Lake Tahoe Marathon +
Road Delays or Closure
updated Sept 27, 2012
Friday, September 28, 2012
There will be a road delay between 6:50 AM and 7:30 AM
between Spring Creek Road north bound for the start of the Emerald Bay Marathon
between Inspiration Point and Spring Creek Road (about 3 miles). The race ends
at the top of Spooner Summit at the H50 and H28 intersection.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
There will be a bike race starting and finishing at Zephyr
Starting at 7 AM and proceeding clockwise around the lake.
There will be slow traffic going around the lake between 7
AM and 10 AM.
The Peloton will enter CA at 7:15 and exit the Y at 7:25.
The Peloton will arrive in Tahoe City about 8:40 AM.
The Peloton will go through Lakeshore Blvd in Incline
Village about 9 AM.
Slow traffic going up hill from Sand Harbor to Spooner
Lake between 9 and 9:30 AM.
First bike around the lake will finish at ZC at about 9:50
AM. (about 2 hours and 50 minutes)
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Highway 89 (Emerald Bay Road) will
be closed north of Camp Richardson near Spring Creek Road northbound
starting at 7 AM sharp, until
Noon. From South Lake Tahoe traffic is open between the city limits to Spring Creek Road
which includes Camp Richardson, Fallen Leaf
Lake Rd, and Baldwin Beach.
Local residents may get to Cascade, Rubicon, Meeks
Bay by showing their address or letter from employers up until 8:30 A.M.
To avoid delays the rule
of thumb for local residents of:
Homewood, Tahoma, and Rubicon
is to be in Tahoe City before
6:50 a.m. or wait until 7:20 a.m.
South bound traffic is open except
for delays because of slow race traffic or race starts.
The Marathon starts on Common
Beach in Tahoe City and enters H89 off of Mackinaw Rd.
At 6:50AM the road will be closed
NB from the Bike Crossing on H89 south of Sequoia Ave to the Y in Tahoe City.
There will be no left turns
coming out of Granlibakken Dr., Cathedral Dr, and Sequoia Ave between 6:50
AM and 7:20 AM as the runners move south on the Northbound Lane.
After the delay for the start of
the Marathon, runners will move to the shoulder of the road or bike path all the
way to Pope Beach finish line.
Visitors going from SLT to
Emerald Bay should plan to go at 1 PM or later.
Highway Patrol will stop north bound traffic at the following locations:
miles south of Fanny Bridge at Granlibakken Dr. and Cathedral Dr. at 6:50
AM for 30 minutes for the Marathon start.
1 mile south of Fanny Bridge at
Sequoia Ave at 6:50 AM for 30 minutes for the Marathon start.
1.5 miles south of Fanny Bridge at
the bike path crossing on H89at 6:50 AM for 30 minutes for the Marathon start.
23 miles south of Tahoe
City near Spring Creek Road or 5 miles north of South Lake Tahoe
city limits from 7AM to Noon.
Traffic delayed south
13.5 miles south of Fanny Bridge
at Glen Dr for the start of the Half Marathon at 9:15 Am for 20 minutes.
20 miles south of Fanny Bridge at
Inspiration Point for the start of the 10K at 8 AM for 30 minutes.
Actual Race Start times
Race start times from Tahoe City
are: 6:30 Am for walkers (no traffic controls) and 7 AM for the
The Homewood 20 Mile Power Walk/Run
will start at 7:00 am in Homewood with minimal delays.
Traffic will be stopped 100 yards
northbound of Rubicon Realty by Glen Dr. at 9:15 a.m. for the start
of the Half Marathon.
will be stopped in both directions for the 10K runners starting at 8:00 a.m.
until 8:40 a.m. between Inspiration Point and Spring Creek Road. The Highway
Patrol will sweep that 3 mile stretch at that time before the 10K race starts.
Shuttle buses and emergency vehicles are excepted.