Bearly 5K Run/Walk

Bearly 5K is your chance to help save orphaned bear cubs.

Bearly 5K is your chance to help save orphaned bear cubs.

Bearly 5K Run/Walk is your chance to get moving and help save orphaned black bear cubs! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 27, 2018.

This Smoky Mountain special event will be fun for the entire family. It is the time of year that ghouls and goblins emerge from the mists of the Smoky Mountains so Halloween costumes are welcome for race participants. If you are not into dressing up come as you are or wear your favorite ABR 5K shirt. A prize will be awarded for the best dressed runner!

This will be a fun, family-friendly event!! Runner/Walkers will not be timed, but the first three runners arriving back at Trillium Cove will be awarded a special ABR prize. The race will be held at the Appalachian Bear Rescue Visitor and Education Center, 121 Painted Trillium Way,
Townsend, TN.

The registration fee is a donation to Appalachian Bear Rescue and includes a free pancake breakfast for hungry runners and a 2018 5K T-Shirt!

Early bird registration: July 1, 2018 – September 2, 2018: $35
Registration: September 3, 2018 – October 26, 2018: $45
Registration day of event: $50

The online registration will end Friday, October 26th at 10am. You will be able to sign up the day of the race on site. Registration on race day starts at 8:30am on October 27th.

HeySmokies.com is a proud sponsor of this event and encourages all runners and walkers to save the date! Come join the fun and bring your friends and family! The backdrop of Great Smoky Mountains National Park makes this event one of the most beautiful in the area!

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