Runners will run on the historic Western States trail, out to No Hands Bridge then tackle one of the toughest climbs in the area, and training grounds for top runners, the dreaded K2 training hill. The 5K and 10K courses run killer single-track trails along the banks and canyons of the American River. The Half Marathon and 35K cross No Hands Bridge, up K2 then towards Cool, CA. If you're in it for the long haul, you will head back down to the River the ascend the the long series of switchbacks, known as the "Dam Hill". This beautiful and varying course is sure to challenge and inspire..
Park information: American River Canyon Overlook Park, Auburn SRA
Location: Cool & Auburn, CA
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Events: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, 35K
Bib & Shirt Pickup: 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
|Start Times:||5K||9:15 AM|
| ||10K||9:00 AM|
|Half Marathon||8:30 AM|
There is an 6.5 HOUR limit for the 35K.
Turn by Turn DirectionsAid Station DistancesElevation Charts
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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 medal 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:
- 12 and under
- 13 – 19
- 20 – 29
- 30 – 39
- 40 – 49
- 50 – 59
- 60 - 69
- 70 and over
All registered runners will receive an A4 Cooling Performance Crew technical fabric shirt. This tee is made with top-of-the-line sportswear technology to heighten performance during your toughest workouts. With sun defense, moisture-wicking technology, quick stain release, and comfortable fit, the cooling performance crew serves the needs of every athlete. It’s the perfect year-round choice for outdoor sports and exercise. Get the most out of your workout with this tough, hardworking tee.
Fabric: 4-Ounce polyester interlock features moisture wicking technology, odor resistance and stain release qualities designed to deliver maximum performance characteristics.
● 100% Polyester Interlock, 4.0 ounces per square yard
● Moisture wicking, Odor resistant, Stain release
● Ultra tight knit resists snagging
● UPF 30
To be guaranteed your shirt size, you must register by March 11, 2017.
Aid Station Supplies
Inside Trail Racing aid stations are replete with an optimal variety of glycogen-replenishing, electrolyte-replacing products. The following is a list of some of the foods and beverages each aid station may provide: Gu Energy gels and chews, all-natural nutrition bars from Larabar, trail mix, pretzels, potato chips, Oreo cookies, Pop Tarts, boiled potatoes with salt, Coke, Mountain Dew, Ginger Ale, water, Tailwind Endurance Fuel, PB&J sandwiches, M&M’s, Mike & Ike’s, salt tablets, and tangerines. Aid stations are also equipped with general first aid items but no anti-inflammatory medicine. As distances between aid station vary, we strongly encourage all runners to carry at least one 20oz bottle during their run.
Local time: 2:53 AM
Tailwind is mixed so that it contains 180 – 200 calories per 20 fluid ounces.