For Ryan Hall “It just wasn’t in the cards

Ryan Hall and teammate Abdi Abdirahman drop out of Olympic Marathon around mile 11 and within minutres of each other. Hall described his race in an interview with NBC. “Just had some hamstring tightness going into the race and it was something that was getting progressively worse as I was going, and I start to feel my stride start to alter. … [Read more...]

Kurt Madden Places 3rd in 100 Mile Endurance Challenge


Big Bear, Ca, October 24, 2011, 3:00pm -  Big Bear Valley School District Superintendent, Kurt Madden, set a great example for the students of the valley this past weekend when he ran 100 miles in under 24 hours.  The event was called the 100 Mile Endurance Challenge, and all of the athletes running in it were raising funds for kids and the 100 … [Read more...]

5th Memorial Run For Freedom Takes Place Saturday

Big Bear, Ca, September 19, 2011, 1:00pm - The 5th Annual First Lt. Jared M. Landaker Memorial Run for Freedom will be held at Snow Summit  this Saturday, September 24th. There is a 5k, 10k, and 15K Run/Walk, with a 1 mile Family Fun Walk, and is an event for all ages and levels of activity. The opening ceremony will start 8:45am with the Marine … [Read more...]

Ryan Hall Places 4th in Boston Marathon & Breaks US Record


Big Bear, Ca, April 18, 2011, 11:15am - Ryan Hall has made US history again coming in 4th place today at the Boston Marathon with the time of 2:04:58. Hall breaks his own Boston Marathon records with his time today, and he also breaks the overall American record. In 2009 Hall finished with a time of 2:09: 40, and in 2010 with a time of 2:08:41. … [Read more...]

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...]

Big Bear Elementary Runs 10,818 Laps


Big Bear Lake, Ca, September 7, 2010, 3:00pm - On Thursday September 2nd, hundreds of little feet ran laps on the Big Bear Elementary field for the 15th Annual Jog-a-thon.  The students ran, walked, and skipped along the oval shaped courses set up for them, and the kindergartners ran earlier in the day on a smaller course in the front of the … [Read more...]