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Hacienda Entrance to Quicksiliver21785 Almaden Rd, San Jose, CA 95120 San Jose, CA 95120
About the Race
Run in the shadow of the infamous Mt. Umunhum. Set in the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, this is a one of a kind running experience that provides unique access to gorgeous trails and scenery not viewed by many. This is one of the toughest trail races that we host. Come prepared for a fantastic adventure!
Event details and schedule
100% Single Track and Fireroads
Surface: Dirt, rocky, single-track trail and fire roads from Start to Finish
Course: The Woods Trail
Elevation Profile: Steep hills that roll throughout the course.
Weather: California Spring, Highs – 65 degrees / Lows 40 degrees.
Parking: Plenty of parking is available for this event. Shuttles will ferry runners to the primary trailhead for the Race Start.
Carpooling is encouraged.
Bib Pick-Up and Registration takes place on Race Day.
Multiple, fully loaded, aid stations will be open throughout the course.
Please come prepared for an endurance event, particularly if you are planning to run some of the longer course offerings.
- 6:30 AM: Runner check-in.
- 7:50 AM: Trail briefing.
- 8:00 AM: All distances start.
Sierra Azul 5K - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1021850
Sierra Azul 10K - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1021851
Sierra Azul 9 Miler - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1027745
Sierra Azul Half Marathon - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1021852
Sierra Azul 18.8 Miler - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1021853
Sierra Azul Trail Marathon - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1027883
Sierra Azul 50K - https://www.plotaroute.com/map/1021855
Additional Course Information available on our website:
All runners receive a medal for finishing the race.Course Information
The courses are out and back along Woods Trail from the Start/Finish line at the Hicks Road intersection. See the course maps on the mileage buttons above. 50K runners when they exit Lexington County Park onto Alma Bridge Road must run only on the shoulder or dirt and must stay off the road at all times until entering Sierra Azul Park.
There are four fully stocked aid stations.