Chanoko 31K and 5-Mile Trail Runs

Saturday, March 11, 2017 | Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

The Chanoko 31K and the NEW 5 Mile Trail Runs are back on March 11 at Granite Beach, Folsom Lake. The Chanoko 31K is offering a point-to-point trail run from Auburn Overlook to Granite Beach, Folsom Lake. This event will feature a custom Chanoko tech t-shirt, hot food, plus awards three deep in each division and raffle prizes – along with Chanoko Trail Run Finisher Medals for all both races.

Included for each competitor in the Chanoko 31k & 5 Mile Trail Runs is a custom Chanoko tech-tee race shirt and athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar and Emerald Nuts product samples. Finishers will recieve a custom Chanoko Finisher’s Medal.

Bus transport will be available for a $15 in advance from Granite Bay to the start in Auburn for athletes in the 31K.

There will be six aid stations on the 31K course stocked with cold water, FLUID electrolyte beverage, CLIF Shot energy gels and Clif Bars, sweet and salty snacks along Vasoline and first aid.

Start Times:

  • Chanoko 31K run: 8:00 am – at Auburn Overlook
  • Chanoko 5 mile trail run: 8:00 am – at Granite Beach

 

The Chanoko 31k Trail Run begins at the American River Canyon Overlook Park in Auburn (855 Pacific Avenue Auburn, CA 95603). The course will follow paved roads inside the park for 1.3 miles toward China Bar main gate. The course will turn left at Gate 171 onto the Cardiac Bypass Trail. Aid station 1 will be at Oregon Bar River Access Parking Area at (mile 2). The Cardiac Bypass Trail meets the American River and the Pioneer Express Trail at mile 3 just past the 52.5 mile marker for the Pioneer Express Trail. The Pioneer Express Trail will follow the original foot paths established by 19th century gold miners. Remnants of the North Fork Ditch completed in 1856 using manual labor will be visible along the entire run course all the way to Folsom Lake.

The North Fork Ditch stretched 33 miles from Tamaroo Bar to Mississippi Bar in Orangevale and was constructed to provide water for the gold miners. Aid station 2 the Newcastle Powerhouse followed by  Aid Station 3 at Rattlesnake Bar (mile 9). Aid Station 4 will be at Horseshoe Bar (mile 11). The terrain in between Horseshoe Bar and Beeks Bight is sometimes referred to the meat grinder due to the steady up and down trail sections to Aid Station 5 at Beeks Bight (mile 16). The course follows the middle trail system at Granite Bay to the final aid station at Old County Road (mile 18). Finish at Granite Beach at mile 18.6 with lunch, full refreshments, finisher medals and awards ceremony. 31K Run Map

Aid Stations

Each of the aid stations on the 31K course stocked with cold water, FLUID electrolyte beverage, CLIF Shot energy gels and Clif Bars, sweet and salty snacks along Vaseline and first aid.

31K Aid Stations:

  • Mile 2
  • Mile 9 – Rattlesnake Bar
  • Mile 11 – Horseshoe Bar
  • Mile 16 – Beeks Bight
  • Mile 18 – Old Country Road

 

Equipment

Listening devices: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc…ARE allowed in the Chanoko 31K and 5K. Runners must exercise caution when crossing any roads and must pay attention at all times when running trails.


Packet Pickup

  • 5-mile Trail Run: 7:00 am (at Granite Beach)
  • 31k: 6:00 am (at American River Canyon Overlook Park)

Event Schedule

6:00 am Registration/Packet Pick up
6:00 am Race announcements begin
7:00 am Buses begin transporting runners to start
8:00 am Start of Chanoko 31K  at Auburn Overlook
8:00 am Start of the Chanoko 5 Mile Trail Run at Granite Beach

Awards for the Chanoko Trail Runs will be as follows:

First place Overall Male and Female in the Chanoko 31K will receive Overall Champion Awards. There will be awards three deep in each ten-year age group for the Chanoko 31K. Awards will be given to First overall male and female, plus three deep in each ten-year age group for the 5 Mile Trail Run.

 


Entry Fees

Until 12/1/16 Until Race day Race day
Chanoko 31K Trail Run $55 $65 $70
Chanoko 5 Mile Trail Run $35 $43 $50
Bus Ride to Start* (31K only) $15 $15

*The bus will leave from Granite Beach, Folsom Lake at 7 am and arrive at the start at Overlook Park in Auburn at 7:30 am. The race starts at 8 am. The ride is a one-way ride.

If you would like to reserve a spot on the bus – you can select that option when yoiu register online, or you can email: Bill@totalbodyfitness.com to reserve your spot on the bus and bring exact change ($15) on race morning to pay for your spot. Spots on the bus are on a first-come basis.

Refund and transfer policy

TBF Racing has a no refund policy on all of our events. A refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.

Competitor Goodies

Included for each competitor in the Chanoko 31k & 5 Mile Trail Runs is a custom Chanoko tech-tee race shirt and athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar and Emerald Nuts product samples. Finishers will recieve a custom Chanoko Finisher’s Medal.

Post Race Athlete Food

Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot soup or chili with fruit, cookies and beverage.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-sport Coaching and Personal Training.