Hoofin’ It


Hoofin’ It Carries on a Long-standing Tradition

Since 1953, the Oregon Cattlewomen have been participating in the advancement of the cattle industry through promotion and education. The 5K/10K “Hoofin’ It To Beef Fit” is an extraordinary event hosted by people who love the land, animals and nature.  It’s a race that offers a taste of what the Oregon Cattlewomen do statewide in public outreach throughout each year.  Proceeds from the race help purchase a steer that is auctioned off at half time of the annual East/West Shriners Football Game.  A phenomenal amount of money has been raised in past years for the Shriners Hospital for Children from the steers provided by Baker County Cattlemen and Cattlewomen.

Hoofin' It 5k/10k Run/Walk

“Hoof It” on August 7, 2021

Come “hoof it” with us!  Our fourth annual “Hoofin’ It To Beef Fit” 5K/10K Run/Walk kicks off Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 8 a.m. The 5k and 10k course terrain is flat, beginning at ranch locations near Baker City.  Then “HOOF IT” on into the Leo Adler Memorial Parkway along the Powder River and end at the Geiser Pollman Park.  Gathering time at 7 a.m.  Hoofin’ time at 8 a.m.

Helping Oregon Kids in Need

Race proceeds help fund the purchase of the ever-popular Baker County Shrine Steer, which will be auctioned off to benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children.  This is a great way to help support children throughout Oregon.

The 5k Starts at Thomas Angus Ranch

The 5k race starts at Thomas Angus Ranch at 42598 N. Cedar Street, Baker City, Oregon, where people can enjoy a little touch of ranch life as they gather.

The 10k Starts at Mackenzie Ranch

The 10K course just added this year begins at The Mackenzie Ranch at 19265 Chandler Lane, Baker City, Oregon.


Gathering time, sign in and registration begins at 7 a.m. at the start line. Hoofin’ It time begins at 8 a.m. The cost of registration is $25 for the 5K and $35 for the 10K; pre-registration is strongly suggested to ensure t-shirt size. Prizes will be awarded. The award ceremony will be held near the finish line, following the race at 9:45 a.m.

Ways to Register

Call or Text 208-850-3803, or email us, for more information.  Or visit our Facebook page.

Get a Good Breakfast

After the event, the Baker County Cattlewomen will be hosting their well-known steak breakfast and Gridiron Tailgate Event.