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Course Details

Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival

70.3 BEASTMAN TRIATHLON/DUATHLON/AQUABIKE 

BEASTMAN SWIM – 800 meters – Swim in the pristine Deschutes River with Mt Bachelor as your backdrop.  This is a down river swim in the heart of Bend. Large buoys will mark the Swim in and Swim exit points. Kayakers will be positioned on the water to support the swimmers. Medical support will be present on the beach. WATER TEMPERATURE is expected to be between 62 – 66 degrees. The temperature will be taken on Friday and the morning of the race. Wetsuits are recommended.

BEASTMAN BIKE – This 56.70 Mile bike course will truly earn its “Beastman” title. The bike course will be marked with large directional signage and there will be course marshals at key intersections to help direct you. The out & back course begins in Riverbend Park, cyclists follow Century Drive to the Cascade Lakes Scenic Highway. Upon leaving city limits cyclists gear up for a gradual 14 mile (2000’ Feet) ascend of Mt Bachelor passing the Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort and Devils Lake on their way to the turn- around point at 28.25 miles. After completing the turn-around, cyclists follow the route back up Mt Bachelor, once reaching the top elevation of 6,419 feet cyclists will make the exhilarating descent back to the finish line at Riverbend Park. The total elevation gain is 4,592’ feet.

BEASTMAN RUN – 13.1 miles – A mostly flat loop course on widely paved bike paths that traverse next to the beautiful Deschutes River

BEASTMAN DUATHLON – Athletes will not complete the swim portion. They will start their race in a 2-by-2 time trial format on their bikes and complete the above bike and run courses.

BEASTMAN AQUABIKE – Athletes will complete the above Swim and Bike courses. After they cross the last bike timing mat coming into the Transition Area, their race is over. We ask all AquaBike athletes to make their way to the finish line race chute to go across the finish line so we can announce their finish and award them their finisher’s medal.

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Here’s a fast-paced video clip of the entire 70.3 BEASTMAN Bike – 

OLYMPIC TRIATHLON/DUATHLON/AQUABIKE 

OLYMPIC SWIM – 800 meters – Swim in the pristine Deschutes River with Mt Bachelor as your backdrop.  This is a down river swim in the heart of Bend. Large buoys will mark the Swim in and Swim exit points. Kayakers will be positioned on the water to support the swimmers. Medical support will be present on the beach. WATER TEMPERATURE is expected to be between 62 – 66 degrees. The temperature will be taken on Friday and the morning of the race. Wetsuits are recommended.

OLYMPIC BIKE – 25 miles – A scenic out & back course that travels over gently rolling hills. The bike course will be marked with large directional signage and course marshals will be present at key intersections. The out & back course travels through Bend and onto the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway.

OLYMPIC RUN – 10K – A mostly flat loop course on widely paved bike paths that traverse through and around this beautiful and scenic destination.

SPRINT TRIATHLON/DUATHLON/AQUABIKE 

SPRINT SWIM– 800 meters – Swim in the pristine Deschutes River with Mt Bachelor as your backdrop.  This is a down river swim in the heart of Bend. Large buoys will mark the Swim in and Swim exit points. Kayakers will be positioned on the water to support the swimmers. Medical support will be present on the beach. WATER TEMPERATURE is expected to be between 62 – 66 degrees. The temperature will be taken on Friday and the morning of the race. Wetsuits are recommended.

SPRINT BIKE – 12.5 Miles.  – A scenic out & back course that travels over gently rolling hills. The bike course will be marked with large directional signage and course marshals will be present at key intersections. The out & back course travels through Bend and onto the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway.

SPRINT RUN – 3.1 miles – A mostly flat loop course with a short out and back on widely paved bike paths that traverse through and around this beautiful and scenic destination.

HALF MARATHON/5K/10K – 

HALF MARATHON COURSE: Half-Marathon (13.1-miles) starts at Riverbend Park. The course runs through parts of Bend, Oregon on wide, paved, very scenic bike paths. The paths are approximately 6 ft wide, perfectly paved and wind along the Deschutes River. Each course is primarily flat, with a minimal elevation gain to navigate on their way to a flat finish. This beautiful scenic course that will take you through meadows, past rivers, and beautifully landscaped golf greens and summer homes. All events start and finish in the Riverbend Park to the cheers of the enthusiastic crowd. Once finished, runners can enjoy the finish line festivities, including the Sports & Fitness Expo and live entertainment. Post-race refreshments will be provided and the Awards Ceremony for the Half-Marathon will begin once the results have been certified.

5K/10K COURSE: The 5K and 10K events start and finish in Riverbend Park. The paths are approximately 6 ft wide, perfectly paved and wind past the scenic Deschutes River. Each course is primarily flat, with a minimal elevation gain to navigate on their way to a flat finish. 

25K & 50K (RETURNING IN 2023) TRAIL RUN – Information & Course Maps Coming Soon!

KIDS EVENTS – Information Coming Soon!

EXPO SITE PLAN – Information Coming Soon!

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