The Gold Rush is a twilight 5k run or walk through lovely Cottage Grove. It starts in the center of town and travels to Main Street and and then River Road, along the Willamette Coast Fork River.

We are happy to offer 18yr and under the discounted prices of $10 with a tank top event shirt and $5 without. The start and finish are located near places to find great food and drink to celebrate your run.

Race starts at 8:00pm Friday, July 19, 2024

Registration includes finish line snacks and drinks and random prize fun!

START/FINISH LOCATION - Between 5th & 6th on Washington Ave


REGISTER ON TIME USING PAPER at South Valley Athletics Office (700 E Gibbs Ave - by the CG Library)

LATE REGISTRATION begins Thursday, July 18 and costs $5 more

LATE IN PERSON REGISTRATION- Thur, 7/18 6:30 to 8pm at TBD (check back later please) and Fri, 7/19 (race day) 6:30pm - 7:45pm at Start location

PACKET & TANK TOP PICK-UP - Thur, 7/18 6:30 to 8pm at TBD (check back later please!) and Fri, 7/19 (race day) 6:45pm - 7:45pm at Start location


PRIZES - random prize drawing - will start at 9:05pm

QUESTIONS - text or call Jim 541-968-2392 or email

Here is the map of the Gold Rush