The 30k will start at Driver’s Flat and Forest Hill Road in Foresthill, CA
Shuttle transportation to the start line from the Auburn Overlook parking lot will be leaving at 8:45am.
The 30K run starts at the top of Drivers Flat Road. After a swooping descent to the Middle Fork American River at Rucky Chucky it merges with the 50K course to Auburn.
Highlights include following old mining roads and trails along the river, holding onto a cable as you wade the river at the historic Poverty Bar crossing used for decades by horse riders, passing the ruins of the Mountain Quarries. crossing the famous No Hands Bridge, and passing Robie Point on the way to the finish at the American River Canyon Overlook in Auburn.
All races finish at the American River Canyon Overlook Park (Auburn Dam Overlook) 855 Pacific Avenue, Auburn, CA.
- Finish line closes at 6 pm. Participants have 8 hours to complete 30k.
Heading east on I-80 take the Auburn Folsom Road/Maple Street exit toward Auburn, turn left on High Street, turn right on Pleasant Avenue, then slight left on Pacific Avenue. The park will be on the left.
Heading west on I-80 take the CA-193 E/CA-49 exit toward Placerville, turn left on Lincoln Way, turn right on Oakwood Drive, turn left on High Street, turn left on Pleasant Avenue, then slight left on Pacific Avenue. The park will be on the left.
30 km Course and altitude profile
Aid Station Information
* Please not Poverty Bar will be river crossing only. Static rope and volunteers will be provided assist runners across American River.
No aid will be provided at Poverty Bar. Runners will need to carry enough water to cover 8.4 miles from Rucky Chucky to Brown’s Bar aid-stations.