Big Blue Adventure to host 7.9-mile Run to Squaw race |

Big Blue Adventure to host 7.9-mile Run to Squaw race

Sun Staff report

Big Blue Adventure will kick off its summer racing season with the inaugural Run to Squaw event this Sunday, June 26.

The run, which measures 7.9 miles, starts at Commons Beach in Tahoe City and follows the Truckee River to a short, moderate climb up to the finish at Village at Squaw Valley. Competitors can either register as individual racers or in teams. Teams will be judged on their cumulative race time, and teams of more than five racers will be judged on the total time of the five fastest finishers.

Racers are to meet at the finish at the Village at Squaw Valley at 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, and then be shuttled to the start. Cost is $45 for individuals and $55 for teams until June 24. Race-day registration is $55 for individuals and $65 for teams.

For more information go to and click on and#8220;Run to Squawand#8221; on the left-hand toolbar. The Run to Squaw caps Adventure Sports Week Tahoe and#8212; 10 days of competitive and non-competitive events and clinics. Adventure Sports Week started Friday, June 17 and ends Sunday, June 26. For more information visit