• Cascade Lakes Relay July 30 - 31

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    Oregon’s most challenging running relay course starts in the Cascade Mountains at Diamond Lake Resort, travels through the Oregon Outback and rural agricultural country, and winds back to the Cascade Lakes Highway, around Mt. Bachelor and into the resort community of Bend. More INFO HERE.

    You’ll see more cows than semi-trucks and smell pine trees instead of exhaust. If you are seeking an adventure where you can push your limits and rediscover your senses, then this is the event for you and your team.  Cascade Lakes Relays offers something for everyone with 3 events: CLR 36, CLR 24 and the Walk Relay.

  • Hoodoo Challenge: Race to the Top

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    Are you up for a “challenge” this weekend? The Hoodoo Challenge: Race to the Top is a test of uphill fortitude and a whole lot of fun. MORE INFO HERE.

    The Hoodoo Challenge half marathon is back for its fifth year! The course follows scenic forested trails with amazing views from the top of Potato Hill. Runners will then walk back down the mountain for a hosted lunch and awards ceremony at the Hoodoo Lodge parking area.

    There is also a 5K race that will begin at the Hoodoo parking lot and end at the top of Hoodoo. This trail also offers scenic views and is a great option for runners and walkers that don’t want to take on…

  • 2021 Happy Girls Run Saturday May 29th

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    Grab your bestie and take in the beauty of Central Oregon as you embark on a tour of majestic scenery. You’ll be well-supported with multiple aid stations, medics and helpful event staff to make your day all about you and achieving your personal goals.

    Saturday May 29th, Seventh Mountain Resort. MORE INFO HERE. 

    Don’t forget we’ve added a virtual option too!

    Don’t want to travel? Feel more comfortable running on your own? Friends and family from afar can join in the Happy Girls spirit virtually! Race tee and and medal included in every entry.

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  • Tough as Nails Trail Race Saturday May 8th

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    Tough as Nails Trail Race happening in person, Saturday May 8th, 2021! Race details, along with covid protocols listed in the link below! As an additional option to in person race on Saturday a virtual race is happening Friday May 7th. MORE INFO HERE.


    ***Safety Protocols for Runners***

    1) Please be aware before you register for the race, that we will have volunteers on the course assisting runners with directions, however we will not have any aid stations on course, so please plan accordingly.

    2) Our event will be CUPLESS! So please plan on bringing a hand held or own water bottle to use for the event.

    3) As part of our COVID-19 safety guidelines, we ask…

  • 2021 Salmon Run Saturday April 10th

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    Events are coming back to the calendar and this weekend you can stretch your legs for a 5K or 10K at the 2021 annual Salmon Run in Central Oregon. Saturday April 10th, 8am. MORE INFO HERE. 

    Like the mighty salmon pushing forward on its epic journey, Lay It Out Events continues this Bend tradition, kicking off the season in style with all new courses at the beautiful Pronghorn Resort. Choose your distance: Half Marathon, 10K or 5K!

    The sweet smell of sage beckons you to the high desert to enjoy a little R & R at the resort while killin’ it out on the trail. Make a weekend of it with friends — there’s a distance and view for everyone.

  • Horse Butte 10 Miler Saturday April 3rd

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    This weekend should be a great time to be outside in Central Oregon. If you are looking for a great event to run in a fantastic setting the Horse Butte 10 Miler will be held this Saturday April 3, 2021. MORE INFO HERE.

    Saturday at 9 AM. Hosted by Superfit Productions

    What do you have to look forward to? Horse Butte is an awesome trail loop that features beautiful Cascade Mountain views, smooth single-track, unique finisher prizes, and DENIM. Yes, there is a special category for this race if you wish to run in denim or your favorite western wear!

    I’ve put many COVID-19 safety measures in place to ensure everyone will run a fun, safe in-person race.

  • McKenzie River Half Marathon & Bring In Spring XC 5K

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    Events are starting to return to the calendar for this summer and beyond. We are thrilled for running, riding, racing, live music and all the fun events to return. Get ready to roll and dance.

    Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 9 AM – 1:30 PM. MORE INFO HERE.  One of the most scenic runs ever! The course winds it’s way through the Hayden Bridge neighborhood, before heading out onto Old Mohawk Road, McKenzie View Drive, and then a glorious finish in Armitage Park. The first five miles are mostly flat, the middle six miles are gently rolling, and the final two miles are completely flat along Coburg Road and through Armitage Park. There are many spectacular views of the…
  • How To Trail Run With Max King - Part 2 (Virtual)

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    This second edition of the Virtual How to Trail Run series will focus less on the running technique and more on the tools around trail running.

    A Free Online Event. Thursday Feb 25th, 6PM. MORE INFO HERE.

    Join Max King to discuss the aspects of trail running that normally get overlooked. Staying safe, building a route, thinking through your adventure, and how to pack will all be discussed in this clinic. If you’re a new runner to the trails, a trail runner looking for tips and tricks, or just a refresher on what to think about when you head out for a trail run, this is a great clinic to listen in on.

    No prerequisite necessary to join in…

  • Mastondon 10ish Mile Trail Run

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    Events are starting to return to the calendar in 2021 and here is a great trail running event to consider.

    Race Date March 7th. MORE INFO HERE. 

    Looking for a fun, beautiful trail race to kick-off your 2021 racing season? Look no further than the Mastondon 10ish Mile Trail Run!

    Maston is a beautiful course that features incredible Cascade Mountain views, endless Juniper trees, smooth singletrack, and the Deschutes River. It’s a great trail system for winter running because it gets lots of sun and drains super quick from any snow and rain.

    Organizers have put many COVID-19 safety measures in place to ensure everyone can run a safe, fun in-person race. If you’re interested in learning more about…

  • Run The Rock 2020 - Nov 7 & 8

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    Saturday and Sunday Nov 7th & 8th. Hosted by Alpine Running

    Should be a fantastic weekend at Smith Rock! Stunning 50M, 20M, 50K, and half marathon within Smith Rock State Park and the Crooked River National Grasslands. MORE INFO HERE. 

    Saturday November 7 – 50M and 20M will start/finish at Skull Hollow.

    Sunday November 8 – 50K and half marathon will start/finish at Smith Rock State Park.

    This is a beautiful fall race on the trails with mild weather. We serve up a post race burrito bar, drinks, and a stellar course!