Mark Morical / The Bulletin Colorful aspen trees line the Deschutes River near Dillon Falls.
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A run for monsters both great and small
ORIG / 10-26-2014 / Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Fawn Sybrant, runs during the 1 mile dash run with her costume on during the Monster Dash in Bend on Sunday, October, 26, 2014.
Album ID: 1862306
Down and Dirty
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Participants run the course of Super Dave?s Down and Dirty half marathon and 10K on Sunday morning near 7th Mountain Resort in Bend.
Album ID: 1859553
Running through the pain
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Carrie Carney, left, and her friend Kirsten Scott wear their Portland Marathon competitor T-shirts and medals during a meeting outside Integrated Eye Care in Bend last week.
Album ID: 1859299
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Mark Johnson, 12, stays upright Saturday in the senior calf riding event during the Cowdeo in Madras. The events for the older participants, ages 12 to 14, more closely resembled the events seen on the adult rodeo circuit.
Album ID: 1859308
Fast, flying fun
Joe Kline / The Bulletin file photo Javier Colton gets air on the Tyler's Traverse section of the Pickett's Charge! mountain bike race in the Wanoga Trail Complex west of Bend in June.
Album ID: 1857692
Newer series is old school
Joe Kline / The Bulletin file photo Runners leave the starting chute during a cross-country race in Bend last December. The Central Oregon Running Klub is putting on a three-race cross-country series this fall.
Album ID: 1853898
ORIG 09/23/2014 Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Denise Bourassa completed the Grand Slam of ultrarunning, the four oldest 100-mile races in the country, this summer.
Album ID: 1850936
ORIG / 09-27-2014 / Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Heidi Bert, 9, of Bend, runs during the one-mile run up Pilot Butte in Bend, Oregon on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Bert won third place female for the 11-12 age group.
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Enjoying a scenic ?stroll through the Metolius Preserve
Photo By David Jasper / The Bulletin Jim, left, and Carol Sgro, visiting from Illinois, take in the delights of Metolius Preserve on Friday.