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Q: How many people can participate in the Salmon Falls 50K and Half Marathon?

A: 400 Participants in the 50K

100 Participants in the Half Marathon

Q: Is there a bag drop at the start line?
A: Bag drop is available at the start line. Please BYOB (bring your own bag); we'll have tape and sharpies to put your bib number on your bag. Bags will be available for pickup at the finish line after your race.


Q: Are pacers or crew support allowed?
A: No, there is no crewing or crew access along the race course, and pacers are not allowed.

Q: Can I run with headphones?
Due to the inherent dangers of trail running, we strongly discourage headphones while racing.


Q: What kind of food and drinks will be at the aid stations?

A: The race will feature six (6) fully stocked aid stations. In addition to water and electrolyte drink, we will have sodas, gels, fruit, chips, and other "Ultra" racing food. Specifics are highly dependent on what's available when we go shopping, and will be included in the pre-race email sent out race week.

Q: Is there a cutoff time to finish the race?

A: The final cut-off time is 9 hours. (17+ min per mile pace). There will be intermediate cut-offs along the course (cut-offs time to time). Finish line timing and post-race celebration ends at 4:30pm. The half marathon will adhere to the same cutoff times as the 50K. Click here for more cutoff information on our course info page.

Q: Are dogs allowed in the race?

A: We love our furry friends! But no, they are not allowed in the race. Your dog may join your cheer squad (on leash) at the finish party!

Q: I signed up, but won't be able to run. What's your refund policy?

A: Coloma River Races is a non-profit and proceeds from the race benefit JDRF. A 50% refund may be requested via email to before January 24, 2024. Sorry, no rollovers, deferrals or exceptions.


Q: Rain is in the forecast for race day! Is the race still on?

A: The race will be run rain or shine. However, there are certain circumstances that are completely out of our control that may force us to cancel or reschedule if racer safety is in question. No refunds will be offered in the event of a cancellation due to natural disaster.

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