Marathon & Half Marathon

  • Date: Oct. 14, 2018
  • Location: Big Bear, California
  • Course: Fast & Beautiful
  • Boston Qualifier: Yes

This incredibly fast and remarkably beautiful road race takes runners from the majestic mountains and pristine forests of Big Bear to the foothills of Redlands, California. Featuring a smooth downhill slope and spectacular scenery in the San Bernardino National Forest, this race will be sure to help you set your PR and finally hit that Boston Qualifying time. REVEL Big Bear is the fastest and most beautiful marathon and half marathon in California! REVEL in speed. REVEL in beauty. REVEL in Big Bear.

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What Runners Think

  • Extremely well organized. The buses, aid stations, bib pickup, all were great. The blanket really helped at the start.
    —Sue Spears
  • Incredibly well organized from start to finish. Great volunteers. Beautiful course. Best marathon experience I've had.
    —Bret Martyn
  • This race was so fun!! I definitely want to do it again! Great views!
    —Deanna Elauria
  • Downhill running is fun. I got a PR. The medal is huge!
    —Billie Parsons
  • Thanks for making everything so easy - website, race info, expo, blankets and gloves for start line, plentiful hydration stations, course safety, etc!
    —Steve Bautista
  • I hit my goal of a sub 3 hr. My previous PR was from Revel Big Cottonwood. This is a great race to hit your PR!
    —Paul Northcutt
  • After the race, there was PIE. I mean, really, who does that?
    —Lorraine Lerner
  • Did you PR? Yes by far this was my best time.
    —Abel Lopez
  • The scenery was amazing! Throughout the entire race I would look to my left or right and check out the vast landscape.
    —Danny Huang

The Cause

REVEL Big Bear donates a portion of your registration fees directly to the Big Bear community as our way of giving back.

Triple REVELer

Run any 3 REVEL races (full or half marathon) in a calendar year to receive a special edition Triple REVELer medal. You will be in an elite company of REVELers who keep coming back for more!

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