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 17th Annual Running of the Trolls run/walk! We invite you to join us for a walk or run in the beautiful Olney countryside. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Scandinavian MidSummer Festival Association Scholarship Fund.
Date: : Saturday, June 17, 2023. Race starts at 8:30 am from the fairgrounds parking lot.
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 $30.00: Troll Run Registration, Troll Run T-shirt, and 3 Day Admission to Festival
Free parking for Saturday included with all 3 options..
Race day check-in: 7:00am-8:00am at Clatsop County Fairgrounds building entrance. T-shirts or Festival wristbands, as well as parking pass and water are distributed at this time.
Awards: Overall top male, female, teen and youth finisher/runner in 5.75 mile run will be awarded prizes.
Course: Leave Clatsop County Fairgrounds parking lot, follow Walluski Loop Road to Labiske Lane turn off, turn around and follow same route back to fairgrounds. Mostly flat terrain with one gradual hill on a scenic, country road. Dogs: Sorry, no dogs on any of the courses (except registered service or guide dogs.)
Distance choice: 1.5 mile run/walk, 3.0 mile run/walk, or 5.75 mile run.
Parking: Parking is available at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. Please let the
attendants know you are participating in the Troll Run. Saturday parking
passes will be handed out upon check-in or emailed to those preregistered.
How to register: Fill out the Online Form below -or- download, print, and fill out our registration form and mail with your check, made payable to S.M.F.A. to:
Running of the Trolls
P.O. Box 34, Astoria, OR 97103.
NOTE: Late registrations will be accepted in the lobby of the Fairgrounds on the day of the Race starting at 7 AM.
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.
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
Click for directions
Clatsop County Fairgrounds
$5 for the weekend
No Pets Allowed
Only verifiable registered service animals will be permitted