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Meet the CLR Best-Dressed Team

Meet the CLR Best-Dressed Team

For the first time ever, read an article written exclusively by the Cascade Lakes Relay best-dressed team and back-to-back CLR costume contest winners! With unparalleled team spirit and an unwavering commitment to fun, this rowdy bunch is a group we think everyone should meet! So, without further ado, may we introduce: Chris Harmon Six years […]

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Ultra CLR Team Runs in Memory of Teammate Jon

Ultra CLR Team Runs in Memory of Teammate Jon

What became a series of lifelong friendships started with pancakes. Amanda was working at JbarJ, spending her Friday mornings running through Bend with other women, taking different loops but always ultimately ending with a stack of pancakes at Riverside Market where Jon worked. Over the course of dozens of weeks and countless pancake orders, Amanda […]

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5 Pieces of Advice from CLR “Celebrities”

5 Pieces of Advice from CLR “Celebrities”

Besides being a group that has run CLR more than a few times, Blame Laird is also a charity team — participating to raise money for the non-profit Girls on the Run (click here to donate). Composed of a mix of family and friends, the team is known for its affinity for jumping in large bodies of water and tendency to blame Team Captain Laird Goodman for any mishaps that may happen. 

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Team Feature – Crater Lake / Ablis

Team Feature – Crater Lake / Ablis

If you’re not familiar with Ablis, a CBD infused beverage company, let us fill you in on this innovative business and product. All the products are THC free and consciously prepared to experience the best medicinal qualities. Along with beverages they offer topicals and tinctures as well.  Jim Bendis, a craft-spirit pioneer, developed the idea […]

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Ambassador Highlight – Melissa Gomez

Ambassador Highlight – Melissa Gomez

We absolutely love and appreciate our Ambassadors! They are a great team of humans that make the cogs in the wheel of our events run smoothly. Meet Melissa Gomez, one bad-ass runner and an essential part of the Cascade Relays Ambassador Team. Read about her experiences and how she came to be a member of […]

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Brewery Highlight – Left Hand Brewery

Brewery Highlight – Left Hand Brewery

From humble beginnings back in 1993, Left Hand Brewery Co. has grown to become the most awarded brewery in Colorado at the Great American Beer Festival claiming it’s 29th medal in 2018. Team Left Hand was created in 2008 with two employees and a handful of friends and customers riding together to help solve the […]

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Team Highlight – Orangetheory Fitness Thirsty Chicks

Team Highlight – Orangetheory Fitness Thirsty Chicks

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Brewery Highlight – 10Barrel

Brewery Highlight – 10Barrel

What started with three guys who wanted to brew beer and drink beer, all while living it up in Central Oregon, has grown to iconic status in the beer world. With their commitment to the community and an outdoor-loving culture, we are proud that 10 Barrel is our title sponsor for The Beer Chase Series! […]

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11 Things I wish I Knew Before My First CLR: Guest Blog

11 Things I wish I Knew Before My First CLR: Guest Blog

Jenny is a Cascade Lakes Relay veteran who drives a van for the PacificSource team. To make every participant’s experience the best ever, she shared her top 11 tips for CLR van drivers. There are a lot of tips for runners out there, but not much for us van drivers. I put this list together […]

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Two solo runners prepare to complete CLR 2018 for the greater good

Two solo runners prepare to complete CLR 2018 for the greater good

It was a sweltering and sticky afternoon when Jeremy and Dearric met in the Cascade Relays warehouse to talk strategy for the upcoming Cascade Lakes Relay. Unlike the teams of twelve runners participating in the event, these two were preparing to run the 216.6-mile course solo. Although both have been running for about a decade, […]

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2018 BBC Contest Results

2018 BBC Contest Results

10 Barrel Best Decorated Team Van The Sampler Pack Prize: Gift from 10 Barrel Brewing Company   Beer Selfie  We Thought This Was A Pub Crawl Prize: Deschutes Brewery Cooler and Growler with a Fill   Bend Beard Chase We Thought This Was A Pub Crawl Prize: Worthy Brewing Drink Tank   Creative Team Theme The Runeeshees Prize: Humm Kombucha […]

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CBC Contest Winners

CBC Contest Winners

2017 CBC Contest Winners Best Decorated Team Van & Creative Team Theme Scooby Brew Bend Beard Chase Lovely Lushes 2016 CBC Contest Winners Best Decorated Team Van Lovely Lushes   Bend Beard Chase Recovery Runaholics IPAwesome Creative Team Theme Ready or Not, Beer We Come.

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