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Quicksilver Running Club 2011 Quicksilver Trail Half Marathon and 10K

Quicksilver Running ClubQuicksilver Running Club is holding its 2011 Quicksilver Trail Half Marathon and 10K.

The races are on scenic, hilly dirt trails in the historic mining territory of Almaden Quicksilver County Park.

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2010 Almaden Times Classic: 10K Run, 2-Mile Run, or 2-Mile Walk

Photo by Josiah Mackenzie

Run or walk in the 18th Annual / 2010 Almaden Times Classic. Events include 10K and 2-mile timed runs, and a 2-mile walk. Proceeds benefit Almaden Valley Counseling Service. The race will take you on a beautiful paved creek trail and through some residential streets in Almaden Valley.

Awards will be given to the top three winners in each age division. Overall male and female winners in the 10K and 2-mile timed runs will also receive a gift certificate. All children will receive a ribbon. Age divisions include: 6 and under, 7-9, 10-13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.

Your entry fee includes a t-shirt, goodie bag, food, and beverages. Random prizes will also be handed out to participants based on race number (must be present to win). Pick up your bib number and t-shirt on race day.

The start and finish lines are at the parking lot of Leland High School in Almaden Valley. The event is Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 9am. Check-in is at 8am.

If you register online by September 22, 2010, the entry fee is $25 per adult/teen, $13 per child (12 and under), and $60 per family of four (including parents and children). If you register on race day, the fees go up to $30 per adult/teen, $15 per child, and $70 per family. Race day registration begins at 7:30am.

2010 Citywide Youth Track Meet in Almaden Valley

The 2010 Citywide Youth Track Meet is being held in Almaden Valley. The meet is free for all participants, and is being sponsored by the City of San Jose and the San Jose Police Amateur Athletic Foundation.

The meet is for boys and girls ages 9 to 14, and includes various running races (50, 100, 200, 400, 800, and 1600 meter and 4 x 100 meter relay), standing long jump, and softball throw.

The meet is at Leland High School on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Registration is from 8am to 9am, and the events from 9am to 3pm.

The top three winners in each event, with the exception of relay teams, will participate in the Hershey’s Nor-Cal State Track Meet, which will be held at Oak Grove High School on Saturday, June 19, 2010.

More information about the 2010 Citywide Youth Track Meet:

Or contact Judi Baxter, Track Meet Director, at Judibax@sonic.net or (707) 546-3986.