  Titled Mini-Marathon because is a 10th of a full marathon!  

Course starts at the Monmouth City Park area near the construction of the new city hall in Monmouth, OR and ends at the Independence Library in Independence, OR. The elevation drop from start to finish is 47 feet.

Race Entry Fees:

Ages 9 and Under: $10 until June 30th
Ages 10 and Up: $20 until June 15, $25 June 16 until July 3rd, $30 day of day race

Bib Pickup (Pre-registered)

July 3rd Noon - 6pm @  Anytime Fitness - 1369 Monmouth St. Independence, OR 

July 4th 8am - 11:15am @ Monmouth Fitness Club Side of building 165 Main St W Monmouth OR 

In person & Day of Race Registration 

In Person:  July 3rd - 12pm - 6pm @ Anytime Fitness, Independence OR

Day of Race:  July 4th 8:00am to 10:30am (sharp) @ Monmouth Fitness Club 165 Main St. W. Monmouth, OR


All finishers will receive a medal and sponsor giftbag.  Overall winners and age group winners will be announced online following the event.  No awards ceremony at the finish line.  Results will be printed/posted at the finish line.

Age Groups

  • 9 & under
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  • 80 & over


151 West Main Street
Monmouth, OR US 97361

Race Contact Info

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Participant Benefits

Finisher Medals

Post Race Snack & Hydration

Water at the Start and Halfway point

Entry Discounts for Willamette Valley Road Runners Club Members!

Current Members will automatically receive a discount when they register online.




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Mail In Registration is Available

Address for Mail In Registration:

Mini Marathon

PO Box 36 Independence, OR 97351

In-Person Registration Drop-Off Locations

  • Anytime Fitness (in Independence)
  • Brook's & Terry's Espresso Stands
  • Monmouth Fitness Club

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Bib Pick-Up (for pre-registered participants)


Early pick-up July 3rd (Tuesda) at Independence Anytime Fitness from 11am-6pm

1369 Monmouth St.  Independence, OR

Or Day of Race from 7 - 11:15am @ Monmouth Fitness Club 165 E Main St. Monmouth, OR

Day of Race Registration

Day of Race Registration is available from 8am-10:30am behind the Monmouth City Hall.  Register now and SAVE $.

  • $30 for Adults
  • $10 for Youth (9 and Under)

Race Proceeds Support Local Charities/Organizations

All race proceeds go to support the following local charities/organizations:

Central Lions Club

Central High School Athletics

Ella Curran Community Food Bank

Kelsy Oldham Memorial Scholarship



Special Thanks To:

Our Race Volunteers!

Monmouth and Independence Police Departments

Terry Cable, Race Director




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