Registration open for 2013 Great Bear Chase

Online registration for the 2013 Portage Health Great Bear Chase Ski Marathon is now live at

The 33rd annual Great Bear Chase cross country ski event is scheduled for March 9, 2013 at the picturesque Swedetown Trails in Calumet, Mich. The event includes 14 km, 25 km and 50 km classic and freestyle races with locally made hand-crafted awards for winners in eight age divisions.

A full description of the Great Bear Chase events can be found at

Online registration is once again being processed at Fees range from $20 to $70, with discounts of nearly 50 percent available for those who register before the new year, additional registration discounts available to those who register in January and February and great discounts available for skiers under the age of 16. Visit for all the registration details.

Great Bear Chase Ski Marathon