Grin and Bear It Family Adventure

Next date: Friday, July 17, 2020 | 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

A child and adult push out on the lake during the event.

This annual family adventure race involves teams of two that will compete by completing a lake crossing, mountain bike course and a run. There are two categories: adult with a youth 6-11 years old and adult with a youth 12-16 years old. All registrants will receive an event t-shirt.  

Date: Friday, July 17, 2020
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Bear Creek Lake Park

Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $50/team, park entrance fee is waived. 

Event Details

  • The race starts at 6 p.m., so please arrive early to get checked in and setup your transition area.
  • The event begins and ends at the marina at Big Soda Lake, the parking lot just past the swim beach.
  • Plan to get wet 1-3 times, at least to your knees!
  • The course will once again consist of a start "challenge", a short canoe segment on Big Soda Lake, a mountain bike course, and a run:

    Mountain Bike

    • Grinning Bear (adult + 12-16 yrs): approximately 5.75 miles
    • Giggling Bear (adult + 6-11 yrs): approximately 3 miles, includes some narrow single track including the Cottonwood Trail

    Run

    • Grinning Bear (adult + 12-16 yrs): approximately 2.5 miles
    • Giggling Bear (adult + 6-11 yrs): approximately 1.5 miles
  • We will provide all canoes and paddles, along with water at the transition area. You must provide your bike and other gear.
  • A helmet is required at all times on the bicycle segment, and a properly fitting life jacket is required for the canoe segment. You are welcome to bring your own life jackets, but we will provide them as well.
  • Teammates must stay together at all times and will need to finish together.
  • Remember that trails are open to other users, and roads are open to traffic, so please be cautious.
  • We will provide food following the event.

View 2019 Results

Giggling Bears: 6-11 Years Old

TIME         

BIB#        

TEAM NAME 

 36.13 23 Team Chunk Iron Chest
39.21 31  Bike Law
44.06 13 Pink Fluffy Unicorns
46.29 27 The Salty Pretzels
49.13 21 The Not So Infamous Iversens
49.27 26 The Clary Sages
 50.55 30 Batman and Robin
 52.12 20 Undefeatable Unicorns
 52.3 32  
53.09 22 Pink Power Puffs
53.43 17 Kaie Calkin 
54.3 11 Crazy Crocodiles
 55.1 14 Storminator
59.15 12 The Cassanie Bananas
59.41 24 Super Bros
1.01.14 33 Pop and Tart
 1.01.25 15 Cool Catz
1.02.56 19 Unicorns
1.04.32 18 Mega Mewtwo
1.05.16 28 The Purple Wildcats
1.21.08 29 The Rocket Girls

 

Grinning Bears: 12-16 Years Old

TIME          BIB#       TEAM NAME 
59.32 9 Team Dwight
1.04.46 7 Golden Raptors
1.06.56 5 The Salty Grapes
1.11.10 4  
1.15.05 3 Seaschell
1.15.21 2 Two Legit
1.18.26 1 Louis Calkin
1.19.09  10 Noinims
1.21.26 8 Super Scary Caterpillars
1.37.02 6 Girl Power

 

Thanks to our Generous Sponsor:

Runners Roost in Lakewood, CO logo.

When

  • Friday, July 17, 2020 | 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Location

Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Rd.,  80465  View Map

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