Columbia Parks and Recreation
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The Bear Creek Run Half Marathon is coming this fall to scenic Bear Creek Trail. This 13.1 mile run/walk will start and finish at Albert-Oakland Park and take participants to Columbia's Cosmo Park and back. This event will take place on mostly gravel trail and will require no intersection crossing. Aid Stations will be in place every mile to mile and a half along the well-marked course, in addiion to lots of volunteer support. New and experienced runners and walkers are encouraged to enjoy this fall morning on the Bear Creek Trail.
Course Map (click on image to enlarge)
Get ready for the Bear Creek Run with Training Groups! Both groups will meet twice weekly at the ARC, 6:30 pm on Tuesdays and 8 am on Saturdays (times subject to change). Participants will learn about running or walking longer distances, nutrition, avoiding injury, cross-training work-outs and will receive weekly emails outlining the training plans for the upcoming week: