August 8, 2020
This year, the 4th Annual Conquer the Wall is going virtual! Instead of climbing the The Wall at Snow Summit - though you're certainly welcome to still do that! - you'll be choosing your own mountain to climb - stairs, steep neighborhoods, etc.
Price: $25 until Aug. 8 at 7 AM. Contact Tamara Stiles for Team Entries.
For those already registered, your entry has already been switched to the virtual platform. If you choose to opt out of the event, please contact Tamara Stiles for a partial refund or defer your race until 2021.
Prizes are on hold until 2021!
T-shirts will be mailed out to registrants about 2 weeks following the race, and be sure to send pictures of yourself conquering your wall! Donations are accepted and the Big Bear High School Cross Country Team thanks you!
Teams: Teams are encouraged and receive 15% off registration. High School teams receive 25% off. You must register as a team!
Event Info: Event begins at 9 AM on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Snow Summit. Parking will be available at Snow Summit and participants will receive a free pass for the chair lift to ride back down the mountain. Spectators who wish to view the finish area at the top of the mountain will need to purchase their chair lift ticket OR hike the Bobsled Hiking Trail for free.
There will be water/gatorade/fruit at the top for participants. The Skyline Taphouse restaurant at the top of the mountain will also be open.
WEAR SUNSCREEN. You are much closer to the sun up here!
More info HERE.
Awards: Awards will be held at 10:15 AM at top of course. $100 prize money to top male and top female finisher. Age categories for Awards include: Male & Female for 13 & Under, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+
Team awards will also be given for top men's team, top women's team, and top mixed team (which must include at least 2 women). Top 5 times will be used to make team score.
About the Event: When Olympian Ryan Hall began his journey as a runner, it all started here. Ryan grew up just 5 minutes away from Snow Summit where his weekly cross country training sessions included a 1-mile timed run up "The Wall" - one of Snow Summit's double black diamond ski runs. Today, the high school cross country team still utilizes this course every summer for their training, hoping to reach the heights Ryan Hall established. Three State Champions later...it seems to be working!