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Quicksilver Running Club

Running with mountain lions since 1983

Club Mission:

The Quicksilver Running Club of San Jose California, also known as QRC, was established to promote physical well-being and friendships through running. Additionally, it has a purpose that reaches beyond the club, into our community, to promote Healthy Kids through trail running, and Trail Advocacy by expanding the accessibility of trails.

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2016 Quicksilver Trail Challenge

October 15th, 2016
Join Quicksilver Running Club for our annual Quicksilver Trail Challenge, featuring tough but fun half marathon and 10k race distances. 

QTC Team Challenge
New this year the half marathon will include a team competition. Grab two of your fastest friends and compete against other teams to see who can run the fastest combined time (combined time = adding all three times from your team). 

Half Marathon
  • Start time: 8:00 am
  • Elevation gain: 2500 feet
  • Three Aid Stations (featuring Amino Vital endurance drink)
10k
  • Start time: 8:15 am
  • Elevation gain: 1,700 feet
  • Two Aid Stations
Kids' Run
  • 1 mile run
  • Race bibs and finisher medals
  • Sign up on race day

2016 Quicksilver 100k & 50k

May 14th, 2016
The 2016 Quicksilver 100k race is a Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run qualifier!

Registration opens Tuesday December 15th, at 8am

The 100k:
  • 13,000+ Feet of Elevation Gain
  • 17-Hour Time Limit (16-Hour Time Limit for Western States 100M)
  • Course records – Chikara Omine 9:05:48 and Meghan Arbogast 10:18:49
  • 100K race produces has 3 points towards points for the UTMB 100M race
  • PA/USATF Ultra Grand Prix Event
  • Finishers Buckle
The 50k:
  • 6,000+ Feet of Elevation Gain
  • 14-Hour Time Limit - Medal for 50K Finishers
  • Course Records - Leor Pantilat 3:30:10 and Kami Semick 4:17:15
  • PA/USATF Ultra Grand Prix Event


Plus, great swag and the BEST POST RACE BBQ in the Ultra-World!!

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