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Tioga Pass Run
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Tioga Pass Run
12.4 miles—only one hill!

Join the camaraderie of the Tioga Pass Run: 3,200 feet of elevation gain over a 12.4-mile-long course along the shoulder of one of the most scenic highways in the country.

Register now for the 34th annual Tioga Pass Run on Sunday, September 7, 2014!

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Questions about the run? Contact Alana Levin at (760) 717-0176.

Tioga Pass Run, photo courtesy of Dick Erb

Located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Tioga Pass is the eastern gateway to Yosemite National Park. The start line is in the town of Lee Vining at an elevation of 6,781 feet above sea level and the finish line is at the top of Tioga Pass at 9,945 feet.

This run allows you to truly enjoy the beauty of the Eastern Sierra from Mono Lake to Tioga Pass. Proceeds from the Run benefit the Mono Lake Committee.

Be prepared for any weather, from warm late summer temperatures to early winter snow flurries. Weather conditions can vary greatly from the start to finish line. There will be aid stations at miles 3, 6, 9, and the finish. Car shuttles will be available to transport gear bags to the finish line during the Run and to provide participants with transportation back to Lee Vining after the Run.

Any questions? Contact Alana Levin at (760) 717-0176.

2013 Tioga Pass Run
Runners take off in front of the Mono Lake Committee in Lee Vining.



2013 Tioga Pass Run

The 2013 Tioga Pass Run was held on Sunday, September 8, 2013 and was a record success. 105 participants turned out for the 33rd annual run!

2013 race results
2013 race recap

Thank you to our sponsors for donating gear and prizes; to our volunteers for staffing aid stations and shuttling racers; and the Whoa Nellie Deli for hosting the post-race celebratory lunch.

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2012 race results
2011 run results
2010 run results

For a thoroughly challenging weekend, consider the GraniteMan Challenge: swim on one day, bike the High Sierra Fall Century, and finish up with the Tioga Pass Run....


Ferdinand Castillo

The Tioga Pass Run is dedicated to the memory of Ferdinand Castillo, who is part of the history of the Tioga Pass entrance to Yosemite National Park. He cheered on the Tioga Pass Run finishers for the first 13 years of the run, and is with us in our memories, reminding us to tread carefully on the delicate alpine environment of Tioga Pass.


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