Truckee Half Marathon
Saturday, July 31
The first annual Truckee Half Marathon features a stellar course that highlights many iconic locations. The running surface is a mixture of pavement and dirt that cover roads and Truckee’s extensive trail system. Course options include the Truckee Half Marathon, Truckee 5K, and Kids distances. All distances start and finish in Historic Downtown Truckee.
Monday-Sunday, August 2-8
The only PGA Tour of the region, the Barracuda Championship is a professional golf tournament held at Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood, a breathtaking, 18-hole course situated on on 600 acres of forest and meadowland surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Castle Peak 100
Saturday, August 14
The Castle Peak 100k is arguably one of the most difficult trail races in the country. The race starts near the historic Emigrant Trail in Truckee, California at the Stampede Reservoir boat launch before ascending (and descending) over 16,000′ at an average elevation of 7,300′ above sea level. The course travels over roughly 95% of demanding single-track trails while journeying through some of the most dramatic scenery and vistas the region has to offer.
Tahoe 200 Endurance Run
Friday-Tuesday, September 10-14
The Tahoe 200 is an incredible journey around the largest alpine lake in North America. The route circumnavigates the sparkling, clear blue waters of Lake Tahoe from the Tahoe Rim Trail, occasionally detouring off the TRT to explore aspen meadows, rock gardens of giants, small impossibly blue lakes, thick canopied forests, and long ridge lines with stunning views.
Tour De Tahoe
Sunday, September 12
Ride clockwise around 72 miles of Lake Tahoe's shoreline at the 18th annual Tour De Tahoe. The ride takes cyclists on an 800-foot climb overlooking scenic Emerald Bay and 1,000-foot climb to Spooner Junction. Enjoy fresh mountain air, incredible scenic beauty, and rest stop aid stations with food, beverages, and technical support.
UTLT: Ultra Trails Lake Tahoe
Friday-Sunday, September 24-26
Join the second annual UTLT Mountain Ultra Trail Festival. Choose from a Vertical K, 100 miler/100K, 50 miler, 50K, or 25K race starting and ending at The Village at Northstar California. The 100mi event is now a 6 point UTMB race and the 50mi is 4 points. Run world-class, scenic terrain then be pampered with spa treatments, hot tubs, swimming, shopping and exquisite food back at The Village.
Spartan Race North American Championships
Saturday-Sunday, September 25-26
The regional championship event is the culmination of the United States and Canada’s National Series, bringing the best obstacle course racers on the continent to the picturesque destination with $62,000 in prize money on the line.
Broken Arrow Skyrace
Friday-Sunday, October 1-3
The Broken Arrow Skyrace isn’t your average race, it’s an unforgettable trail running experience "where the mountains meet the sky." The three-day event features five distances at world-famous Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows: a 52k, 26k, Vertical K, 11k and kids race. The course is mostly above treeline in rugged high-alpine terrain that showcases the beauty of Lake Tahoe and treats runners to incredible views. Elite and recreational participants will run and then celebrate together with first-class food, craft beer, music, films and fun activities for the whole family.
Great Trail Race
Saturday, October 2
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.