Why run Happy Girls Bend?
One of the most beautiful courses you’ll ever experience, the Happy Girls Run brings together women of all ages and running abilities for a day of camaraderie and personal challenge. Grab your bestie and take in the beauty of the Deschutes River as you embark on a tour of Bend that winds through the heart of the Old Mill District, through downtown, along the northern river canyon and finishes in River Bend Park. A mix of trails with some road sections, the course is well-marked with inspiring signs for optimal woman power.
You’ll be well supported with multiple aid stations, medics and helpful event staff to make your day all about you and achieving your personal goals. Half marathon finishers receive not only a beautiful race tee, but a one-of-a-kind commemorative necklace, while 5k and 10k finishers receive Happy Girls socks and fun swag.
Other Reasons to Join in on the Fun!
- Pre-race festivities include The Happy Girls Expo on Friday evening where runners pick up race packets, shop for cool race apparel, listen to informative speakers, check out running industry vendors and so much more. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails while plotting your strategy for a great race day!
- Half Marathon finishers receive a beautiful custom Happy Girls Run necklace.
- Check out our Happy Girls merchandise that is available for purchase regardless of the race you choose to complete. We’ve put together a collection of items based on feedback we’ve received from our Happy Girls Race Alumni.
- It’s a great race that allows you to show off your hard work and celebrate in a town renowned for it’s supportive running culture and good times. Spoil Yourself!
Grab your girls and join this tradition in the making!