California > Cal-Neva Half Marathon & Nevada Half Marathon
Lake Tahoe, CA • Saturday, January 28, 2012 • Course Map
The title of the race says it all at Lake Tahoe's Cal-Neva Marathon and Nevada Half Marathon, which features a course that takes runners along the winding roads that surround the lake through parts of both California and Nevada, along a challening course with plenty of gorgeous natural beauty.
This year, the marathon takes place on Saturday, September 29 and is the fastest of the three races ran during the weekend event known as the "Tahoe Trifecta." Starting off, runners will begin at a parking lot located at the H50 & H28 intersection. Here runners will be surrounded by open road and plenty of trees. With a cool wind blowing, this will be a crisp yet great environment to start off a unique race.
Once the race begins, runners will head north down the Spooner Summit to Incline Village. Throughout the entirety of the race from Nevada to California, runners will have immaculate lake views of the breath-taking Lake Tahoe. Surrounded by green mountains and snow-covered peaks, the blue lake is bound to make for a serene, peaceful, and awe-inspiring marathon.
Runners will have six aid stations along the way provided water and nutrition. Since the race is mostly downhill, it is often leads runners to record faster finishing times.
By Ashley Page, contributing writer for HalfMarathons.Net
Race Weather & Climate
Starting off, runners will be in Crystal City, Nevada and the end of the race is located in Tahoe City, California. On the day of the race, the average temperature in both of these cities is a maximum of 71°F, with an average minimum temperature of 33°F. Historically there has been little to no precipitation on the day of the race. With a possibly chilly start of the race, runners will find themselves eventually pacing through a cool autumn day.
View the race route map for the Cal-Neva Half Marathon
To reserve your spot in the early fall 2012 running of Lake Tahoe's Cal-Neva Marathon or Nevada Half Marathon races, visit the event website.
Official Race Website
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