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The Tahoe Trifecta




Three different Half Marathons in three days, spanning two states around beautiful Lake Tahoe! Earn a special Finishers Award awarded for finishing all three, plus a race specific medal for each day's course. The Friday and Sunday half marathons are all downhill with spectacular scenery. You may run anyone of these races a la carte.


The Trifecta is part of the California Half Series. Get credit for 3 half marathons in the California Half Series in one weekend. Click the icon below or download the app for your smart phone!









Friday: Nevada Half Marathon

 A downhill half marathon that starts at the Spooner Summit Snow Play area (start is near the intersection of Hwy. 50 & Hwy. 28 in NV) to Incline Village. You will be joining the Tahoe Triple Marathoners as they run by this half way point of the  Lakeside Marathon.  See the Time Line for start time. Shuttle Bus is not included to the start line from next to the Hard Rock Hotel each morning of the Trifecta. There is a $30 fee for the round trip bus to the Spooner Summit start and for the return from Incline Village finish area back to the Beach Retreat

Saturday: The Carnelian Bay Half Marathon

Start at Carnelian Bay by Waterman's Landing (5166 Northlake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA) and join the Cal Neva Marathoners as they pass by from their start at Sand Harbor.   Special finishers medals are given. Bus from the Beach Retreat Hotel to the start line is NOT included in your race fee. There is a $30 fee for the Round trip bus to the start and return from finish the Meadow Road finish area back to the Beach Retreat Hotel. There public transportation back to Carnelian Bay from the Meadow Road finish line on TART for $1.50.

Sunday: Emerald Bay Half Marathon

Emerald Bay to Lakeside Beach. Run with hundreds of your closest friends in this all-downhill half marathon. Shuttle Buses are provided to get you to the start on Sunday and you finish at Lakeside Beach just 5  blocks from the Stateline Casino's.

Additional Details:
  • Three unique finishers medal for each race plus a special completion medal for finishing all three legs of the Trifecta.

  • There are 3-4 aid stations along the courses.

  • Five year age division awards only for the Sunday Emerald Bay Half Marathon.

  • All three races will have a first place overall award plus award for first masters (40+).

  • Join in  with the Triple Marathoners each day.

  • Transportation in NOT included on Friday or Saturday. If you do not have a rides, you should buy a round trip on the charter bus when you register.

  • Sunday shuttles are included in your fee.

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