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35th Annual Smokey Bear Run/Walk

BASS LAKE — The Mountain Area Runners would like to invite all runners and walkers to join in the celebration of the 35th Smokey Bear Run/Walk. The event will be held at beautiful Bass Lake, California on Saturday, September 24.

The Smokey Bear Run/Walk is an annual event held in the transition period between Summer and Autumn, at Recreation Point, Bass Lake.

We have all types of activities that will fit your or your family’s fitness level. There is a 2-mile walk, a 2-mile run, a 10K run (6.2 mi.), and races for kids.

The Smokey Bear Run/Walk is a fundraiser that has healthful benefits not only in the race itself but in the practice leading up to each year’s event. This year’s proceeds will benefit CAL FIRE and USFS Fire Prevention Programs, and the Madera County Sheriff’s Foundation.

If you are considering joining us for the upcoming event, we know you will feel the personal gratification that comes from contributing to your community. That is one of the purposes of our event, the other is your good health.

We are proud Smokey Bear has lent his name to our race and we will continue to stress fire safety at every event. As representatives of our mountain community, and because we have the benefit of using the good name and outstanding reputation of “Smokey Bear,” we stay committed to stressing fire safety and awareness.

Registration forms can be completed online by visiting www.smokeybearrun.com or at the race from 6:45-7:35 AM.

Races are for the entire family to come out and enjoy.

Save $5.00 on the adult race fee for pre-registering. Race day price is $40.00 and $25.00 for the children’s races.

Races to take place at Recreation Point, Bass Lake: 39900 Road 222, Bass Lake, California 93604.

Road 222 closes to all vehicles at 7:00 a.m. and reopens at 11:00 a.m.

For more information and registration forms log onto the website at www.smokeybearrun.com or call: 559-683-1770

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