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Helvetia Half Marathon, 15K, and 10K Run/Walk, and 25mi Bike Race

Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Welcome to the Helvetia Half Marathon, 15K & 10K run/walk. NEW in 2017 – a 25 mile bike ride through gorgeous scenery! We are excited for the annual running of this award winning event where you “Leave the City Behind“. Come enjoy this scenic course with breathtaking views of the gorgeous countryside in rural Washington County. The Helvetia Half 15K, 10K and 25mi bike race begins and ends at Ron Tonkin Field, home of the Hillsboro Hops. The spectacular course travels through the pasturelands of Northwest Oregon; past the hamlet of Helvetia and its historic landmark, Helvetia Tavern, and back to the Ron Tonkin Field for a grand finish in center field in perfect view of the giant screen amid a cheering crowd where Helvetia Tavern Burgers (meat or veggie) and beer garden await.  It’s no wonder the Helvetia Half Marathon is voted the BEST HALF MARATHON in the Northwest! This course is hilly and challenging which makes the reward even better! Enjoy all of this and live music at the 17th Annual Helvetia Half Marathon, 15K & 10K and NEW 25mi Bike Race.



2016 Participant Feedback

Fun event. The atmosphere was superb. I really enjoyed the course route, first time running it so I am sure I missed a lot of the scenery! I’m be back for sure and bring some runners from my area with me. The band was awesome. This was my sixth 1/2 marathon this year and it was the best. –Matt P.

Helvetia Highlights:

  • World Famous Helvetia Burger
  • Amazing Medal
  • Finisher Tech T-Shirt
  • One Free Full Sail Beer or Barefoot Wine & Bubbly (ID Required)
  • Sponsor Giveaways
  • Awards to Top Finishers
  • Live Music

Important Announcements:

  • Kids’ run starts at 7:30 am
  • Race starts at 8:00 am
  • You may register on race day, however you will incur an additional premium fee, and we cannot guarantee any specific race shirt/sizes

The Course:

Water stops and Porta Potties will be available at miles 1.1, 2.3, 3.7, 4.8, 5.8, 7.3, 8.5, 10.1 and 11.6. Water  and electrolytes will be on the course. If you have an emergency on the course, please stop at one of the 9 water/aid stations. Know the course, know where you’ll make your move! Check out the 2017 Helvetia Half Marathon, 15k & 10k Course Map and the 25mi Bike Ride Map
NOTE: Course changes will be sent to all registered participants via email.

2017 Helvetia Map

2017 Helvetia Bike Ride

Pre-Race Day: TBD

Race Day: Saturday, Jun 10th: 6:30am


  • Prizes will be given out to the top 3 male and female finishers.
  • Top 3 of each age category will receive an award.
  • Best Cowboy/Country/ Farmer Costume Contest.


Please remember parking is free however it is limited so carpool and please come early to avoid traffic lines and stress on race day. Cars will be parked in both the stadium lot and Intel, be prepared to park where you are directed. We suggest arriving at the stadium by 6:30am.

Hotel Information:


Hillsboro Courtyard Marriott LOVES Helvetia Half & 10k runners and walkers! From now until 5/13/16, the Courtyard Marriott is offering an exclusive Helvetia special group rate of $104-$114 per night. BOOK NOW Continental Breakfast is provided. When calling the hotel, guests simply have to identify themselves with the Helvetia Half & 10k. To guarantee rates and room availability, please reserve your room by May 30, 2016.  Runners and walkers can always call the hotel directly @ 503-690-1800.

2016 Race Results:

1/2 Marathon

2016 Race Photos:

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Saturday, June 10, 2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Hood To Coast Race Series


Ron Tonkin Field
4450 NW 229th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97214 United States
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