Online registration is now open for the 43rd annual SELCO Pole Pedal Paddle multisport adventure race, set for May 18. Online registration is also now open for the annual Kid’s Mini PPP, scheduled for May 19.

The PPP includes alpine skiing, nordic skiing, cycling, running and kayaking on a course from Mt. Bachelor ski area to Bend. Participants compete as teams, pairs or individuals.

Teams of six kids, from kindergarten through fifth grade, are invited to compete in the Kid’s Mini PPP, which features an obstacle course and will be staged at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend.

Both races are produced by and are benefits for the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation, which offers youth sports training and competition in alpine and nordic skiing, snowboarding and cycling.

For more information and to register, visit www.pppbend.com for Pole Pedal Paddle, www.mbsef.org/events/selco-kids-mini-ppp for the Kid’s Mini PPP.

— Bulletin staff report

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