Lake Natoma 50K/26.2M/13.1M

Lake Natoma 50K 26.2 13.1March 1st, 2015

Behind Lake Natoma Inn
702 Gold Lake Drive
Folsom, CA 95630


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USATF Certificate: TBD

The course begins in Folsom on the American River Bike Trail, to the west of the Lake Natoma Inn on Gold Lake Drive. The out-and-back course first travels south on the trail through Willow Creek to Nimbus Overlook, turning North and proceeding through Negro Bar. The Half Marathon turnaround is at the intersection of the American River Bike Trail and Main Avenue. The Marathon turnaround is at Folsom Lake Crossing and Folsom-Auburn Road.   The 50K will turn around at Cavitt Middle School.

The Marathon and Half Marathon courses are on a  paved bike trail and will be USATF certified.

Courses subject to change.

Printable and downloadable maps are available on the MapMyRun Elemental Running page. We suggest you add the MapMyRun application to your smart phone, print a map, or add the .gpx file to your Garmin.

50K Map Marathon Map Half Marathon Map



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Sunrise 6:38am
Sunset 5:36pm




Aid Station Mile Next Aid
Start 0 2.7
Willow Creek 2.7 3.8
Main Street 6.5 3.7
Negro Bar 10.2 2.9
Folsom SRA 13.1 2.4
Cavitt MS 15.5 2.4
Folsom SRA 17.9 2.9
Negro Bar 20.8 3.7
Main Street 24.5 3.8
Willow Creek 28.3 2.7
Finish 31 0



Aid Station Mile Next Aid
Start 0 2.7
Willow Creek 2.7 3.8
Main Street 6.5 3.7
Negro Bar 10.2 2.9
Folsom SRA 13.1 2.9
Negro Bar 16 3.7
Main Street 19.7 3.8
Willow Creek 23.5 2.7
Finish 26.2 0


Half Marathon

Aid Station Mile Next Aid
Start 0 2.7
Willow Creek 2.7 3.8
Main Street 6.5 3.8
Willow Creek 10.3 2.8
Finish 13.1 0



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The best option for air travel is Sacramento International Airport (SMF), approximately 30 miles west of Folsom.  Some airlines fly into Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK), approximately 70 miles south of Folsom.

Lake Natoma Inn
702 Gold Lake Drive
Folsom, CA 95630

Larkspur Landing Hotel
121 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630

Hilton Garden Hotel
221 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630





Until January 28th, 2015 at 11:59pm

50K $100
Marathon $90
Half $60


February 7th, 2014 at 12:00am through March 6th, 2014 at 11:59pm

50K $110
Marathon $100
Half $70


Race Day/PPU

50K $115
Marathon $105
Half $75


We will accept registrations at Packet Pickup and Race Morning; however, shirts and sizes are not guaranteed.

You must register by Monday, February 9th, 2015 in order to be guaranteed a shirt and your requested size.

Race Directors: ERT is happy to offer you comp entry with reciprocal race entry.  Please email us with your request.

Elemental Running is owned and operated by Veterans so we appreciate the service to country. If you are a veteran please CONTACT US and we will be happy to extend you a discount.



Volunteers are an essential element of any race, but especially for trail races. We have some of the best volunteers and we are always looking for some more.

Volunteers earn entry to an Elemental Running race of equal or lesser distance.




Saturday, 02/28/2015



All participants will receive a technical shirt and a finisher medal (upon completion of the registered event).  Awards will be presented for the top men’s and women’s finishers in each race. Distribution and depth of age group awards is dependent upon participant field.

Winners must be present to receive all finisher awards and raffle prizes. No awards or prizes will be mailed.

Runner instructions will be given ten (10) minutes prior to the race start. Runners are responsible for hearing all instructions, checking the website for updates, and reviewing the participant instructions email that will be sent and posted on Facebook no later than Friday before the race.

Gear check will be available at the Start/Finish Area. Runners must mark their items clearly with their name and place them in the gear check area. Gear check is to be used at the runners’ risk; Elemental Running is not responsible for any lost, misplaced, or stolen items.


A parking garage is available on the corner of Leidesdorff Street and Reading Street. Do not park in Lake Natoma Inn parking lot unless you are staying there.