ECEC Butterfly 5K Run/Walk

23Jun2018Save the date for the next migration of human butterflies on June 23rd, 2018!

Join us for a scenic 5K run or walk along the Umpqua River in Elkton. There is a FREE KIDS’ RACE for youth 10 and under before the race begins. Early Bird registration date is announced soon and more details are below!

Stay around after the race for ​Blooms & Butterflies!  Enjoy live music, craft vendors, food and tours of Fort Umpqua throughout the day.  Visit our Monarchs and Painted Ladies in the Butterfly Pavilion and best of all, help us kick off the season at ECEC!


The course starts at ECEC’s Native Plant Park, follows River Road through town, crosses Elk Creek, and ends back at ECEC. Run or walk along the banks of the Umpqua River while on your route, and show off your best butterfly attire and to win a prize! Finally, celebrate the return of the butterflies to our Butterfly Pavilion with friends and family while you’re here.

Click here for a copy of the route map


Early Bird registration date to be announced soon!  While you wait, check out our online event and follow us on Facebook for special race deal announcements. In addition, you can ECEC at or 541-584-2692 for more details.

8:15 AM        Check-in, Registration & Packet Pick-up
9:15 AM        Free Kids’ Fun Run
9:30 AM       RACE START
11 AM            Awards Ceremony, Blooms & Butterflies Festivities Begin!

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