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Race Information


The Salmon Falls 50K is a point-to-point ultra-distance trail race. The race begins at the Magnolia Ranch Trail Head near Coloma. The course will run the majority of the trails in the Cronan Ranch area before winding down to Folsom Point State Park at Folsom Lake. The estimated vertical gain for the event is 3500 feet of gain.


The race will be run rain or shine.  No dogs are allowed to run in the race.


Race Fee

Early Registration: $135 (11/9/22 through 11/30/22)

Standard Registration: $145 (12/1/22 through 1/24/23)

Register by January 24, 2023 to guarantee your jacket size.

Late Registration: $165 (1/25/23 or until the race sells out)


Coloma River Races is a non-profit and proceeds from the race benefit JDRF. We offer a 50% refund before January 24, 2023. Sorry, no rollovers, deferrals or exceptions.

Packet Pickup

Friday, February 24, 2023 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Red Bus Brewing Company

More Info

Start Time 

7:30 am from the Magnolia Parking Lot. Parking is very limited at the start and will be strictly monitored. The Magnolia Parking lot can be used for drop-off only. The complimentary shuttle service from Folsom Point to the start is highly recommended.


Complimentary Shuttle to Start

Shuttle service to the start will be available from Folsom Point. Shuttles leave at 6:15 amMore info.


Parking at Folsom Point is $12 or you can use a State Park Golden Poppy Pass. Parking is limited and carpooling is encouraged.


Race Cut Off

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.

Aid Station Cutoff Chart.jpg

Drop Bags
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.

There is no crewing or crew access along the race course.


No pacers are allowed.

Due to the inherent dangers of trail running, we discourage headphones while racing.


Race Aid

The race will feature six (6) fully stocked aid stations. In addition to water and electrolyte drink we will have chips, gels, and other "Ultra" racing food. Our pre-race instruction email to runners will have more specific information on what will be available. See "Race Cut Off" chart above for aid station locations.


Race Swag

All runners will receive custom outerwear with the race logo and a finisher medal. Not to mention, some ultra prize giveaways from our generous sponsors.

COVID-19 Info

We’re following all state and local COVID-19 guidelines as well as any vendor requirements for the Salmon Falls 50K. Because our event is small (~300 runners) and outdoors, we are not requiring proof of vaccine or negative test as a stipulation of participation. Please note, this is subject to change along with local/state requirements and any changes will be communicated via the racer instruction email sent out race week.


We will have water, soda, beer and food for hungry finishers to enjoy while listening to post-race music with a live DJ.



  • Overall male and female

  • Top three male and female in the following age groups.

19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

  • Custom award for the "DEAD LAST" runner.


Race proceeds support JDRF and the fight to end Type 1 Diabetes, in Honor of Roger Wayne Leasure IV who passed away from Type 1 Diabetes in May 2021.

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