Smokey Bear Run
Welcome to the Smokey Bear
Run / Walk Website!
This year’s race will be in Memory of Clancy Aiden Shea who passed away on February 24, 2014. Clancy loved participating in the Smokey Bear Race these last few years. We will continue to have the Special Event Race in honor of Clancy. This race will begin at 7:40 am.

Registration forms can be picked up at Sierra Tel and at the local Forest Service Visitor Offices, register here on online or download race form and mail in. Also please note early packet pickup in the Oakhurst and Fresno areas.
Please join us at beautiful Bass Lake, California on Saturday, September 27, 2014 for the Smokey Bear Run / Walk. This year's event proceeds will go back to our local community.

We are celebrating the 27th 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

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 2013 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

Sponsor: Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
2013 10K Race and Wrap-up:

Maria Rivera won the Sept. 28 Smokey Bear 10K race at Bass Lake women's division with a time of 36:46. The closest competitor was Ashlee Drady of Santa Rosa who crossed the finish line at Recreation Point five minutes behind her. Katherine Botterill of Fresno finished third with a time of 43:08.

Winning the men's 10K was former Fresno State standout distance runner Sean Marzolf, 29, of Fresno, with a time of 32:25. Placing second was Jesus Campos of Tulare (33:23) with Samuel Silva of Los Angeles crossing the finish line in third place (33:52).


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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.