Challenge Yourself With The Black Bear Half Marathon In the Scenic White Mountain National Forest

Waterville Valley NH – The Black Bear Half Marathon race through the White Mountains on a 13.1 mile run through Waterville Valley’s forested floor and along its babbling brooks. The race course will start from the Town Square and wind along rolling XC ski trails that are part of the oldest maintained trail network in the US.

The Black Bear Half Marathon Will Happen On Saturday August 31, 2019 Waterville Valley, NH

Join us this Labor Day weekend for a roaring good time on Waterville Valley’s scenic and historic trails winding through the White Mountain National Forest. We have something for everyone in the family! Challenge yourself in the forested half marathon, cruise along the dirt packed 5K course, or find your own pace in the 1 mile Cub Fun Run. You’ll also find plenty of non-running fun during the races with games, shops, and our sponsors around the town square. All your hard work out there on the trails will go towards supporting the Waterville Valley Elementary School PTA in their mission of fostering student growth and development through exploration and adventure.

All participants receive a 2019 Black Bear Half T-Shirt and those that make it across the finish line will go home with a unique finisher medal. Don’t be a lazy bear, sign up now!

Grafton Kids Run Free In The Black Bear Half Marathon

Children under 18 enrolled in the Grafton School district are welcome to join for the Fun Run free of charge. Show up on race day between 6:30AM and 11PM with their most recent report card or other proof of enrollment to sign up.

Ticket Information For The Black Bear Half Marathon

Where The Black Bear Half Marathon Will Take Place:

Location address: 33 Village Rd, Waterville Valley, NH  03215


Kyle Battis is a life-long NH resident that enjoys making his way around the state, sampling delicious food and drinks, and sharing his experiences. Follow us at
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