Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

Carson Canyons Trail Runs

Long Ranch Park

Carson City, NV 30K, 22K, 12K, 6K

This Event Took Place Sat. Apr 20, 2024

Packet Pick up

There will be no Friday evening runner check in. All runners must check in race morning for bib assignment.

Course descriptions

These are very scenic but challenging runs on some of the most popular trails in Carson City. For more detailed information, please visit our website at www.ascentruns.com.

6K: Figure eight course on jeep road and single track trail in and above Longview Canyon. It is 4 miles in length with close to 900' of climbing.
12K: This is a daiseychain type course. The first mile and a half follows the 6K course then continues to climb up to Kings Canyon and then to the new Lincoln Bypass Trail. Here is where it connects with the 30K and 22K courses heading downhill on Lincoln Bypass Trail through Longview Canyon to the finish. The 12K(8 mile) is composed of half jeep road and half single track trail with 1600' of climbing.

UPDATE 4/18/24: THE 22K & 30K COURSE ROUTES WILL BE ALTERED DUE TO SNOWPACK. THE DISTANCE WILL BE THE SAME BUT THE AMOUNT OF VERTICAL CLIMBING WILL BE MORE. COURSE ROUTE CHANGES WILL BE DISCUSSED IN DETAIL AT RACE BRIEFING PRIOR TO START ON RACE DAY.
22K: The first mile of the course are on pavement. From the start runners will head north on Longview Way, turning left up Ash Canyon Road towards the water tanks. At the water tanks the road turns into dirt and heads up Ash Canyon to the Ash to Kings Trail and the first aid station. After 5.6 miles on the Ash to Kings Connector Trail, runners will come to Waterfalll Road and the second aid station. The 22K will continue on the Ash to Kings Connector Trail for another 1.8 miles to the junction of Kings Canyon Road, cross the road, and enter onto the Lincoln Bypass Trail. After 2.2 miles on the Bypass Trail runners will come to the third and final aid station. The last 2.3 miles continues on the Lincoln Bypass Trail to the finish back at Long Ranch Park. This course is 14 miles long with 2100' of climbing on mostly single track.
30K: The first 1.5 miles of the course are on pavement. From the start runners will head north on Longview Way, crossing Ash Canyon Road and entering onto the V&T Bike path. Just after the housing development, the course turns left onto dirt trail and takes the long and high way up Ash Canyon to the Ash to Kings Trail and the first aid station. After 5.6 miles on the Ash to Kings Trail, runners will come to Waterfalll Road and the second aid station. From here the 30K diverts from the 22K and heads down Waterfall Road for .8 miles turning right onto the North Kings Loop single track and down to the Waterfall Trail parking area. From here the 30K course head back uphill on Kings Canyon Road(dirt road) for 1.3 miles to the Lincoln Bypass Trail. After 2.2 miles on the Bypass Trail runners will come to the third and final aid station. The last 2.3 miles continues on the Lincoln Bypass Trail to the finish back at Long Ranch Park. This course is 18.2 miles long with almost 3000' of climbing on mostly single track.

Registration

22K & 30K Start: 8:00AM
6K & 12K Start: 8:30AM
Registration before 3/30/2022: 6K: $35 | 12K: $45 | 22K: $60| 30K: $70
Registration after 3/29/2022: 6K: $40 | 12K: $50 | 22K: $65 |30K: $75
Race day registration: 6K: $45 | 12K: $55 | 22K: $70 |30K: $80
RACE DAY REGISTRATION from 6:45AM-7:45AM CASH, CHECK or Zelle transfer ONLY– please don’t be late!

Event Location

Long Ranch Park, Carson City

Aid Stations

22K & 30K – There will be 3 A/S’s out on the course.
12K - You will hit the same aid station twice.
6K - there is one aid station.
Aid stations will serve water and other salt/sugar snack type food for refueling. This is a no cups event so every runner must carry a water bottle to refill and receive water at the A/S’s.

Runner Check-in

22K & 30K runner check-in is from 6:45AM-7:45AM. Race start is 8:00AM.

6K & 12K runner check-in is from 6:45AM-8:15AM. Race start is 8:30AM.

All runners must check in prior to the start at Long Ranch Park race morning to receive their bib#. There is no Friday evening check in.

Awards

There will be awards for top 3 overall M&F finishers for each distance. Part of his year's awards will be a pair of Goodr sunglasses thanks to our sponsor Reno Running Company. All finishers, 21 or older, will get a coupon for one free draft beer with a purchase of an appetizer at the Fox Brewpub in downtown Carson City.

Directions

From Reno
From 580 South: Exit onto Carson Street or 395 business. (It is the first exit once you come into Carson from Washoe Valley. Hospital is on your right. )
Turn right onto Winnie Lane. Take Winnie Lane to the very end where it T's with Ash Canyon Road and turn right. Take the third left onto Longview Way. Long Ranch Park will be on your left hand side .8 miles.

From South of Carson
From 395 (S. Carson St.) in Carson

Turn left onto W. 5th Street. Then make a right onto Curry Street. A few blocks down turn left onto W. King Street. Less than a mile past Carson Middle School, turn right onto Longview Way. Park will be on your right.

Parking

Please park on Longview Way or Waterford Place next to the park. Remember that this is a residential neighborhood. Thank you!

Triple Trail Challenge Half Marathon Trail Series

The Carson Canyons Half Marathon is the second of 3 in a half marathon trail series. The other runs in the series include Escape From Prison Hill(EFPH) on April 6th in Carson City and the Silver State Half Marathon on May 18th in Reno. Runners who complete all 3 races will receive a special finishers award.
EFPH - http://www.tahoemtnmilers.org/efph.html
Silver State Half - http://silverstatestriders.com/races/silver-state-5050/​

Event's current local time: 8:54 AM PT

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