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Springwater Trail hosts marathon


The Freedom Marathon and half-marathon will be held Saturday, July 6, along the Springwater Trail. The headquarters for the race is Main City Park with the marathon set for a 7 a.m. start and the half-marathon going out at 7:30 a.m. Entry fee for the marathon is $55 with a $50 fee for the half-marathon. Registration and packet pickup will be available at 6 a.m. on raceday.

The full marathon course takes runners on the Springwater Trail from Main City Park west to near Lents Park (near Interstate-205) before returning to Gresham for the finish line.

For more information visit freedom-marathon.com.

Clarke wins NW Cup bike race

Nikolas Clarke won last weekend’s Northwest Cup mountain bike race at SkiBowl, completing the course in 3:58.98 to edge Curtis Hoffman by less than half-a-second. Britney White won the women’s division in 4:54.90.

The Cup series returns to SkiBowl for the fifth stop of the seven-event tour July 12-14.

FootTraffic hosts youth track meets

FootTraffic is hosting a series of youth track meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at Franklin High School before moving to Lake Oswego High on Wednesday nights through the rest first week of August. Events offered range from the 60-meter dash to kids 10-and-under to the predict mile, which is open to all ages. Field events include the shot put, softball throw, long jump and high jump. The meet concludes with a 400-meter relay.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with an entry fee of $3 per child — $6 maximum per family.

Winterhawks schedule released

The reigning Western Hockey League champion Portland Winterhawks open the 2013-14 season at home Friday, Sept. 20, against Prince George and will play four of their first five games at home.

Portland sees Edmonton in a rematch of the WHL finals on the road on Dec. 6 — the only regular-season clash between the teams. The Winterhawks first meet Western Conference rival Kamloops at home on Oct. 12.

See the team’s full schedule online at winterhawks.com.