The Half Marathon begins at 8am and the 4-Mile Run/Walk starts at 9am from Smith Rock State Park (9241 NE Crooked River Drive). The Half Marathon costs $60 through August 19th and day of registration will be available for $70. Participants must be 15 to participate. The 4-Mile Run/Walk costs $25 through August 19th and $30 on race day. Participants over 60 and 17 and under can deduct $5 from registration. Registration will also be available at packet pick up on Friday, August 19th at the Bend FootZone (842 NW Wall St.) from 4pm-6pm. Day of registration and packet pick up will be between 7am-8:45am at the start/finish are in Smith Rock State Park near the information yurt.
Eclectic Edge Racing will provide chip timing and awards will be given for the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group for the Half Marathon and 4-Mile Run. There is a 4 hour time limit for the Half Marathon and the course will remain open until noon. Half Marathon finishers will receive a custom medal and all participants are invited for the post race refreshments provided by Pink Buffalo Racing. Runners/Walkers 21 and over can enjoy a complimentary pint of Deschutes Brewery beer at the park.
Parking will be limited, so make sure to carpool. A day pass is included with registration and will be given out at packet pick up. Spectators should plan to bring cash since the park doesn’t accept cards. A day pass costs $5. With the sunrise just after 6am, the views will be amazing and the temperatures are usually pretty comfortable this time of year. The average temperature at 7am is 43 degrees and only gets close to 70 by noon. Money Face Half Marathon and 4-Mile Run is a great opportunity to take in the trails and sights of Central Oregon.
Saturday, August 20th
Half Marathon 8am/4-Mile Run/Walk 9am
Smith Rock State Park 9241 NE Crooked River Drive