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Marlette Lake Tahoe 50K & 10 Miles Trail Run

Sun 11th Aug 2019
Carson City, NV 89703, USA
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Tickets $75–$105

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  • Best price guarantee
  • Free cancellation protection
  • 24/7 Support
  • Official booking partner of Big Blue Adventure

From the organizer

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Both the Marlette 50K and 10 Miler are RRCA Nevada State Championship Events!

The Marlette 50K is a truly adventurous romp through some of planet earths most scenic and challenging trails. Based at Spooner Lake in Lake Tahoe Nevadas State Park the run features 30 miles of epic trail and view. Think prime Sierra single track and add in 360 degree panorama views of Lake Tahoe, the Carson Valley and Range. Marlette Lake lies in the middle of the course and if youre heating up during the run feel free to take a plunge.

Distances in this event

  1. 50k

    Run 50km
    7:30am Sun 11th Aug 2019
    Tickets available
  2. 10 Miles

    Run 10mi
    7:30am Sun 11th Aug 2019
    Tickets available

Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

Course Maps
What’s Included
  • A BBQ meal and one free beer or soda is included with the 50K & 10 Miler Race.
  • You must register by July 31st to guarantee a participant shirt.
  • Enter the code NOSHIRT to save $5 and pass on the event shirt.
Course Details

The Marlette 10 Miler starts at Spooner Lake and heads north on the North Canyon Trail. Then heads along the south shore of Marlette Lake to the Marlette Lake Trail and back to the finish. This is a beautiful run featuring views of the canyon and Snow Valley Peak.

Raceday Logistics

6:00 - 7:00 am: Packet pick-up/Check-in/Registration

7:15 am: Race briefing

7:30 am: Race begins

8:50 am: First 10 miler finishes

11:00 am: 10 miler awards

11:25 am: First 50K runner finishes

2:00 pm: 50K awards


There is a $10 fee to park at Spooner Lake State Park for the day.


Volunteering is a great way to support your racing habit. All volunteers (17yrs & older) earn $10/hr of racing credit that can be applied to any ASW event or Big Blue Adventure event. After you volunteer at an event, you will receive an email including your unique volunteer code. This code will allow you to apply your credits earned when you register for your next race online.

If you are part of a club or group, we have a special partnership program which includes special discounts, free race entries, and depending on the type of organization, financial donations.


Race Cut Off:

The final cut off time for the race is 8hrs. (15+ min per mile pace).

There will be intermediate cut-offs along the course.

Are dogs allowed on the course?

Currently we don’t offer a run/race where dogs are allowed

Are dogs allowed at the race venue?

Yes and no. It depends on the “dog” rules at the venue. For example the California State Park venues…no dogs. So shoot us an email ahead of time to make sure its OK.

Are walkers allowed?

Yes, walkers are welcomed at each set of races except for the marathon distance.

Is there an age minimum?

There is no age minimum, however if you are under then a parent or guardian need to sign a waiver for you to compete in the Trail Running Races.

Howe often are the water stops supplied?

This depends somewhat on the race but in general we have water stops every couple of miles.

5Ks – at least one

10Ks – at least two

1/2 Marathon – at least three

Marathon – at least four

How should I prepare for racing at elevation?

There is a large amount of information and debate on the subject of altitude affecting athletic performance. Here are some helpful links regarding various techniques and discussion on the impact of elevation.

What are the age groups?

Ages are grouped by gender in 5-year increments (women 16-20. men 30-35, etc.)

What is cut-off time for the trail running races?

There is no cut off time. You can walk the race if you’d prefer, whatever you’d like to do to have your own Big Blue Adventure. Please inform us ahead of time if you are going to walk the event, it will help us keep track of you.

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