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CN Advisory: High Concern

Portland Marathon

200 Southwest Market Street Suite 1900
Portland, OR 97201
tel: (503) 226-1111   Web Site
EIN: 93-1015627

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On June 22, 2017, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Portland Marathon, is the subject of an investigation by The Department of Justice according to an article titled, "DOJ issues order demanding records from Portland Marathon." For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Oregonian article.

  • On July 27, 2017, KGW Portland published an article titled, "Portland Marathon fails to submit documents in DOJ investigation; asks for extension." For more information, please see the KGW Portland article.

  • On August 1, 2017, The Oregonian published an article titled, "Department of Justice confirms open investigation into Portland Marathon." For more information, please see The Oregonian article.

  • On September 1, 2017, KGW - Portland published an article titled, "Outside company takes over Portland Marathon operations amid DOJ investigation." For more information, please see the KGW - Portland article.

  • On April 18, 2018, The Oregon Department of Justice issued a statement titled, "Attorney General Rosenblum Announces Settlement with Race Director of the Portland Marathon." For more information, please see The Oregon Department of Justice press statement.

On April 27, 2018, KATU2 reported on the operations of Portland Marathon, a former charity that has recently dissolved, in an article titled, "2018 Portland Marathon canceled, organization dissolved after 47 years." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see the KATU2 article.

  • On April 27, 2018, The Oregonian published an article titled, "An open letter from the Portland Marathon Board: Guest opinion." For more information, please see The Oregonian article.


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EIN 93-1015627
Name in IRS Master File PORTLAND MARATHON INC
NTEE Code N6X
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (300) Amateur athletic association
(288) Other sports club
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name ROAD RUNNERS CLUB OF AMERICA INC
Ruling Date June, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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Portland Marathon
200 Southwest Market Street
Suite 1900
Portland, OR 97201
tel: (503) 226-1111
EIN: 93-1015627

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