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8:30AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

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8:35AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

2 Mile Walk

8:35AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

Virtual Smokey Bear 2 Mile

$35 Registration ends September 26, 2020 at 11:59pm PDT

Virtual Smokey Bear 10k

$35 Registration ends September 26, 2020 at 11:59pm PDT
COVID UPDATE

The 2020 Smokey Bear Run is a GO! We are excited to continue the Smokey Bear Run tradition. Only 150 participants will be allowed to compete so reserve your spot TODAY! 

Due to new safety measures, there will be no kid races this year.

Description

Join us at this Fun Family Event!  Get your picture taken with Smokey Bear and enjoy the cool air and beautiful scenery.  The Smokey Bear Run 10k and 2 mile run/walk takes place along the south shore of Bass Lake, about 50 miles north of Fresno, CA. The start and finish line is at Recreation Point. The course is on pavement and easy rolling hills out and back. 

Packet Pickup Location and Times:
Drive Thru Valley area packet pick-up:

Thursday, 9-24-20     4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Fleet Feet  559-433-6750
9447 N. Fort Washington Road #106, Fresno
Drive Thru Mountain area packet pick-up:
Friday, 9-25-20  1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Oakhurst Form Fitness   559-683-5545
40041 Highway 49, Oakhurst
Raley’s Shopping Center

PLEASE REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLES AT ALL TIMES!

Race Precautions

THE START:

-Parking is available near the start/finish area. START & FINISH is located at:

39900 Rd 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604

-Runners will be asked to line up 6 feet apart. Cones will be staged to aid with this and further instruction will be given to runners as they line up to start. 

-We ask that participants stay away from the start/finish area until their designated start time.

-MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT THE START! PLEASE BRING A DISPOSABLE “TOSS’ MASK FOR THE START. THERE WILL BE TRASHCANS SETUP AT THE END OF THE STARTING SHOOT FOR RUNNERS TO THROW AWAY MASK AS THEY PASS ONCE THE RACE STARTS! NECK BUFFS  ARE ALSO AN OPTION FOR PARTICIPANTS WHO WANT TO RUN WITH THEIR BUFF AROUND THEIR NECK. YOU MAY ALSO HOLD YOUR MASK WHILE YOU RUN IF YOU WOULD LIKE.

-Any bib changes(race distance or personal bib information) can be made at the finish line under the red results tent. We can change this information after you complete your race. 

 

DURING THE RACE:

-BE SURE TO STAY SOCIALLY DISTANT ON THE COURSE(DO YOUR BEST)

-Stay to the right side of the road as much as possible. There will be two-way runner traffic so it is expected that runners will stay to the right side of the yellow lines. 

-Runners around you might not be doing the same race distance as you, please be on the lookout for the 2 mile turnaround for those who are not completing the 10k. 

-Water station will only have individual water bottles. You are more than welcome to run with your own fluids as well.


THE FINISH:

-UPON FINISHING, you will be asked to wear a mask. These will be handed out at the finish line by volunteers.

-Please be sure to remain socially distant at the finish and depart from the finish area as soon as possible. 

-There will be a goodie bag for you to pickup as you exit the finish chute.

-There will be NO AWARDS CEREMONY. Awards will be available for pickup soon after the event day.

-Results will be available online ONLY. Check the “results” portal on the Smokey Bear Run page to view your results!

NO SPECTATORS ARE ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT! THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMPLIANCE!

 

Place
Recreation Point Day Use Area
39900 Road 222
Bass Lake, CA US 93604
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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.smokeybearrun.com/.

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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Smokey Bear Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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