who can join?

Anyone regardless of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or physical ability is welcome to join!

how fast do you run?

We have all speeds and levels! Walkers to runners; casual to competitors. Frontrunners is a great place to keep up your current level of running or walking, or if you are just beginning. Our typical route is up to 5 miles, with alternate routes to make a shorter or longer distance.

Frontrunners is also a great way to meet training partners with goals similar to yours, or who inspire you to join your first 5K, half marathon, marathon, or more!

how much does it cost?

There is no cost to participate in our weekly runs. If you become a regular and enjoy this benefits of our club, we encourage you to become a member to sustain the organization and its mission. Please use the Join/Shop button if you’re interested in becoming a member!

How is my membership fee used?

  • Pays for our membership in International Frontrunners and Road Runners Club of America to provide the club with non-profit status, provide liability insurance, and to increase our visibility.

  • Funds the annual Saturday Pride Run.

  • Provides regular member events such as movie nights, barbecues, and meet-and-greets.

  • Gives back to the community through volunteer activities and charitable donations.

  • Covers miscellaneous expenses such as a PO Box and state fees

Are there any other benefits of a paid membership?

  • Access to member-only events such as Lodge Weekends and Annual Meetings.

  • A 10% discount at all Foot Traffic locations (mention that you are a Portland Frontrunner - they keep a list of paid members).

  • Occasional access to local employee stores and other product discounts.

When and where do you meet?

We meet at 9 AM on Saturday mornings and 6:30 PM on Tuesday evenings. The location of our runs vary depending on the time of year. Please click on the “Events” tab to see where our next run will be!


Portland Frontrunners offers subsidized memberships to those experiencing financial hardship. Contact treasurer@pdxfrontrunners.com. Personal information will be handled in the strictest of confidence.