Thursday, November 24th 9am

*** 2016 5K/10K RACE RESULTS HERE ***

Bend Thanksgiving Classic is a 5/10K race produced by Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend benefitting, Girls on the Run of Central Oregon. Now in its 9th official year, the race has grown to host nearly  1,000 runners and walkers every Thanksgiving morning in the heart of Bend’s Old Mill District.


 Girls on the Run is a 5k training program that encourages girls to grow into positive young adults. The goals of Girls on the Run are to develop and improve competence, unleash confidence through accomplishment, develop strength of character, respond to others and oneself with care and compassion, create positive connections with peers and adults and make a meaningful contribution to community, all while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. The Bend Thanksgiving Classic 5k is the culmination of our fall season of Girls on the Run here in Central Oregon.

See the Race Course here

Interested in learning more about sponsorship?

Reach out to our Race Director for more information:

Emily Usselman
(541) 617-2877 


Registration Information

Registration fee does not include a race shirt. Click here to register!

November 1st - November 20th at 11:59pm

5k: $30

10k: $35

Race Week (November 21st - Wednesday, November 23rd at 5:00pm)

5k: $35

10k: $40

*Add a long sleeve technical race shirt to any race registration for just $10!!*

**Race shirts without a race registration are $20 for adult and $15 for youth**


Promo Night November 17, 6-9pm at Dutch Bros., Bend Eastside
Drop by and get $5 off of race registration, and a special treat from Dutch Bros.

Packet Pick-Up November 23, 11:30am – 6pm at Pine Mountain Sports

Beat the morning rush and pick up your packet the day before the race!



Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend and Girls on the Run of Central Oregon will do everything in their power to host the Bend Thanksgiving Classic as advertised, but due to the nature of the event, extenuating circumstances not under the control of the event organizers, may necessitate course changes or cancellation for the safety of the participants. These circumstances include, but are not limited to: weather and other forces of nature, last minute road closures and construction, or snowstorms/ice storms that make the course route unreasonably unsafe for event participants.  This event is a rain or shine event. 




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