These runners have just stumbled on a family of black bears.
The cubs decide to charge these runners with the sow bear close by.
Witness a close call when runners meet a family of black bears.
These runners in Alaska not only have to compete against each other but also the wildlife that can eat you.
This black bear family thinks it owns this road. The cubs take off after the runners who wisely stand their ground. Hand clapping does not dissuade them and with the sow bear close by the situation gets tense. Mother bears are viciously protective of their cubs.
A helpful motorist named George Stransky comes to the rescue by beeping his horn pushing these black bears back into the woods where they belong.