Even though we woke up to snow in Southern Oregon today, by Saturday, the weather should be perfect for this 35th annual event in Medford, Oregon. Enjoy your day and hope to see you all there!
Join the festivities of Southern Oregon’s #1 Athletic Event - The Pear Blossom Run. After the race watch the parade, go to the barbecue, or mingle among the many exhibitors at the Pear Fair or Street Fair. Celebrate the first rites of spring in the 35th annual Pear Blossom Run - April 9, 2011. Below is the schedule for all the events starting on Friday April 8.
Friday’s Event Schedule
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Pasta Feed in designated room - $10 for adults $5 ages 5-12 - All proceeds will be donated to the RVMC Heart and Vascular Center honoring the 2011 RVMC Heart and Sole Community Award recipients. Red Lion Hotel - Runner’s Rate 1-800-733-5466
Saturday’s Event Schedule
7:00 - Start RVMC Heart & Sole 5K - Medford City Hall
8:00 - Awarding of Scholarships - City Hall Flagpole Over $75,000 awarded to Jackson County High School Seniors who have been active in x-country or distance running
8:15 - Start of Wheelchair - Medford City Hall
8:20 - Start 10 Mile - Runners & Walkers (No early starts) - Medford City Hall
11:00 - Start of Parade 11:30 parade reaches Oakdale.
11:15 - Course monitoring, support services & finish timing stop in order to facilitate other Pear Blossom activities.
12:00 - Barbeque at South Fred Meyer, exit 27, I-5, Only $1.50 Proceeds to American Cancer Society - Free tickets in 1800 packets
All Day - Pear A Fare - Street Fair - Main Street Downtown (Change of location from last year).
Click on the link below for the 2011 first quarter residential statistics in Jackson County.