The Bear Country 5k & 10k races are flat, family friendly courses in the beautiful mountain town of Brevard, NC. Both races start and finish at Oskar Blues Brewery. The courses take runners on the Brevard greenway, where they’ll be surrounded by breathtaking mountain views. The 10k starts at 8:00am and the 5k starts at 8:15am.
Runners will receive a commemorative race t shirt and medal included in their registration. Enjoy a beer on us! An Oskar Blues beer is included in registration for those 21+. Must be able to provide a valid ID.
The Bear Country races proudly support Find OUTDoors and their mission to provide access to public lands through recreational experiences.
Oskar Blues Brewery
342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard NC
Organized & owned by Kick It Event Management.
As a part of our Start Running & Keep Running initiative runners 17 & under / 65 & over receive a 10% discount automatically at check out.
20% discount for groups of 4 or more (you must register together in the same transaction.)
Registration fee increases:
11/24/23 thru 6/6/24 -> 10k $50 5k $40
6/7/24 thru 8/2/24 -> 10k $55 5k $45
5k Course Map
Oskar Blues has parking onsite located in the field next to the brewery. Please follow directional signage and our parking volunteers. Only volunteers/sponsors are permitted to park in the Oskar Blues parking lot as they will be there for the full event time.
The Bear Country 5k/10k and Kick It Events have a NO REFUND policy.
We offer RegShield during the registration process to protect your purchase from injury etc. if you choose.
You may transfer your registration to another runner up to 2 days before the event. Click the TRANSFER button on the registration page.