Bear Cupboard Run

Marathon, 5K, 1K

Event Date

Sun, Jul 19, 2015


Minocqua, WI


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1/2 Marathon

$45 $55 Closed

5K Run

$25 $25 Closed

5K Walk

$25 $25 Closed

Cubby Run

$12 $12 Closed

About This Activity


All proceeds from the Bear Cupboard Run go to Lakeland Pantry and Food for Kidz. Lakeland Pantry serves over 5000 local residents monthly (40% children) while Minocqua's Food for Kidz, yearly, sends out over 185,000 packs of food worldwide. Help support Lakeland Pantry as "Neighbors Helping Neighbors!

Race Times & Information

All races on Bearskin Trail. The half: bus shuttle, 6:15-6:30am; start is 7:30am on trail entry off Lakewood Rd. near Goodnow; 1K Cubby run, 7:45am, out & back from trailhead at Torpy Park; 5K Run, 8:00am, out & back on trail from Torpy Park ; 5K Walk, 8:05am.,see 5K Run trail. Shuttle buses leave from Flambeau St. at American Legion Hall 1 block from Torpy Park across from Municipal parking lot & Minocqua P.O. 5K & 1/2 are chip timed.

Half Marathon Description

Chip timed half marathon is on most scenic section of Bearskin trail with lush forest, quiet waters, & wildlife! Trail is packed crushed gravel & goes over several old wood railway trestles. No hills on this trail/few elevation changes. 6 port-a-potties at race start. Water/aid stations every 1 1/2 to 2 miles. Water at monitored road crossings. Medical personnel on trail with ambulance at trail's end. Shuttle buses leave from Flambeau St at American Legion. 6:15-6:30am sharp! Race at 7:30am

5K Run, 5K Walk Description

The chip-timed 5K run and 5K walk are on Bearskin Trail starting and ending at Minocqua's Torpy Park. Beautiful trail taking you over Lake Minocqua trestle and through lush forest land. Trail is packed crushed gravel. There are 2 water stations. 5K starting time is 8:00am; walkers' start time is 8:05am.

1K Cubby Run Description

Run is for boys & girls 9 and under. Run is over & back on Bearskin Trail going over trestle starting at Torpy Park. Our bear mascot and several of his high school friends will run along with the young racers. All will receive a Cubby pack, ribbon,and bearpaw pin. T-shirt guaranteed if signed up by July 7th.

Half Marathon Awards Ceremony

All runners completing race will receive a 1st, 2nd, 3rd.....year customized medal. Medals to top 3 men & top 3 women in plus 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place custom pins in 13 age categories. Ceremony is planned for 10:00am. at Torpy Park.

5K Run Awards Ceremony

Ceremony will take place at 9:00am. Top 3 men & top 3 women will get medals. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place custom pins in 13 age categories.


We cannot guarantee t-shirts for anyone registering after midnight, July 6th. Our local t-shirt designer/printer needs 2 weeks due to busy time of year and limited stock in the finer shirt we order.

Event Activities at Torpy Park

WRJO's Mike Wolf will provide music to "power up" runners! Complimentary food/drink from Trig's Grocery. Free massages at Bear Rubs Rest Stop. "Bear Paw Painters" and BCR bear mascot on hand for the fun. Photos at the Bear Gallery.

Results and

T-shirt and Packet Pick Up- Half Marathoners

American Legion Hall, Minocqua Friday, July 17 from 4:30-7:00pm. Race Day, July 18 from 5:30-6:00am

T-shirt & Info. Pick Up- 5K Run, 5K Walk, 1K Run

American Legion Hall, Minocqua- Friday, July17 from 4:30-7:00pm. Race Day, July 18 from 6:30-7:30am

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