Tag: Kodiak Ultra Marathon

Olympian To Lead Kodiak 100 Parade Lap

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 13, 2016 – United States Olympian Brenda Martinez of the Big Bear Track Club is set to lead the ceremonial parade lap to start the Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon in Big Bear Lake on Friday September 16th. The parade lap takes runners on a short loop through The Village of Big Bear Lake running right down Village Drive before they depart on their 100 mile trail run around the lake. The community is invited to come out and support our local Olympian and the runners taking on one of the toughest races in the country. The parade...

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“Ultra Marathoner Crossing!”

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 – The Kodiak Ultramarathon will bring 450 of the world’s elite athletes to Big Bear this weekend, as they trail-run 50- and 100-mile courses through the San Bernardino Mountains. Both courses keep runners between 6,900? and 10,000? and give them over 12,000 feet in elevation gain over multiple climbs and descents. Competitors in the hundred-mile race will start at 6:00 p.m. Friday and run overnight on a route that circles Big Bear — hitting Green Valley Lake to the west and Deadman’s Ridge past Highway 38 to the east. Fifty-milers will start early Saturday morning. Saturday night in the Village, the Reel Rocks Tour presents free movies in an outdoor setting at 7:30 p.m. Bring your own chair and enjoy climbing and adventure flicks! Event sponsors include Dos Equis, Open Air Big Bear, Feed the Machine, FRS, saltstick, Altra, Mountain Khakis, Light & Motion, UP, nuun, M Drive and Ding-bat bars. In addition, a few lucky 100-milers will have the chance to demo STELLA Head Lights and the new SOLITE 250 EX. Full Schedule: Friday – – 12pm Vendors can begin setting-up in Venue – 1pm Volunteer Meeting – 2pm Dos Equis Flow – 12pm-5pm 100 and 50 Mile Athlete Packet Pick-up – 12pm-5pm 100 Mile Medical Check-in – 5pm Race Meeting – 6pm 100-mile Race Start – 5pm-8pm Friday Night in the Village Saturday –...

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