Upcoming Races

December 24, 2019 - Tuesday
  • Placerville Path Run Jingle & Mingle

    El Dorado Trail, Placerville, CA

    This event is run on the El Dorado Trail in beautiful, historic Placerville. The path is surrounded with beautiful oak trees, rolling hills, and incredible views. The race is held rain or shine. Strollers are allowed in the 5K, 10K, and 15K.

    Distances: 5K, 10K, 15K, Half Marathon, HM Relay

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January 4, 2020 - Saturday
  • Hacienda Hills Run

    New Almaden Trail, San Jose, CA 95120, USA

    Located just outside of San Jose at the Almaden Quick Silver Park, we're coming back for a spectacular day of Northern California trail running in the Hacienda Hills. Four different race distances with increasing elevation gain guarantee that you'll be working off the holidays with Bay Area views all around you. 

    Distances: 1.5M, 5K, 10K, 8.6M, Half Marathon

    Time Limit: 4 Hours

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January 25, 2020 - Saturday
  • Folsom Lake Sweetwater Trail Run

    Sweetwater Trail, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, USA

    95% single track 5% dirt road. The course is primarily run on the South Side Trail. All very appealing single track, great running, some technical sections. Gentle rolling hills in El Dorado Hills, trail parallels Folsom Lake, oak trees, lush green grass, nice scenery, views of Folsom Lake, surrounding foothills and some views of the Sierras.

    Distances: 5K, 10K, 8M, Half Marathon, 18M, 22M, 50K

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February 8, 2020 - Saturday
  • Calero Trail Run

    23205 McKean Rd, San Jose, CA 95141, USA

    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.

    200 runner limit. 9-hour time limit.

    Distances: 50K, 25K, 13M, 15K, 10K, 5K, 2M, 0.5M

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March 14, 2020 - Saturday
  • Folsom Lake South Side Trail Run

    Folsom Point Public Bathroom, Folsom, CA 95630, USA

    The course, 95% singletrack and 5% dirt road, is primarily run on the South Side Trail. It is comprised of very appealing singletrack, with great running flow and some technical sections. On these gentle rolling trails in El Dorado Hills, the trail parallels Folsom Lake, has oak trees, lush green grass, nice scenery, and views of Folsom Lake, surrounding foothills and some views of the Sierras. The 10K, and 21 miler are out and back. For the 50K, from the Salmon Falls aid station it does a clockwise loop returning to the South Side Trail.

    NOTE: The legendary and highly acclaimed founder of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run and founder of the sport of 100 mile trail running, Gordy Ainsleigh, will be autographing runners bibs and running right along with everyone.

    Distances: 38 Miler, 50K, 21 Miler, 1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K   

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March 21, 2020 - Saturday
  • Santa Teresa King Richard Annual Trail Run

    Santa Teresa County Park, Bernal Rd, San Jose, CA 95120, USA

    I created and named this event after him. My dad has always been a king to me. I remember him sharing stories of his running in Santa Teresa County Park when he was young and the love he had for it. He loved the area so much that as an adult he purchased a brand new home in the Santa Teresa area and lived there for more than 40 years! My dad was a respected English teacher at Leland High school until he retired. My dad makes me proud! In years past, when I started this event, my dad would start the runners with a huge smile on his face! This event is my way to celebrate my love for him! So, come join us in celebrating my dad and enjoy a wonderful race with us! 

    Distances: Half Marathon, 10.5 Miler, 10K, 5K

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April 4, 2020 - Saturday
  • Folsom Lake Falcon Crest Trail Run

    These trails are one of my favorite places to train on and visit. This race is run in the beautiful awesome foothills of El Dorado Hills. This area has incredible oak trees, green grass and is loaded with single track trails paralleling Folsom Lake. The trails are fast to run on and have some technical sections too—lots of fun. Some shaded areas and lots of exposure as well.

    Distances: 5K, 10K, 15K, Half Marathon

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April 25, 2020 - Saturday
  • Sierra Azul Trail Challenge

    21785 Almaden Rd, San Jose, CA 95120, USA

    Run in the shadow of Mt. Umunhum with the deer and a few of your favorite running pals. Set in the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, this one of a kind running event provides unique access to gorgeous trails and scenery not commonly viewed. This one is 100% trail/fire road.  One of the toughest runs out there, the 50K challenge course has plenty of steep climbs and exposure to make sure you get a fantastic workout. The 50K course covers the entire park. You will not be disappointed.

    Distances:  50K, Marathon, 18.8M, Half Marathon, 9M, 10K, 5K

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May 9, 2020 - Saturday
  • Trail Run at Sly Park

    Sly Park Event Center, Mormon Emigrant Trail, Pollock Pines, CA 95726, USA

    Distances: 50K, Marathon, 18M, Half Marathon, 8.5M, 10K, 5K
    This event is held three times this year (May, August and Novermber) at the Sly Park Recreation Area in Pollock Pines, and it’s held under special use permit with the El Dorado National Forest. The course follows the trails surrounding Jenkinson Lake through endless pine trees.

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August 22, 2020 - Saturday
  • Trail Run at Sly Park

    Sly Park Event Center, Mormon Emigrant Trail, Pollock Pines, CA 95726, USA

    Distances: 50K, Marathon, 18M, Half Marathon, 8.5M, 10K, 5K
    This event is held three times this year (May, August and Novermber) at the Sly Park Recreation Area in Pollock Pines, and it’s held under special use permit with the El Dorado National Forest. The course follows the trails surrounding Jenkinson Lake through endless pine trees.

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August 29, 2020 - Saturday
  • Almaden Hills Trail Run

    Mockingbird Hill Picnic Area, Mockingbird Hill Ln, San Jose, CA 95120, USA

    Distances: .5M, 1.5M, 5K, 10K, 8.6M, Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K
    This event is set in Almaden Quicksilver park, in the beautiful hills of Almaden Valley. It’s comprised of 60% dirt roads, 40% single track, and is very hilly, with great views, awesome countryside. In a nutshell: It’s challenging and very fun.

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November 14, 2020 - Saturday
  • Trail Run at Sly Park

    Sly Park Event Center, Mormon Emigrant Trail, Pollock Pines, CA 95726, USA

    Distances: 50K, Marathon, 18M, Half Marathon, 8.5M, 10K, 5K
    This event is held three times this year (May, August and Novermber) at the Sly Park Recreation Area in Pollock Pines, and it’s held under special use permit with the El Dorado National Forest. The course follows the trails surrounding Jenkinson Lake through endless pine trees.

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Troy’s California Trail Runs’ mission is to provide the most scenic, challenging, and fun runs in California. We host trail races, coastal trail runs, ultra marathons, and mountain bike races. Most are in the San Jose area and the Sierras. We promise that our trail races will be the most beautiful and enjoyable races you’ve been a part of.
See you on the trail!
– Troy
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