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GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. -- Organizers of the Hood to Coast relay announced Thursday they plan to launch another race created specially with women in mind.

Our organization wanted to give back to the positive and motivational community and culture of women we have here by developing an event oriented towards healthy living and creating confidence in women, explained Hood to Coast race director Felicia Hubber.

The event will be called The Better Half and will be open to men and women and relay teams of four.

It will take place June 30th and begin on Portland's South Waterfront.

Registration has already opened online:Portland Better Half

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