Categories for Trail Running

Nation’s top trail runners headed to Central Oregon

It is no secret that Central Oregon features some of the best running trails in the country. In 2006, the editors of Outside Magazine named Bend “America’s Best Trail Running Town.” But is Central Oregon home to the top trail runners in the United States? That question could be answered in a little more than a week, when Bend will host the 2008 XTERRA Trail Running National Championship. The race…

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Plans finalized for XTERRA Trail Running National Championship

Bend will once again be cast in the national outdoor recreation spotlight this fall, when the XTERRA Trail Running National Championship plays out on Saturday, September 27. Hailed by editors of Outside Magazine as “America’s Top Trail Running Town” in 2006, Bend was chosen as the national championship location for its abundance of trails, scenery and spectator-friendly venue. “The active lifestyle that Bend has gained recognition for is a perfect…

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Bend Named Host for XTERRA Trail Running Championships

The Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau, in partnership with the Oregon Sports Authority, today announced that Bend has been named the host destination for the 2008 and 2009 XTERRA Trail Running National Championships. Bend, which was recently voted “America’s Best Trail Running Town” by the editors of Outside Magazine, was selected above other competing destinations due to its variety of terrain, mild fall climate, running-friendly trails, and the enthusiasm, interest…

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