About the Bear Run: The Shawnee State Bear Run is a biannual event, which is held each Fall and Spring on the campus of Shawnee State University. The first race occurred in Fall 1995 and has since become a huge tradition at Shawnee State.
|Prices:||SSU Students, Staff, Alumni,
Golden Bears, all students under 18 years old
Now through March 15
March 16 – April 19
April 20 – April 26
*No Race Day Registration
|T-shirts||$10.00 | $11.00 (XXL & XXXL)||$10.00 | $11.00 (XXL & XXXL)|
Award Categories: Shawnee State will award an overall winner for male runner, female runner and overall walker and top 3 in each age group for the 5k run and walkers.
|Runner Categories (Male and Female, age on race day)||10 years old and under|
|11-14 years old|
|15-18 years old|
|19-24 years old|
|25-39 years old|
|40-54 years old|
|55-70 years old|
|70 years old and up|
|Walker (Male and Female, age on race day)||59 years old and under|
|60 years old and up|
Course: A new course was created in Spring 2017 that begins and ends on 3rd Street by the Vern Riffe Center and travels through campus and along the Portsmouth Ohio Murals along the Ohio River. Course Map
Contact: For more information, please contact Bear Run Coordinator Kara Stump at email@example.com or by calling (740) 351-3081.