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Ryan Hall's Conquer the Wall

  • 880 Summit Blvd
  • Big Bear Lake, California 92315
  • Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Snow Summit
  • Contact: Tamara Stiles
909-543-9159 website

Now in it’s 4th year, Conquer the Wall continues its support for the Big Bear High School Cross Country program! This is the most unique mile race you will ever run - starting at 7,000 feet elevation then climbing 1200 feet up Snow Summit's steepest ski run - The Wall. Can YOU Conquer the Wall?

Registration: Register as an individual or a team. Race Packet Pickup will be Friday, Aug. 21 from 3 - 8 PM at Nottigham's Resort located at 40797 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake. Packets can also be picked up Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 - 8:30 AM at the race site located at Snow Summit.

Only $25 till July 1. REGISTER HERE!

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. 22 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!