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Marlette Lake Tahoe 50K Trail Run

Quick facts

Distance Ultra marathon - 50km

About Marlette Lake Tahoe 50K Trail Run

The Marlette 50K is a truly adventurous romp through some of planet earths most scenic and challenging trails. Based at Spooner Lake in Lake Tahoe Nevada’s State Park the run features 30 miles of epic trail and view. Think prime Sierra single track and add in 360 degree panorama views of Lake Tahoe, the Carson Valley and Range. Marlette Lake lies in the middle of the course and if you’re heating up during the run feel free to take a plunge.



  • 50km

10 Miler

  • 16.0934km



Camping is allowed at no charge in three developed campgrounds—Marlette Peak, Hobart and North Canyon. Each campground has a toilet and four or five camp sites with picnic tables, fire rings and bear resistant food and trash storage boxes. While camping, store food and trash in these boxes. When you depart, remove all food and trash from the boxes so they are available for use by other campers. Dispersed camping is not allowed around Marlette Lake or anywhere else within park boundaries.

After Race Services

Post event festivities; music, food & beverages.

Aid Stations

There are five Aid Stations approximately every 5 miles with the following: Water, Gatorade, Power Bar Product, Salty Snack such as chips or pretzels.

Award Medals

Finishers receive finisher pint glasses for the 50K.

Maximum Time

9 hour


Parking available at the start/finish area.


Post event BBQ meal included with your entry Additional meals may be purchased for $10.

Marlette Lake Tahoe 50K Trail Run Route Map

Marlette Lake Tahoe 50K Trail Run Route Map


Spooner Lake

Spooner Lake Backcountry Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park,us


Lake Tahoe

Carson Valley 

Marlette Lake

Carson Range

Spooner Lake


The Marlette 50K Trail Run is an out and back course that starts and ends at Spooner Lake, within the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.