Leadman Tri Just a Month Away




Next month Central Oregon will host the first of three Leadman Triathlons to be held here in 2012, 2013 and 2014.  You can find more information about the race in this post from last November.  Visit Bend produced the following video about the triathlon and a local athlete who will be competing.  It also highlights some of […]




2013 Snowshoe National Championships in Bend, Oregon




It’s not the NCAA Final Four or the Super Bowl but VisitBend has secured yet another national sporting event for our area.  This time it will be snowshoers invading Central Oregon for their championship event.  The dates will be March 15 – 17, 2013.  One thing I noticed in the press release below is that not […]




KTM Adventure Rider Rally Coming to Bend, Oregon




  September is shaping up to be a busy month for national athletic events in Central Oregon.  First Life Time Fitness announced that they are bringing their Leadman Triathlon to Bend September 21-23.  Now Austrian motorcycle maker KTM has announced that their 9th annual  Adventure Rider Rally will be held this year in Bend, Oregon September 14-16.  This […]




2012 Fly Fishing National Championship in Bend, Oregon




Bend, Oregon has been chosen to host another national championship event.  Visit Bend announced yesterday that the 2012 Fly Fishing National Championship will be held October 18 – 20 at five Central Oregon fishing locations.  The press release doesn’t state what lakes or rivers will be included but it does say that those areas will be open […]




Triathlon Coming to Bend in 2012




Life Time Fitness has announced that they will be hosting a triathlon in Bend next year.  The race will be held Saturday, September 22 starting at 7 a.m. with a 5k swim across Cultus Lake, a 223k bike course around Mt. Bachelor and ending with a 22k run near Tetherow.  Called the Leadman Tri Life Time Epic […]




Bend Books Another National Championship Event




  Bend’s model for hosting athletic events has earned it the bid for the 2013 National Club Cross Country Championships signaling a major shift in how cross country races are organized and operated.  USA Track & Field announced they have selected Bend, Oregon to host the event over a number of larger cities including Chicago, San […]