San Joaquin River Trail 1/2 Marathon
Come out and run some of the best local trails and a half marathon course that will kick your butt. With approx. 2500' of elevation gain this course won't be your typical stroll in the park. Over 90% single track trail in the foothills, this course could easily become your new favorite. All runners will receive a tri blend race shirt, pint glass w/race logo and awards will be given out to top 3 overall Male and Female and 3 deep in age-groups. Three aid stations , with water/sports drink and GU gels, will be spread over the course, runners are encouraged to carry at least one handheld water bottle as this will be a difficult course.
Check In & Start TIme
Bib pickup/Check in: 6am-7:50am
Race will begin promptly @8am
Course cut off: 5hrs (1pm)
Located at the San Joaquin RIver Gorge management area it is about 34 miles from Clovis, Ca.
From the Clovis/Fresno take 168 east to Auberry Rd., turn left onto Auberry Rd. and continue for 3mi then stay left at the fork onto Powerhouse rd. for 2mi, turn left onto Smalley Rd and continue down 3.5 mi to the Aholul Campground. If you plan on using a GPS for driving directions you may use the following address: 40060 Smalley Road, Auberry, California. There will ample parking at and just beyond the Aholul Campground, do not park along the road. There will not be a parking fee if you utilize the provided parking areas. The SJRG area also features multiple campground sites if you're interested please contact the visitor center for more information.
Local time: 8:13 AM