August 14 - 15, 2021

Cool Moon Trail Races

7200 Saint Florian Court

Cool, CA 100K, 50 Miler, 25 Miler, 13.5 Miler, 11.5 Miler, 5K

This Event Took Place Sun. Aug 15, 2021


The 100K starts at 5:00am, while the 50-miler & 25-miler both start at 7:00am on Saturday, June 11th, 2022.
The 13.5-miler (start time 7:00am) & 11.5-miler (start time 7:15am) will take place on Sunday, June 12th, 2022.
The 5K starts on Sunday, June 12th, 2022 at 7:30am.

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Course Description

The course consists of a 13.5-mile loop and an 11.5-mile loop, upon which runners will alternate to achieve their given distance. Runners will start North on a 13.5-mile, counter-clockwise loop from Cool Firehouse, east to Pig Farm and Salt Creek, north toward the American River and south back into Cool. Next, they will follow an 11.5-mile, clockwise loop from Cool Firehouse toward Northside School, to Knickerbocker, to the Rim Trail, past the radio towers, back to Northside School and Knickerbocker, and back to Cool. This course is not easy, do not take it lightly.

The course consists of single track and fire roads.

13.5-mile loop elevation approximately 2200'
11.5-mile loop elevation approximately 1150'

5k is half road and half trail. Run on asphalt road (west) from Knickerbocker Gate for 1.45 miles, check in at Knickerbocker A/S at mi 1.45, turn left on trail following yellow ribbons back to staging area. Course is long 3.43 miles.

5K elevation gain/loss 243 feet, lightly rolling with no noticeable climbs.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pick-Up will be Friday afternoon on June 10th, 2022 at The Aid Station (NEW LOCATION) at 927 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603 between 3-6 pm. We will also have race morning packet pickup at Race Start (7200 Saint Florian Court, Cool) on Saturday, June 11th 4:00-7:00am and Sunday, June 12th 6:00-7:15am.

Strava Course links

North 13.5 mi loop:

South 11.5 mi loop:

5K course:


All finishers of every distance will receive a finisher's medal and shirt.

50-mile finishers will receive a custom plaque.

100K finishers will receive a custom buckle.

Top-3 Overall Male and Female winners of every distance will be awarded with custom plaques.

Local time: 11:24 AM


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