Marlette 50k attracts hundreds of runners to Tahoe’s north shore

SPOONER LAKE, Nev. — More than 100 racers turned out Sunday to take on 50 kilometers of trails near Spooner and Marlette Lake.

The annual Marlette 50K and 10 Miler was held by Big Blue Adventure last weekend, challenging runners across trails from Spooner Lake to Marlette Lake and back.

Haroldas Subertas, 32, of Haines, Alaska, took top honors, defeating the field of 119 racers by nearly 10 minutes with a time of 3 hours, 53 minutes, 7 seconds. Aubrey Myjer, 29, of Santa Monica, finished in second place with a time of 4:02:33. Incline Village’s Logan Williams, 29, was the top local finisher with a time of 4:09:32 to claim third place.

Abigail Swift, 35, of Sacramento won the women’s race, reaching the finish line in 4:44:50 to take sixth overall. Truckee’s Gina Myers, 28, took second place with a time of 5:11:36. Reno’s Ashley Hall, 41, was third with a time of 5:24:36.

Truckee’s Dan Brounstein, 49, finished in 5:27:23 to take 13th place overall. Incline Village’s Evan Carsman, 41, took 15th with a time of 5:41:44.

The Marlette 10 Miler attracted 111 racers and was won by Reno’s Ryan Hoeck, 37, with a time of 1:04:45. Anna Gavrilova, 37, of Huntington, West Virginia, won the women’s race with a time of 1:24:03. Truckee’s Sarah Portman finished in second place with a time of 1:26:13 and was the fastest local runner.

Big Blue Adventure will next host its annual Tahoe Adventure Challenge on Saturday. The multi-sport competition includes kayaking, mountain biking, and trail running, and will take place along Tahoe’s north shore. For more information, visit

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