Black Bear Startles Runners And Joins 10-Miler In Colorado

This past weekend during the Garden of the Gods 10-miler in Colorado Springs, Colo., runners had quite the furry surprise on the race course.

A black bear jumped in about halfway through the course and CBS4 in Denver caught up with Donald Sandborn who snapped the perfect shot. No runners were injured and the bear wasn’t seen again. Watch the video about the amazing photo and to hear from Sandborn himself on the sighting.

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