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Gresham Lilac Run

Fun run and walk

Presented by Unitus Community Credit Union.

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Main City Park

We’re celebrating year six of the Gresham Lilac Run. The 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon events are full. Join the waiting list.


Gresham Lilac Run logo

Free Little Lilac Run

A free lil’ dash down the Springwater Trail for kids 12 and younger. Each Little Lilac runner will receive a race bib and finisher medal. Email with your kids’ name and age and our team will confirm registration. Spots are limited, registration closes on April 24.

Lilac Run beneficiary

The 2024 Lilac Run Beneficiary is Shooting Star Adventures. Their mission is to empower the community through outdoor recreational opportunities that cultivate teamwork, instill self-confidence and promote a strong connection to nature. This race will directly support their co-ed day camps in Gresham. Learn more about Shooting Star Adventures


This event is made possible by the generosity of our sponsors and support of local partners.

Presenting sponsor

Unitus Community Credit Union

Gold sponsors

Owens Corning Gresham

Bronze sponsors

Aid Station sponsors

Partner Sponsors

  • Natural Grocers Gresham
  • Gresham Country Coffee
  • Rock Haven Climbing Gym


Interested in sponsorship and helping this community thrive through health and overall wellness? Contact to learn more.

  • Two women stretch underneath blossoming cherry trees ahead of the Gresham Lilac Run at Main City Park.
  • All ages take off from the starting line at the annual Gresham Lilac Run.
  • A crowd is in good spirits and smiling while walking and jogging in the Gresham Lilac Run on the Springwater Trail.
  • Women smile and wave while jogging along the Springwater Trail for the Gresham Lilac Run.
  • Two young boys stand on the Springwater Trail holding signs to support their mothers at the Gresham Lilac Run.
  • Runners move along a green, forested trail during the Gresham Lilac Run.
  • Two seniors wave their hands in excitement as they near the finish line at the Gresham Lilac Run.
  • People celebrate getting their Gresham Lilac Run medals at the finish line.
  • A family and baby in a stroller smile at the Gresham Lilac Run meeting zone.
  • A line of children eagerly await the start of the Little Lilac Run to start.
  • A popular spot is the pancake booth after the Gresham Lilac Run.
  • Two men smile and enjoy a post-race celebration beer at the Gresham Lilac Run.

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