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Congratulations to the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs!  TRT was included in Outside Magazine's Bucket List for trail runners.


TRT includes three separate races: the 50-kilometer, 50-mile, and 100-mile distances.  The 50s will take place Saturday, July 20 and the 100 will take place Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. All three races start and finish at Spooner Lake, and weave through some of the Nevada section of the trail's wonderful natural landmarks such as Marlette Lake, Snow Valley, Diamond Peak, and Tunnel Creek, to name a few. Whether you're running in one of the races, supporting a runner, volunteering, or spectating, you're in for one of the world's greatest treats. And here's the fantastic thing: the Tahoe Rim Trail is a spectacular must-do regardless of whether you're here for the TRT races or not.  It's available to you every day.  It's free.  It's beautiful.  Fun, too.








Whether you plan to run, hike, or bike on the Tahoe Rim Trail, plan for mind-bending views, delightful swims in mountain lakes, towering aspen groves, and a seemingly infinite variety of mountain flora and fauna. Another little tip: although the TRT Endurance Races take place on a section of the trail in Nevada, the Tahoe Rim Trail circumnavigates the entire lake - so there are  easily-accessible trailheads in several locations.  Peruse the Tahoe Rim Trail Map Selection to find your favorite section:




Want to plan a Tahoe Rim Trail run/hike/bike vacation?  Many of our vacation rental homes are located mere steps from a given trailhead. A Stone's Throw vacation rental home (top left) is located a five-minute walk to one of the trailheads in Tahoe City; and Hiker's Paradise vacation rental home (top right) is a ten-minute drive from the trailhead atop the Mount Rose Highway (Hwy 431).


Crystal Shores West vacation rental condominium (below left) is also a short drive to the Mount Rose trailhead; while True North at Northstar vacation rental home is a seven-minute drive to the trailhead situated atop Brockway Summit, Hwy 267.