Burton Creek Trail Run

Postponed, new 2020 Date TBA

Lake Tahoe Burton Creek Half Marathon, 6K, 12K

The Burton Creek Trail Runs takes place on a beautiful, fun and challenging trail system within Burton Creek State Park near Tahoe City, CA. The courses features miles of single track through pine forests and high sierra meadows.

Burton Creek collects the runoff from the Mt. Watson watershed as it heads to into Lake Tahoe. You’ll see and hear the creek often and June is a great wildflower time of year as well. Choose between from the 6K, 12K, or Half Marathon. The Burton Creek Half Marathon is one of the best Lake Tahoe Half Marathons. Also bring the kids as we offer age appropriate distance kids races for those 4 and older.

Race start is located at, Highlands Community Center, 938 Country Club Dr, Tahoe City, CA 96145

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Registration: Register onsite, see the schedule below

Fees By 3/31 By 6/19 Onsite if available
6K $40.00 $45.00 $50.00
6K Youth and Senior $35.00 $40.00 $45.00
12K $45.00 $50.00 $55.00
12K Youth and Senior $40.00 $45.00 $50.00
Half $65.00 $70.00 $75.00
Half Youth and Senior $60.00 $65.00 $70.00
Kids $11.00 $11.00 $11.00


The above prices do not include the online processing fees.

Youth = 18 years and under as of 12/31 and Senior = 62 years and older as of 12/31 of the race year

Online Registration By CREDIT CARD available through 8:00PM– June 20, 2020

On-Site Registration/Packet Pick Up see the schedule


Saturday 6/20/20 Athlete Check-In and onsite Registration
1:00-3:00PM Athlete Check-In and onsite Registration Highlands Community Center
Race Start location 925 Country Club Drive, Tahoe City, 96145
Sunday 6/21/20 Item/Function Location
7-8:15 AM Athlete Check-In and onsite Registration Highlands Community Center
7:30 AM Race Start 1/2 Marathon Highlands Community Center
8:30 AM Race Start 6K & 12K Highlands Community Center
8:55 AM First Finisher Highlands Community Center
10:00 AM Big Blue BBQ Highlands Community Center
ASAP Awards for all distances ASAP following race Highlands Community Center

Race start location:  925 Country Club Drive, Tahoe City, 96145

We value you as our customer and strive to provide you with a good value for your dollar.

We want you to have the best experience that you can.  For your race fee we provide you with:

  • Free digital race photo
  • Great racing venues
  • Challenging and fun courses
  • Post event festivities; music, food & beverages
  • BBQ for Half Marathon participants, available for $10 to 6K and 12K, during online registration or at the event
  • Recovery snacks
  • Medical staff
  • SWAG from the Big Blue Adventure and/or our great sponsors


  • Age Group/Gender, 5-year (14-19, 20-24, etc.) based on age as of 12/31 in the race year
    Must be a minimum of 5 participants in the Age Group by Gender to receive award

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