Big Bear Kodiak Marathon

Big Bear has become one of the most popular vacation spots in Southern California with its natural beauty and adventurous activities which draws vacation lovers across the globe to this place all the year round. What can be better than participating in The Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon this summer which is going to be held on 17th and 18th of August, 2018 in the beautiful Big Bear Lake! Book a Big Bear Mountain vacation right now in order to experience the true adventures of this event. This year the sixth Annual Kodiak Ultra Marathons will be sponsored by CarboPro and the race organizers are Susie Schmelzer and Harald Zundel. For more information related to the event, you can log on to

Insights of the Event

The event will take place in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California at a height of 7,000 feet above the sea level with ultimate serene beauty and nostalgic view that you can ever imagine. So what are you waiting for? Get a cabin for rent in Big Bear and dive in the adventure of the Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon. In order to qualify for the 100-mile race, you will need to complete a 50-mile race within the official cut-off time. The participants must be physically fit and they should be prepared for different trails and weather conditions. The new attraction in 2018 is the Cash Prize Purse which offers $10,000 for the winning participant.

Course Details

  • 100 Mile Course: This 100-mile course is full of fun and adventure which gives you the utmost opportunity to enjoy the serene beauty of Big Bear Lake and mountains. This course will start and finish in the Big Bear Village after going around the entire Big Bear Valley. The runners will be going all around the Big Bear Valley and the course includes some of the best places such as the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain and the Siberia Creek Canyon. Attend this event and enjoy Big Bear mountain retreat like never before. This race is one of the best mountain 100 milers with exhaustive running and technical footing at 7,000 feet in the San Bernardino Mountains.
  • 50 Mile Course: This 50 mile is another fascinating and adventurous course which joins the 100-mile course in the midway and shares the same route to the finish line. The runners of this race will start from the north shore of the Big Bear Lake and will go through the alpine forest enjoying the breathtaking views of the lake. The race becomes serious in the second half when the runners summit the Sugarloaf Peak situated at 10,000 feet and descend Radford Rd while enjoying the mesmerizing views of the valley floor and San Gorgonio. Participate in the race to enjoy the ultimate Big Bear vacation retreat.
  • Prize Purse Race: This is a new category which is being included into the Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon this year. In this highly exciting race, the participants will compete for the cash prize purse worth $10,000. Registration is mandatory in order to be eligible in this new category. The race will start on 17th August Friday at 12 pm, continue for 30 hours and will end on Saturday at 6 pm. So what are you waiting for? Do not waste this opportunity to indulge in an extreme adventure full of fun and excitement and book a rental cabin in big bear right now. Who knows, you might be lucky to win the cash prize.

Thus to conclude we can say that Big Bear is truly a stunning place to spend your vacation and have wonderful memories for your life with all the excitement and adventure of the Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon event which is going to be held this summer.