Cross country runners from all over the U.S., including Olympic athletes, are expected to compete for cash prizes and an opportunity to qualify for the 2017 IAAF World Championships to be held in London, as well as the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Competitions will include national championships for Open, Masters, and Junior runners with distances ranging from 6K – 10K.
A 4K community race will also be held, as well as a 4 x 1K beer relay sponsored by Deschutes Brewery. Go to http://www.visitbend.com/Bend_Oregon_Activities_Recreation/USATF-Cross-Country-Nationals/to register. Cost for the championship races is $45 until 1/25/17, and entry fees for other races will be released at a later date. For more information contact Hank Therien at (541) 382-8048, or firstname.lastname@example.org.