Paddle Big Bear 2017

Ready to test your stamina at 7,000 feet?  The 10th annual Paddle Big Bear will be held on the South Shore of Big Bear Lake on June 10th, 2017.

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20K Challenge the Bear!

SUP Sprint

SUP Relay

Kids Fun race (free!)

SUP, OC, Kayaks, Surfskis, Canoes welcome

$1,000 Prize - 20K Challenge the Bear!
The fastest Man and Woman to finish the 20K will take home $500 in prize money - SUP, OC-1, Kayak, Surfski, Prone, etc! 

$15-$50 online depending on race
Kids Fun race - Free

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 9, 2017 Midnight local time

Note: On-site registration, add $20 per person for registration, so be sure to register early and save! Pre-register by May 31st to guarantee a custom race shirt in the size you order during registration. Day of event registrations are not guaranteed an event t-shirt. 

*Entry does not include a lake permit and Quagga mussel inspection - required on Big Bear Lake. Lake permits are available online during registration on Paddle Guru for $15. Save time at registration - purchase your lake permit in advance!

*Entry does not include any kind of paddlecraft. SUPs and Kayaks will be available for rent on-site provided by We recommend making an advance reservation!

Beach Party
All are invited to the Beach Party - craft beer, local munchies, awards, demos, and music. 

Vendor Expo
Paddle Sports Import

6:30 am ‣Registration ‣Mandatory Quagga mussel inspection available
7:30 am ‣20K SUP
7:35 am ‣20K Kayak, OC, Surfski
8:30 am ‣5K SUP
8:35 am ‣5K Kayak, OC, Surfski
10:00 am ‣10K SUP
10:05 am ‣10K Kayak, OC, Surfski
10:30 am ‣Kids Fun Race ‣5-12 years old
11:00 am ‣SUP Sprints
11:30 pm ‣SUP Relay Races
12:00 pm ‣Awards ceremony & Beach Party
This list is private.

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

20K -

start at Veterans Park beach

counter clockwise around the lake

stay shoreward of the 5 mph buoys

be sure to round the orange buoy at the far east end of the lake

do not enter the two bays on the south shore

10K -
start at Veterans Park beach
go west

circle around lime green buoy, keeping buoy on your left

stay shoreward of the 5 mph buoys

do not enter the two bays on the south shore

5K -

start at Veterans Park beach

counter clockwise around the orange buoys in the bay

keep all of the buoys to your left

 Kids Fun race - 300-400 yards

start at Veterans beach

out and back around one orange buoy

Back to the beach finish

Veterans Park, Big Bear Blvd. at Knickerbocker Road, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Big Bear Lake is about 90 miles east of Los Angeles. 

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Jun 10, 2017


Big Bear Lake, CA