Sixth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dash Benefiting KIDS Center

Presenting the 6th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dash Benefiting KIDS Center

(Bend, OR) –The sixth annual Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club St. Patrick’s Day Dash, presented by Deschutes Brewery is Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 10:05 am.  The 5K family fun run begins and ends at the Deschutes Brewery & Public House in downtown Bend.  The course design is ideal for all ages and runs through downtown Bend, along the Deschutes River and through Drake, Columbia and Miller’s Landing Parks.

“Bend’s St. Patrick’s Day Dash has raised thousands of dollars to support non-profits in Central Oregon, and we are excited to have KIDS Center as our beneficiary in 2016,” said Anna Robbins, Committee Chair of the St. Patrick’s Day Dash.  “This is a great event for the entire family, a chance to dress up to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and it benefits an organization that makes a profound impact on our community.”

KIDS Center, Central Oregon’s only child abuse intervention center, provides medical evaluations, forensic interviews, family support and therapy in a child-friendly environment, helping children and their families overcome the devastating impact of child abuse.  Built by the community for the community, KIDS Center has been hearing, helping and healing children and families who have experienced child abuse for over 20 years.

Participants may register online at  Race packet pickup is Friday, March 11, 2016 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm at FootZone in downtown Bend. Race day packet pickup and registration will be in the Bank of the Cascades lobby of the Moss Building.  Be sure to wear your green as there will be prizes for Best Wearin’ O’ the Green!

Join the community for the Post Dash Bash sponsored by Robberson Ford and enjoy music from 5 Pint Mary and your favorite beverages from Deschutes Brewery.

The 2016 Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club St. Patrick’s Day Dash, presented by Deschutes Brewery is sponsored by Bank of the Cascades, with support from Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis, Shevlin Dental, Therapeutic Associates, Century Insurance, Miller Lumber, Les Schwab, Struble Orthodontics, Webfoot Painting, Horizon Broadcasting – KQAK 105.7, Horizon Broadcasting – The Peak 104.1, The Source Weekly, Zolo Media, Mt. View Heating, Classic Window Coverings, First American Title, Footzone and Fireside Motel.

The Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club of Bend was founded in 1990.


Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club
P.O. Box 848, Bend, OR  97709-0848

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