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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.

Weekly Runs

Weekly Sunday runs:

Join us at 8am from the Mockingbird Quicksilver park  entrance.

Check our Quicksilver Running Club Facebook page for more details.

Club Events

  • 12/24/19: Christmas Eve Run
  • 5/9/20: Quicksilver 100K/50K
  • 6/27/20: Volunteer at the Western States 100 Duncan Canyon Aid Station

Trail work (completed)

On October 20, 2019 the Quicksilver Running Club has completed trail work along the New Almaden Trail. The main goal was to remove a fallen tree that was blocking the trail. Thanks to all the volunteers!

Please contact: Jim Yates jyates1006@gmail.com if you notice a trail issue.

    Spotlight: 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

    Quicksilver Endurance Runs Registration is now open - 50K and 100K

    Registration for our Quicksilver Endurance Runs races is open.


    The 100K filled up in 4 days but you can put your name on the wait list. There are still spots for the 50K. Register soon!

    Date: Saturday May, 9, 2020

    Join us for the 37th edition of the Quicksilver Endurance Runs. The 50K and 100K races are run on scenic, hilly single track trails and fire roads. More details.

    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)

    2020 PA MUT Grand Prix

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

    Interested? More info

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