Smokey Bear Run
Welcome to the Smokey Bear
Run / Walk Website!

“Early Bird” Registration

$20      Early Bird Rate - from now until June 30th
$25      Normal Rate - from July 1st until August 31st
$30      Late Rate - Sept 1st through packet pickup
$35      Race Day Rate

Please join us at beautiful Bass Lake, California on Saturday, September 26, 2015 for the Smokey Bear Run / Walk. This year's event proceeds will go back to our local community.

We are celebrating the 28th year of the race.

Please come early, Road 222 will close 7:15 9:40 a.m. towards the Forks and Millers. If you must leave the race early (soccer season!) please park on the north end; this will allow you a means to exit prior to the road reopening.

Photos taken will be available for viewing and purchase at Ploen Photo.

We look forward to seeing you at the race!

Smokey Bear Run/Walk
Smokey Bear Walkers
Kids Run
Kids Race


Registration: 6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
at Recreation Point, Bass Lake

Special Event
 7:40 a.m.

7:45 a.m. Kids' Race
1/2 mile (Ages 9-12)

7:55 a.m. Kids' Race
1/4 mile (Ages 5-8)

8:05 a.m. Kids' Race
1/8 mile (Ages 2-4)
parents allowed

8:30 a.m.
10K Run

8:35 a.m.
2 mile Run / Walk

Wheelchairs starts
one minute ahead of runners.

Please note change in race times.

The 2015 Smokey Bear Run / Walk was a success! We want to express our sincerest gratitude to all our sponsors and support staff!

Thank you for supporting and attending our race! We hope everyone had an amazing time, as we did!

The Mountain Area Runners organization is a non-profit 501(c)(3) group and your donation is tax-deductible. Our Federal Identification number is:

Sponsor: Sierra Telephone

2014 Race Wrap-up:

Beth Tademy of Reedley won the Smokey Bear 10K race at Bass Lake women's division with a time of 42:13.

Winning the men's 10K was Benjamin Madrigal of Madera with a time of 33:16.

In the 2-mile Run, Artemio Villegas of Madera was the men's overall winner with a time of 12:33. Nanette Beaumont of Coarsegold won the women's overall, coming in at 15:13.


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Click to open registration form (.pdf)

Print and mail to PO Box 1183, Oakhurst, CA 93644

Note: Smokey Bear is a trademark and service mark
of the U.S.Forest Service and may not be used without
applying for a license from USFS. See USFS Website for details.