HOKA ONE ONE has a goal of empowering the world of runners to fly over the earth.
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!
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..
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
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.
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.