Heart of the Valley Running Club is a diverse group of road and trail runners from in and around Corvallis, Oregon. The Club provides runners with camaraderie and support, as well as various social activities.
Dues are just $20 per year for an individual, $30 for a couple or family, and $10 for students. No one is turned away for lack of funds.
Why should you join Heart of the Valley Runners?
See why Membership Matters.
Connect with folks and view group workout details by joining our Facebook group and following the HOTV FB page.
Run with us
See details on our workouts page.
Check out the Winter 2017 Heart of the Valley Running News, including:
Running Events Around Corvallis
Corvallis Half-Marathon and 5k
5k - Saturday April 14, 2018
13.1 - Sunday April 15, 2018
This scenic, 13.1 mile 'Tour de Corvallis' is mostly flat with two slow gradual climbs, and two gradual descents. The entire course is on paved roads, sidewalk and bike paths. The 5k is one of the flattest around. You can expect a PR on this course!
HOTV Spring Six
6k and Kids fun run.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Get the chance to race a unique distance while taking in the beauty of Oregon State's Campus in the spring. The HOTV Spring Six starts and finishes on the Oregon State University Whyte Track.
Stick around after the event to watch some of the best collegiate athletes and Oregon State's own compete in the Hi-Performance Track Meet.
Run for the Hills
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Scenic but challenging 30k and 8k trail runs through Bald Hill, Fitton Green and Cardwell Hill with great views and fun courses. Easy 2 mile walk/run on smooth paved path and 1/4 mile kids run are fun for the entire family. Benefits the Greenbelt Land Trust trail fund.
Refer to the PNWRunningCalendar to find races throughout Oregon. The calendar has lots of filters. For example, here's all the races within 50 miles of Corvallis.
Need some volunteers? Let us know and we'll see about posting here.
HOTV is expanding its commitment to our local running community and we are going to need EVERYONE's help to make these events happen.
Please plan to dedicate a weekend morning to one of these events or think about joining the HOTV leadership.
It is our pleasure to announce that the new HOTV shirts are available for order. They can be purchased when you renew your membership or separately through our online store.
We have shirts available in both long and short sleeved options with our new club logo on the front. They are New Balance tech shirts and fit true to size. Once ordered you can pick up your shirts at Running Princess on Madison during their business hours or at the Saturday 8:00 AM run. They will also ship the shirts, if requested. Happy Running!