Lake Tahoe Running Calendar, Truckee Running Calendar

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Tail Wagger 5K Dog Friendly, Sunday June 2, 2024

Tail Wagger 5K and 1 Miler! Finally an event for the dogs in the Tahoe Truckee Area! The event is held at North Tahoe Regional Park located at 6600 Donner Road, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148. No dog, no problem as the event is open to human runners too.

Olympic Valley Half Marathon, Saturday June 15, 2024

This is great course featuring epic valley and peak views and the Truckee River corridor. Start and Finish in the Village At Palisades Tahoe.

Olympic Valley 8 Miler, Saturday June 15, 2024

The course distance is approximately 7.88 miles. The run is held on the Truckee River Trail, which is paved. Start and finish at The Village At Palisades Tahoe.

Burton Creek Trail Run , Sunday June 23, 2024

6K, 12K, Half Marathon Distances available. The Burton Creek Trail Run takes place on a beautiful, fun and challenging trail system within Burton Creek State Park.

Run to the Beach, July 4th, 2024

The Run to the Beach 5K or 10K starts in the North Tahoe Regional Park. From the park runners have the option of a 5K or 10K course leading them through native pine forest and scenic single track down to the finish on the Beach at the Tahoe Vista Recreation Area.

Big Chief 50K Tahoe Ultra Trail Run, July 21, 2024

The Big Chief 50K features a loop course in North Lake Tahoe showcasing many of the areas fun and scenic trails.

Truckee Half Marathon and 5K August 3, 2024

Course options include the Truckee Half Marathon, Truckee 5K, and Kids distances. All distances start and finish in Historic Downtown Truckee. This Truckee Running event showcases the diverse beauty of sierra landscapes and gives runners a taste of our wonderful mountain town.The Truckee 5K benefits Sierra Education Watershed Partnerships.

Marlette 50K and 10 Miler Spooner Lake 5K 10K, August 11, 2024

The Marlette 50K is a truly adventurous romp through some of planet earths most scenic and challenging trails. Based at Spooner Lake in Lake Tahoe Nevada’s State Park the run features 30 miles of epic trail and view. Think prime Sierra single track and add in 360 degree panorama views of Lake Tahoe, the Carson Valley and Range. Marlette Lake lies in the middle of the course and if you’re heating up during the run feel free to take a plunge. The Marlette 10 Miler is no slouch as with a start at Spooner Lake and then a round trip to Marlette Lake and back.

XTERRA Lake Tahoe 5K 10K, September 15, 2024

This classic trail run occurs on the same day as the XTERRA Lake Tahoe off-road triathlon in Incline Village. Hit the dirt, looping a beautiful trail system throughout Incline Village, NV featuring tall pines, aspen groves and creek crossings. The course starts and finishes in the Village Green Park. Runners have the option of one lap for the 5K or two laps for the 10K race.

Emerald Bay Trail Run, September 6, 2025

Easily one of the most beautiful trail run in the series, the Emerald Bay Trail Run starts at Eagle Point and takes runners on a 7.5 mile/12K course around Emerald Bay and up the Rubicon Trail into D.L. Bliss State Park before finishing back on Lester Beach. Plan on spending the entire day in Lake Tahoe for this one, because once you’re done with the race you won’t want to leave!

Lederhosen 5K, September 21, 2024

Come on out to Squaw Valley and start your Oktoberfest off with a the Lederhosen 5K Trail Run. The course is out and back on the Squaw Valley Trail featuring epic views of Squaw Valley and the mountains. Contest for the best Lederhosen and Dirndl! After the awards and raffle enjoy the annual Squaw Oktoberfest.

Great Trail Race September 28, 2024

The Great Trail Race is an epic point to point route between Truckee and Tahoe City, CA that you can either mountain bike or trail run. Choose one of two course options, Elite or Classic. The Elite course adds in more technically challenging terrain and distance. Make the event the goal of your summer training, then dig deep and beat your age-group rivals. Or set your own pace and enjoy a beautiful Tahoe mountain bike ride, Tahoe trail run through the Sierra forest.