THANK YOU FOR THE FUN!
The first ever virtual Hood and Portland to Coast was an outstanding success!
Though the Mother of all Relays couldn’t happen in 2020, the spirit, adventure and camaraderie of you dedicated runners and walkers remained stronger than ever. Well over 10,000 participants made this an event for the record books, while getting active and giving back! Movement is so important to ensuring mental and physical well-being. We believe in the power of sport to uplift each of us, and in these times it’s never been more important to help each other achieve balance in mind and body. We will continue to do all we can to help the world achieve that goal.
All the FUN we had.
Our two week long Hood & Portland To Coast virtual festival held many different events… a Virtual Relay, Scavenger Hunt, as well as opening and closing ceremonies to celebrate the Mother of All Relays together!
Teams gathered their best running and walking friends and conquered the 199 run distance or the 130 walk distance together. They covered these miles in any legs, order or timeline as long as the distance was completed between August 14th – August 29th. Many teams used the unique Hood To Coast App to stay connected as they completed the legs for the relay.
Check out the app HERE!
Teams completed tasks like wearing a team costume, decorating your van, or sleeping outside on the ground to earn points. The three teams with the most points each were awarded HTC gear from the store!
TIMELINE OF EVENTS
Mark your calendars.
9am – 12pm Drive through pick up of commemorative T-shirts for Local Team Captains.
12 pm – Opening Ceremony streaming via Hood to Coast FB page
12 pm – Relay & Scavenger Hunt Began!
1:30 pm – Special streaming with John Hammerly, HTC/PTC start line announcer.
9am – 12pm Drive through pick up of commemorative Tshirts for Local pick up. **LAST ONE**
9am – Run ‘with’ HTC Staff
Scavenger Hunt cards were due
12 pm Closing Ceremony
Give a donation to complete the Scavenger Hunt Checklist
THANK YOU to all of you who took part in the Hood & Portland To Coast Virtual Festival! Your camaraderie was and continues to inspire us all as we continue to motivate one another in movement. This year many things were put on hold, but we were so happy that the spirit of the HTC/PTC tradition is able to live on! On to 2021!
How to virtually participate during COVID19.
When choosing your route, avoid crowded areas. When running give 6 feet or more of distance between you and others. Run solo, or with housemates only.
Do not go out for a run if you are feeling sick. Wear a mask while running. Avoid touching high traffic surfaces like traffic buttons (use an elbow if needed). Avoid spitting and shooting snot rockets. Wash your hands upon your return home.
Run against traffic so that you can see oncoming cars. Stick to sidewalks. Stay to the right and pass on the left. Stay observant for other pedestrians and vehicles.