Race Preview: 2021 Salmon Run (Live!)

The 32nd annual  Salmon Run, one of the oldest races in Bend, will be a live event on April 10 with a new location. The venue for the Salmon Run has moved to Pronghorn Resort where you can run a 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon. The new course will include a mix of trails and road. Plan now to run in the high desert; enjoy the fresh air, beautiful views, and a great race while raising money for The Environmental Center. This event will have staffed aid stations and professional medical support.

After successfully hosting two in-person events in 2020: the Haulin’ Aspen Run in Bend and the Happy Girls Run in Sisters, Lay It Out Events has become a name that is synonymous with safe and healthy running events in the era of COVID-19. We all know staying active and exercising are crucial to mental and physical wellbeing. Races, like the Salmon Run, are the perfect way to stay motivated and healthy.

All live participants will receive a goody bag, a finisher’s medal, a Salmon Run buff, and post-race drinks/refreshments. You can also purchase a long-sleeve race tee or a Salmon Run hoody.

2021 Salmon Run hoody – $38 pre-purchase price

LIOE is also offering a virtual option for all distances if you prefer to go solo. Virtual racers will receive a finisher’s medal, a Salmon Run long-sleeved tee, and a race bib.

For more information regarding LIOE’s safety measures in place for this event, see the Salmon Run website.

Salmon Run Details

Date: Saturday, April 10

Start Times:

  • 5K – 8am, 8:15am
  • 10K – 9:30am, 9:45am
  • 1/2 Marathon – 12 noon, 12:15pm

Location: Pronghorn Resort, 65600 Pronghorn Club Drive, Bend


  • 5K – $45
  • 10K – $50
  • 1/2 Marathon – $65
  • Race Day – all prices increase by $5

Race/Registration Website: Click Here

About Annette Vaughan (493 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner and personal trainer in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is a certified personal trainer, who believes in promoting movement since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.
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