New Portland Marathon route revealed

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The 2019 Portland Marathon will start and end at Waterfront Park. 

The organizers of the race released the route details on Friday. 

Runners will cross 4 city bridges, including the Sellwood and Broadway bridges. 

They’ll also take in the sights of Northwest 23rd Avenue, Westmoreland and the Eastbank Esplanade. 

A so-called “cheer challenge” will also encourage onlookers to cheer on the runners, who will then vote on which neighborhood was their favorite. 

The Portland Marathon will take place Oct. 6. 

Check out the full marathon route 

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