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Tahoe Rim Trail Briefs

Join a mini “city” this summer. Volunteer for the Tahoe Rim Trail 50K/50 mile/100 mile Endurance Run on July 18-19, and be part of 1,000-plus runners, volunteers, friends and family on race weekend at Spooner State Park.

What can you do?

• Shuttle the first-place runner back to their hotel.

• Time/clock the winners as they cross the finish line.

• Hand out food and supplies at aide stations.

Contact Renee Gorevin at rgorevin@yahoo.com or (530) 318-0516 to volunteer.

This could be the year for you to backpack the entire 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail. The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is accepting applications for the 2009 Annual Thru Hike, but there are just a few spaces left.

This 15-day backpacking trip will begin on July 25 or 26 and end on Aug. 8 or 9.

Registration is now available online for the Thru Hike at http://www.tahoerimtrail

.org.

For information, call Emily Williams at 298-0231 or e-mail emilyw@tahoe

rimtrail.org.

Experience the Tahoe Rim Trail in a whole new light with full-moon hikes led by experienced hike leaders. Take in inspiring views of the lake as the moon rises over the Lake Tahoe Basin. Experience the peace, tranquility and beauty of the Tahoe Rim Trail at dusk.

Expect casually paced hikes for all ages, while slowing down to enjoy the flora and fauna, current happenings in the natural world and night time senses. Bring a flashlight, layered clothing and water.

This may not be the best hike for children younger 10. To respect the night sounds and wildlife, no dogs this time. TRTA membership is required.

Dates are Tuesday, July 7; Thursday, Aug. 6; Friday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Oct. 4.

Memberships start at $20 for one year. Space is limited, sign up in advance. All Full Moon Hikes will start at the Tahoe Meadows Trailhead.

For more information or to sign up call 298-0012 or e-mail katyw@tahoerim trail.org.