The Big Butte Challenge
Sat March 20 - Mon May 31
The Big Butte Challenge safely brings people together to accomplish one common goal: reaching the summit of five Buttes throughout Central Oregon. Once registered, participants will hike, run or walk each butte, on their own schedule, using the RaceManager GPS tracking system to seamlessly submit times to the virtual results portal. There will be awards for first to achieve summiting all five buttes, fastest cumulative time in the hiker and runner division, best Summit Selfie, and much more.
Accomplishing your summit of five big buttes while getting outside and having fun with a few close friends or work colleagues is the ultimate goal. After each summit, participants are invited to visit the sponsoring brewery of each butte and receive a complimentary pint of craft beer. The brewery partners for The Big Butte Challenge include 10 Barrel Brewing, Wild Ride Brewing, Bend Brewing Company, Worthy Brewing and Deschutes Brewery.
Registration is open at www.bigbuttechallenge.com. The registration fee is $60 for all butte challenges, or $20 for one butte. All registered participants will receive an “I Like Big Buttes” neck gaiter and other discounts and swag from our sponsors, including Thump Coffee, FootZone Bend and Picky Bars.
While we strive to keep event dates accurate, due to Covid be aware dates may change or events may be cancelled before we can reflect such here. Please visit the organizers website to confirm dates before making plans.
Events displaying location and “virtual” are likely offering both options for 2021.