Mt. Umunhum Trail Conquest (Fall)

Date:Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location:Almaden Quicksilver County Park
Hacienda Entrance

21785 Almaden Rd
San Jose, CA 95120
Race Distances:5K, 7 Mile, Half Marathon, 30K, Trail Marathon, 50K
Start Time:8:00 AM All Distances. 9-hour time limit

About the Race

This race starts at the Hacienda Entrance of Almaden Quicksilver Park. The 30K, Trail Marathon, and 50K travel into the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve. The 30K will summit Bald Mountain, while both the Trail Marathon and 50K will take you up the exclusive Mt. Umunhum.

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

REGISTRATION

DISTANCE BY 7/15/22BY 9/23/22ONLINE 9/24/22
THROUGH 10/14/22
IN PERSON 10/15/22
RACE DAY REGISTRATION
5K$45$50$55$60
7 Mile$55$60$65$70
Half Marathon$70$75$80$85
30K$110$115$120$125
Trail Marathon$120$125$130$135
50K$125$130$135$140
Prices do not include UltraSignup.com 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 evening before the race.
REGISTER
AT RACE
Race day registration is available beginning at 6:45 AM.

Schedule

  • 7:00 AM — Registration/Sign-In/Bib-Pick Up Opens
  • 7:45 AM — Trail briefing
  • 8:00 AM — Race Start

Please arrive early as we expect a full event.

Course Information & Maps

Toilets are available at the start/finish line. They are first-come first-served, so please be respectful of other runners waiting for and needing to use the toilets. Toilets also available at ALL aid stations AND the water stop on course.

All courses are an out and back.

Courses will be marked with single solid color ribbons tied to clothespins, signs & gypsum.

5K

  • Course Ascent: 968 feet.
  • Race Bibs: Runners will have black-numbered bibs on a white background.
  • Ribbons/Aid Stations:
    • Follow pink ribbons up to English Camp. Turn Around at 5k turn around signs accompanied by green ribbons to return to FINISH 5K.
  • Aid/water available at start and again at finish line (Toilets also available!).

7 Mile

  • Course Ascent: 1,529 feet.
  • Race Bibs: Runners will have black-numbered bibs on a white background.
  • Course Ribbons:
    • Follow pink ribbons up to Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 3.5, Toilet Available). Turn Around at 7 mile turn around signs accompanied by blue ribbons to return to 7 MILE FINISH.
  • Aid/Water Available:
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Start (Mile 0.0, 8:00am, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 3.5, Toilet Available),
    • Finish (Mile 7.0, Toilet Available)

Half Marathon (12:00pm overall cutoff, 4 Hour Time Limit)

  • Course Ascent: 3,159 feet.
  • Race Bibs: Runners will have red-numbered bibs on a white background.
  • Course Ribbons:
    • Follow pink ribbons up to Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 3.5, Toilet Available). Turn around at 7 mile turn around signs accompanied by blue ribbons to return to Hacienda Aid Station start/finish area.
    • Then Follow yellow ribbons out to the Mockingbird Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 10, Toilet Available). Turn around to return to the HALF MARATHON FINISH.
  • Aid/Water Available 
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Start (Mile 0.0, 8:00am, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 3.5, Toilet Available)
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Aid Start/Finish (Mile 7.0, 10:30am cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Mockingbird Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 10.0, 11:15am cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Finish (Mile 13.2, 12pm noon cut off, Toilet Available).

30K (3:00pm overall cutoff, 7 Hour Time Limit)

  • Course Ascent: 5,072 feet.
  • Race Bibs: Runners will have black-numbered bibs on a yellow background.
  • Course Ribbons:
    • Follow pink ribbons up to Barlow Aid Station (Mile 8.2, Toilet Available).
    • At Mile 8.2 Now Follow orange ribbons Turning LEFT onto the Mt Umunhum Trail for 0.3 Miles.
    • At Mile 8.5 USE CAUTION CROSSING Mt. Umunhum Road leading over to the Bald Mountain Trail 0.9 Miles.
    • At Mile 9.4 Bald Mountain. Turn around at 30K turn around signs accompanied by red ribbons.
    • Continue following orange ribbons returning to the Barlow Water Stop Mile 10.7. 
    • Turn Right down onto the Barlow Road following pink ribbons to the 30K FINISH.
  • Aid/Water Available
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Start (Mile 0.0, 8:00am, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 3.5, Toilet Available)
    • Barlow Water Station (Mile 8.2, Toilet Available)
    • Barlow Water Station again (Mile 10.7, 1:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 15.4, 2:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Finish (Mile 18.8, 3:00pm cut off, Toilet Available).

Trail Marathon (5:00pm overall cutoff, 9 Hour Time Limit)

Please note cutoffs will be strictly enforced for the trail marathon.

  • Course Ascent: 5,072 feet.
  • Race Bibs: Runners will have black-numbered bibs on a yellow background.
  • Course Ribbons:
    • Follow pink ribbons up to Barlow Water Station (Mile 8.2, Toilet Available).
    • At Mile 8.2 continue following pink ribbons turning RIGHT onto the Mt. Umunhum Trail.
    • At Mile 11.6 Mt. Umunhum Summit Aid Station turn around at Trail Marathon turn around signs. 12 pm cutoff | Drop bags available
    • Continue following pink ribbons back to the Barlow Water Station. 1:00pm cut off.
    • Turn Left down onto the Barlow Road Trail following pink ribbons to the Hacienda Aid Station start finish area. 3:00 pm cutoff | Drop bags available
    • Now follow pink ribbons up to English Camp. 4:00 pm cut off at English Camp. Turn around at 5k turn around signs accompanied by green ribbons to return to FINISH TRAIL MARATHON.
  • Aid/Water Available:
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Start (Mile 0.0, 8:00am, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 3.5, Toilet Available)
    • Barlow Water Station (Mile 8.2, Toilet Available)
    • Mt. Umunhum Summit Aid Station (Mile 11.5, 12:00pm noon cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Barlow Water Station (Mile 14.7, 1:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 19.5, 2:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 23, 3:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Finish (Mile 26.4, 5:00pm cutoff, Toilet Available).

50K (5:00pm overall cut off, 9 Hour Time Limit)

Please note cutoffs will be strictly enforced for the 50K.

  • Course Ascent: 7,635 feet.
  • Race Bibs: Runners will have black-numbered bibs on a yellow background.
  • Course Ribbons:
    • Follow pink ribbons up to Barlow Water Station (Mile 8.2, Toilet Available).
    • At Mile 8.2 continue following pink ribbons turning RIGHT onto the Mt. Umunhum Trail.
    • At Mile 11.6 Mt. Umunhum Summit Aid Station turn around at Trail Marathon turn around signs. 12:00 pm cutoff | Drop bags available
    • Continue following pink ribbons back to the Barlow Water Station. 1:00pm cut off.
    • Turn Left down onto the Barlow Road Trail following pink ribbons to the Hacienda Aid Station start finish area. 3:00 pm cutoff | Drop bags available
    • Now follow pink ribbons back out past Woods Parking Lot. 3:45 pm cutoff at Woods Parking Lot Aid Station outbound. Turn around at 50k turn around signs about 0.5 miles past the Woods Parking Lot Aid Station. 4:00 pm cutoff at Woods Parking Lot Aid Station returning. Then continue back to Hacienda to FINISH 50K.
  • Aid/Water Available:
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Start (Mile 0.0, 8:00am, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 3.5, Toilet Available)
    • Barlow Water Station (Mile 8.2, Toilet Available)
    • Mt. Umunhum Summit Aid Station (Mile 11.5, 12:00pm noon cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Barlow Water Station (Mile 14.7, 1:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 19.5, 2:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Hacienda Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 23, 3:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 26.5, 3:45pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Woods Parking Lot Aid Station (Mile 27.5, 4:00pm cut off, Toilet Available)
    • Finish (Mile 31.0, 5:00pm cutoff, Toilet Available)

Parking and Carpooling

  • Free Parking is available at the Hacienda entrance parking lot, carpooling encouraged.

Support Crews & Access Directions

Start Finish Almaden Quicksilver Park the Hacienda parking lot entrance.


Staff Crew Driving Directions in Sequence


1. Start Finish Almaden Quicksilver Park the Hacienda parking lot entrance entrance.


2. Leaving Start Finish to Almaden Quicksilver Park the Woods parking lot Aid Station.Located at the intersection of Hicks & Mt Umunhum Road.7Mi,13Mi,30k,26Mi,50k


Turn Right onto Almaden Road drive for approximately 5 minutes turning Right onto Hicks Road.Drive up Hicks Road 5 minutes.Turn Right at Stop Sign into Almaden Quicksilver Park the Woods parking lot Aid Station.


Attention 7Mi,13Mi Runners Turn Around returning directly to the Start Finish Almaden Quicksilver Park the Hacienda parking lot entrance.Mile 3.5 All Distances Except for 5k Runners.

7 Milers Return to Start Finish your DONE.


Leaving Almaden Quicksilver Park the Woods parking lot Aid Station returning to the Start Finish.


Turn Left down onto Hicks Road drive 5 minutes.Turn Left onto Almaden Road drive 5 minutes.Almaden Quicksilver Park the Hacienda parking lot entrance is on your left. Mile 7 for 13 Milers


13 Milers next Aid Station is located in Almaden Quicksilver Park the Mockingbird parking lot entrance.Mile 10 for 13 Milers 13 Milers Turn Around at Aid Station Return to Start Finish your DONE. 

Driving directions to Mockingbird Aid Station.Leaving the Start Finish.Turn Left onto Almaden Road drive approximately 2 miles turning Left onto Mockingbird Hill Ln.Drive up to top turning Left into Almaden Quicksilver Park the Mockingbird parking lot entrance.Aid Station is located in the Southeast corner of parking lot.


Leaving Almaden Quicksilver Park the Mockingbird parking lot entrance returning to the Start Finish the Hacienda parking lot entrance.13 Milers DONE.

30k,26Mi,50k Mile 3.5 The Woods Parking lot Aid Station.

Mile 3.5

30k,26Mi,50k Driving Directions Leaving Almaden Quicksilver Park the Woods parking lot Aid Station up to Bald Mtn parking lot up Mt Umunhum Road.


30k,26Mi,50k Next location to see your Runners is at our Water Stop located at the Top of Barlow Road & the intersection of the Mt Umunhum Trail.


30k,26Mi,50k Staff Crews At Stop Sign intersection of Hicks & Mt Umunhum Roads.Drive straight ahead up onto Hicks Road All Staff Crews you can park in the Bald Mtn parking lot on your Left.Very LIMITED PARKING. 


30k Runners after reaching this Water Stop will turn Left onto the Mt Umunhum Trail & do a Out & Back Section through the Bald Peaks parking lot out to the end of Bald Peaks Trail.Then Turning Around back through the parking lot back onto the Mt Umunhum Trail turning Right back down onto the Barlow Trail returning to the Finish. 

30k Crews can either hike out 0.5 miles to Water Stop at Trail intersection of Barlow & Mt Umunhum Trails or wait for your runner to come through the parking lot.

30k Crews next place to see your runner is back at the Woods parking lot Aid Station.

30k Crews next place to see your runner is at the Start Finish your DONE.

26Mi,50k Crews at the Bald Mtn parking lot in order to see your runner you will have to hike out 0.5 miles to the Water Stop.

26Mi,50k Crews next location to see your runner is up at the TOP of Mt Umunhum parking lot Aid Station.

26Mi,50k Leaving the Bald Mtn parking lot heading up to the Mt Umunhum parking lot Aid Station.Turn Left up onto Mt Umunhum Road. Drive up to the very top the Aid Station will be on your Left next to the bathrooms.Crews you will see your runner once Turning Around at the Aid Station.


26Mi,50k Crews next place to see your runner at the Water Stop Again at the trail intersection of Barlow & Mt Umunhum Trails.


26Mi,50k Crews next place to see your runner is back in Almaden Quicksilver Park the Woods parking lot Aid Station.


26Mi,50k Crews next place to see your runner is at the Start Finish Almaden Quicksilver Park the Hacienda parking lot entrance.


26 Milers Crews your Done

26 Milers now do a Out & Back


50k Crews 

50k Runners now do a Out & Back section.

50k Crews next place to see your runner is once again Almaden Quicksilver Park the Woods parking lot Aid Station.

50k Crews you will be able to see your Runner TWICE at this Aid Station.

50k Runners will come into this Aid Station & run 0.5 Miles beyond the Aid Station.

50k Runners will Turn Around & Return to the Woods parking lot Aid Station.

50k Crews now RETURN to the START FINISH for the last time 50k Runners are DONE.


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