Hood To Coast High Desert

Hood To Coast High Desert

The creators of the Mother of All Relays and the most popular relay race in the world bring you another epic Oregon relay. Hood To Coast High Desert, just 25 minutes from Bend, will showcase the scenic Cascade Mountains, Smith Rock, Prineville Reservoir, and the Crooked River. Every leg is spectacular! Hood To … Continue reading

Benham Falls

Benham Falls

Benham Falls are rapids of the Deschutes River located between Sunriver and Bend, Oregon, United States. With a pitch of 22.5°, they are rated Class 5 for watercraft, and are the largest falls on the upper Deschutes. The falls were created by the eruption of nearby Lava Butte approximately 6,000 … Continue reading

Dillon Falls

Dillon Falls

Dillon Falls are rapids in the U.S. state of Oregon near Bend in the Deschutes National Forest. With a pitch of 76.5°, the falls are a significant obstacle to whitewater running and are rated Class 5. Unlike nearby Benham Falls, Dillon Falls are not widely documented because they are hard … Continue reading

Lava Island Falls

Lava Island Falls

Lava Island Falls are rapids on the Deschutes River. Rated a Class 5, they are difficult to navigate because of an island of lava from Lava Butte that blocked part of the river. The Lava Island Trailhead is located in the Lava Island day use area, which is accessed by … Continue reading

Tumalo Falls

Tumalo Falls

This very popular site offers beautiful views of Tumalo Falls just a few minutes from the trailhead. There are areas for picnicking and access to hiking and mountain biking trails. The North Fork Trail is UPHILL ONLY for mountain bikes. Tumalo Falls is a 97-foot (30 m) waterfall on Tumalo Creek, in the Cascade Range … Continue reading

LARK Running

LARK Running

LARK Running is producing trail running events. We are a team of fun, energetic, passionate and maybe a little crazy, runners consisting of Kari Strang, Max King and myself. Our first event will be in Bend, Oregon called LARK Run Bend. LARK Run Bend is a Stage Trail Race. It’s … Continue reading

Deschutes Dash Multi Sports Festival

Deschutes Dash Multi Sports Festival

The Deschutes Dash Sports Festival at the Old Mill District, is recognized as one of the most spectator-friendly, multi-sport venues in the Pacific Northwest! Bring the whole family out to compete or watch the race this summer. The activities include: Olympic Distance Events * Triathlon (700 meter swim, 25 mile … Continue reading