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Quicksilver Running Club

Running with mountain lions since 1983

Turn-By-Turn Directions

Highlights of the new 50Km course

  • 31.5M
  • Elevation Gain Increased from 5,800+ to 6,100+
  • New Start Location (Hacienda Entrance - Same as 100K).
  • Start Modification (1/10m Past Gate vs 100K in Pkg Lot)
  • Same Finish Location (Mockingbird Hill Ln Entrance)
  • Follow the 100K course & stay in Quicksilver Park.
  • Modification near Mine Hill/New Almaden/Guadalupe

0.0M Start – 100 yards past Gate & Continue up Mine Hill Trail

L - at English Camp Trail


R - at Church Hill (Course Monitor) Around New Almaden Corporation Building (¼ M Loop)

R – in front of Flag Pole on Castillero Trail (Same Course Monitor)

L - Mine Hill Trail

L - San Cristobal Mine Detour – Touch Monument (Or go in old mine shaft for fun)

L - Mine Hill Trail

L - Castillero Trail

L – Two Rock “no name trail” (¼ Mile Detour w/ Course Monitor)

L - Castillero Trail

R- Wood Road Trail

L- Hidalgo Cemetery Trail

R - Hidalgo Cemetery Trail Loop “Around” Cemetery (Please respect the souls of the Deceased)

R - Back up Hidalgo Cemetery Trail

L - Yellow Kid Trail (Course Monitor)

L - Wood Road Trail

Arrive at Hicks Road A/S

Return on Wood Road Trail into Quicksilver Park

R - Yellow Kid Trail (Continue passed Course Monitor)

R – English Camp Trail (Stay Right of Flag Pole and Course Monitor)

R - Deep Gulch

L - into Parking Lot (Stay left and continue past outdoor mining museum) Continue through parking access road to Hacienda A/S Arrive at Hacienda A/S

Return to Mine Hill Trail

R – Hacienda Trail

R – Viril O. Norton Trail

Arrive at Mockingbird Lane A/S

R – Viril O. Norton 100 Yards

L – New Almaden Trail (Cross Over Hacienda Trail)

L – Buena Vista Trail

L – Randol Trail (100 yards up slight hill and Veer left on grassy area LEFT of old Buena Vista mine shafts)

L – Buena Vista Tailings Scramble (1/4 Mile of fun!)

L – Randol Trail

R – Day Tunnel Trail

R – Great Eastern Trail

R – April Trail

R – Mine Hill Trail to Aid Station

Arrive at Bull Run A/S (At Trough - Formerly Mine Hill A/S)

L – Mine Hill Trail for 75 yards

R – Catherine Tunnel (Lollipop Loop w/ Course Monitor)

R – Mine Hill Trail

R – Prospect 3 Trail (Continue pass/over Randol Trail)

L – New Almaden Trail (NAT) to NAT/Guadalupe/Mine Hill Int.)

L – Guadalupe Trail ***** (Course Monitor)

Arrive at Tina’s Den A/S (Bench on Hill)

***** Course Modification as 100K’ers go Right on Mine Hill to Senador Mine Trail. 50K/100K runners will meet at Tina’s Den A/S.

R – Guadalupe Trail

R – Mine Hill Trail (Guadalupe turns into Mine Hill Trail)

R – Providencia Trail

R – Enriquita (Pass Pond and stay to right continue down technical and overgrown trail to Aid Station)

Arrive at Enriquita A/S

L – Enriquita Trail back up to Providencia Trail

R – Providencia Trail (Not left where you came from originally)

R – Mine Hill Trail (Do not go back down Prospect on your way to the next Aid Station

R – Bull Run Service Trail to Aid Station

Arrive at Bull Run A/S (Back Side of Trough)

R – Castillero Trail (Pass Wood Road Trail and Stay to the left of Flag Pole when Entering English Town with Course Monitor)

R – Mine Hill (Cross Intersection of Mine hill / Randol / Capehorn)

L – Capehorn Pass Trail

L – Hacienda Trail (All the way to Finish)

Finish Line - Arrive at Mockingbird Hill Lane – Chez Darce Bar & Grill

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