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Race for Possible - Oregon
Making Bible Translation Possible


Life changing adventure with eternal impact. Are you ready to make a difference?

Since 1948 JAARS has been making Bible translation and language development possibleespecially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. Much has changed since then, but our mission is fundamentally the same.

More than 600 million people speaking roughly 5,000 languages have little-to-no Scripture in a language they can fully understand—their mother tongue, or heart language.  And when they can’t understand what they read or hear, the life transforming power of the gospel is stopped in its tracks.

You can help do something about that.

The Race for Possible is a fundraising adventure race, held in various locations across the United States. The Race helps bridge the adrenaline rush of adventure sport many individuals crave and the extreme adventure to which Jesus calls his Church—to make disciples of all nations.

By competing in Race for Possible your team helps:

  • raise funds to support projects directly related to Bible translation
  • multiply the impact of Bible translation
  • provide motorbikes to help meet the transportation needs of national translators 
  • transform lives through providing greater access to mother-tongue Scripture and Biblical resources

When: June 22, 2019

Where: Umpqua Valley Youth For Christ at Dove's Landing Ranch, 2171 SW Jackie Ave, Roseburg, OR  97471

This one-day race is hosted by JAARS in partnership with Umpqua Valley Youth For Christ at Dove's Landing Ranch located in a beautiful area near Roseburg, OR. Your team will hike and bike the rugged trails, scale a rock wall, and paddle the waters of the Umpqua River.

Registration $75/person = $300/team of 4
(includes race t-shirt, dinner, and race activities/equipment)

  • Your team commits to raise a minimum of $2,000/team ($500/racer)
  • Great prizes are awarded for 'most money raised', 'first place' and 'linguistics challenge champions'!

Join us as a participant, donor, or corporate sponsor and help eradicate Bible poverty. 

*Age requirement: must be 14 years or older; anyone under 18 must have written parental consent, an adult must be on the team, and all participants will need to sign the Jaars Race for Possible Standard of Conduct Agreement.

Registration fees 37 spots remaining

Oregon One-Day Race Registration Limited spots available

Registration closes in 25 days 17 hours
  • Registration fee includes Race for Possible T-shirt, dinner, and race activities/equipment.

    1. $50.00

      Discounted early registration offered through June 17th. Price will increase to $75 on June 18th.

      Now registering Jan 26 – Jun 17
      Register

Help transform lives through your involvement in the JAARS Race for Possible

Fund Raising Goal: $500/racer to provide Motorbikes for Bible translation projects.
Learn about the Motorbikes project this race will help support.

Our friends … in the outside world can now read the Word of God, even if it is not in their hands. We can say that if it is illegal to bring the Word of God through immigration, now through the Internet, they can open their computers or their cellphones and can read the Word of God. —Local pastor and Bible translator

Things to Expect

The Race for Possible will challenge you to go beyond yourself and do something greater than you could do on your own.  Each aspect of the race will bring awareness of the challenges of Bible translation and how JAARS is working to make translation possible in some of the most difficult and remote places of the world.

Event Schedule

  • June 22 7:00 AM PDT - Registration Check-in

  • June 22 8:30 AM PDT - Race start

  • June 22 6:00 PM PDT - Supper and clean up

  • June 22 7:00 PM PDT - Evening program/awards

  • June 22 8:30 PM PDT - Departure

Contact Information

Event Location

Dove's Landing Ranch - 2171 SW Jackie Ave. Roseburg, OR 97471

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