Bear Cupboard Run

Marathon, 5K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Jul 19, 2014


Minocqua, WI

About This Activity


All proceeds from the Bear Cupboard Run will 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 145,000 packs of food worldwide. Help support Lakeland Pantry as "Neighbors Helping Neighbors!

Race Times & Information

Saturday, July 19th; 1/2 Marathon bus shuttle 6:30am sharp at Minocqua Municipal parking lot adjacent to Lake Shore Dr. at Torpy Park & Minocqua P.O.; 1/2 Marathon race 7:30am on Bearskin Trail near Goodnow; 5K Run 8:00am; 5K Walk, 8:05am; 1K Cubby Run, 7:45am. 1/2 Marathon, 5K Run and 5K Walk are chip timed; Cubby Run is untimed. 5K runners will start at Torpy Park & run on Bearskin Trail; Cubbies will run on the Bearskin Trail at Torpy Park.

Half Marathon Description

Half marathon is 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 with 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 bus leaves Minocqua Municipal parking lot at Minocqua P.O. 6:30am sharp! Race at 7:30am

5K Run, 5K Walk Description

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

1K Cubby Run Description:

Run is for boys & girls 10 and under. Will run 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 and ribbon. T-shirt guaranteed if signed up by July 7th.

Half Marathon Awards Ceremony

All runners will receive a cast metal customized medal with neck ribbon. Medals to top 3 men & top 3 women plus 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place custom pins in all age categories. Ceremony is planned for 10:00am.

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 all 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.

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