Saturday, Oct 14, 2023 @ 4:00 PM

Sunset & Cider Trail Races

102 Gum Lane Unit B

Auburn, CA 13 Miler, 5 Miler

Registration closes: Wed, Oct 11 @ 11:59PM PT


Join us for an unforgettable experience at the Sunset & Cider Trail Half Marathon and 5M! Prepare to embark on a thrilling run along the picturesque canyon rim of the American River Canyon in Auburn, CA.

The exhilaration doesn't end there! We've partnered with the renowned Ponderosa Cider Company to ensure that your post-race celebration is nothing short of spectacular. As a participant, you'll be rewarded with two complimentary ciders, crafted with passion and precision, to satisfy your well-deserved thirst. And that's not all! To commemorate your achievement, each runner will receive a coveted glass mug, a cherished keepsake to remind you of this remarkable experience.

Whether you're an avid half marathoner seeking a new challenge or a 5M enthusiast looking for a scenic run, the Sunset & Cider Trail race offers the perfect blend of natural wonders, camaraderie, and reward. So lace up your running shoes, gather your friends and family, and join us on October 14th, 2023 to embark on an unforgettable journey through Auburn's enchanting trails.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to revel in the beauty of a sunset, savor the taste of exceptional ciders, and create lasting memories. Register now and prepare to be swept away by the Sunset & Cider Trail Half Marathon and 5M.

Half Marathon

The 13.1M has two unique out and back loops with a total of 2082 ft of total climbing. All of it is runnable with a very short neighborhood road section and majority single track trails. Aid Stations will be available at miles: 5.0, 8.5, & 9.5 with water, sports drink, and light snacks. 13.1M time limit is at 7:20PM (15:25 min/mile pace), due to available light.

13.1M Course: Strava Map

5 Miler

The 5M has one out and back loop with a total of 704 ft of total climbing. This course follows the first 5 miles of the 13.1 mile course. All of it is runnable with a very short neighborhood road section and majority single track trails. There are no aid stations on this route. Walkers are welcome, time limit is at 7:20PM.

5M Course: Strava Map


All participants will score a free commemorative 12oz Cider Glass and two free Ponderosa Cider pours (21+ only) and a running hat.

Age group awards will be given for those in 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.

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Event's current local time: 7:05 AM PT

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