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Home arrow Sports arrow AT A GLANCE: Countdown to Chief Joseph

AT A GLANCE: Countdown to Chief Joseph

Countdown to Chief Joseph

The Countdown to Chief Joseph Days weekend kicks off at 2 p.m. June 27 with a horseback ride from the rodeo grounds to the east moraine and back through Joseph. 

The ride is followed by social hour at the Thunderroom at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. 

Teams will be auctioned off calcutta style, where the winning teams and owners split the winnings.

In addition to the $200 entry fee for each rodeo team, the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo committee added $1,500 to the pot. The saddle bronc riding will be run separately this year from the team events, and the entry fee is $75.

Saturday the kids start the night with Quarter of a Century Goat roping. Rules are two kids’ ages can’t add up to more than 25 years to enter.The rodeo starts at 5 p.m. Saturday. Entrance is $6 adults, $3 for children 10 and under and free for two and younger. 

Registration open for run

Online registration is now open for the 31st Annual Lostine River Run July 5.

Runners can choose either a 5-kilometer or 10-kilometer route that will be mostly downhill as they follow the Lostine River into the  town of Lostine, or run the flat one-mile out-and-back.

The main sponsor of the Lostine River Run is the Rotary Club of Wallowa County. Rotary proceeds benefit the memorial scholarship funds.

Race central is at Providence Academy, the Old Lostine School, in Lostine. Check-in and late registration is from 

7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Buses leave for the start of the 5k and 10k at 8:15 a.m., and the races start at 9 a.m. aaa.m. 

mile starts from the Providence Academy at 10 a.m.

Regular registration is $20.00 on-line and mail-in and race day registration is $30.00.

Online registration ends promptly at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 3.

Plaques to overall winners and top Masters in the 5k and 10k runs will be awarded. Medals and ribbons go to the top five finishers in each age group in each run and walk.

For more information or to register online visit www. eosportstraining.com/lostineriverrun.htedi dentius trupturiame necaborem re perissendis velluptatiis et maximi, quo cum vellacidem qui iderfer untotatur audipitas sinihic te idusda nimint voluptae. Itasitatur re conem quunt.

 
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