South Hills Single Track Trail Run

Date:Saturday, September 17, 2022
Location:Calero County Park
23205 McKean Rd
San Jose, CA 95120
Race Distances:5K, 10K, 9 Mile, Half Marathon, 16 Mile, Trail Marathon, 50K
Start Time:8:00 AM All Distances. 9.5 Hour time limit.

About the Race

Beginning at Calero County Park, this trail run has everything! Experience awesome single track, great hills, and dirt paths. The 50K is a challenging, fantastic trainer for Western States that includes oak trees, exposure, good heat training, and panoramic vistas.

9.5 Hour time limit.

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

If interested, please email volunteer@tctruns.com.

REGISTRATION

DISTANCE BY 6/17/22BY 8/26/22ONLINE 8/27/22
THROUGH 9/17/22 RACE DAY
IN PERSON 9/17/22
DAY-OF REGISTRATION
5K$45$50$55$60
10K$55$60$65$70
9 Mile$60$65$70$75
Half Marathon$70$75$80$85
16 Mile$80$85$90$95
Trail Marathon$90$95$100$105
50K$100$105$110$115
Prices do not include UltraSignup processing fees
  • Active military receive a 15% discount. Please e-mail team@tctruns.com to process your military registration discount.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable, but the full registration amount (minus processing fees) may be transferred to another future TCT Run by contacting team@tctruns.com at least 24 hours before the scheduled event.
  • Runners may purchase a Troy’s California Trail Runs sport-tek technical fabric shirt during the registration process, or at the event supply permitting.  All shirts are gender-specific and come in sizes ranging from ladies XS all the way to mens XXL.
REGISTER
ONLINE
Online registration is available through the morning of the race.
REGISTER
BY MAIL
Please print the form, fill it out, and mail it to us with the enclosed registration fee.
REGISTER
AT RACE
Race day registration is available beginning at 7:00 AM.

Schedule

  • 7:00 AM — Registration opens/Bib Pick-Up
  • 7:45 AM — Trail briefing
  • 8:00 AM — Start of all races

Course Information

  • Start/Finish: 
    • Calero County Park, Main Entrance
  • Terrain:
    • All courses are a mix of single track trails and dirt roads
  • Bib Colors:
    • Yellow – Trail Marathon, 50K
    • Red – Half Marathon, 16 Mile
    • Black – 5K, 10K, 9M
  • Course Markings:
    • 50K – Follow pink ribbons for 4.9 miles to the Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station, then continue following pink ribbons to the Lisa Killough Tr/Cottle Tr Aid Station. Follow pink ribbons out to the Rancho San Vicente Aid Station and back to the Lisa Killough Tr/Cottle Tr Aid Station. Finally follow yellow ribbons back to Calero Start/Finish Aid Station.
    • Trail Marathon – Follow pink ribbons for 4.9 miles to the Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station, then continue following pink ribbons to the Lisa Killough Tr/Cottle Tr Aid Station. Follow pink ribbons out to the Rancho San Vicente Aid Station and back to the Lisa Killough Tr/Cottle Tr Aid Station. Finally follow red ribbons back to Calero Start/Finish Aid Station.
    • 16 Mile – Follow pink ribbons for 4.9 miles to the Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station, then continue following pink ribbons to the Lisa Killough Tr/Cottle Tr Aid Station. Finally follow red ribbons back to Calero Start/Finish Aid Station.
    • Half Marathon – Follow pink ribbons for 4.9 miles to the Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station. Then follow blue ribbons for a 4.2 mile clockwise loop returning to the Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station. Finally follow orange ribbons for 3.8 miles to return.
    • 9 Mile – Pink ribbons for 4.9 miles to the Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station. Then follow orange ribbons for 3.8 miles back to Calero Start/Finish Aid Station.
    • 10K – Green ribbons for a 2.9 mile clockwise loop. Then follow green ribbons for a 2.9 mile counterclockwise loop (reverse of previous).
    • 5K – Green ribbons for a 2.9 mile clockwise loop.
  • Cutoff Times:
    • Mile 8 – 11:00am Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station (Half Marathon)
    • Mile 13 – 12:30pm Calero Aid Station (Half Marathon)
    • Mile 18 – 2:00pm Rancho San Vicente Aid Station (Trail Marathon, 50K)
    • Mile 23 – 3:30pm Lisa Killough Tr./Cottle Tr. Aid Station (Trail Marathon, 50K)
    • Mile 30.5 – 5:30pm Calero Aid Station, Start/Finish Line (Trail Marathon, 50K)

5K

10K

9 Mile

Half Marathon

16 Mile

Trail Marathon

50K

Directions and Parking

The park is located off McKean Road. Traveling to the park, from central San Jose, take Almaden Expressway south. Turn right onto Harry Road, then left onto McKean Road. From 101, exit on Bailey Avenue and head west until you reach McKean Road. Turn left onto McKean Road. Calero Park entrance and parking lot are on the right side 0.5 mile. (Click here for a local map.)

Parking: Carpooling is encouraged. Park at Calero Parking Lot on McKean Road.

Drop Bags

Drop Bags may be prepared by runners in advance and checked in with staff at bib pick-up. Drop bags should be clearly labeled with the runner’s name and intended aid station. They may be accessed at:

  • Calero Aid Start/Finish Line
  • Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station
  • Rancho San Vicente Aid Station

All drop bags will be returned to the Calero Aid Start/Finish Line after the respective aid station’s cutoff/closure time shown above.

Support Crews & Access Directions

1. Start Finish Calero Park Leaving Calero to see your runner at the Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station Mile 4. 50k, 26Mi, 16Mi, 13Mi, 9Mi
Leaving Calero Park entrance.Turn Right onto McKean Road.Drive approximately 5 minutes turning Right onto Casa Loma Road.Drive on Casa Loma Road for approximately 5 minutes until reaching dirt road.Crews please continue driving onto dirt road for a minute until reaching the back overflow dirt parking lot on your left.Please park in the dirt parking lot.Crews please walk back to the main parking lot entrance where the Aid Station is located.

2. Crews 2nd place to see your runner.Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station.
50k, 26Mi, 16Mi, 9Mi in Rancho Canada del Oro Aid Station ONCE.
13 Milers in Rancho Canada del Aid Station Twice. 

3. Crews 16Mi,13Mi & 9 Milers next place to see your runner is at the Finish Calero Park.

4. Crews 50k, 26 Mi Next place to see your runner is Calero Park at the Rancho San Vicente parking lot entrance Aid Station.Driving Directions leaving Rancho Canada del Oro. Drive back to McKean Road.Turn Left onto McKean Road.Drive for approximately 10 minutes on McKean Road passing the Start Finish the Calero Park main entrance also passing Calero reservoir on your left.Turn Left into Calero Park the Rancho San Vicente parking lot entrance.The Aid Station will be locked next to the bathrooms.

5. Crews 50k, 26 Mi Next place to see your runner is at the Start Finish Calero Park the main entrance.
Directions leaving the Rancho San Vicente parking lot Aid Station.Turn Right onto McKean Road.Drive approximately for 5 minutes passed Calero Park reservoir then turning Right back into Calero Park the main parking lot entrance the Start Finish for the race.

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