Truckee Half Marathon | Truckee 5K Course Information

The Truckee Half Marathon course truly showcases the majestic and diverse beauty of Truckee and its surroundings. Starting in Historic Downtown Truckee, soon after the start the course heads west and circumnavigates Donner Lake. At the ≈ 11 mile mark you’ll face the toughest climb of the course heading up Northwoods Blvd. The final mile or so of the half is a down slope on the new Trout Creek Trail.

The Truckee 5K Course heads up the newly finished Trout Creek Trail. This is an out and back course. The 5K is a fundraiser for

The Kids Course heads up Trout Creek trail with a turnaround at age appropriate distances.

Race Headquarters:

The Truckee Half Marathon, Truckee 5K and Truckee Kids Running is staged at Alibi Ale Works located at 10069 Bridge St, Truckee, CA 96161. There is NO parking at the main venue, Parking is available on surface streets most of which is metered.

Truckee Marathon Elevation Profile

Truckee Half Marathon Elevation Profile

Truckee Half Marathon Google Map

Please Note:

This event takes place on public trails and roads and that these public trials and roads are open to the public during this event. Please use proper trail and road etiquette and common courtesy on shared trails and roads.

Elevation Info:

  • Half Marathon
    • 5841′ Minimum Elevation
    • 6251′ Maximum Elevation
    • 1618′ Elevation Gain

Mixed Surface:

  • Half Marathon has ≈ 2 miles of non paved surface which are single-track and dirt road.