Starting and finishing at the beautiful American River Canyon Overlook Park, in historic Auburn, run on the historic Western States trail, cross no-hands bridge and tackle one of the toughest climbs in the area, the dreaded K2 climb. 50K runners get the privileged of running K2 twice, in addition to the switch-backs of the Auburn-Folsom Dam Hill. If you’re not wasted after that, then stomp into cruise mode, hit the Knickerbocker aid station, then traverse through meadows, single track, and farmland rolling hills on your way through Cool to No Hands Bridge then back to Auburn where you’ll be treated to a wide variety of food and beverages. Preliminary results will be posted every 15-20 mins as people are finishing.
Carpooling is highly encouraged. Bring some collapsible chairs for yourselves and hang out for a bit post-race.
Location: Auburn, CA
Date: Sunday, October 6, 2013
Events: 8 Mile, Half Marathon, 35K, 50K
Bib & Shirt Pickup: 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
|Start Times:||8 Mile||8:30 AM|
|Half Marathon||8:30 AM|
Time Limit: There is a 9 HOUR time limit for the 50K race
All registered runners will receive a Greenlayer Sports Evolution
technical fabric shirt. Your favorite training tee has been updated for
the new season. Made from super soft moisture-wicking fabric, the
Evolution Short Sleeve Tee offers the perfect blend of performance, fit
and design at an exceptional price point. The Greenlayer logo is
featured in a color popping contrast color on the left sleeve.
Fabric: 150g 50% recycled polyester 50% polyester
Helium – Female
Helium Shirt – Male
To be guaranteed your shirt size, you must register by September 22, 2013.
Overall winners of each race distance will receive a medal, a custom glass Stein and an item from the Inside Trail Racing schwag bag.
All ultra-marathon distance finishers will receive a custom printed Pint Glass with the race logo.
All other finishers will receive a custom print Coffee Mug with the race logo.
The Dead Last Finisher (DLF) in each even will receive a custom award.
Age-group medals (3 deep) will be awarded in the following categories, for both males and females:
19 and under
- 20 – 29
- 30 – 39
- 40 – 49
- 50 – 59
- 60 and over
A courses are subject to change if the weather or park service demands it.
Aid Station Distances
At Inside Trail Racing aid stations it’s like an all you can eat buffet,
but this is a race, so don’t linger too long! Expect to find variety at
our aid stations, including sweet and salty offerings like trail mix,
pretzels, cookies, boiled potatoes with salt for dipping, regular soda,
water (of course!), elecrolyte drink, PB&J finger sandwiches, gummy
bears, salt tablets, you get the idea. There will also be general first
aid items but no anti-inflamatory medicine. We strongly encourage you to
carry at least one 20oz bottle from which to sip while you enjoy your
Local time: 6:02 PM