Information and Parking
All distances start and finish at the Negro Bar State Park picnic area at 8:00am.
Race day bib pick-up only. 7:00am-7:50am.
Parking is NOT included in your race registration. Parking is $10 to enter the Folsom State Recreation Area. Please bring exact cash and pay at the front gate/kiosk. Or use your Golden Poppy Pass to bypass parking fees.
All distances will start and finish at the Negro Bar Staging Area.
All 3 courses, 15k/30k/50k, will start at the Negro Bar picnic area. They will take the Pioneer Express trail over the Lake Natoma bluffs, to the Snowberry Creek trail to Snowberry Staging Area, to Nimbus Dam Overlook, bike parkway to Pioneer Express lakeside trail to Negro Bar. That's the finish line for the 15k.
The 30K and 50k courses follow the same route as the 15k. Once back to the start/finish area at Negro Bar picnic area, the 30k/50k runners will follow the Pioneer Express up the hill to Beal's Point, which is the turn around point for the 30k. After refilling their packs at the Beal's Point aid station, the 30k runners will retrace their route back to the finish line at Negro Bar.
After reaching Beal's Point, the 50K course will continue along first levy, down to Pioneer Express to Granite Bay Horse Assembly. Then they continue on the Pioneer Express to the turn around point at the Beek's Bight aid station. At that point, the 50k runners will retrace their route back to the finish line at Negro Bar.
50K 1,800 feet
30K 1,400 feet
15k 530 feet
Nimbus Dam Overlook 4.4
Negro Bar 9
Beal’s Point 14
Granite Bay Beek's Bight 20
Beal's Point 26
Finish, Negro Bar 31
9-hours for all distances.
Shirts for all entrants.
Local time: 4:56 AM
Top Female & Male finishers of each distance will receive an award.