Tahoe 25k

Presented by Salomon

This race is part of the 2018 Salomon Youth Running Academy & Festival – open to all ages!

Registration opens April 5 at 9am PST!

There will only be 150 spots available in the race this year, register early for guaranteed entry. A waitlist will be enabled when we reach 150 runners. Register here

**Please note that the 25k is on SUNDAY and the 100k is on SATURDAY in different locations. The 100k will be finishing in Twin Bridges (South Tahoe) at Sierra at Tahoe Resort and the 25k will be in west Tahoe in Homewood, at Homewood Mountain resort. 

Salomon Running Festival/Academy: The Tahoe 25k is part of the Salomon Running Festival and qualifies participants for the Salomon Youth Academy. For more information about the festival or academy please email: runningfestival@salomon.com

About the Route: The Tahoe 25k is a fun and challenging race from the base of Homewood Mountain Resort all the way to Ellis Peak and Barker pass. If you love vert, we’ve got some vert for you! Homewood has some of the best and most expansive views of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy views of the largest alpine lake in the USA while climbing and descending this route and run along rocky Ellis Peak (see photo on this page) with views of the Crystal Basin, Loon Lake, and Desolation Wilderness. 

Trail Conditions: Single track, often smooth/dry soil with lots of granite/rock. Some double track trails. 

Race Format: Out and back from Homewood Mountain resort to Barker Pass to finish back at Homewood Mountain resort. Hikers/walkers welcome as long as you can walk average 2.5 mph. Please keep in mind the course has a lot of climbing!

Location: Homewood Mountain Resort, 5145 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141. North Lodge. Located in Homewood, California. 

Date: Sunday, September 9, 2018. Start time for race is 8am at Homewood Mountain Resort. 

Registration: Opens April 5 at 9am PST on ultrasignup.

Race Check In: 6:30am to 7:30am at Homewood Mountain Resort, North Lodge. Plenty of parking! 

Race Cut Off: 6 hours. Cut off will be at 2pm Saturday, Sept 9. 

Elevation Gain/Loss: 3,879ft / 1,182meters of ascent. 3,879ft / 1,182meters descent.

Aid Stations: 

mi 2 Lake Louise

mi 7.5 Barker Pass

mi 13 Lake Louise

mi 15 Finish

*More information on crews, cut off times, elevation gain/loss between stations coming soon. 

*All race details are subject to change 

You can also see the map here

Closest Airports to Race: Sacramento, CA and Reno, Nevada

Race Policies: 

  • Exceptions to the race policies cannot be made for any reason. Please do not ask for one.
  • No refunds or transfers regardless of your situation, injury status or if there is a waitlist. Do not register if you do not agree to this policy.
  • All participants are required to carry extra calories, water, clothing, headlamp(s) and other safety gear in order to self rescue or help other participants in the case of emergency.
  • Participants must agree to policy that the race could be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The Tahoe 100k/25k reserves the right to cancel the run based on: (1) Extreme snow pack. (2) Extreme weather during the event. (3) Extreme fire danger. (4) Other extreme conditions. (5) For any other reason that the race director sees fit. (6) Lack of Permits. In the event that the race is cancelled, I understand that I will not receive a refund, however the race management will do their best to offer race transfer/new date or other option.