Olympic Valley Half Marathon & 8 Miler
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Take part in this scenic run at the home of the 1960 Winter Olympics. The fast and flat route takes you along the Truckee River, with plenty of wildlife spotting. Don't miss out on the post-race celebrations, with music, food and drinks.
8 Miler, and Half Marathon
Sat, Jun 11, 2022
Olympic Valley, United States
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Where and when
Palisades Tahoe, 1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146, USA
Sat, Jun 11, 2022
Half Marathon:8:00am |
Olympic Valley Half Marathon
Starting and finishing at the Village At Olympic Valley, the out-and-back course is fast and flat taking you through the Truckee River valley. The terrain is mainly paved. You're bound to spot some incredible nature, such as eagles, deer, and trout. There are five aid stations on the route, stocked with water, electrolyte drinks, fruit, and snacks.
Starting at Commons Beach, this is an 8-mile route along the Truckee River, surrounded by stunning scenery. The course is mostly flat, with a few uphills, and there are aid stations on the way to keep you energised and hydrated. The finish is in the heart of Olympic Valley. A shuttle will have taken you from the Olympic Valley to the start line.
- Finisher's Award
- Event T-Shirt
- Awards for top finishers (age group and overall)
- Free Digital Photo
- Medical Staff
- Aid stations
How to get there
Palisades Tahoe, 1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146, USAGet full directions
There will be parking available at Olympic Valley.
Event day logistics
6:30am - 7:30am Packet pick-up
8:00am Olympic Valley Half
8:10am 8 miler starts
9:00am 8 miler estimated first finisher
9:20am Olympic Valley Half estimated first finisher
12:30pm Event finishes
If you are certain ages you may qualify for a discount, please be prepared to show ID at registration if you qualify for the reduced rate:
- Youth: 18 and under by race day
- Senior: 62 and over by race day
Big Blue Adventure
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Big Blue Adventure (BBA), hosts events situated in the picturesque location of Lake Tahoe. Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Lake Tahoe’s crystal clear waters offer unchallenged views whether you’re cycling, swimming, or running. Tahoe offers awe-inspiring rolling trails that reward all competitors with panoramic vistas that span for miles. Come to embrace the nature reserve on your next Big Blue Adventure.
What to bring
The terrain is mostly paved, so normal running shoes are suitable. The sierra air down by the river can be fresh, but generally you should be ok in normal running gear.
Can I wear headphones at the Olympic Valley Half Marathon and 8 Miler?
It is not encouraged to wear headphones, both for your own personal enjoyment of the race and for the safety of your fellow runners. Running without headphones will allow you to appreciate the race environment, build camaraderie with other runners, and hear instructions and encouragement from volunteers.
Are dogs allowed at the Olympic Valley Half Marathon and 8 Miler?
No dogs are allowed on the course. In the venue area, dogs are permitted but should be kept on a leash at all times.
What are the ages for youth/senior at the Olympic Valley Half Marathon and 8 Miler?
To be eligible for a "senior ticket", you must be at least 62 years old. For a youth ticket, you must be between the age of 8 and 18.
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