Lake Tahoe Marathon announces ‘friends’ discount |

Lake Tahoe Marathon announces ‘friends’ discount

The start of the Lake Tahoe Marathon Week is a month away.

Entrants before Sept. 5 will receive their name on their race bib. Entice your friends to enter with a 5 percent discount by typing the word “friend” in the promotion code box at registration.

The Great Tahoe Bike Race will have electronic chips this year and all cyclists will need to pick up their number and timing chip between 5-8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Horizon Casino Resort and plan on attending a brief orientation meeting that same evening. Cyclists may pick up numbers and timing chips for friends with a photocopy of the entrant’s driver’s license.

Ideas for housing during the event are available at The Forest Inn Suites is offering rates from $109 to $219. Call 800-822-5950 and mention the marathon.

The sunset pasta cruise is a two-and-a-half hour cruise to Emerald Bay that will pass the starting line for the 10K and the 20-mile mark of the marathon. To reserve a space, visit

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