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The 21st Lake Tahoe Marathon Kicks off Thursday

Lake Tahoe Ca, Oct 5th, 2016 – With an event for just about anyone, the next four days at Lake Tahoe are what tradition, family and competition is all about. It is time again for the Lake Tahoe Marathon and Sports Expo weekend at Lake Tahoe. Four days ofRunning, Swimming, Kayaking and paddling at Lake Tahoe with events for every level of participant.

It’s the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Marathon Weekend and there’s something for the whole family, club or group of friends at one of the most beautiful places in the world. Competitors range from toddlers to octogenarians.  Run, swim, kayak or paddle on or around beautiful Lake Tahoe during a gorgeous time of year.
Saturday Events
Stand-up Paddleboard
Optimist Kids Fun Runs
5K Pumpkin Run
Duathlon (Half Mile Swim and a 5K).
Sunday Races
Rubicon Half Marathon
20 Miler
Lake Tahoe Marathon.
Other events over the 3-day weekend include:
52.4 Mile Double  Marathon
72 Mile Ultra around the lake
3-Day Tahoe Half Marathon Trifecta
3-Day Tahoe Triple Marathon
3-Day Super Triple Marathon
Other Great Community run events during Marathon Weekend.

Historical Fun Run1653cc_aeb4a29fffc24d1d8f4f9c12bffc5444

Thursday & Friday, October 7 & 8 @ 5:00pm

Meet with Neal Chappell, Tahoe’s own National Master’s x-country and road racing champion for a scenic and historic easy run to beautiful Nevada Beach through native American campgrounds and Pony Express trails.

Optimist Kids Super Hero Pumpkin Runs

 Sunday, October 9, 10am

 Sponsored by the South Tahoe Optimist Club, the Kids Fun Runs include the Kids Pumpkin Fun Run (ages 2-10) at 10am  starting at 4081 Lakeside Blvd at Lakeside Beach.

  • Fun Runs for our little goblins age 1-10

  • Distances are age appropriate

  • Free entry

  • Free Souvenir Race Bib

  • Free Hotdog and drink

  • Free Pumpkin if pre-registered in advance

  • Wear your Super Hero or any Halloween costume

  • Location: 4081 Lakeshore Blvd below the casinos at Lakeside Beach

  • Toddlers up to age two are first to start

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21st Annual

 Super Hero 5K Pumpkin Run

 Sunday, October 9

 This is a looped course fun run that starts at Lakeside Beach, and goes into Edgewood Golf Course running on their famous lake front fairways.

Details and Awards:

  • Register on line

  • Or in person Friday or Saturday at the expo at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

  • Costumed runners have a one minuteheadstart.

  • Race location:  4081 Lake Shore Blvd, So Lake Tahoe, CA

  • Finishers medal with a unique pumpkin design

  • Overall winner gets finishers award

  • T-shirt for all entries

  • Prize for the best costume

  • Pick up your race bib and t-shirt  at the Expo

  • T-shirt will be distributed Friday and Saturday at the free Tahoe Sports and Fitness Expo at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel 5 blocks away

  • Best costume will be awarded a Dinner for Two at Jimmy’s Restaurant at The Landing which is across the street from the finish line.

Find the complete list of events, competitions, expos etc here


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