Bend's own Deschutes Brewery
Deschutes Brewery believes good beer brings people together, and we couldn't agree more! We are proud to partner with the family and employee-owned Deschutes Brewery. As our 2018 beer sponsor they will be providing a free pint to all Bend Marathon and Half finishers. Cheers to that!
Vacasa is our Lodging Partner!
We are pleased to work with Vacasa as our exclusive Lodging Partner! They make vacation rentals easy! Click here to book a Bend Vacation Rental!
Footzone is our Bend running store!
Training groups offered by our friends at FootZone can help you achieve your running goals! Learn about running form, proper training, injury prevention, nutrition, and more in a fun, positive, and supportive environment. Also, receive 10% off merchandise at FootZone while in the program, and 10% off of registration for the 2018 Bend Marathon and Half (10k/5k) for joining one of their programs. Why wait? Sign up today..
Skout Backountry is your on course Fuel!
Oregon based Skout Backcountry is our 2017 Nutrition Sponsor. That means you will get to enjoy their tasty organic bars at all of the aid stations in this year's race. Their bars are the go to fuel for those who are driven by the call of the wild!
American Cancer Society
We are proud to work with American Cancer Society as our charity partner to make a difference in the fight back against cancer. Every single one of us has been touched by cancer in one way or another, and Bend Marathon and Half is proud to be able to help fund lifesaving research, support local programs for cancer patients and their families and help with early detection and education within the local community.
oregon youth challenge program
Each year, many of your on course volunteers come from Oregon National Guard Youth Challenge. Their mission is to provide opportunities for personal growth, self improvement, and academic achievement among 16-18 year old Oregon high school drop outs, teens no longer attending and those failing in school, through a highly structured non-traditional environment; integrating training, mentoring and diverse educational activities.
Bend Marathon and Half are part of the
HUMM Kombucha: Why We Humm
Humm is more than a word. It’s even more than a sound.
Humm is a vibration. Humm is the sound of happiness.
Humm is music. Humm is the rhythm of the universe.
princess athletic: Strength - beauty - determination
We'd like to welcome our newest sponsor, Princess Athletic. Located right along this year's Bend Marathon and Half (10k/5k) course (945 NW Wall), they offer the finest quality women's athletic apparel. Also, we know you like to keep track of your miles on course, so this year's Princess Athletic Mile Markers will make it easy for you to track your progress.
Your finish line beverage brought to you by your Bend neighborhood distributor with five decades of serving Oregon! Say thank you and send them some love! "Giving back is the right thing to do and it’s a part of who we are. We provide refreshing beverages and donations for events benefiting groups that strengthen our community"
Boneyard Cycling: Leading the Way!
Boneyard Cycling started in 2010 encouraging cycling and supporting the local community through sponsor promotion and volunteerism. Our purpose is to enjoy riding bikes, support local businesses, and create a positive influence in the community. In 2017 Boneyard Cycling continues to encourage the local cycling community with racing, riding, and volunteering. This team is a growing force supporting entry-level riders, securing podium finishes and volunteering throughout the area.
Foot traffic: gorgeous series sponsor!
Foot Traffic, with 4 locations in/around Portland, OR, supports our entire Gorgeous Series, including the Bend Marathon and Half! Thanks Foot Traffic.
Bend has been named to more 'Best Of' lists than there are mile markers in a marathon! Learn more about what Bend has to offer (ex. Best Beer City, Best Mountain Biking Town, and more), from knowledgeable folks at Visit Bend.
The most important thing about the Bend Marathon courses is that they are safe for runners. The trick is to do that, and keep Bend moving! For expert Traffic Control planning, we rely on the depth of experience provided by SM2 Engineering.
Adventure Medics is our ems provider
We have contracted with Bend based Adventure Medics to provide Emergency Medical Services for our race participants. We all want to be safe and have fun!