5k, 10k & 15k Race Event
TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK
Takes place Saturday & Sunday, September 7th & 8th
Portland Community College, Cascade Campus
705 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217
Empowering the Next Generation
The NNEBA Fellows program provides young men and women (16-26) with career training and internship opportunities to improve and expand skills that come from operating successful businesses and organizations.
WHO WE SERVE
The Soul District Business Association is a non-profit, formally known as NNEBA that puts on the annual MLKDR. The MLK Dream Run funds our Soul District Fellows Internship, which features program partnerships such as Green Lighting Black Lives Matter Youth Media Project and Summer Works. The ultimate goal is to prepare students, entering the workforce and mentor them toward pathways to success.
Secondly, the Saturday before the Sunday Run will also feature live music, products, and services from local businesses big and small in our vendor village. We hope this event brings people together to celebrate the N/NE community noted for its rich ethnic diversity.
On Saturday Sept 7th from noon-8pm come enjoy music, theater, food, drink, dancing, raffle prizes from local businesses and vendors fair.
On Sunday Sept 8th from 7am-11am join us for our USATF Sanctioned and Certified Chip Timed 5k, 10k and 15K Races throughout the beautiful campus of Portland Community Colleges Cascade Campus.
Other post-race features include music, raffle prizes from local businesses, vendor village and great community networking.
Winners from each race in age and gender category will receive medals, prize packages, and bragging rights until next year.
All run participants will receive a raffle ticket, swag from SDBA business supporters, grill cheese sandwich courtesy of Tillamook Cheese and Dave’s Killer Bread and ice cold brew from Widmer Bros ( 21 and older).