American River 50

Feb 19, 2024

April 20, 2024

Why the American River 50 Should Be Your Next Big Race

As the second-largest 50 miler in the United States, the American River 50 stands out as a premier event for runners nationwide. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the American River area, with routes winding through some of the most scenic landscapes, this race offers an unparalleled running experience. This April 6, 2024, whether you're a novice seeking your first ultra-marathon challenge or a seasoned runner aiming for a personal record, the American River 50 welcomes you.

Choose Your Challenge

What sets the American River 50 apart is its inclusivity. With three distinct races - the flagship 50-mile, a 25-mile, and a 10-mile event - there's a challenge suited for every level of runner. Starting from the City of Folsom, each race promises a journey through stunning natural beauty, culminating in a triumphant finish in Auburn.

Exceptional Race Day Support

What truly elevates the American River 50 experience is the unparalleled support and atmosphere on race day. Picture this: music filling the air, quotes that motivate you plastered along your path, aid stations that feel like oases of encouragement, and volunteers whose energy is infectious. This combination ensures that every mile is more than just a step towards the finish line; it's a moment of joy, challenge, and personal triumph.

Rewards That Reflect Your Achievement

Crossing the finish line at the American River 50 is a moment of glory that comes with tangible rewards. Not only will you earn the esteemed AR50 finisher's medallion, but you'll also receive an exclusive Finisher's Athleisure Lightweight Pullover Embroidered Hoody, a symbol of your dedication and success. And the celebration continues post-race with delicious homemade desserts, refreshing beverages, and a vibrant community atmosphere to share your success stories and make lasting memories.

A Day to Remember

The American River 50 is more than a race; it's a celebration of running, community, and personal achievement. It's a day where every mile tells a story, every runner has a journey, and every finish is a triumph. Whether you're chasing a personal best or embarking on your first ultra-marathon adventure, the American River 50 offers an unforgettable experience that goes beyond the race itself.

Join us on April 6, 2024, for a running event like no other. Register for the American River 50 today and be part of a community that celebrates every runner's spirit and endurance. See you at the start line!