Saturday, Jun 10, 2023

Shadow of the Giants

Fish Camp, CA 50K, 20K

Registration closes: Mon, Jun 5 @ 11:59PM


Scenic historic trails through the Sierra National Forest. The 50k run takes you past 3000 year old Giant Sequoias in the famous Nelder Grove. The brand new 20k run course takes you on many of the same trails as the gorgeous 50k course. Elevation is 5,000 - 6,500 ft. Time limit for 50k: 8 hours. Pets are not allowed on the trail, so please leave your doggies at home!
For those of you that are interested we have opened the option to stay onsite the night prior to the race Friday, June 9th at Camp Green Meadows in the Dorms.

We will also be hosting the traditional pre race Lasagna dinner on Friday, June 9th at roughly 6pm in the Green Meadows Dining Hall.

Race Day:

50k Starts at 0700am

20k Starts at 0715am

Early starts are available at 0600

Course Information:


Updates will be provided.

Course Maps available at

Aid is roughly 5-7 miles apart. Aid stations will be well stocked with food, Spring Energy Gels, Gatorade, Water, Coca Cola, Ginger Ale, and other sweet and salty snacks.

No drop bags. No pacers. No dogs. Crew access is very limited, Nelder Grove is your best bet. Poles ok.

Fun & smiles mandatory!

Post Race:

We have a great area to hang out at Green Meadows and you are encouraged to hang out and cheer on your fellow runners. Post race food will be provided in the Dining Hall along with beverages. Bring a chair, a popup or umbrella, and stick around.


Start/Finish Location: Green Meadows Outdoor School, Fish Camp, CA 93623


Shadow of the Giants 50k operates this
activity under a U.S. Forest Service special use permit with
the Sierra National Forest.

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Local time: 10:51 AM


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