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San Joaquin River Trail Half Marathon & 10K

Sat March 2, 2024 Auberry, CA 93602 US Directions


Half Marathon

8:00AM PST - 1:00PM PST


8:15AM PST - 1:00PM PST


Come out and run some of the best local trails and a half marathon course that will kick your butt. With approx. 2500' of elevation gain this course won't be your typical stroll in the park. Over 90% single track trail in the foothills, this course could easily become your new favorite. Awards will be given out to top 3 overall Male and Female and 3 deep in age-groups.


All Participants Receive: 
Custom Finisher medal
Custom event shirt
Custom Race Awards for Overall & Age Groups

Early Bib/Shirt Pickup
When: Friday, March 1st From 3:30-5:30pm
Where: Fleet Feet Sports Fresno 9447 N Fort Washington Suite 106 Fresno, Ca 93730
Race Day Bib/Shirt Pickup 
When: Saturday, March 2nd 6:30-7:50am in the Start Area
Race Location 
San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area
40060 Smalley Road Auberry, CA 93602
Click here for Google Map Directions
Please Carpool if possible. Parking is available near the Start/Finish in the Aholul Campground, additional parking is also available in the lower & upper parking lots and on cleared dirt areas along the roadside, not on the shoulder. 
We will have volunteers directing you upon reaching the Gorge Area
Please DO NOT park in the Equestrian Area. 
If you arrive late parking will be available down on Smalley Rd.
Please do not block the roadway or driveways.
Race Start Times 
Half Marathon: 8:00am
10k: 8:10am
Course Information 
Both the 10k and Half Marathon courses are challenging with steep hills and rough terrain. If you have not run in this area before please know that this course will take you much longer than a road Half Marathon or 10k. With that in mind please plan to carry a handheld water bottle and your preferred nutrition. 
Aid Stations: There will be one aid station for the 10k around mile 4. It will have water, Spring Energy Gels, Gatorade and other snacks.
The Half Marathon Course will have Aid Stations at mile 4, 6, 9.6, & 11.7  
Please make sure any trash stays at the aid station, do not drop it along the course. 
Course Markers:  The course will be marked with the following: signs with directional arrows and orange ribbon. The course should be very easy to follow so long as you look for the markers.

Weather Forecast for Auberry, CA:

Both Half Marathon and 10k Finishers will receive a Finishers medal.
The Half Marathon & 10k will have awards for Top 3 Overall Male & Female finishers.
The Half Marathon & 10k will go 3 deep in 10yr Age Groups for men and women.
Post Race
Once you finish we will have refreshments waiting for you.
Please feel free to hang out and enjoy the area and cheer on your fellow runners as they finish.



40060 Smalley Road
Auberry, CA US 93602

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