Welcome to the 4th running of Yuba Gold!
Event's current local time: 2:56 PM PT
Just outside of Nevada City, CA, in the heart of gold country, this course includes beautiful views of the South Fork Yuba River, a jaunt thru the historic gold rush town of Washington, CA, and the ever-scenic Bear Valley, all on lush, forested single-track and fire road (and a bit of off-trail).
When: The 50k will start at 8 am on Saturday, October 7th, 2023. The 50K will have a 9 hour cut-off, therefore the race will officially end at 5 pm. The 32K will start at 9 am and end at 5 pm with an 8 hour cut-off.
Swag: Beautiful, full-cover medals, as well as finisher shirts.
50k start location: S Yuba Campground's upper parking lot, Campground Rd, Nevada City, CA 95959 (39.341741, -120.972089)(map: https://goo.gl/maps/DGFbU72WJkpdR7E57)
Finish location (and 32k start): Bear Valley Group Campground, Bowman Lake Rd, Nevada City, CA 95959 (39.307390, -120.667328)(map: https://goo.gl/maps/CNdLtBjG6wKgrodt8)
Day parking is just past the campground on the left side.
The course will be well marked but markings have been sabotages in the past in multiple locations. It is MANDATORY that runners have a the course map downloaded in advance of race day to their phone or other gps device.
Further info can be found at https://www.runyubagold.com/