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. Proceeds from the run benefit the Mono Lake Committee.
The 2019 Tioga Pass Run will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019.
Registration is now open, and the race fills up with 150 entrants. Register by August 1 to get a T-shirt.
Sign up before June to get the lowest price of $40 per person. June 1–July 31 the price is $50. August 1–September 6 the price is $60, and September 6 is the last day to sign up online. Same-day registration is available from 6:30 to 7;30am and costs $60.
Start times are 7:00am for walkers and 8:00am for runners. Top male and female runners are awarded after the run, and there is a
prize raffle for all racers.
Runners take off in front of the Mono Lake Committee in Lee Vining.
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.
Questions about the run? Contact Alana Gillmore at (760) 717-0176.