Quicksilver Running Club

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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.

Club Events

  • 5/9/20: Quicksilver 100K/50K
  • 6/27/20: Volunteer at the Western States 100 Duncan Canyon Aid Station

2020 PA MUT Grand Prix

Did you know? QRC has a trail / ultra running team that competes in the PA MUT Running Grand Prix.

Interested? More info

Quicksilver Endurance Runs - are you ready?

  • The race preview runs are coming up on 02/29, 03/28 and 04/18. To help prepare you for a successful race, we are again setting up series of group runs to preview the course. These are fairly informal affairs, geared towards familiarizing you with the trails during the race. details.
  • In addition, we strongly recommend you to consult the Runner's manual for all key race information.

Quicksilver Endurance Runs (02/08 Update)

Hi Runners,

Our 50k / 100k event is coming up on 5/9/20. Here is some important information about the race:

  • 50K: The 100K filled up rapidly but there are still a few remaining spots for the 50K. Register soon!

  • Runner's manual: The 2020 runner’s manual is now on our website
  • Preview runs: We are again setting up a series of group runs to preview the course. We have broken up the runs into three separate sections, covering most of the 100K race. The dates for these preview runs are 2/29, 3/28, and 4/18 - details
  • Volunteers: This race could not happen without all the great volunteers dedicated to make May 9th a memorable day for you. Sign-up to volunteer
  • Social networks: we have a new Facebook group and event for the race. Come join us!

March 21st Trail Work Day

Hello QRC runners! Come join us for our 3rd trail work day of the year on Saturday March 21st 10:00am-2:00pm. We will meet at the Webb Canyon trailhead.

You will want to bring water, food, gloves and clothing to protect yourself from ticks and poison oak. Tools will be provided but feel free to bring your favorite pick axe, shovel, or loppers. We got access to additional tools from the Santa Clara County Park. Please email Jim Yates at jyates1006@gmail.com if you are planning on being a part of the trail work team.


Youth Running at Quicksilver

Since 2014 the Quicksilver Running Club (QRC) of San Jose has a youth running program for ages 8 to 18 to provide a safe and enjoyable way for local youth to run and train together.

  • Open to all children (8-18 years old). Younger children are welcome with parents.
  • All coaches are USATF registered and include a USATF Level 1 Certified coach.
  • The minimum cost to join for the year is as low as $10/year.


Please contact Coach Laura if you have any questions: braunla99@yahoo.com

Christmas Eve Run

The annual QRC Christmas Eve Run at Quicksilver County Park happened on 12/24. We had a great turnout. Thanks to all runners who joined the event.

Western States Designated Runner

Congrats to Jill Cole for winning this year's club lottery for the Western States designated runner. Also good luck to our Ultra team captain Loren Lewis after winning an entry in the main lottery! Happy training!

WSER Duncan Canyon Aid Station Video

Check out this cool video put together by Jacob Allenstein, one of our Duncan Canyon volunteers...

Qualifying Race

The Quicksilver 100K race is a Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run qualifier as well as a UTMB qualifier (4 pts)


Did you know?

The Quicksilver Running Club donates part of the proceeds from our races to organizations that tie with our mission. This year's proceeds go to 4 organizations that we care about.

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