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March 3: Fill your mouth with Sunshine: PDX Cartathlon II


The Portland Mobile Restaurant Group and Willamette Week, present “Fill your mouth with Sunshine: PDX Cartathlon II”! This mobile-eatery-themed combination of a scavenger hunt, eating competition and urban footrace celebrates Portlanders’ love of food carts, defiance of winter weather, and affinity for oddball competition.

Working in teams, participants will decipher riddles, eat, ride Tri-Met, find Portlandian items, take photos and compete in an egg toss for tickets to Cirque du Soleil's production of OVO. The route will encompass Southeast, Southwest, Northeast and North Portland as contestants race between some of Portland’s most popular food carts, completing fun challenges and eating tasty food.

Participation fee for contestants is $50 for a five-person team, and will include a commemorative shirt, free food along the route, and admission into an afterparty hosted by Willamette Week.

Founding carts include: Big-Ass Sandwiches, EuroTrash, FlavourSpot, Grilled Cheese Grill, Koi Fusion, Oregon Ice Works, Potato Champion, and Whiffie's Fried Pies

Top team will win free food cart food for a year!

Saturday, March 3
10 am

Registration deadline: Thursday, March 1 at noon

$50, All ages
Call 445-2764 to sign up!

Cartathlon is generously supported by: Cart Compass PDX, Keen Footwear, Red Bull, Ink Brigade Custom Screen Printing, Food Carts Portland, Secret Aardvark Trading Co., Hopworks Urban Brewery and Google Places.

Photos from Last Year's PDX Cartathlon:

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