NorCalUltras Hosts Twilight Trail Adventure 5K and 10K Races in Auburn, CA

June 17, 2022

Northern California's Only Glow in the Dark Trail Run Returns in 2022, Scheduled for August 6th

Auburn, California – On August 6, NorCalUltras will host the Twilight Trail Adventure 5K and 10K races, known as northern California’s only glow in the dark trail runs. The Twilight Trail Adventure welcomes runners of all ages and abilities and provides a safe experience for novice and experienced runners alike to practice running trails in the dark. Surrounded by neon lighting, goody swag bags and post-race food and refreshments. Winners of the races will receive a voucher and free pair of Altra trail running shoes.

“If you’re a night owl, someone who usually stays up past your bedtime, or simply wants to learn how to safely run on trails at night, the Twilight Trail Adventure is for you. Our mission is to empower and educate runners of the safety of trail running in the dark but have fun while we’re doing it. This is a unique event for runners at any skill level to experience something new,” said NorCalUltras’ Race Director Julie Fingar. “This is one of my favorite events each year and I’m looking forward to welcoming it back in full swing and collaborating with our sponsors and partners to make it a success.”

  • What: Twilight Trail Adventures 5K and 10K
  • Where: Overlook Park, Pacific Avenue, Auburn, CA
  • When: August 6 at 8:45 p.m.
  • Register online here.

Twilight Trail Adventure is a fun run for all, with Pump-it-Up exercises such as Boot Camp, yoga, and power stretching offered before and after the event.

Other highlights of the Twilight Trail Adventure include:

  • A glow-in-the-dark twirly necklace.
  • A matching technical shirt.
  • A well-marked trail
  • Some tips on staying safe after dark because fun is only fun if everybody is safe.
  • A party before and after the race.
  • Post-race refreshments including delicious organic artisan JAMBAR, an Orange Creamsicle Float, fresh watermelon, and anyone 21+ years old can partake in thirst-quenching beer(s).

The top three male and female finishers for each distance will receive overall awards.

Two spirit awards will be given to a runner demonstrating courage, determination and the ‘spirit of having fun’ while out on the course.

A costume contest will take place at 8:30pm and a firefly award will be given to three individuals who have the best lit costumes (one per male, female and youth) and also for best lit groups of 3-5 people.

“This year, as we welcome the Twilight Trail Adventure back, we also welcome JAMBAR to the NorCalUltras family,” continued Fingar. “JAMBAR is a delicious, real food energy bar and all ingredients are organic and sourced with love. Personally, JAMBAR has been the perfect addition to my long training and work days, and I’m excited for our runners to try it out.”

Sponsors include: Altra, GU, Garmin, Organic JAMBAR, PETZL, Fleet Feet, Hyperice, Ultraspire, Pushkin’s Bakery, Bungalow Munch, Monsters of Massage, RYP Wear, Trailrunner Nation, Capital Road Race Management, Advanced Surfaces Inc, Chris O’Connor Design and Illustration, Quail Leasing Corp.

About NorCalUltras

NorCalUltras is Northern California’s premiere ultrarunning event management company. NorCalUltras trail races are renowned for providing runners with first class experience from start to finish. Each endurance race features excellent, well-marked courses, a professionally organized race team, top of the line swag and remarkable post-race festivities. For more information visit www.norcalultras.com.



Julie Fingar