50K and 50M EVENT DETAILS
FOR 100-MILE EVENT DETAILS PLEASE SEE 100-MILE INFO
All distances will start on Saturday, July 18th. The 100-mile event will start at 5:00 a.m. The
50K and 50-mile events will start at 6:00 a.m. Parking is off-site and limited so please plan ahead and allow plenty of time to arrive at the event site within Spooner Lake Nevada State Park. There will be shuttles to transport you from the off-site parking to Spooner Nevada State Park.
The net proceeds from this event benefit the Tahoe Rim Trail Association trail maintenance
program, the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Parks backcountry mountain bike patrol, the South Lake Tahoe and Carson City High School cross-country teams, the Carson City Boy Scouts and the Carson City American Legion and more. We are very pleased that we have been able to donate nearly $70,000 from the first 13 years' proceeds of the TRT 50K/50M/100M Endurance Runs.
The Carson City PLAZA HOTEL is once again our event host hotel. When making reservations
please let them know you are with the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs.
Call Toll Free at (888) 227-1499 or visit their website.
THERE IS NO OVERNIGHT CAMPING ALLOWED AT SPOONER SUMMIT, WITHIN THE SPOONER LAKE STATE PARK OR AT THE DIAMOND PEAK SKI RESORT.
50K and 50M packet pick-up is available at the Carson City legislative grounds on Friday, July
17th between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. AND IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED in order to avoid
the rush on race morning. 50K and 50M packet pick-up will also be available at Spooner Lake
Nevada State Park on race day between 4:00 a.m. and 5:45 a.m.
Pacers are allowed beginning at the Diamond Peak aid station for the 50-Mile event. This is the
first (and only) aid station accessible by car. It's roughly at the "half-way" point (mile 30) of the 50-Miler.
50-Mile pacers abide by the same rules as the 100-Mile safety runners. Safety runners must check in with our registration staff prior to the event and will be required to sign a waiver, complete a Medical Form and will be issued a pacer bib number. This will help us make
sure they are readily identifiable by our aid station staffs, make sure we have enough food and beverage on the course for everyone, account for their safety in the same manner as our registered runners. Pacers should carry their own gels and food times as possible to insure there is plenty of food for the paid racers. For information regarding pacer please see 100-MILE INFO.
DROP BAG INFORMATION
50-MILE DROP BAGS: 50-Mile runners can have drop bags delivered to the Tunnel Creek and
Diamond Peak aid stations. Please be aware that drop bags will not be returned from Diamond Peak until approximately 10 am and approximately 3 pm for Tunnel Creek on Sunday. Any unclaimed 50M drop bags will also be available at the awards ceremony on Sunday afternoon. Plan accordingly.
Drop bag storage will be available near the upper parking lot at the Spooner Lake State Park
for runners who wish to leave drop bags before the race with plans to collect them once
finished. 100-Mile drop bags will have 50-Mile aid station drop bags available.
We do not offer services for 50K drop bags. 50K runners wishing to have drop bags available during the event will need to make their own arrangements.
Runners are solely responsible for collecting their drop bags. ALL UNCLAIMED DROP BAGS REMAINING AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE AWARDS CEREMONY WILL BE DISPOSED OF AT THE DISCRETION OF RACE MANAGEMENT. The Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs is not responsible for mailing or shipping any unclaimed drop bags.
Drop bags must not be larger than 6" X 8" and no longer than 16". Drop bags must weigh less
than 20 pounds. Make sure drop bags are made of a durable material, no paper or cardboard
containers. You are limited to one drop bag per aid station. Safety runners are not allowed drop bags. NO ICE CHESTS OR COOLERS.
DO NOT leave perishable items or glass bottles in your drop bags. Night time temperatures
along the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs can drop into the low 30's, even in July. Exposed
ridge top sections commonly experience strong winds even at night. You are strongly
encouraged to leave warm clothing and an extra flashlight and batteries at aid station you plan to visit at night. Onset of Hypothermia is one of the leading causes of drops at night!
ALL DROP BAGS MUST BE CLEARLY LABELED WITH NAME, BIB NUMBER AND DESIRED AID STATION. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR DROP BAGS. RACE MANAGEMENT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISSING OR DAMAGED CONTENTS.
PRE AND POST-EVENT REFRESHMENTS
We will again host you with fabulous food trucks, massage tables, cool music, beer, sodas. This
is included in the entry fee for all registered participants, however family, crew members and
pacers will need to purchase their own food at the food trucks. They are reasonably priced but be sure to have money on hand for this.
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Primary Care
Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Nevada in Reno is proud to provide
medical coverage for the 2014 Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs.
ALL REGISTERED RUNNERS must complete a medical questionnaire during the online
No event parking will be allowed within the Spooner Lake State Park because it is extremely
limited and the park is still open for general visitors. We are providing ample FREE satellite
parking nearby at Spooner Junction approximately 1/2-mile from the park.
Shuttle vans will be available before and after the race to transport participants, family and
friends to and from the event site. Participants are encouraged to arrive early to allow for the
extra time needed to shuttle to the event site. We'll provide secure bag storage at the start/finish area.
There will be two 47-passenger coaches available to transport participants from the host hotel
in Carson City to the event start on race day. Both coaches will have two departing time, 3:30
a.m. (priority for 100-milers) and 4:30 a.m. Bus tickets may be purchased at $10 each during the online registration process. Additional bus tickets "may" be available on Friday at registration check-in in Carson City, first-come, first served if room is still available. Shuttle vans will be available post-event to transport runners back to the host hotel. These shuttles will run approximately once every hour.
All runners who decide to drop MUST notify the Aid Station Captain. Dropped runners will be
provided transportation back to the start/finish at Spooner Lake State Park but may be required to wait for up to 3 hours before the next back country shuttle is available.
Runners dropping at Diamond Peak Lodge MUST notify the aid station captain and give him
your race bib. Failure to do so may cause us to believe that you are missing on the course and
call search and rescue to find you at your own expense.
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