Sunday, October 12. Great Columbia Crossing 10K. Astoria, OR. 8:45 a.m. Run across the Astoria-Megler Bridge, challenging incline, great views. www.greatcolumbiacrossing.com
Sunday, October 12. GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon*. Victoria, B.C. Half Marathon*, 8K and kids’ events. Fast course and site of B.C. marathon championships. www.runvictoriamarathon.com
Saturday, October 18. Run with the Kokanee 5K & 10K. Sammamish. 9 a.m. Flat course, mix of trail and paved paths. www.nwtrailruns.com
Sunday, October 19. Dawg Dash 10K & 5K. Seattle. 9 a.m. Dogs welcome at U.W. event; individual and team competition. www.dawgdash.com, (206) 729-9972.
Sunday, October 26, 2014. Rock ‘n’ Roll Vancouver Half Marathon*. Vancouver, B.C. Inaugural event includes picturesque course w/ cityscapes, oceanfront running and mountain views. www.runrocknroll.competitor.com/vancouver enter promo code "rockthenw" for a $10 discount