This Event Took Place Sat. Aug 10, 2013

New This Year

We have added a 55K distance to this event! This new ultra will follow the marathon to the top of Genoa Peak overlooking the Carson Valley to the east and all of Lake Tahoe to the west. From there the ultra will do a 7 mile loop that takes them north on jeep road along the ridge above Tahoe until it connects with the Tahoe Rim Trail. From there the course will head south on the world famous Rim Trail back to Sierra Canyon Trail before dropping back down to the town of Genoa following the marathon course.

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We begin from Genoa Park in the historic Town of Genoa, Nevada and ascend into the Sierra to explore our madness.

For the Ultra and COMPLETELY MAD, a 4,450 climb in the first 12 miles will deliver a much deserved LAKE TAHOE VISTA from Genoa Peak (9150’). Total climbing for the marathon and ultra marathon is over 5600' and 6600' respectively.

The ONLY HALF MAD, will climb half the elevation and enjoy the views to the East. Total climbing on the half marathon is over 2300'. All finishers will be "certified" at the end of the run. So come and join us for an insane amount of FUN!

Please visit www.ascentruns.com for more information.

Local time: 2:37 PM
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