Volunteers sought for Kid’s Mini PPP — Helpers are needed for a variety of tasks at the SELCO Kid’s Mini Pole Pedal Paddle, scheduled for May 19 at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend. Two hundred teams of six kids, kindergarten through fifth grade, will be competing on an obstacle course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with check-in, race start, monitoring the race and taking down the course. To sign up online to volunteer, go to For more information, contact Molly Cogswell-Kelley at 541-388-0002 or .


Jungle, Stairs runs slated at COCC — Two popular annual springtime runs are on the schedule in the weeks ahead at Central Oregon Community College in Bend. The Jungle Run, which includes a 4-mile trail run and a 2-mile trail run/walk, is set for May 23, starting at 5:30 p.m. on the COCC track. Registration will take place starting at 4:30 p.m. at Mazama Gym. The Storm the Stairs race, covering 2 miles and climbing more than 450 stairs throughout the COCC campus, will take place June 6, also starting at 5:30 p.m. on the track. Registration starts at 4:30 p.m. at Mazama Gym. Entry fee for each race is $5. Entry forms are available at the COCC Sports and Recreation Office and local running stores, and at

— Bulletin staff reports