About the Awesome 3000
Our signature event is one of the largest timed youth runs in the nation. Every year thousands of fans fill Willamette University’s McCulloch Stadium to cheer on over 3000 runners as they circle the stadium and head to the finish line. Kids are rewarded with t-shirts, medals, new books and high fives. Organized by nearly 600 community volunteers, the Awesome 3000 has been inspiring healthy lifestyles for over 35 years!
South Salem High School Students Issac Sheets, Chloe Bryant and Emma Wiseman wowed us with their video skills and won the Awesome 3000 video contest this year! Check out their amazing video of 2017’s event.
Pre-K Run for Literacy Sponsors
Special Needs Sponsors
Cafe’ Yumm • City of Salem • Elsinore Framing and Fine Art Gallery • Paramount Real Estate Services • PT Northwest • Tippy Toe Dance Studio • West Salem ATA • Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
All Star Tents and Party Rentals • Lulay’s Car Connections