Heather Announced 2nd at Portland’s 420 Games!

The Portland 420 Games was the third race on this year’s tour, and although it looked like we might get rained out, the weather held off, and it turned into another incredible day for all those who joined us at Sellwood Park. The crowd in Portland was alive with excitement as we gathered to celebrate awareness, and represent responsible use, joining together in The 420 Game’s mission to show that cannabis users are NOT lazy, unmotivated, or “stoners”, and to de-stigmatize the millions who use cannabis in a healthy and responsible lifestyle. We run, walk, bike, skateboard, and some even push their children in strollers or walk their pets for 4.2 miles at these events for those millions of people, and for the millions more whose quality of life could be improved by access to safe regulated cannabis.

This is why we all wear the same 420 number on our bibs. It represents our unity to compete against a much greater cause, and for that reason, all attendees really are winners. However, recognition goes out to those who pushed themselves, ran hard, and claimed their place on the podium. First place went to Cody Steinberg, followed by second place finisher, Dave Vondracek, with well known cannabis athlete, Simon Anderson, taking third.   

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Simon also took Gold as she finished First Place in the women’s division. MJFITNUT’s own, Heather DeRose, was announced 2nd women’s finisher! After having placed 3rd in Seattle, and now 2nd in Portland only 2 weeks later, we want to take a moment to congratulate her on her accomplishments, and recognize her for the hard work she’s put into her training, her nutrition, and her recovery. Heather’s dedication to helping people improve their lives through proper fitness, nutrition, and responsible use of cannabis, drives her to lead by example. Her accomplishments demonstrate the endless possibilities a person can create for themselves, when they set a goal, and work hard to achieve it.

The rest of the event was spent meeting with local businesses who came out to help support the CannaFitness industry, and to share their products and services with attendees. 

Got our picture with SHANGO's Chong cut out! Shango produces, distributes and sells a full range of premium cannabis products, including flower, concentrates, chocolates, gummies and cartridges. Thanks for the sweet T-Shirts!! 

Got our picture with SHANGO's Chong cut out! Shango produces, distributes and sells a full range of premium cannabis products, including flower, concentrates, chocolates, gummies and cartridges.

Thanks for the sweet T-Shirts!! 

Irie CBD had delicious samples of their CBD infused coconut oil and honey! Irie CBD produces CBD oil extract and hemp-infused nutritional supplement products. Thanks so much for the samples! 

Irie CBD had delicious samples of their CBD infused coconut oil and honey! Irie CBD produces CBD oil extract and hemp-infused nutritional supplement products. Thanks so much for the samples! 

We met some fans at Home Grown Apothecary! Thank you so much for all of your support! Home Grown Apothecary offers the best in cannabis, cannabis infused products, and immature plants. Also, with a large selection of non-cannabis herbs there are many options available for patients.

We met some fans at Home Grown Apothecary! Thank you so much for all of your support! Home Grown Apothecary offers the best in cannabis, cannabis infused products, and immature plants. Also, with a large selection of non-cannabis herbs there are many options available for patients.

We got to meet OG Analytical holding it down! OG Analytical specializes in comprehensive cannabis testing services, helping dispensaries, growers, producers, and consumers alike ensure the safety and quality of cannabis and cannabis related products in Oregon. 

We got to meet OG Analytical holding it down! OG Analytical specializes in comprehensive cannabis testing services, helping dispensaries, growers, producers, and consumers alike ensure the safety and quality of cannabis and cannabis related products in Oregon. 

We found out about Splimm. Splimm is the world's first newsletter and lifestyle site for parents who like pot. We celebrate diverse families who use cannabis to enhance their lives.

We found out about Splimm. Splimm is the world's first newsletter and lifestyle site for parents who like pot. We celebrate diverse families who use cannabis to enhance their lives.

Oregon's Finest had an awesome booth set up and we're showcasing some of their amazing bud below!

Oregon's Finest had an awesome booth set up and we're showcasing some of their amazing bud below!

From cannabis flower to edibles, high CBD products, and everything in between Oregon's Finest has you covered for all you Portland dispensary needs.

From cannabis flower to edibles, high CBD products, and everything in between Oregon's Finest has you covered for all you Portland dispensary needs.

Empower Bodycare was giving out massages in between handing out free CBD oil samples! Empower Bodycare creates phytocannabinoid rich, aromatic topical oil blends and soaking salts in hopes to lessen the use of harmful pharmaceuticals. 

Empower Bodycare was giving out massages in between handing out free CBD oil samples! Empower Bodycare creates phytocannabinoid rich, aromatic topical oil blends and soaking salts in hopes to lessen the use of harmful pharmaceuticals. 

O.pen Vape had a massuese on hand too! Just another day of health and wellness at The 420 Games!

O.pen Vape had a massuese on hand too! Just another day of health and wellness at The 420 Games!

FlavRX was keeping the crowd busy with a bean bag toss set up and we got a quick lesson in the art of beard maintenance! 

FlavRX was keeping the crowd busy with a bean bag toss set up and we got a quick lesson in the art of beard maintenance! 

The professional BMX stunt team, Ride & Glide, were out performing some death defying tricks on a slightly slippery ramp! These guys know how to put on a show! 

The professional BMX stunt team, Ride & Glide, were out performing some death defying tricks on a slightly slippery ramp! These guys know how to put on a show! 

We got to meet one of the owners of Eco Firma Farms, Kate Guptill, who we realized finished the race before Heather, but didn't wear her bib, so she didn't get counted at the finish line. Heather gave Kate the medal for earning 2nd place officially! 

We got to meet one of the owners of Eco Firma Farms, Kate Guptill, who we realized finished the race before Heather, but didn't wear her bib, so she didn't get counted at the finish line. Heather gave Kate the medal for earning 2nd place officially! 

It was another great day for cannabis, and cannabis users. We had an awesome time, got to meet a ton of great people, and loved getting to hang with The 420 Games crew! 

It was another great day for cannabis, and cannabis users. We had an awesome time, got to meet a ton of great people, and loved getting to hang with The 420 Games crew! 

As an added bonus, thanks to founder Jim McAlpine, our 420 Games race bib got us into the Portland Hempfest for free! We took full advantage of the opportunity and headed to the Portland Expo to check out industry leaders and entrepreneurs in hemp. While there, we got to see the newest technology being used in the industry, and had the opportunity to network with several people. We greatly enjoyed discussing their passions, and want to thank Jim for adding this incredible benefit to The 420 Games Portland. 

Sustainable stormwater management at the Portland Expo Center! 

Sustainable stormwater management at the Portland Expo Center! 

 

The next 420 Games is in Denver on July 22nd!

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along with discounted tickets on t-shirts,

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