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Salmon Run

April 20, 2024

Bend, OR

Get ready to swim upstream with laughter at the fin-tastic Salmon Run half marathon in Bend, OR on April 20, 2024! This scale-tipping event will have you flipping your fins in delight as you tackle the scenic course alongside fellow salmon enthusiasts. Don't be koi, join us for a splash of running fun!
Get ready to swim upstream with laughter at the fin-tastic Salmon Run half marathon in Bend, OR on April 20, 2024! This scale-tipping event will have you flipping your fins in delight as you tackle the scenic course alongside fellow salmon enthusiasts. Don't be koi, join us for a splash of running fun!
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About The Salmon Run

The Salmon Run, a highly anticipated half marathon race, will once again grace the scenic trails of Bend, Oregon on April 20, 2024. As one of the first running events of the season, it serves as the perfect initiation into the local racing scene in Central Oregon. With distances ranging from the challenging half marathon to the more accessible 10K and 5K races, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

The race courses wind along the majestic Deschutes River, offering picturesque views of junipers, pines, and stunning natural areas in Bend. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings as you conquer 75% paved sidewalks and 25% trail for the half marathon, 80% paved sidewalks and 20% trail for the 10K, and 65% paved sidewalks and 35% trail for the 5K.

Once you cross the finish line, get ready to indulge in the post-race festivities. Delight in delicious food and beverages, including well-deserved beer, while grooving to the rhythm of the live music. Exciting gift bags and awards await the top male and female finishers in both open and master’s categories, with special recognition for age-group winners.

Bend itself offers a host of attractions for visitors. With stunning natural landscapes, vibrant breweries, and an adventurous spirit, this city is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and thrill-seekers. And in April, the weather in Bend is typically delightful, with mild temperatures and blossoming scenery creating the perfect running conditions.

So lace up your running shoes, join us for the 36th annual Salmon Run, and immerse yourself in this exhilarating race amidst the beauty of Bend, Oregon. See you at the starting line, where fun and excitement await!

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