Sly Park Trail Run - Spring Edition

Sly Park Trail Run - Spring Edition
Date May 2023 (TBD)
Distance 5k, 10k, Half-marathon, Marathon, 50k, 8.5mi, 18mi
Course Type Trail

Race Information

This event is held at the Sly Park Recreation Area in Pollock Pines, and it’s held under special use permit with the El Dorado National Forest. The course follows the trails surrounding Jenkinson Lake through endless pine trees and buttery horse trails. This race is held three times a year to offer runners the experience of running in this beautiful park through different seasons.

Related Events

Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Troy's California Trail Runs events.

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