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Bear Trail Half Marathon and 10K

October 1, 2023

Bear, DE

Run the Bear Trail Half Marathon and 10K on 1 October in beautiful Bear, Delaware! Enjoy the scenic views of the Delaware countryside and challenge yourself with 13.1 or 10K of running. Sign up today!
Run the Bear Trail Half Marathon and 10K on 1 October in beautiful Bear, Delaware! Enjoy the scenic views of the Delaware countryside and challenge yourself with 13.1 or 10K of running. Sign up today!
Participants run the half marathon Bear Trail Half Marathon and 10K in Bear, Delaware in October!
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About The Bear Trail Half Marathon and 10K

The Bear Trail Half Marathon and 10K is a popular race that takes place in the small town of Bear, Delaware on October 1st, 2023. The course offers runners a scenic route through the countryside with rolling hills, scenic views of the local wildlife, and some challenging climbs up to 500 feet in elevation.

The half marathon starts at 8:00am and follows an out-and-back loop around Bear Creek State Park—a beautiful piece of nature encompassing over 600 acres of forests, meadows, wetlands and ponds. During the run you can take in picturesque views as well as some occasional glimpses into local history while passing by historic buildings along your way.

In terms of weather conditions during this time of year it’s usually quite pleasant for running with temperatures ranging from mid 50s to mid 70s depending on when you start running. Furthermore there are typically no extreme weather conditions such as rain or snow to worry about so you can expect good visibility throughout your race experience.

When it comes to crowds for the event they are usually quite supportive with many spectators lining up along sections of the course cheering runners on throughout their journey – especially near finish line! There’s also usually a post-race celebration with food vendors offering snacks & refreshments after everyone has crossed finish line together making it an enjoyable atmosphere all around.

Another unique feature about this event is that they offer a special “virtual runner” program where those who cannot make it to Delaware can still participate by completing their own 13+ mile run wherever they live then submitting results online afterwards – scoring them alongside other participants! This makes things more accessible for those who may be unable to travel long distances just yet but still want get involved in this amazing event nonetheless!

Overall if you’re looking for challenge combined with breathtaking scenery then look no further than Bear Trail Half Marathon & 10K – perfect opportunity not only test yourself but also explore beautiful countryside area surrounding Bear Creek State Park too!