The Lighthouse Project and the community of Big Bear Lake present the Run the Bear Big Bear Lake Marathon (Big Bear’s second!) with courses that wind through the town, in view of  Big Bear Lake. The event will include a 26.2 mile marathon, half-marathon, 5K, cycle tour and Kids’ Kritter Run. A portion of the entry fees will go toward the Lighthouse Project and other local non-profit agencies. You can also read our story for more on Run the Bear, which is part of the Conquer the Bear series. To register for the marathon, visit