Camanche Lake South Shore - Start & Finish area is at the Gold Run campgrounds. Runners should make reservations for the Cottonwood campgrounds, which is the closest to the event area.
11627 Pattison Rd
Valley Springs, CA 95252Google MapsApril 20-22, 2018Friday April 20, 2018
We are skipping the organized 5k & 10k and instead we will do a fun run on a 1 mile loop around the campgrounds, you can do one or more loops. This is open to runners of all ages. The fun run will not be timed. Starts at 7:00pm and it will be followed with a bonfire.Saturday April 21, 2018
Both distances start from the Gold Run campsite area. The course is an out and back course on the Coast to Crest Trail. Click on the distance to find more information. Our 50 mile race is a UTMB qualier race (4 Points).Sunday April 22, 2018Half Marathon (Point to Point)
13.1M – 8:00am Bus pick up, 9:00am race start.
The Half Marathon race is a point to point course, runners will get picked up from the Gold Run camping area at 8am. Runners will then be shuttled to “Campo Seco staging area” where the Half Marathon starts at 9:00am. Click on the distance to find more information.
The course follows the Mokelumne River Coast to Crest Trail
. Known for its vibrant wildflowers, specimen flowers along the trail will be labeled with small flags the week of April 1 from the Lower Log Boom to Patti’s Point (the Longest Mile).
The out-and-back course runs along the Mokelumne River Coast to Crest Trail and winds along the Mokelumne River past California’s historic mining towns and old mines. Drink in the beautiful scenic views of Camanche and Pardee Lakes, oak woodlands, gorgeous wildflowers, the “Longest Mile Trail,” and wildlife that often includes the majestic Bald Eagle.
Please be aware that between the climbing and the possible/probable heat that the 50 mile course is not an easy race. Proper training is highly recommended. The 50 mile race has approximately 10,000 feet of climb.
Many thanks to the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) for their assistance, as well as their custodianship of the Mokelumne River Coast to Crest Trail and the watershed lands.
Local time: 7:13 AM