Tour des Chutes Bike Ride & 5K Run/Walk

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MULTI-DISTANCE BIKE RIDE THRU THE HIGH DESERT & 5K RUN/WALK THRU NORTHWEST CROSSING Tour des Chutes is not just a ride or a run, it’s an inspiration. We are a fundraising event that supports Central Oregon children and adults with cancer. The Tour des Chutes was founded in 2004 by Gary Bonacker, brain cancer survivor, to raise awareness and provide support …

U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle 2017

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Pole Pedal Paddle ~ Get ready for the largest muti-sport event in Central Oregon. Downhill skiing, nordic skiing, cycling, running and kayaking. U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle is a relay race with six legs that include alpine skiing/snowboarding, cross-country skiing, biking, running, canoeing/kayaking/stand up paddle boarding, and sprinting to the finish! You can do it all yourself or be part …

Fat Bike Freeride Rally & Race at Mt. Bachelor

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Get ready for the third annual Fat Bike Freeride Rally and Race at Mt. Bachelor! With spring in full swing we wanted to get all the fat bike lovers together for a fun morning of lift served riding! Bring your own bike or come demo one for free. A lift ticket for Sunshine will be required. This is a fat bike only …

Youth Mountain Biking in Bend

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Spring is approaching and my son is anxious to get back on his mountain bike and hit the trails!  We are fortunate that there are some pretty cool programs for youth mountain biking in Bend. Registration is now open for the spring session at Bend Endurance Academy (BEA), but hurry sessions fill up fast!  Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation (MBSEF) …

4th of July Parade & Festival

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The 4th of July in Bend is amazing! And it’s a lovely reminder that we live in a small town with festivities that are fun, convenient, safe and easy to access. That’s something that is hard to find in bigger cities. Even through we are a vacation destination and summer brings loads of tourists to Bend, I am still in …

Mt. Bachelor Pond Skim and Summer Activities

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What’s the best way to close out the ski season on Mt. Bachelor? With a massive party, of course! The sun was shining, the temperature was warm and the band was playing to create a festive atmosphere at the base of the mountain. This is Bend, so of course the beer tents from all the local breweries outlined the perimeter …

Mountain Biking with Bend Endurance Academy

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Moving to Bend I was not surprised by the wide variety of outdoor activities available, and we wanted to jump right in and experience as much as possible with our children! We were thrilled when we discovered the Bend Endurance Academy to help my son get more involved in mountain biking. When we moved to Bend last spring, we knew …

Keep Your Family Safe with Exobright Visibility Garments

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                      There are so many wonderful outdoor activities in Bend! People love to walk, bike & run in this beautiful place. The schools are nestled in bustling neighborhoods with most children walking or biking to school. You will also see many a dog walker at any given location in this …