• 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!

  • Three Sisters Skyline Adventure Run

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    The Three Sisters Skyline Run. Saturday October 3 & 4, Hosted by Alpine Running

    Here is your chance to get your running on in Central Oregon with a 50K and half marathon right in the heart of Sisters Oregon. Amazing views of the Three Sisters and a net downhill course all the way back into town!

    Saturday October 3rd- Half Marathon at 9:30am

    Sunday October 4th – 50K at 8:00am



  • Bend Trail Series September 24th

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    September 24, October 8 and 22 the Bend Trail series resumes with it’s fall dates. A great opportunity to get out and be part of an event again. MORE INFO HERE. 

    Back for another season of low-key, Thursday evening trail races at different trailheads. The Bend Trail Series races are each between 4 and 7 miles and the course is unveiled the Monday before the race. These are very friendly and casual events that are great for those looking to try trail racing for the first time, as well as the more experienced runner who wants to feel the burn of a fast race. We host an awards party immediately following the final race of the Series at the…

  • Tour des Chutes - Virtual Ride/Run!

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    Saturday July 11th – Virtual Time

    Tour des Chutes has traditionally featured road and gravel cycling routes, along with a 5K run/walk. This year we have shifted our focus to a virtual event so that we can continue to support children and adults with cancer. More INFO HERE.

    The Tour des Chutes Virtual Event will still take place on July 11, 2020, with a few additions. Beginning June 26th, we will post a new blog post each day to inspire participants and give everyone a place to connect. All registered participants will also receive a coupon book with incredible deals from local businesses. Registration is just $25, and we are still offering our full assortment of Tour des Chutes…