Black Bear Attack Adventure Race
Race Results 2011- These have been updated!
2012 Register on-line: RaceWireTHE RACE IS CLOSED (15 spots will be available on race day)
**This is not footage from our race course, this is just an example of other races, and obstacles that could potentially be found on our race course**
September 22, 2012
Race Begins at 10:00am @
the New Balance Student Fitness and Recreation Center, University of Maine
RACE AND VOLUNTEER DETAILS WILL BE SENT OUT ON 9/19/2012
The race will begin at the New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center. The race course will be throughout the UMaine wood trails behind the Rec. Center. On various spots on the the course there will be adventure challenges and obstacles.
These can include but are not limited to: wall climbs, mud crawls, balance walks, tire obstacles, etc. The race will be timed using a chip timing system. All participants must sign a waiver and be at least 14 years of age.
The distance is approximately 5K (3.1) miles through the woods and trails at UMaine.
The Black Bear Attack Adventure Race is part of Safety Week at the University of Maine. Please expect to get down and dirty so wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Participants can register online at RaceWire . New for 2012: in an effort to be green we will only offer on-line registration through RaceWire. If the race does not fill, race day registration will be available starting at 8:30 am at the Recreation Center. Registration is $15 for students and $20 for non-students. Refunds are not available.
Waiver to bring on race day: WaiverBlackBearAttack2012
Race will be begin and end at the New Balance Student Fitness and Recreation Center, driving directions and a campus map can be found at http://umaine.edu/locator/.
This race is sponsored by: Student Affairs, Campus Activities and Student Engagement, Student Wellness Resource Center, Residence Life, Campus Recreation, Kappa Delta Phi, Atayne, Time Warner Cable, Verve, and more. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact Sarah Porter.
You will pick up your race packet with your race bib and chip timer after you turn your waiver in the day of the race. Packet pick-up will begin at 8:30 am.
How do the race waves work?
The first 50 people will start the race at 10:00 am, the waves will continue in 50 person increments every 15 minutes, until all participants have gone.
What to bring?
Please wear appropriate footware, YOU WILL GET DIRTY! so wear clothing you do not mind getting dirty, a fierce attitude, and a smile!
Black Bear Fuel?
There will be a water station on the course and food and drinks available for Attackers at the end of the race.
There will be awards for the overall winner, and the best costume group/individual (costume winner will be determined by race officials).
What’s in it for me?
The race is capped at 300 participants and all 300 attackers will get a Black Bear Attack Adventure Race performance T-Shirt.
There will be food, drinks and music at the end of the race.
Photos from the race will be available after the race. More information to come!
If you would like to volunteer for the Black Bear Attack Adventure Race please click here to go to our sign up form or contact us at 581-1423.
* All proceeds from the race will go to support StopHazing.org in honor of hazing prevention day in conjunction with Safety Week.
For more information on this race please contact Lauri Sidelko at 207-581-1423