Squaw Valley Half Marathon & Run to Squaw 8 Miler
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 a 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. You will be 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 beer and soda to celebrate your accomplishment.
This 7.9-mile course travels alongside the Truckee River. Enjoy spectacular views along this stunning scenic corridor. This run is perfect for all abilities. The route is fast with little elevation gain. The course starts at Commons Beach with a stellar view of Lake Tahoe. It then heads on to the Truckee River Trail finishing in the heart of the Village At Squaw Valley. There are aid stations and course marshals along the way to cheer you on and make sure you are hydrated. Event check-in and parking are located at Squaw Valley. A shuttle takes you to the start at Commons Beach in Tahoe City.