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Tahoe Trail 100

Sat 13th Jul 2019
Truckee, California, US
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Tickets $85–$215

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  • Official booking partner of Big Blue Adventure
The course is simply spectacular - sweeping views and a fun and challenging course. There’s a good bit of fast, fun and flowy trail riding and plenty of hills to let you know where you stand with your training. The 6,000 to 8,000 foot elevation will give you a good taste of the thinner air.

From the organiser

The Tahoe Trail 100 is a 100 kilometer mountain bike race featuring the epic trails and vistas of North Lake Tahoe. The race is a Leadville 100 Qualifier. The event is operated by Northstar at Tahoe, Youphoria Productions and Big Blue Adventure. The Tahoe Trail 100 is schedule annually mid July.

Distances in this event

  1. 100k

    Bike 100km
    7:00am Sat 13th Jul 2019
    $120–$215
    Tickets available
  2. 50k

    Bike 50km
    7:00am Sat 13th Jul 2019
    $85
    Tickets available

Route info

Course Maps
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What’s Included

All registered participants will receive:

      A t-shirt (gender-specific)
      A finisher's medal
      Beer
      A post-race meal
    Course Details

    This challenging course begins with a ride through Northstar California Village and onto the ski area trails, featuring flowing singletrack, mountain Jeep roads, and exciting descents through the sculpted and bermed Northstar Bike Park. With 6,000+ ft in elevation gain, the course finishes at the Overlook area of Northstar Village with plenty of food, entertainment, and fun for the whole family.

    The Lake Tahoe area and this course are simply spectacular. Sweeping views (that incidentally you may never have a chance to look at) and a fun and challenging course. There’s a good bit of fast, fun and flowy trail riding and plenty of hills to let you know where you stand with your training. While it’s not at 10,200 feet, the approximately 6,000 to 8,000 feet of elevation will give you a taste of thinner air and begin your acclimatization process for the CenturyLink Leadville Trail 100 MTB. —Dave Wiens, 6-time LT100 MTB champion

    You must complete the 100K race in less than eight hours and 15 minutes to qualify for the CenturyLink Leadville Trail 100 MTB. Our desire is to see everyone finish, and we will support you the best we can. However, if we do need to remove someone for missing the cutoff, the decision of the race official is final.

    Racers who are registered for the 100K distance will Not be allowed to change and compete in the 50K distance once the race begins. This will be an automatic DQ. If you are registered for the 100K and wish to change to the 50K, please see one of the Abbies at the packet pickup area to switch the day prior to the race. Please know we are unable to provide a refund for the difference in price.

    Raceday Logistics

    Friday, July 12:

    12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Packet pickup, registration and drop bag collection
    The Village at Northstar – across from the gondola
    Get your participant shirt, race plate and answers to your questions. Photo ID is required. Packets must be picked up in person. They will not be given to others. Athlete drop bags (100K) will be accepted at this time (see the Course section for details).

    • 1:00 p.m. Course pre-ride
    This brief ride will cover 6-8 miles of the start/finish area. Stick around to get your questions answered by ride leaders.

    • 3:45 p.m. Athlete meeting
    Race staff will run through final details, last-minute changes, course descriptions and other important information.

    Saturday, July 13:

    • 5:30 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. Packet pickup, registration and drop bag collection
    The Village at Northstar – across from the gondola
    Please arrive as early as possible to get your participant shirt, race plate and answers to your questions. Photo ID is required. Packets must be picked up in person. They will not be given to others. Athlete drop bags (100K) will be accepted at this time (see the Course section for details).

    • 7:00 a.m. Race start
    Bottom of Northstar Drive; 150 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA 96161
    Take the first right at the roundabout just off the highway to get to the start area. Each athlete will self-position at the start line based on ability, with pros up front. 50K and 100K riders will start together. PLEASE be honest with your start location as it is a safety measure for all athletes! Space is first-come-first-serve. Please do not leave your bike unattended in the start corral.
    Parking is available at the Village view Parking Lot A. Riders will continue up Northstar Drive and into the Village before taking their tires to the trails.

    • 11:00 a.m. Finish Festival begins
    The Village at Northstar – Overlook Pavilion
    Join us for music, cold beer, great grub and even better company.

    • 3:15 p.m. Official 100K Finish Time
    Riders must finish by this time to be eligible for the LT100 MTB lottery.

    • 3:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony & LT100 MTB Lottery
    We’ll call up overall and age group winners for their place on the podium, plus we’ll give away other random prizes.
    Stick around for an announcement to enter your race number (a tab attached to your bib) into the hat for your chance to win a coveted LT100 MTB slot if you registered in the Leadville-eligible category. If you did not do so, you must inform race management prior to the lottery and pay the $20 price difference. Winners must be present to claim their spot, which they can utilize in 2019 or defer to 2020.

    Drop Bags (100k Only):

    All 100K participants are welcome to assemble one drop bag, which we’ll collect at both packet pickups (see the schedule for times). Bags may not be larger than a medium size duffel or small cooler. We recommend writing your name somewhere on your bag so it’s easy to identify. We’ll transport bags to the mid-point of the course near Aid Station #3. Bags will be available at the finish line after the race. Please remember to claim your items!

    Travel

    The beginning of the course is two hours west of Sacramento, slightly over three hours from San Francisco, and about an hour east of Reno.

    Volunteers

    Each of our races is able take place thanks to talented and dedicated volunteers helping with every aspect of the race! Be a part of the fun as you assist participants pre-race, welcome and guide them to the start areas, cheer them on along the course, and celebrate their accomplishments at the finish line and during the post-race festivities. Make sure to head over to the Tahoe Trail website to volunteer!

    Volunteer positions include some of the following:

      Pre-race: Helping with participant bag stuffing, registration and packet pickup, setting up the start/finish areas and marking the course
      During race: Aid station help and traffic/parking control
      Post-race: Helping with start/finish area tear down, trash pickup and unmarking the course
    FAQs

    Course Cutoffs:

    • (19.2 miles) – 9:30 a.m.
    • (31.9 miles) – 11:00 a.m.
    • (53 miles) – 2:00 p.m.
    • 3:15 p.m. Official Finish Time

    Aid Stations:

    Each aid station offers Gu Energy Gels, Gu Roctane, water, fruit and light snacks with volunteer assistance. Aid stations are located at the following locations:

    • 13.3 mi / 21.24 km
    • 24.3 mi / 38.84 km (neutral support available)
    • 3 (mini): 27.8 mi / 44.44 km
    • 4 (Village): 31.9 mi / 51 km (neutral support available)
    • 1 (lap 2): 44.6 mi / 70.84 km
    • 2 (lap 2): 55.4 mi / 88.6 km (neutral support available)
    • 3 (lap 2): 58.9 mi / 94.2 km
    • Finish (Village): 63.1 mi / 100.92 km (neutral support available)

    Race Plates:

    Race plates must be visible at all times and tied to the handlebars of your bike. Please do not cut or fold your plate, as the affixed timing chip could become damaged and not record your race times or photos.

    Hang on to the small tab with your number on it. This is your ticket to enter the LT100 MTB drawing, which will take place after the Awards Ceremony at 3:30 p.m.

    Volunteering FAQs:

      What should I wear to volunteer?

    For your time and effort, you’ll receive a great T-shirt! We want you to wear it while you’re helping out so that you are easily identifiable to racers and crews. Also, don't forget the sunscreen, the July weather in Northstar California can get HOT.

      Can I bring my family, friend, neighbor or co-worker?

    The more the merrier! To help with appropriate staffing, it's best to know numbers in advance, so please register anyone who is volunteering. Although we'll never turn away great help! Volunteers you bring may donate hours to you, the racer. However you must volunteer as well in order for them to donate hours toward your lottery preference. We will be unable to accept volunteer hours from others to you if you have not volunteered.

      How long should I plan to help?

    Some assignments will require a strong commitment of particular hours. Just let us know what you can do and we'll make the most appropriate assignment.

      What should I do if I cannot make it?

    Just let us know. We recognize that there are unforeseeable circumstances, but if you're able to send a quick email or give us a call we can adjust.

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