Flume half marathon to be held Saturday at Lake Tahoe

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The first Tahoe Flume Trail Fall Classic Half Marathon will be Saturday at 9 a.m.

The race will begin at Spooner State Park with a briefing at 8:50 a.m. The course finishes at Tunnel Creek Station in Incline Village.

A shuttle from Tunnel Creek Station to the starting point at Spooner will leave at 8:15 a.m. and costs $12 per runner.

Runners will climb up the Marlette Lake Trail to Marlette Lake and then run north along the world famous Flume Trail.

It’s 4.5 miles uphill before the runners can begin their decent to the finish via Tunnel Creek Road.

Runners can register online, at packet pick up Friday, or race morning.

Packet pick up is 4-6 p.m. Friday at Tunnel Creek Cafe. Race-day registration will be 7-8:10 a.m. before the shuttle buses leave.

Race start is 9 a.m.

Cost is $85.

All registrants will receive a high-quality technical shirt from Patagonia, an event photo from Scott Rokis Photography and a free local brew at the finish.

For more information or to register, go to



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