A benefit for the Gene Upshaw Memorial Cancer Center and ASC's scholarship fund
For many, this event has become a celebration of life following personal struggles with cancer or in memory of a loved one. There will be a flag at registration for those who wish to sign themselves or memorialize friends and family. The flag will be carried up by a volunteer participant. 20% of funds raised from the Squaw Mountain Run are donated to The Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation to fund programs and services for cancer patients at the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center. In the years since Auburn Ski Club took over the event, we have raised over $25,000 to support these efforts.
For the past 40 years, hundreds of runners and hikers have made the annual pilgrimage to the top of Squaw Valley for this unique running event with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the High Sierra. Starting at the base of Squaw Valley USA (6200’), the course climbs 3.6 miles up Mountain Run to High Camp (8200’) where awards, raffle, music, refreshments, and beer from Fiftyfifty Brewery (must have ID) in Truckee are provided.
We are a cupless race – please bring your own water bottle or cup for the aid stations.
All registrations are final. No refunds.
JUNIOR (under 20): $25
JUNIOR (under 20): $35
JUNIOR (under 20): $30
JUNIOR (under 20): $50
Friday, July 23 from 4-7pm
Saturday, July 24 from 7-8:30am
Location: The Village @ Squaw Valley
Registration closes at 8:30am on July 24th
Thank you to all the men and women who serve in our country’s military. Please take 15% off your registration with the code MIL15. You will need to show your military ID when you pick up your race bib.
Please join us at the top of the course for festivities and to support the Cancer Center and Auburn Ski Club. With the purchase of an event ticket, you can ride the 9:00am or 9:20am tram. At the top you get a commemorative pint glass, entered in the raffle, beer (must have ID), food, live music, and the opportunity to cheer on your friends and family! There will be no discounted tram tickets this year for event spectators. You must join the event and you can get a ride to the top. If you want to ride a later tram you can purchase a tram ticket from Squaw and ride up later. By participating in the event you support the cause and get to join in all the fun!
We need help at registration, feed stations, and High Camp.