Come Enjoy the 'Original Bear Course' (Bear 100 years 1999-2007)
Local time: 10:47 AM
** Note ** This is not the Bear 100 race that is a Hardrock/Western States/UTMB qualifier.
The Papa Bear 100 mile race will start first, on Friday at 6:30 am at Deer Cliff Inn, and will follow the Mama Bear 50 mile course in a clockwise direction until Danish Pass, then will do a counter clockwise loop back to Danish Pass, and will continue from there in a clockwise direction to Deer Cliff Inn, and the 50 mile point. From there, runners will do the 50 mile course in reverse of what they just did. They will go to Danish Pass, and then do the 19 mile loop in a clockwise direction back to Danish Pass. From there, they will head north and finish the course in a counter clockwise direction, finishing at Deer Cliff Inn.
The Mama Bear 50 miler will start at 5 am on Saturday at Deer Cliff Inn, and the Baby Bear 50K will start at 6:30 am on Saturday (check in at Deer Cliff Inn), and will begin at the campground a mile up from Deer Cliff Inn. They will both follow the course in a counter clockwise direction to Danish Pass, where the 50K runners will head north on the Highline Trail from there, and will finish at Deer Cliff Inn. The 50 mile runners will do a counter clockwise loop from Danish Pass to Danish Pass, then will head north on the Highline Trail and finish at Deer Cliff Inn.