Meat Grinder

50k, 30k, 1/2 Marathon, & 10k

 

November 17, 2018

Rattlesnake Bar Boat Launch, Loomis, CA 95650

Join us for some beautiful Fall trail racing and fun in a low-key environment! The Meat Grinder races take you on a journey along the Pioneer Express trail, including the infamous Meat Grinder section!

**To sign up for any of the race distances, or to VOLUNTEER, click on the REGISTER NOW button above!

Information and Parking
All distances start and finish at the Rattlesnake Bar boat launch area.

Start Times
50K, 30K, Half Marathon: 8:00am
10K: 8:30am

Race day bib pick-up only. 6:30am-7:50am.

Parking is NOT included in your race registration. Parking is $12 to enter the Folsom State Recreation Area. Please bring exact cash and pay at the front gate/kiosk. Or use your Golden Poppy Pass to bypass parking fees.

Course Descriptions

The 10K course will begin at Rattlesnake Bar, take the access trail up to the Pioneer Express trail, follow Pioneer Express to Horseshoe Bar A/S, continue on Pioneer Express 0.4 mi to the 10K turnaround marker and return.

The Half Marathon course will begin at Rattlesnake Bar, take the access trail up to the Pioneer Express trail, follow Pioneer Express to Horseshoe Bar A/S, continue on Pioneer Express to the notorious Meat Grinder, over the Meat Grinder segment to the Half Marathon turnaround marker and return.

The 30K course will begin at Rattlesnake Bar, take the access trail up to the Pioneer Express trail, follow Pioneer Express to Horseshoe Bar A/S, continue on Pioneer Express through the Meat Grinder to the Granite Bay Horse Staging Area A/S and return.

The 50K course will begin at Rattlesnake Bar, take the access trail up to the Pioneer Express trail, follow Pioneer Express to Horseshoe Bar A/S, continue on Pioneer Express over the notorious Meat Grinder section, continue on Pioneer Express, to the Granite Bay multi-use trail, to the Granite Bay Horse Staging Area, continue on Pioneer Express to Beals Point looping around the campground, back to Beal’s Point A/S and return.

 

Aid Stations
Horseshoe Bar 2.7
Granite Bay 11.1
Beal’s Point 15.9
Granite Bay 20.2
Horseshoe Bar 28.4
Finish, Rattlesnake Bar 31.1

Elevation gain/loss
50K 3,300 feet
30K 2,300 feet
Half Marathon 1,700 feet
10K 600 feet

Cut off time is 9 hours for all distances!