December 2016 News

Visit Bend for the Running, Stay for the Beer

December 26, 2016

For runners who’ve been looking for an excuse to visit Bend, the USATF Cross Country Championships on February 4 are the perfect chance to both run as well as spectate, and watch some of the country’s best compete at the national level.  There might be snow on the ground, but competitors will be in attendance no matter what the forecast holds. With qualifying spots on the line for the World Championships and Pan American Games …more »




Seattle’s Polar Bear Dive and Resolution 5K

December 22, 2016

Club Northwest invites you to Magnuson Park on January 1st for their Polar Bear Dive and Resolution 5K. Celebrating the beginning of the new year, the event consists of a 5K run/walk that has an optional Polar Bear Dive into Lake Washington just prior to the event finish line area. The post-race celebration includes a free kids dash for children 10 & under and a beer garden for those over 21. Free chili, coffee, hot …more »




What Can XC Skiing Do For Me?

December 16, 2016

  Right about this time of year most folks start wrapping up their running, triathlon or cycling seasons as the winter months approach. For many aerobic athletes in the Northwest, winter is merely a season for counting the days until the skies clear and the roads and trails dry out come spring. But this winter you have the perfect opportunity to shake up your routine and add some life to the dark, cold and wet …more »




Will Run for BEER!

December 14, 2016

Bend, Oregon is known for its active, outdoor community.  It is also known for the plethora of breweries in town.  Although there are many breweries, they are anything but ordinary.  We are lucky enough to have some amazing breweries producing some darn tasty beer here in Bend. Bend’s love affair with the breweries in town is evident when you learn about the “Bend Ale Trail.”  A trail, so to speak, of breweries. If you visit all …more »