The Squaw Valley Half Marathon starts and finishes at the iconic Village At Squaw Valley, site of the historic 1960 Winter Olympics. The course is fast and flat, a scenic out and back featuring mainly paved trail through the valley and along the Truckee River. During the route keep an eye out for bald eagles, mule deer and trout leaping out of the river all while enjoying the cool, refreshing sierra air.
The Squaw Valley Half Marathon is supported by five aid stations along the course which will have water, electrolyte beverage and a variety of fruit and snacks. At the finish we will have the music pumping, a selection of recovery foods and some ice cold Lagunitas beer and soda to celebrate your accomplishment.
The Run to Squaw 8 Miler course starts at Commons Beach with a stellar view of Lake Tahoe. It then heads on to the Truckee River Trail finishing at in the heart of the Village At Squaw Valley. There are 3 aid stations and course marshals along the way to cheer you on and make sure you are hydrated. Event check-in and parking is located at Squaw Valley. A shuttle takes you to the start at Commons Beach in Tahoe City. You then run back to Squaw Valley.
Free Digital Race Photo Participant Tech Shirt Post event festivities; music, food & beverages Recovery food such as fruit and bagels A free Lagunitas beer for everyone 21+ SWAG from Salomon, Suunto, Big Blue Adventure and other great sponsors
Awards 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