Trail Run at Sly Park

  Start time: 8:00 AM
  Pollock Pines, CA
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Races at this event

  • 5K / 3.1M — Trail Run
  • 5K / 3.1M — Trail Run
  • 5K / 3.1M — Trail Run
  • 5K / 3.1M — Trail Run
  • 5K / 3.1M — Trail Run


This is a timed event.
8:00 AM start - 50k, 20 mile, Half Marathon, 10 mile, 5k Time limit 9 hours

To see trail map, click on the milage buttons above.
All runners, walkers, and volunteers need to sign a waiver before starting their event. Walkers are welcome to participate in any of the events.

Start/Finish Sly Park Recreation Center Area Event Center.
Run around Sly Park Lake. Course is primarily single track run in beautiful Pollock Pines. Great running, some technical sections roots, rocks, very challenging course, no big climbs or long downhills.

50k - 3 loops around the lake.
20 mile - 2 loops
Half Marathon - 1 loop then a 5k out and back.
10 mile - 1 loop
The 5k runners will go out with all of the other distances first running EAST. Yellow Ribbons will mark the 5k course. The 5k runners will also be crossing Mormon Emigrant Road twice. 5k runners please use extreme CAUTION when crossing this road at the beginning and towards the end of your race. 5k runners when you first run over at the lake, you will run along the lake on the hiking trail with all the other distances for approximately 1.5 miles. At approximately 1.5 miles the 5k runners will take a VERY SHARP RIGHT TURN up onto the horse trail and begin running back to the finish. 5k runners will eventually run back onto the hiking trail along the lake returning to the finish on the exact same course they ran out on. There are no Aid Stations for the 5k loop.
Directions: off of US Hwy 50, exit Sly Park Road, drive South on Sly Park Road 4.9 miles, Turn LEFT onto Mormon Emigrant Trail, drive 0.6 miles turn LEFT into Event Center, drive up road to Event Center. Pollock Pines is located ten minutes East of historic Placerville CA on US Hwy 50 about 30 minutes and 50 miles from South Lake Tahoe.
4771 Sly Park Road, Pollock Pines, CA 95726 This address is close to the start/finish.

Aid Stations Locations at start/finish area and the Hazel Creek Area.

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Map of Trail Run at Sly Park