Bear River Crawl


15th Annual Bear River Crawl - July 20, 2019

hosted by Northern Michigan Sports Medicine Center


 Race Results 2019

Thank you for running the 15th annual BRC in support of the Northern Michigan Cancer Crusaders! 


The 15th annual Bear River Crawl is a 5K Run/Walk and a 10K Run which will continue to donate all proceeds to the

Northern Michigan Cancer Crusaders.

This race has received rave reviews of being a fun run with trails and a scenic route. Many families enjoy the race every year.

The 5K run course will take you up one side of the Bear River then cross a footbridge and onto a gravel trail that hugs the river.BRC098

The last mile you'll run in the shade while listening to the roar of the rapids on the river.

The 5K walk course will travel south on the Little Traverse Wheelway which showcases the beautiful view of Little Traverse Bay, then turn around at 1.5 miles and return to the finish line. You are welcomed to walk with a stroller or with your dog on the 5 K walk. (dogs & strollers on the 5K walk only)  5K walk map

The 10K course will travel south on the Little Traverse Wheelway which showcases the beautiful view of Little Traverse Bay, then back down to the Bear River Trail to finish on the 5 K course.


Online Registration

Printable registration form     5K and 10 K Map

Registration fees:  T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for those who register after July 12, 2019

$25 until July 12th 2019
$30 from July 13 - 19,  2019
$40 Race Day

Please Make Checks Payable To:NMSMC (Northern Michigan Sports Medicine)
Mail To:
Northern Michigan Sports Medicine Center
4048 Cedar Bluff Drive, Suite 2, Petoskey, MI 49770
CHECK-IN at Bay Front Park at the waterfront, downtown Petoskeystarting at 6:30 am. Early packet pick-up is available July 19, 2019
at our Petoskey East location. Located at 345 N Division Road, Petoskey. 231-348-7950.
If you wish to make a donation to the Northern Michigan Cancer Crusaders in the memory of or in honor of a loved one
that has been touched by cancer, a dedication sign will be created featuring their name and placed prominently along the race course. If multiple donations are made in a person's name, a single sign will be used and to honor the multiple dedications, purple ribbon cancer stickers will be used to signify each generous donation.
A $10 donation is appreciated.  Please fill out registration form and mail.

Thank you all for runing/walking and supporting the 2017 Bear River Crawl.  There were many memorable moments and a beautiful day. 


Results 2018


Photos are on our facebook page!


 Check out the photos on our facebook page


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