Save the Date: 2024 Awesome 3000 will be held on Saturday April 27, 2024!

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Awesome 3000 Race & Fundraiser

Since 1983 the Awesome 3000 has been a staple in the Salem-Keizer Community, bringing friends and family together in support of our Salem-Keizer School District; its students, staff, and teachers.

2024 Awesome 3000 t-shirt design contest has closed, winner will be announced in December!


The proceeds from the  2023 Awesome 3000 raised $45,000, which will go directly to the Salem-Keizer Schools Fund held by the United Community Foundation.

Community support

Approximately 400 volunteers from our community came together to give their time and effort! This event was also made possible with the support of our 23 community sponsors.