Sat, Apr 15|
Crooked River National Grasslands
Spring Sting Technical Endurance Challenge
The Spring Sting TEC is BACK! This rugged, technical, and beautiful race has been a staple of Central Oregon racers for nearly ten years. No paddling - so don’t worry about getting cold! One of the most stunning “short” races in the world!
Time & Location
Apr 15, 8:00 AM
Crooked River National Grasslands, Smith Rock, Terrebonne, Oregon, USA
About the event
The Spring Sting TEC is BACK! This rugged, technical, and beautiful race has been a staple of Central Oregon racers for nearly ten years. No paddling - so don’t worry about getting cold! Besides, we promise you’ll be sweating on some of the uphills! One of the most stunning “short” races in the world - the terrain you’ll be playing on is 100% spectacular ALL the time. Suitable for all levels with basic MTB and off-trail trekking skills. Ropes are optional.
Disciplines with difficulty ratings:
Mandatory Gear: Standard, including ropes gear (ropes optional). No paddle gear or headlamps required.
Estimated time for winners: 4.5 hours
Course open: 8 hours
Team Formats: 1,2,3,4 person. 3 or 4 person co-ed is premiere category for USARA rankings
Prizes: Sponsor gear
Entry Fee: $80pp* (includes maps, racer swag, post race food and an AMAZING course!)
* a portion of each ticket price will be going to Bend Sustainability Fund and to a non-profit listed on our impacts page.
Bend Sustainability Fund, a Visit Bend Project, invests in projects that create sustainable experiences in Bend’s community.
At Visit Bend, sustainability is based on three pillars: economic, environmental, and social. Our community is dependent on all three, and it is important to find a balance between them. To have a thriving, sustainable community for residents and visitors alike, it is important that we take into consideration all three pillars.
Since the inception of the Bend Sustainability Fund in 2021, $2,290,000 has been awarded to 17 projects.