Welcome to the Bear 100 Endurance Run

Welcome to the Bear 100 Mile Endurance Run

A Cool, Autumn Loop Through the Pines, Golden Aspen and Red Maples
100 Miles • 22, 518′ of climb • Max Elevation 9043′ • Min Elevation 4860’• Avg Elevation 7350′

Race Founder

Leland Barker started this race back in 1999 and has grown it into a world class event

Race Director

The race director for the BEAR 100 is Cody Draper
Phone (435)213-6555
Email: bear100info@gmail.com

Sept. 23-24, 2022
Friday/Saturday Race
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2023 Qualifying Run

Race Registration is online only. Race is capped at 350 starters.

The race begins at the mouth of Logan Dry Canyon, right near Logan, Utah. There are dozens of hotels within five minutes of the start. Logan is a medium-sized university city with all the amenities you need, including an outdoor/running shop. It is a two hour drive from the Salt Lake City International Airport.

2022 Race Date/Time: September 23-24, 2022 06:00 Start Time
Entrant cap stays at 350 runners then a wait list will be started.
We no longer offer rollovers for drops but will still offer a partial refund until 9/1/2022 at 12am

Shuttle service from finish to start is $20 per runner

Dog limitations

Under NO Circumstances are dogs allowed at the finish area. Runners and crews ignoring this rule are subject to disqualification. Please don’t jeopardize the race using this facility and leave the dogs at home.

Why a Friday Race?

Many runners ask why the Bear 100 begins on a Friday. There are several reasons. First, many participants and volunteers (radio operators, scout troops at the aid stations) are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“Mormons”) and find it difficult to participate on a Sunday. Second, Saturday recreationists and ranchers have less of an impact when the field is spread out on Saturday morning. Finally, for those traveling from long distance, taking Thursday and Friday off is easier than taking off Friday and Monday.

Awards

All entrants will receive a beautiful t-shirt with a distinctive design. Finishers receive an engraved plaque indicating the date of the event and their finish time and place. They also receive a belt buckle reflective of their time: a Black Bear buckle for times between 30-36 hours, a Grizzly Bear buckle for times between 24-30 hours, and a Wolverine buckle for times under 24 hours. Winners, in addition to the items above, will receive large custom-engraved pine plaques documenting their accomplishment.

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