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eUpdate – Marathon, U.S. Women’s Soccer, Healthy Youth Oregon, New Members

    This Sunday the streets of Portland will be filled with thousands of runners and walkers participating in the 40th annual Portland Marathon, along with the second annual Portland Marathon Half, inaugural 10K Downhill Dash, 10K Family Walk and Kid’s Run & Festival. The Portland Marathon began 40 years ago as a humble run on Sauvie Island with 173 marathoners in its first year. Now one of the nation’s biggest and best marathons, an astounding 72 percent of participants travel here from outside the region. This year, marathon participants will represent all 50 states and 21 foreign countries.

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