Race Information

Course Descriptions
Same great courses as prior years.  The 9k and 5k courses are run on a combination of lightly technical singletrack and smooth Forest Service road.  The 9k contains approximately 1000 feet of climbing while the 5k contains approximately 450 feet. 
Aid Stations

There will be one aid station on the 9k and one on the 5k course.  Both aid stations will contain water only.  There will be water, Gatorade, and snacks at the finish.


New for 2024 – In order to maximize return toward our mission, the Big Bear Stampede will no longer be offering cash awards.  There will be prizes for the following male and female categories in both the 5k and 9k:  Top 3 overall; 1st place 17 and under; 1st place 18-40; 1st place 40 and over.

Race Day Logistics (September 7)
While there is no parking at the race start
/finish at Eagle Creek Campground, we will allow parking along Jardine Rd just past the Eagle Creek CG entrance.  Drive up Jardine Rd toward the campground and volunteers will assist you.  We are no longer doing a shuttle from the Gardiner Rodeo Grounds.  There will be a small tent at the campground to stow a backpack or bag.  All race packet pickup and race day registration will occur at Eagle Creek campground.
Eagle Creek Campground (Start/Finish)
730am – 845am              Race day registration
730am – 845am              Pre-registered packet pickup
9am                                    9k Race Start
915am                                5k Race Start
915am                                5k Walk Start
1015am                               Kids Race (approx. start time)
1030am                             Awards (approx. time)