Friday, February 10, 2012

Sign-up time for Tahoe Truckee running events

With snow still on the ground it’s hard to think about this summer’s running season, but it is time to do so.  In fact, one of the great trail races of the area, The Tahoe Rim Trail 50k/50m & 100mile events are already full.  Remember, the earlier you register, the cheaper the entry fee!
Here is a list of the many running races coming up this year.
Truckee Firecracker
May 6,  Rock N River Marathon and half, Reno
May 19,  Silver State 50k/50mile, Reno
June 17, Burton Creek Trail Run Marathon, half, 5k/10k, Tahoe City
June 24, Run to Squaw (on the bike trail) 7.9 mile, Tahoe City to Squaw
July 4,  Firecracker 1 mile, Truckee  (dog friendly)
July 4, Run to the Beach 5k/10k trail run, Kings Beach
July 8, Truckee Running Festival 5k/10k, half marathon
July 21-22, Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs, Waiting list.
Aug. 12, NorthStar Mountain Run 10.2K, NorthStar.
Aug. 25, Big Blue 5K/10K Trail Runs, Incline Village.
Sept. 16, Emerald Bay Trail Run 7.5 miles, Emerald Bay
Sept. 30, Lake Tahoe Marathon and half, ending at Pope Beach.

Other races you may be interested in.
June 16, Lake Tahoe 4 and 8 hour MTB Race, Tahoe City
June 23, Tahoe City Off-Road Duathlon & XTerra Triathlon, Tahoe City
July 15, Donner Lake Triathlon, West End Donner Lake
July 22, Lake Tahoe Trail 100K MTB Race, NorthStar  (Leadville qualifier).
Aug. 18, Lake Tahoe open water swim half, 1,& 2 mile swims, Sugar Pine Point
Aug. 19, Lake Tahoe Triathlon, sprint and Int. distances, Sugar Pine Point
Aug. 25, Xterra Lake Tahoe, Incline Village
Sept. 22, Tough Mudder event, NorthStar
Sept. 28-30 Lake Tahoe Marathon of events, Kayak, running, cycling, speed golfing.

Many of these races can be found at:  http://www.bigblueadventure.com/pub/main.asp?daPageID=561
This is also a good race list:  http://www.tahoerunco.com/tahoe-running-events/
Lake Tahoe Marathon week of events: http://www.laketahoemarathon.com/indexframes.html

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