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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.

Fall 2019 Bear Run

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 6 pm

Register for 2019 Fall Bear Run

 

Spring 2020 Bear Run

Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 10 am

Register for our Spring 2020 Bear Run.

 

Get a FREE SSU gift if you participate in both the 2019 Fall Bear Run and the 2020 Spring Bear Run.

Fall Bear Run Prices:

Prices SSU Students, Staff, Alumni, 
Golden Bears, all students under 18 years 
Racers                                                
Early Registration:
Now through August 23
Free $10.00
Registration:
August 24 - September 16
$5.00 $15.00
Late Registration:
September 17 - September 24
*No Race Day Registration
$10.00 $20.00
T-shirts $10.00 | $11.00 (XXL & XXXL) $10.00 | $11.00 (XXL & XXXL)

 

Spring Bear Run Prices:

Prices SSU Students, Staff, Alumni, 
Golden Bears, all students under 18 years 
Racers                                                
Early Registration:
Now through February 29
Free $10.00
Registration:
March 1 - March 29
$5.00 $15.00
Late Registration:
March 30 - April 3
*No Race Day Registration
$10.00 $20.00
T-shirts $10.00 | $11.00 (XXL & XXXL) $10.00 | $11.00 (XXL & XXXL)

Course: A new course was created in Spring 2017 that begins and ends on 3rd Street by the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts 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 kbobo-stump@shawnee.edu or by calling (740) 351-3081.