Six weeks: The Bend Ale Run, a half marathon and 10K held in conjunction with the Bend Ale Festival, will be held Nov. 11 in Bend. The courses will wind through the foothills of the Cascade Range and conclude in NorthWest Crossing on the west side of Bend. Registration costs $75 for the half-marathon and $60 for the 10K. Prices increase by $5 Oct. 15. Sign up at

Two months: The Canyon Rumble Frozen Half, a 5K, 10K and half marathon trail run be held Dec. 2 in Madras. The race starts and finishes at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds and runs through Willow Canyon. Registration costs $35 for the half, $25 for the 10K, $15 for the 5K or $30 for a family of up to five runners to enter the 5K or 10K. Prices increase Nov. 2. Visit www.madras for more information.

Three months: The Freeze Your Fanny, an 8-mile run, 5K run/walk and 5K run, 500-meter swim duathlon held Dec. 30 at the Madras Aquatic Center. On site registration starts at 9 a.m. on race day, and the first race begins at 9:30. Registration costs $20 for each event, and kids 12 and under are free.

—Bulletin staff report