• Our Story

    The Starlight Run began in 1979 and has grown into the Northwest’s largest Fun Run. More than 8000 runners are expected to join the 36th annual event on May 31.

  • Costume Contest

    The mother of all costume contests takes place at the Starlight Run. All ages participate in the pre-run contest and win prizes like Alaska Airlines tickets, concert tickets, and more.

  • Join a team!

    Be a team – save some cash! This year, get your team together and save on your entry fees! Team Captains get something special! Available for teams of 10 or more.

Saturday evening,
May 31


Costume Contest:

6:30 p.m. start

5k Run:

7:45 p.m. start


Lincoln High School Field
SW 16th between Salmon & Jefferson


5k (3.1 miles) Running event only - no walkers
Through Downtown Portland and along a portion of the Starlight Parade route in front of 150,000 cheering spectators!

News & Updates

Costumes and Craziness

This year’s theme is “Making Memories.” Creativity runs high in the area’s largest costume contest. Categories for youth, adults and groups. Bring your best for great prizes awarded by celebrity judges and audience applause!

Check out the contest  

The Latest

Registration is open! Get your friends, family, co-workers and the rest together and join the fun. Special rates for youth and children, live music, food and beverages and a parade after it all. Evening fun in the summer in the heart of downtown Portland!

Register now  

Teams Save Money

New this year – a chance to save $3 on your adult entry fee by joining a team or forming your own! See the registration page for details on how you can save money for groups of 10 or more – with a couple of extra perks for the Team Captain thrown in!

Learn more about teams  

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Photos credits:  Ken Waz, Scott Christensen, Gwenn McGill