Friday, August 5, 2011

Events for the weekend of 8/6-7/11

A few events going on in the area this Saturday, August 6th:

Squaw Valley Mountain Run
"For the past 30 years, on the first Saturday of August, hundreds runners and hikers have made the annual pilgrimage to the top of Squaw Valley to enjoy a great workout with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra.
Starting at the base of Squaw Valley USA (6200’) the course climbs the 3.6 mile mountain run to High Camp (8200’) where awards, raffle, music, light refreshments & beer are provided."

Pyramid Lake Sprint Triathlon

"The triathlon is a annual event sponsored by the Reno Area Triathlon club to benefit local organizations and charities. The Southwest Region of UAT is sponsoring a series of developmental sprint races to encourage youth (ages 13-15) and juniors (ages 16-19) athletes to participate in triathlons. 
Swim: 65-75° expected water temperature; wetsuits recommended. (1) .5 mile loop Bike: 14 Miles - Flat and fairly fast with a few rolling hills. Course goes north State Route 445 to the half way turnaround , then heads south back to the Marina. Run: Flat and Fast. Loop course goes south of the Marina via pavement and an old railroad grade. Sprint Distance: (1) 3 mile loop."

Run a 5K around Sparks Marina to benefit Nevada Breastfeeds.

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