The Running of the Trolls

Please Note: The following Event has already passed. The next Festival will be held on June 21, 22, and 23, 2024. We will update next year's schedule later in the year. We hope to see you next year!

The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival is pleased to announce the 18th Annual Running of the Trolls run/walk!

Participate in a 1.5 mile run/walk, 3.0 mile run/walk, or 5.75 mile run. in the beautiful Olney countryside.

Proceeds from the race benefit the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Association Scholarship Fund.

The Races starts at 8:30 AM, Saturday, June 22, 2024, from the Clatsop County Fairgrounds parking lot. Check in 7-8 AM at the Fairgrounds entrance.

Prizes will be awarded to first and second place finishers in the 5.75 mile run.


  • Option #1 $25.00: Troll Run Registration and Troll Run T-shirt
  • Option #2 $25.00: Troll Run Registration and 3 Day Admission to Festival
  • Option #3 $35.00: Troll Run Registration, Troll Run T-shirt, and 3 Day Admission to Festival

Register online below or print the form and send it with a check to Troll Run, ASMFA, PO Box 34, Astoria OR 97103.

Download 2024 Registration Form
Online Registration
PLEASE NOTE: Online registration will close at noon on Friday, June 14. You will still be able to fill out the registration form and register in-person at the festival up to the start of the race on June 22 at 7:00am.

To apply online to become a vendor at this year's Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, please completely fill out the following form. After you sign the form (using your mouse, or on a phone, your finger,) and click "Submit," your application will be sent to us, and you will be taken to PayPal to pay your fee(s) with a credit card. If you have any questions or concerns, please Contact Us.

Before applying, please read our 2022 Booth Information Letter first. Click here.

Waiver: In consideration of my entry, I, myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, waive, release and discharge any and all rights, claims or damages against Scandinavian MidSummer Festival Association, Clatsop County Fairboard, Clatsop County, and any participating sponsors, municipalities, and any and all participating directors, employees and agents of such parties for any and all injuries in any manner arising or resulting from my participation in this event. I attest and verify that I have full knowledge of the risks involved in this event, that I assume those risks, that I will assume and pay my own medical expenses in the event of an accident, illness or other incapacity, and that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in this event.
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A big thank you to our primary sponsor, Columbia Memorial Hospital


3-day Wristband - Adult $10
3-day Wristband - Children (6-12 yrs.) $4
(5 and under free)


Clatsop County Fairgrounds
92937 Walluski Loop
Astoria, OR 97103

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Clatsop County Fairgrounds
$5 for the weekend

No Pets Allowed
Only verifiable registered service animals will be permitted