The Trail Runner's Bucket List: Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs, Nevada

From a ridge run through the Montana sky to a marathon in the heart of Africa, these ten races have one thing in common: They'll push your limits in some of the most spectacular terrain on earth.

Adrian Dowds Eagleson Mark Tahoe Tahoe Rim Trail running. ultra marathon

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Starting in Spooner Lake State Park, this race follows the Tahoe Rim Trail, a singletrack trail that circumnavigates Lake Tahoe and links together the surrounding peaks. Though the full Tahoe Rim Trail is 165 miles, the race offers 50K, 50- and 100-mile options. For the 100-mile race, racers spend 80% of the distance above 8,000 feet, through scenery that varies from lush forests and meadows to snowfields and desert.

Race Date: July 20, 2013

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