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Event Guide MAY 18, 2014

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Welcome to the one race you won’t want to end. A race so rock ‘n’ roll, the mile markers are rock bands. Because what’s the point of running if you just want it to end? Here, you might not break the tape, but the podium isn’t the point. Life is a journey and running should be a celebration.

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CONTENTS 4 Schedule of Events

Preview the happenings for the Expo, Race Day and Finish Line Festival.

6 Course Map

Check out this year’s epic course!

8 Start Line Map Venue diagram for the start line.

10 Finish Line Map Venue diagram of the finish line and festival.

12 Spectator Tips All the info your family and friends need to cheer you on.

14 TRANSPORTATION Information Parking locations and other race day transportation details.

20 Headliner

Get ready to rock with G.Love & Special Sauce!

24 Weekend entertainment

What’s going on this weekend in Portland.

28 Respect the Distance

Tips from the RNR Series Medical Director to ensure your best race possible.

30 Race Day Checklist

48 hour checklist to ensure you are prepared for your big day.

32 Running Trails Warm-up on Portland’s best paths.

41 Charities

Charity is the Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

WRITER: Kevin Buffalino PHOTOGRAPHER: Ryan Bethke GRAPHIC DESIGN & LAYOUT: Ryan Bethke

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Schedule of Events

PORTLAND SET LIST Health and Fitness Expo

Race Day Events

Finish Line Festival

Oregon Convention Center: Hall D-E 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Portland, OR 97232

Race Day Sunday, May 18

Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Friday, May 16 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Saturday, May 17 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Expo admission is FREE & open to the public. *Timeline is subject to change

Start Time 8:00 am Start & Half Marathon Finish Line Downtown Portland SW Naito Parkway & SW Yamhill Street 10K Finish Line Downtown Portland – SW Taylor Street & SW 1st Avenue

Headliner Concert* Dancehall Days 9:00 am to 10:00 am Awards Ceremony 10:15 am to 10:30 am G. Love & Special Sauce 10:30 am to 11:30 am Dancehall Days 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm *Scheduled times are subject to change

Race Results Official race results will be posted online at competitor.com by 7:00 p.m. PDT. 4

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Spectator Tips

your Rock ‘n’ Roll Entourage Walk or Ride to the Start & Finish Walking or riding your bike will save time and help you avoid traffic, road closures and congestion. There will be a complimentary bike valet at Waterfront Park. You can also take a TriMet bus, ride MAX Light Rail or hop on a Portland Streetcar to avoid parking hassles.

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Track Your Runner

ALONG THE COURSE

Sign up for the Competitor Wireless Runner Tracking text messaging service at competitorwireless.com

Catch your runner and some live local music! Enjoy downtown Portland while watching for your runner along Naito Parkway as runners make their way toward the Hawthorne Bridge and East Portland. Check out the course map at www.runrocknroll.com/ Portland to plan your viewing site.

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If you need to drive, be prepared to pay for parking at various downtown garages and lots. Also, allow extra time for delays due to road closures.

Plan Your Family Reunion Be sure to discuss a post-race reunion plan with your runner BEFORE the race. Designated

alphabetical signs will be prominently displayed in the Family Reunion area at the finish. Pick a letter and make sure everyone in your party knows to meet at that letter.

Celebrate Together Join your runner at Waterfront Park to enjoy the free finish line concert featuring G. Love & Special Sauce! The Finish Line Festival will take place in Waterfront Park near Salmon Street from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.


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Transportation

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION Race Start Time: 8:00 am Start/Finish Line: Downtown - SW Naito Pkwy & SW Yamhill St. 10K Finish Line: Downtown - SW Taylor St. & SW 1st Ave. Finish Line Festival: Waterfront Park – SW Naito Pkwy & SW Salmon Street

Ride Your Bike

We have teamed up with Go By Bike to host a complimentary race day bike valet at Waterfront Park. Avoid traffic and road closures and help us reduce our carbon footprint by riding your bike to the start!

Use TriMet

Go green and save money on parking! It’s easy, affordable and fun. Take a TriMet bus or ride the MAX Light Rail to get to the run. All MAX lines as well as dozens of bus lines serve downtown. Fares are required on the MAX in downtown Portland and throughout the

MAX system. Visit trimet.org to plan your ride using the online trip planner. Expect minor delays due to the crowds. Race day MAX tickets will also be available for sale at the TriMet booth at the Health & Fitness Expo. Closest Eastbound MAX station to the Start Line & Finish Lines – Yamhill District Station, located at 1st & Yamhill. The Yamhill District Station is served by both the MAX Blue and Red lines and is a one block walk to the Start & Finish Lines. Closest Westbound MAX station to the Start & Finish Lines – Morrison/SW 3rd Station, located at 3rd & Morrison. The Morrison/ SW 3rd Station is served by both the MAX Blue and Red lines and is a four block walk to the Start & Finish Lines.

Drive & Park Downtown

There are many paid parking options in downtown Portland. There is NO free parking for participants or spectators; standard parking rates will apply. All parking lots in the area are privately owned, and fees range from $5 to $20.

Participant Drop-Off at the Start Line

Participants may be dropped off at the Start Line. Expect heavy traffic. Please carpool and arrive early. Naito Parkway will be closed, so the best option for dropping is anywhere along 3rd, 4th or 5th Ave. between SW Yamhill St. and SW Stark St. Then walk the few short blocks to the start. 14

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Things to Do in

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Considering there are some 32,000 public golf courses nationwide, it is notable that Golf Digest rated two in the Portland area, Eastmoreland and Heron Lakes, among the country’s top 75 public courses. Eastmoreland, founded in 1917 and Oregon’s second oldest golf course, is bordered in part by the beautiful Rhododendron Gardens and Crystal Springs Lake. Heron Lakes offers two challenging courses and hosted the 2000 USGA Amateur Public Links Championship.


Distillery Row Portland Head for the Aerial Tram hard stuff on Distillery Row in Southeast Portland, where a handful of innovative small distilleries are making handcrafted, locally distilled spirits available for the first time since prohibition. From vodkas, gins, rums and whiskeys to more specialized spirits such as absinthe, aquavit and flavored liqueurs, these independent distilleries are making over 20 unique liquors. Many of them offer tours and tastings on Saturday, and some have weekday hours by appointment.

The Portland Aerial Tram, the second commuter aerial tramway in the country, offers a ride you definitely won’t soon forget. The tram cars travel 3,300 linear feet between the city’s South Waterfront district and the main OHSU campus located in the Marquam Hill neighborhood. The three minute ride offers staggering views of Mount Saint Helens, Mount Adams, Mount Hood and downtown Portland for only $4.

The Original Pancake House

The Original Pancake House now has over one hundred franchises from coast to coast, but the flagship location was opened in Portland in 1953 by Les Highet and Erma Hueneke. Located at 8601 SW 24th Avenue, it is a city landmark and James Beard Foundation Award recipient that serves high-quality comfort breakfasts, including amazing and authentic Dutch Baby pancakes.

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G.Lov &

Headliner Concert

G. Love

& Special Sauce G. Love & Special Sauce will spend 2014 celebrating the twentieth anniversary of their self-titled debut with a brand new album built on the trio’s signature hip-hop blues sound. Sugar, which was recently released in April via Brushfire Records, reunites original members G. Love, aka Garrett Dutton, upright bassist James Prescott and drummer Jeffrey Clemens for the first time in years. The band has also confirmed an extensive United States tour, including this stop as the 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Finish Line Festival headliner. The Philadelphia-based trio has a laid-back, sloppy blues sound that is quite unique. It encompasses the sound/production of classic R&B and recent rap artists, blazing the trail with

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artists such as the Beastie Boys and Beck. The group -- G. Love (born Garrett Dutton) on guitar/vocals/ harmonica, Jeff Clemens on drums and Jim Prescott on upright bass -- released their self-titled debut in 1994 on OKeh/Epic. It received enthusiastic reviews and was certified RIAA Gold on the strength of the MTV-spun video for “Cold Beverage.” The group toured heavily, traversing the world and playing 200 nights a year. They landed a subsequent spot on the H.O.R.D.E. tour, where they found a receptive young audience and established themselves in the Jamband scene. They followed up this success with the more mature Coast to Coast Motel in 1995. The record dug back to the blues roots that propelled G. Love to music. Following the release of Coast to Coast Motel, G. Love worked on a new album with three different bands (All Fellas Band, Philly Cartel, and King’s Court) and special guest Dr.

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John. Soon, though, G. Love & Special Sauce reunited, and they have been bringing the unstoppable energy of a band that got their start in Boston bars in the early ‘90s to up to 150 shows a year ever since.

Celebrate your 13.1 or 6.2 mile achievement at Waterfront Park with friends, family, fellow participants and an amazing performance by G. Love & Special Sauce!


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Bands on Course

CORNER

Brought together as coworkers in the restaurant industry, the five members of CORNER - Crystal Lariza, Angela Lariza, Grant Andersson, Ray Maestas and Mike Cook – have only been playing music together for a year and a half. With numerous live shows under their belt and their first studio EP, Rude Awakening, recently finished, they are already off to a strong start. Their sound is a timeless mix of folk, rock and indie that ranges from soft ballads to upbeat rock and dance.

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dubious

The five musicians in dubious have been involved with numerous musical projects, in varied genres, all over the country. The result of their collaboration is a catchy and danceable blend of groove, hard rock, jazz and blues, supplemented by intelligent lyrics and signature dynamics, and has quickly created a regional stir. The rich, outstanding female lead vocals over these inventive compositions truly sets dubious apart from the pack.

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East on 14

The premier cover band in the Pacific Northwest, East on 14 is a 5-piece act that offers only the highest quality renditions of rock and other classics from the 60’s, 70’s and beyond. Each of the members is a seasoned musician with years of playing and performing experience. From Stevie Wonder to Jason Aldean to Maroon 5, East on 14 has a passion for delivering the biggest and best hits from every era.

Portland School of Rock

Since the Portland location opened in 2006, School of Rock has been inspiring kids to rock on stage and in life. Students are taught guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards and drums in weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals, giving them the confidence and ability to take the stage in front of live audiences. From music festivals as significant as Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits to performing with nationally-recognized bands like Death Cab for Cutie, School of Rock students have to date played thousands of concerts to more than 100,000 total people.

Portland Taiko

Portland Taiko is an award-winning Asian American drumming ensemble. Rhythm, melody and movement are woven together into an exhilarating musical experience. By combining traditional and contemporary compositions and choreography, Portland Taiko takes Asian American music into unexplored territory with its innovative and provocative creations.


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Race Weekend Entertainment

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Portland Timbers

The Portland Timbers welcome the visiting Columbus Crew to Providence Park on Saturday, May 17 at 7:30 pm. With arguably the most enthusiastic supporters and most raucous environment in the entire MLS, tickets are worth every penny but definitely not easy to score.

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Think you have what it takes to be the next great race car driver? Put your skills to the test at Portland International Raceway! Late Night Drags take place every Friday and Saturday beginning at 5:30 pm, allowing you to put your own car on the 1/8 mile track in a safe environment. With grudge racing all night long, you can compete head to head against your friends or enemies and make as many runs as you want throughout the evening.

Portland Farmers Market

Fuel your body for the race with local foods from the Portland Farmers Market! Ranked one of the five best farmers markets in the entire country by Eating Well Magazine, it features 200 vendors selling only the freshest produce, fish, meat, dairy products and

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baked goods. Markets can be found throughout the city on most days during peak season, but be sure to visit the flagship location at Portland State University on Saturday between 8:30 am and 2:00 pm.


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Respect the Distance

RX to Rock

ADVICE FROM THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL MEDICAL DIRECTOR, P.Z. PEARCE, M.D.

For many of you, this will be your first marathon or half marathon. Whether this is your first or fiftieth race, congratulations on your commitment to fitness and a healthy lifestyle! Whether you choose to run, walk or just rock, the following tips will help to ensure you have a fun and safe Rock ‘n’ Roll experience.

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It’s too late to start now, but you need to respect the distance you’ve chosen to walk or run. There are many different training programs available to you. Be sure you chose one that had you complete at least 2/3 of the race distance several times during your training period. If not, slow down and participate at a comfortable pace.

If you have not calculated your fluid needs for this race, there are two strategies which will ensure you don’t under or over-hydrate. The easiest is to only drink when you are thirsty. If you want to be a little more scientific, limit fluid intake to 4-8 oz of sports drink every 20 minutes For more information on hydration strategies, please visit our website.

Losing salt through sweating and complex hormone changes during exercise can result in lowering your serum [blood] sodium level. This will not only affect your performance, it may lead to muscle cramping, headache, dizziness and confusion. Have some sports drink along the course to quench your thirst, or follow your pre-planned schedule.

Fill out the medical information section on the back of your bib number. While serious medical problems are quite rare, knowing any medical problems you have, medications you are taking or allergies to medications is extremely helpful to our Medical Volunteers. Our goal is to treat all of our athletes like Rock Stars.

If you have questions, stop by the Rock ‘n’ Roll Sports Medicine Team booth at the Expo or visit one of our Medical Tents on race day. We would be happy to assist you. Have fun, be smart, and stay within your limits. In other words, Rock On… 28

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Race Day Checklist

The final two days before a race are very important. Follow this checklist to ensure that you get the most out of the hard training you’ve done.

—By Matt Fitzgerald

48:00 | Do a short, fast workout

For example, run three miles easy, then run 6 x 30-second relaxed sprints.

47:00 | Start carbo-loading

Be sure to consume high-carb foods and beverages at every meal.

31:00 | Get a good night’s sleep

Getting adequate sleep is critical the final days before a big race.

22:00 | Do a short, easy workout It relieves mental and physical tension and keeps the body primed for performance.

21:00-10:00 | Keep carbo-loading

Maintain your high-carb diet throughout the last day before you race. Choose familiar foods that have always worked well for your body in the past. Now is not the time to experiment.

20:00 | Get your gear together

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18:00 | Plan for race morning

Make a concrete plan for race morning that includes a wake-up time and a route to the race venue

3:00 | Wake up early

Set an early alarm to give your body plenty of time to get up to speed. Try to climb out of bed at least three hours before the start horn blasts.

2:45 | Eat your pre-race meal

It is important to wake up in plenty of time to consume and digest a high-carb pre-race breakfast three hours before your race start.

2:15 | Make sure your gear is ready Go through your gear checklist one last time. Be sure not to forget the small essentials such as sunscreen and your race number.

0:30 | Warm up thoroughly

Start your warm-up about half an hour before your race start. Begin with easy jogging, then do some dynamic stretches such as walking lunges and arm circles.


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Running Trails

Local Running Spots

Whether you are looking for a weekend warm-up jog, a challenging workout or a great way to take advantage of Portland’s beautiful scenery, here are a few routes we recommend!

Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade

Forest Park

Mount Tabor Park

Tryon Creek State Natural Area

The Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade is 1.5 miles long, extending north from the Hawthorne Bridge, past the Morrison and Burnside Bridges, to the Steel Bridge. It is adorned with public art and allows the best glimpse of downtown Portland’s riverfront skyline as well as breathtaking views of Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens. At 1,200 feet, its floating walkway is the longest one of its kind in the country and offers the sensation of walking on water.

Portland is one of four cities in the United States to have an extinct volcano, the 535 foot Mount Tabor, within its boundaries. The park that surrounds that volcano is a 200-acre area containing three reservoirs and plenty of tree-covered trails. Run up and around the volcano on terrain that varies from easy paved switchbacks to moderate gravel paths to steep concrete steps. The view of Portland from Mount Tabor’s summit is truly breathtaking. 32

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A mecca for distance runners, Forest Park stretches more than 8 miles on the northeast slope of the Tualatin Mountains just minutes from Portland’s trendy Pearl District. Home to a network of more than 70 miles of rolling dirt trails and gravel roads, Forest Park is the largest wooded city park in the United States. The park is anchored by the 30.2 mile Wildwood Trail, which has plenty of offshoots from which looped runs can be created.

The only Oregon state park within a major metropolitan area, the 645acre Tryon Creek State Natural Area lies between Boones Ferry Road and Terwilliger Boulevard in southwest Portland. The park includes miles of trails and a paved bicycle path for your running pleasure.


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Volunteering

Join the Race Crew! 11,000 + Participants = 1,000 Volunteers Needed Team In Training: the people who run, walk, swim and cycle to save lives. Our certified coaches will train you while you raise funds for cancer research. Join the Team.

Jaime and Jeff Freedman TNT Participants and Corporate Team Captains

More feet in the streets require more helping hands from the fans. If your friends or family are coming out to watch you run or walk, tell them to support you and join the Race Crew! Volunteer opportunities are available Thursday through Sunday of race week; both individuals and groups of all sizes are needed. For more information, visit runrocknroll.competitor.com/portland/volunteer or stop by Volunteer Check In at the Health & Fitness Expo during race weekend for information on available shifts. Spread the word and help us ROCK Portland! #RnRRaceCrew

www.teamintraining.org 800.482.TEAM

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P U R E LY P O R T L A N D L U N C H , DINNER & HAPPY HOUR. Always on trend, Bistro by Truss focuses on local, wholesome ingredients, skillfully prepared. The menu is simple in design, easy to understand, and playfully fun. Receive 10% off when you join us on May 18th and show your race start number. Sample a complimentary “Made in Oregon” product and join us for a toast to Portland! Hosted daily at 5 p.m. The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is proud to be a headquarter hotel for the 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.

1401 S.W. NAITO PARKWAY, PORTLAND, OR 97201 PHONE 503.226.7600, PORTLANDMARRIOTT.COM Truss is located in the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. Offer valid Sunday, May 18, 2014 only. Does not apply to alcohol.

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EXPLORE

MORE KAUAI

SAN FRANCISCO

SPEND

LESS

Low Fares to Amazing Places Explore all of Alaska Airlines’ great destinations we serve out of Portland, like San Diego, Vancouver, and San Francisco. Or other great destinations like Hawaii, Palm Springs and Puerto Vallarta to name a few. Explore More. Spend Less.™

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PUERTO VALLARTA


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Limited Edition Medals

BIG FEATS NEW LIMITED EDITION MEDALS

Want to earn extra bling? Think you have what it takes to rock m o r e t h a n o n e ra c e i n t h e beautiful Pacific Northwest? Follow Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon or 1/2 Marathon on Saturday, June 21 to earn the brand new Limited Edition Pacific Peaks Medal. Still not enough? Then complete t h e Ro c k ‘ n ’ Ro l l Va n co uve r Half Marathon or 44th Annual C u n n i n g h a m Seawa l l 1 0 K i n October to receive the inaugural Limited Edition Cascadia Medal.

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Official Charities Preferred Charity Partner

Official Charities

Team Team In Training – Get More. Give More. Register Today! Completing an endurance sports event such as a marathon or half marathon is one of life’s great experiences. And when you train with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training, you make that experience an even greater accomplishment by not only changing your life but by helping cure cancer. Team In Training also gives you more of everything you need for success. In return, you’ll raise funds to help people with blood cancers live better, longer lives. Find out more about this exciting program and how you can really make a difference in the search for cancer cures. Website: teamintraining.org Phone: (800) 482-TEAM

Banfield Charitable Trust – Team BCT

Cupcake Girls – The Sweet Run

Humans for CheEtahs

Banfield Charitable Trust’s mission is unique. Each year, millions of pets end up in shelters because their owners could not care for them. Banfield Charitable Trust is the only national nonprofit solely devoted to preserving the humananimal bond by providing programs designed to keep pets in their current homes with the people who love them. Banfield Charitable Trust programs help more than 100,000 pet families annually.

The Cupcake Girls is an organization with a simple, yet powerful mission. We exist to bring non-judgmental support, consistent caring and community resources to women working in the adult entertainment industry. We aim to provide unconditional love and support to women in the industry. We do this by providing a network of free or low-cost community services connecting them to vital resources such as healthcare, financial counseling, drug & alcohol recovery programs, dental work, therapy, legal advice, and childcare while providing peer mentorship and positive community.

A charity team raising money to help save the cheetah in the wild. Run or Walk to help save the endangered cheetah in the wild with our Cheetah Conservation Fund Team.

Website: banfieldcharitabletrust.org/ teambct Email: russ.kukini@ banfieldcharitabletrust.org Phone: (503) 922-5041

Website: thecupcakegirls.org Email: pdxinfo@thecupcakegirls.org Phone: 503-886-9599

Website: cheetah.org/humansforcheetahs Email: teresa@cheetah.org Phone: (503)515-6061

JDRF – Team JDRF To find a cure for type 1 diabetes through the support of research and research related education. Less until none. Website: oregon.jdrf.org Email: ktsolomitis@jdrf.org Phone: (503)643-1995

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Official Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

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2014 Portland Rock'n'Roll 1/2 Marathon Event Guide