2024 Bear Country 5k & 10k
The Bear Country 5k & 10k races are flat, family friendly courses in the beautiful mountain town of Brevard, NC. Both races start and finish at Oskar Blues Brewery. The courses take runners on the Brevard greenway, where they’ll be surrounded by breathtaking mountain views. The 10k starts at 8:00am and the 5k starts at 8:15am. Bring your kiddo along for the 1k Kids Cub Crawl (12 & under) that starts at 7:40am! Cub Crawlers will receive a bib and race medal.
Runners will receive a commemorative race t shirt and medal included in their registration. Enjoy a beer on us! An Oskar Blues beer is included in registration for those 21+. Must be able to provide a valid ID.
Part of the 2024 Chasing Pints Running Series
6 Unique Breweries ~ 6 Unique Races is Western North Carolina’s newest way to race to the taps.
The 2024 Chasing Pints Running Series includes six different brewery races across Western North Carolina with a variety of distances! Explore new breweries, get your miles in, and toast to your achievement at the finish line with a different beer from a different craft brewery. Every race in this series includes a post-race beer in registration for runners that are 21+. Become a Six Pack OR Partial Pack Runner for savings and special prizes! Register for the series before May 24th to receive a discount on registrations!
The Bear Country 5k & 10k is one of the two summer races in the 2024 Chasing Pints running series.
The Bear Country races proudly support Find OUTDoors and their mission to provide access to public lands through recreational experiences.
As a part of our Start Running & Keep Running initiative runners 17 & under / 65 & over receive a 10% discount automatically at check out.
20% discount for groups of 4 or more (you must register together in the same transaction.)
Registration fee increases:
11/24/23 thru 6/6/24 -> 10k $50 5k $40
6/7/24 thru 8/2/24 -> 10k $55 5k $45
Oskar Blues has parking onsite located in the field next to the brewery. Please follow directional signage and our parking volunteers. Only volunteers/sponsors are permitted to park in the Oskar Blues parking lot as they will be there for the full event time.
This race is produced by Kick It Events Management, a small family owned business producing outstanding events in Asheville and the surrounding area! Come run with us!