Race Preview: 2017 St. Patrick’s Day 5K Dash in Bend on March 18th

The 7th Annual Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club St. Patrick’s Day 5K Dash will run in Bend on Saturday, March 18th at 10:05am. This family friendly event benefits The Kids Center, a non-profit child abuse intervention in center Central Oregon. It’s also a good excuse to wear your green or go all out for the costume contest. The run starts and finishes at the Deschutes Brewery and Public House on Bond Street in Downtown Bend. This event is chip timed, but there will be two waves for participants, beginning with the green wave for runners going for time, followed with a red wave for people not concerned with the clock. Make sure to register for the same wave as your friends and loved ones, if you plan to stick together.

Register before March 16th, to secure a spot. Limited registration will be available race morning. Save yourself the hassle and register online, adults (timed and untimed) are $40 and kids (timed and untimed) cost $15. All participants will receive a collector’s edition shirt. Race day registration will take place with packet pick up from 7:30am-9:30am. Sleep in and pick up your packet early at Foot Zone on March 16th from noon until 6:00pm.

Stick around for the Robberson Ford Mazda Post Dash Bash and enjoy some festive beverages, a little post-race food and live entertainment from 5 Pint Mary.Participants 21 and over will receive one complimentary Deschutes Brewery beer. Beer will also be available for purchase. The whole family is invited for the Post Dash Bash from 10am-1pm next to the Deschutes Brewery & Public House in downtown Bend. The St. Patrick’s Day 5K Dash is a healthy way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and help the community with a portion of the proceeds going towards child abuse prevention.

What:  St. Patrick’s Day 5K Dash

Where: Deschutes Brewery & Public House at 1044 NW Bond in Bend Oregon.

When: Saturday, October 18th at 10:05am

Cost: $40 for adults/$15 for kids

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