Conquer the Bear 2010 finalists and winners celebrating a fantastic year of competition

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Conquer The Bear Comes to a Close

Big Bear, Ca, September 13, 2010, 5:00pm - The 2010 Conquer the Bear series has come to a close with the final event, the Endure the Bear trail run.  The series which began in early February, started with a snowshoe race through rain and snow, followed by a mountain bike ride in June, Paddlefest in July, and lastly Endure the Bear Trail run on … [Read more...]

Can You Endure The Bear?

Big Bear Lake, Ca, September 10, 8:00am - The Conquer the Bear series is coming to a close, this Saturday, with the final race, Endure the Bear, a mountain trail run, on September 11th.  The trail run will start in the village and head up into the hills of Big Bear.  There is a race for everyone with distances ranging from a family fun run of 5 … [Read more...]

Local Running Club, Running Amuck, Seeks Runners for Ragnar Relay


Big Bear Lake, CA, July 29, 2010, 15:00pm - Running Amuck, a local running club, is holding its monthly meeting at Nottingham’s tonight at 7:00pm, to discuss the upcoming Ragnar Relay in Las Vegas.  The Ragnar Relay is a 24-hour relay race through Las Vegas, and Running Amuck is looking for more team members.  Each team needs 12 runners, and … [Read more...]

Big Bear Paddlefest 2010

PaddleFest 10k Ted Devito 1st, Adam Williams 2nd, Ramon Escobar 3rd.

PaddleFest 10k Ted Devito 1st, Adam Williams 2nd, Ramon Escobar 3rd.Big Bear Valley, CA, July 12, 2010, 10:10am - This past weekend, the third annual Big Bear Paddlefest helped to put Big Bear Lake on the paddling map!  The Big Bear Paddlefest was the third of four main events sponsored by Open Air Big Bear.  Additional events this year included … [Read more...]

Adam Williams, Casey Williams, Kelley Brunson and Diane Bradley Hold Top Rankings in Elite Conquer the Bear Series


Big Bear Lake, CA -- The second round of the Conquer the Bear series is underway and, this weekend, competitors wrapped their second of four races by participating in the Team Big Bear mountain bike race, which covered 17 miles of Forest Service roads in the Moonridge area. Athletes who braved February’s cold temps, snow and rain in the Snowshoe … [Read more...]

Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race

Team Big Bear's Shoot-Out #2, which starts on Forest Service road 2N10 just above Bear Mountain Resort, features a cross-country mountain bike race. The event is also the second of four races in the Conquer the Bear series. Race pre-registration available at La Montana Restaurant (on the Moonridge Y in Big Bear Lake) on Saturday, June 19, from 3 to … [Read more...]

Big Bear Paddlefest

The annual Big Bear Paddlefest returns, and this year will be a weekend-long event in Fawnskin on Big Bear Lake's North Shore. Saturday's activities include on-water clinics and an outdoor-industry sports exhibit. Sunday is highlighted by the Paddlefest races, which will include 5K and 10K races, both solo and tandem, for canoers and kayakers, as … [Read more...]

Big Bear Paddlefest Returns on July 10 & 11; Paddling Clinic in Fawnskin This Weekend


Fawnskin, CA -- The Big Bear Paddlefest, the third of four sporting events in the 2nd annual Conquer the Bear series, launches from Fawnskin in just a month, on the weekend of July 10 and 11. As announced today by event organizers with North Shore Trading Company, Janet Dooley says, “We wanted to hold a weekend-long event that would be equally … [Read more...]

Jordan Romero Says of Everest: “It Was Totally Worth It”; Jordan, Paul and Karen Begin the Journey Back to Big Bear

Now that Big Bear Middle School eighth grader Jordan Romero has achieved his years-long dream, reaching the summit of Mt. Everest--the highest peak in the world, and in doing so, setting a world record by being the youngest person ever to reach the peak at age 13--he and dad Paul Romero and climbing partner Karen Lundgren begin their long journey … [Read more...]