The Bend Beer Chase is a one-day six-person running & walking relay of approximately 55 miles, consisting of 12 legs of varying distance (4-8 miles per leg). The course starts in Bend, travels to Redmond, and returns to finish in Bend, while experiencing the amazing craft breweries of Central Oregon. On a 6-person team, each person runs 2 legs; On a 3-person team, each person runs 4 legs and we welcome teams of all sizes between 1 and 6 runners/walkers. The relay starts at 10 Barrel on the east side of Bend and finishes with a beer festival hosted in downtown Bend on the beautiful grounds of the Deschutes Historical Museum. Each time you exchange at a brewery, you have the option to enjoy a 3-4oz sample of craft beer from the sponsoring brewery. Consumption is not required. Every team is required to have a designated driver and DD’s are not allowed to consume alcohol during the event.
Registration for the 2024 Bend Beer Chase is currently open. Register here.Registration remains open until full.
Yes! You can change your division, team name, or switch team captains at any time before the race. Email [email protected] with your current information and what you would like to switch. To have the correct information on your team bibs, changes must be made no later than April 1, 2023.
No - only the team captain needs to register your team and their information. All teammates MUST be registered prior to March 1, 2023 in order to guarantee your T-shirt size is available on race day, otherwise any teammates registered after March, 2023 will receive the next closest size (IF we run out of that size).
Cascade Relays has partnered with Protecht to provide reliable insurance coverage to protect your team's entry fees for the 2024 Bend Beer Chase. Their Fanshield registration insurance plan covers 100% of your team's non-refundable entry fees should any unexpected circumstances arise and prevent anyone on your team from racing.
Team captains have the option to buy registration insurance for their team during check-out or anytime up until one month prior to the event using this link.
The cost to protect your ticket is 9.15% of the final team registration price, which is calculated after any discount or deferral codes. If needed, the policy can be canceled within three days of purchase for a full refund. Want more info?! Check it out here.