The 2020 PacificSource Health Plans Kids Rock the Races Series

Bend, Ore.—Back in 2020 is another great installment of the PacificSource Health Plans Kids Rock The Races Series!

Little runners will have eight different races to participate in and the more runs they do the more prizes they can win! This is a great opportunity to get the kids involved at all the various Lay It Out Events festivals and races throughout the year.

Bend Nest Kids Hot Cocoa Run
Feb. 16, 2020
During the OnPoint Community Credit Union Oregon WinterFest, Presented by AT&T, the Kids Rock the races series kicks off with the Hot Cocoa Run. All aspiring princes and princesses will be crowned and begin to make their way from station to station collecting ingredients to make that perfect cup of hot cocoa.

Little Fry Run
April 5, 2020
If your child is too young to run with the big salmon, this fun run will still get them moving upstream! This is a non-competitive event that will help your little fry hatch into a runner. All runners receive the #1 runners bib plus a finishers ribbon and tasty treats afterwards.

Happy Little Kids Run Bend
May 23, 2020
To celebrate in the Subaru of Bend Happy Girls weekend, little runners will get their own chance to reach goals and have some fun. All runners receive a #1 bib, finishers ribbon and yummy snacks to celebrate at the finish line.

Little Hopper Root Beer Run
June 13, 2020
At the Bend Premier Real Estate Bite of Bend, kids will get to have their own take on a beer run with the Little Hopper Root Beer Run! Little runners take off down the course and work to build the ultimate root beer float.

Droplet Dash
July 11, 2020
There isn’t a better way for the kids to cool off than with this water run! After enjoying the First Interstate Bank Bend Fall Festival, kids can come enjoy some fun in the sun at the Droplet Dash! They’ll run through a water balloon toss, sprinklers, bubble machine, kiddie pools and bounce houses with water features.

Balloons Blast Kids Race
July 24, 2020
The Balloon Blast is an obstacle course race for kids ages 3-10 with seven to eight fun and exciting obstacles appropriate for all types of children with a wide range of skill levels. We encourage parents and guardians to come and cheer their little athletes on as they enjoy being part of a supportive, healthy and motivational community event at the 2020 RE/MAX Balloons Over Bend, presented by Chevrolet of Bend.

Happy Little Kids Run Spokane
Sep. 19, 2020
Part of the weekend at the Numerica Happy Girls Run in Spokane, little kids get to partake in the fun with a non-competitive run and feel all the joy that comes when running a Happy Girls race. Racers receive a #1 bib, participation ribbon and tasty snacks when they cross the finish line.

Harvest Run
Oct. 3, 2020
The final Kids Rock the Races event of 2020! Each little runner will receive a pumpkin to take back up to the First Interstate Bank Bend Fall Festival to paint at the pumpkin painting station.


The more kids participate the more they earn. Starting at their second race, kids have the opportunity to win cool prizes. Collect a stamp from each race and reap the rewards.

Lay It Out Events produces more than 20 festivals, races and contract events each year. Events include Oregon WinterFest, Bend Fall and Summer Festival, Bite of Bend, The Little Woody, Cascades Wedding Show, Balloons Over Bend Children’s Festival and Theater in the Park. LIOE Races include the Happy Girls Run Series, Haulin’ Aspen, Salmon Run and Kids Rock the Races. For each ticketed event and race, LIOE donates a portion of proceeds to local nonprofit organizations. Through our beneficiaries, we raise awareness and much-needed funds for vital nonprofit groups across the Northwest. In the past 10 years, LIOE has donated over $260,000 to local charities and nonprofits. We look forward to seeing you at the event, we couldn’t do it without you! For more information please visit