Rancho San Vicente Trail Challenge (4/11)

Date:Saturday, April 11, 2020
Location:Calero Park San Vincente Parking Area, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
Race Distances:5K, 10K, 8 Miler, 10 Miler, Half Marathon
Start Time:8:00 AM (4 hour time limit)
Image courtesy of @glennolua

About the Race

All courses are primarily beautiful single track trail. This new park is loaded with rolling hills, oak trees, lush grass and awesome scenery. I am very impressed with the trails implemented. There are plenty of ups and downs for all of these courses.

Volunteers are needed to help with aid stations.
Everyone who helps out gets a free future race!

If interested in volunteering, please email volunteer@tctruns.com.


  • Half Marathon – $60
  • 10 Miler – $55
  • 8 Miler – $50
  • 10K – $45
  • 5K – $40

Entry fees are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled. Pre-registered runners qualify to purchase a T-shirt for an additional $25 if they register at least two weeks before the race.

Active Military receive a 15% discount.

Bibs handed out on event day.

Online registration is available through the morning of the race.


  • 7:00am: Runner check-in.
  • 7:50am: Trail briefing.
  • 8:00am: All distances start.


All runners receive a medal for finishing the race.

Course Information

Half Marathoners: First run the 10 mile course. Return to the Start/Finish. At the Start/Finish there will be an aid station for the 13 mile runners. The 13 mile runners now go out and run the 5K Course return to the finish and you are done.

10 Milers: After running your out and back course and returning to the start/finish and you are done.

8 Milers: After reaching Mile 5 at the Cottle aid station, now follow orange ribbons returning to the finish, now running a counter clockwise loop heading back to the finish.

10K Runners: You do a out and back following Pink Ribbons the entire course. One water stop at your turnaround. Return to finish and you are done.

5K Runners: You do a out and back following yellow ribbons the entire time. Return to finish and you are done.


  • Black bibs – 5K, 10K.
  • Red bibs – 8 Milers.
  • Yellow bibs – Half Marathon, 10 Miler.


Elevation Profile

Directions and Parking

Address: San Vicente Open Space Preserve, 21131 McKean Rd San Jose, CA 95120

From San Jose, take Almaden Expressway, continue until it ends at Harry Road. Turn right and then an immediate left at McKeen Rd. In 1.4 miles, the entrance is on your right.

Note: There are 90 parking spots. Please carpool as we expect this event to fill up.


Results are posted at the top of this page after the race.

April 2019 Results
September 2019 Results

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