The 44th annual Circle the Bay Run takes place Saturday, Aug. 12, around the Coos Bay estuary.  The course is 18.6-miles, or 30K.  It begins at Ferry Road Park in North Bend, heads south into Coos Bay, across the Eastside Bridge and out the Coos River.  Runners will then follow East Bay Road back to McCullough Bridge and finish at Ferry Road Park.  Walkers get underway at 6:30 a.m., while individual runners and teams get underway at 8 a.m.