Lake Tahoe Marathon +
Road Delays or Closure
updated August 2, 2014
There will be a road delay between 6:50 AM and 7:30 AM
between Spring Creek Road north bound for the start of the Emerald Bay Marathon
between Inspiration Point and Spring Creek Road (about 3 miles). The race ends
at the top of Spooner Summit at the H50 and H28 intersection.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Highway 89 (Emerald Bay Road) will
be closed north of Camp Richardson near Spring Creek Road northbound
starting at 7 AM sharp, until
10:30 AM. From South Lake Tahoe traffic is open between the city limits to Spring Creek Road
which includes Camp Richardson, Fallen Leaf
Lake Rd, and Baldwin Beach.
Local residents may get to Cascade, Rubicon, Meeks
Bay by showing their address or letter from employers up until 7:30 A.M.
To avoid delays the rule
of thumb for local residents of:
Homewood, Tahoma, and Rubicon
is to be north of Homewood before 7:20 a.m.
South bound traffic is open except
for delays because of slow race traffic or race starts.
The Marathon starts near Homewood
After the delay for the start of
the Marathon, runners will move to the shoulder of the road or bike path all the
way to South Lake Tahoe.
Visitors going from SLT to
Emerald Bay should plan to go at 11AM or later.
Highway Patrol will stop north bound traffic at the following locations:
Traffic delayed south
Actual Race Start times
Race start times from Homewood
are: 6:30 AM for walkers (no traffic controls) and 7:30 AM for the
The Bliss State Park 18 Mile Power Walk/Run
will start at 7:30 am near Bliss State Park with minimal delays.
will be stopped in both directions for the Half Marathon runners starting at 8:30 a.m.
until 9:30 a.m. between Inspiration Point and Spring Creek Road. The Highway
Patrol will sweep that 3 mile stretch at that time before the Half Marathon race starts.
Shuttle buses and emergency vehicles are excepted.
Bike Race Sunday, September 27, 2015
There will be a bike race starting and finishing at Zephyr
Starting at 7 AM and proceeding clockwise around the lake.
There will be slow traffic going around the lake between 7
AM and 10 AM.
The Peloton will enter CA at 7:15 and exit the Y at 7:25.
The Peloton will arrive in Tahoe City about 8:40 AM.
The Peloton will go through Lakeshore Blvd in Incline
Village about 9 AM.
Slow traffic going up hill from Sand Harbor to Spooner
Lake between 9 and 9:30 AM.
First bike around the lake will finish at ZC at about 9:50
AM. (about 2 hours and 50 minutes)