Almaden Lake Trail Run
Saturday, 25 March 2017
5km & 10km

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Start Times
10km - 8:10AM
5km - 8:20AM
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Almaden Lake Park - San Jose, CA
All three distances will start at the Almaden Lake Park. This park us to be home to the infamous San Jose International Triathlon and local art & wine festivals. Located in the gateway to Almaden Valley and nearby Quicksilver Park, this park is perfect for staging an event. Perfectly paved and lined bike pathways sprawl in to the valley and along the Los Alamitos Creek Trail. There are also bocce and basketball courts. There is even one sand volleyball court and plenty of grass to throw a ball around.

Get Fit Go Fast!

Welcome to the second of four events in our "Get Fit Go Fast!" race series. These events are intended to encourage individuals and families of all ages to come out for some easy running or walking.

Traditionally, Pacific Coast Trail Runs has been producing trail runs on dirt in mountains. Hopefully, if you haven't already, will try one of our fantastic events on dirt trails.

The other events in the race series are all in Silicon Valley / Santa Clara County:

Feb 25th, 2017
Los Gatos Creek Trail Run
Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

April 22, 2017
Campbell Trail Run
Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

May 27, 2017
Coyote Creek Trail Run
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K

Special Medal earned for completing all four events.
Also, earn points for each event to win series ending prizes.

Bib Number Pick-Up:

Packet Pick-up (Optional):
- Friday March 24th 5-7pm.
- Located at Sports Basement, Campbell.
- Here you will get your bib #, shirt, and Mardi Gras mask & beads.

Race Day Check-in:
7:00-7:45am All runners are required to check-in.
7:45am Race Director Briefing


San Jose


Almaden Lake Park is located at:
6099 Winfield Blvd, San Jose, CA 95120 Directions.


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Both distances will start in Almaden Lake Park and stay on the Los Alamitos Creek Trail along the beautiful neighborhoods of Almaden towards Leland High School. This is a true "out and back" race course design. This means you will run on the same park of the trail for each direction equal in length. Entrants will run/walk along the Los Alamitos Creek Trail heading east following the neon ribbons tied to clothes pins along the route. At 2.5K into the event, the 5ker's will turn around and head back to the finish. At 5K in to the event, the 10Ker's will turn around.

Aid Stations:

Aid Stations will feature water, sports drink, sweet and salty snacks.
Aid Station #1 (5K Turn around) - 2.5K or 1.55M
Aid Station #2 (10K Turn around)- 5K or 3.1M


Top 3 Male & Female Overall Winners in each distance will win dollar value race credit for future Pacific Coast Trail Runs events.

1st Place - $75 race credit
2nd Place - $50 race credit
3rd Place - $25 race credit

Age Group Award Winners for Top 3 Male & Female in each of the following age group categories:
< 13
14 - 19

Entry Fees:

Add $10 if registering after February 14, 2017
Add $20 if registering after March 14, 2017
  • 5km - $50.00
  • 10km - $55.00
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