Cannon Beach’s Race the Wave 5K run raises awareness of Oregon tsunami preparedness
By Grant Butler for The Oregonian
About 100 runners took to the streets of Cannon Beach Sunday as part of the Race the Wave 5K run to raise awareness about the threat of tsunamis along the Oregon Coast.
The first-time event, which began on the beach and progressed along evacuation routes to higher ground, included educational material designed to inform participants about the danger posed by the Cascadia Subduction Zone, which can cause significant earthquakes with enough power to trigger a tsunami.
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