Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Bend Races proudly sponsors local nonprofits at each race. You can read more about them at the bottom of each race page.

Each nonprofit helps us secure aid station volunteers in exchange for marketing and a portion of each registration.

Absolutely! We encourage everyone to participate. All we ask is that walkers start in the back to allow the faster runners to get through. All of our courses will close at 1pm, except for our Haulin Aspen course which closes at 1:30pm.

All courses will have mile markers. Courses will be marked with directional arrows & signs.

Unless it is noted that the race is untimed, all of our races will be professionally timed by Eclectic Edge Racing and results posted online no later than the Sunday after race day. The results will also be available immediately following the race.

No, we ask that you leave Fido at home. Service dogs are allowed, but we ask that you notify the race director prior to the event:

Yes. As long as you have signed the registration waiver online.  To see if you have done so, follow your registration link in your confirmation email.

Awards will be given out to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall winners as well as the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place masters (40+) winners for all distances. Age-group winners will receive 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbons.

If you have your email confirmation, that is helpful in case we have trouble locating your race packet.

There will be late packet pick-up and registration on race day. You can pick up your packet one hour before your race start time on the day of the race.

Yes! All finishers (all distances) receive a custom-designed medal.

Yes, Bend Races partners with Adventure Medics for our first aid services.

Adventure Medics believes in providing medical services that go beyond the status quo. Whether covering an event, supporting wildland fire operations or providing training to the public or medical professionals they like to do things a little different.

Because they have a unique advantage of being on site as a pre-positioned resource, Adventure Medics can emphasize safety and institute preventative measures to stop injuries and medical emergencies before they occur.

Should an emergency happen the staff of EMTs, paramedics and doctors are properly equipped and possess the experience to deal with the unique challenges that come with remote medical operations. Adventure Medics believes in high quality equipment and continuous training to ensure that we can field one of the most prepared medical response teams you can find. | 541-639-9993

We love to run with music too!  All we ask is that you consider only having your headphones in one ear and/or keep the volume of your music reasonable so you can be aware of your surroundings and other people on the course.

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