Recipe for a Tahoe South epic vacation: Take multiple days off work, mix with a stunning backdrop, add generous portions of outdoor recreation and top off with an equal mixture of family, friends, and fun.
This is where you start cooking up your favorite vacation combined with your favorite sport. Choose a fully-supported bicycle ride around beautiful Lake Tahoe finishing with a pool party, get off the beaten path with a mountain bike course ending in a Brewfest, or rock your running world with a half-marathon descending over 1000 feet to the Hard Rock Hotel finish and festival. Tahoe South offers a plateful of outdoor event concoctions to challenge you.
America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, Sunday, June 2, 2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019. Bike the West and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society invite you to participate in the 28th annual America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, one of the most scenic and awe-inspiring rides you will ever experience. Spectacular scenery, clean mountain air, great food and full support by experienced ride organizers make this ride a ‘must do’ for any avid recreational bicyclist.
Lake Tahoe Relay (DeCelle Memorial), Saturday, June 8, 2019
On Saturday, June 8, 2019, runners will once again run counter-clockwise around Lake Tahoe in the 55th annual DeCelle Memorial Lake Tahoe Relay. Considered to be the oldest relay race in the country, the Lake Tahoe Relay began as a New Year’s gag by a group of college runners in 1959, grew into a tribute to a beloved son, and has evolved over decades as a family’s labor of love. With altitudes up to 6,500 ft. on the 72-mile course around scenic Lake Tahoe, this race is as fun as it is challenging.
The Lake Tahoe Relay teams consist of 7 people, each running approximately 8 to 12 miles. All runners will have the same team number pinned on the front of their shirt. Course closes at 8:00 p.m. Runners will be asked to leave the course after 8:00 p.m. for their own safety.
Rock Tahoe Half Marathon, Saturday, June 15, 2019
The Rock Tahoe Half Marathon, Saturday, June 15, 2019, a 13.1-mile course, starts at Spooner Summit and drops over 1,000 feet as it winds its way down Highway 50 along the stunning East Shore of Lake Tahoe to a finish line at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe. There is no shortage of amazing scenery during this Lake Tahoe half marathon.
Tahoe Mountain Bike & Brew Festival, Saturday, June 2019
Tahoe Mountain Biking and Brew Festival. The Divided Sky and Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) are proud to announce The Annual Tahoe Mountain Biking and Brew Festival, which will take place in, June 2019, in the Divided Sky parking lot, located at 3200 US Highway 50.
Death Ride, Saturday, July 13, 2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019, Recognized as one of the premier cycling events in America’s West, the Alpine County Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the Death Ride®, while enjoying the magnificent scenery and warm hospitality of Alpine County!
The Tahoe Show – Body Building Championship, Saturday, August 17, 2019
On August 17th, you’ll find out why competitors come from around the world to the NPC National Qualifier, Tahoe Show. Surrounded by some of the most stunning natural beauty in the world, you’ll soak up some rays, take a dip in the lake, ride the gondola or the zip line, shop in the village, even play cards or let loose for some nightlife with everyone after the show.
Lake Tahoe Triathlon, Saturday & Sunday, August 24 & 25, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, August 24 & 25, 2019. Planet Earth’s most beautiful triathlon! The Lake Tahoe Triathlon is a favorite of many triathletes. The venue, setting, and course offer a truly beautiful and challenging experience. Join us annually the fourth weekend in August in beautiful Lake Tahoe, California for a great race and a time of your life!
Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue, Sunday, September 8, 2019
We invite you to experience adventure cycling around the 72-mile shoreline by participating in the 17th Annual Tour de Tahoe cycling event – Bike Big Blue.
Lake Tahoe Marathon, Friday & Saturday, October 11 – 13, 2019
October 11 – 13, 2019. Run, jog, or walk your way to this premier three-day running festival, attracting thousands of athletes and visitors each year. You’ll find a range of events for everyone from the casual runner to the fanatic including a 5K, 10K, Half Marathons, 16.6-Miler, Marathons, Ultras and the famous Triple Marathon and Triple Half Marathon Trifecta! Arguably the most beautiful marathon in the world, this Lake Tahoe Marathon is one race you won’t want to miss!