SF Bay Area - South Bay Running Guide

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Something about the Silicon Valley breeds a commitment to innovation and excellence – it’s home to some of the most recognized tech companies in the world, as well as a thriving community of striving athletes. The largest Turkey Trot in the country takes place here, and if one were to flock towards the westward hills, they would encounter an expanse of redwood-laden trail networks crossing through regional park after regional park.

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Top Running Routes in SF Bay Area - South Bay

  1. Rancho

    • Distance 9.3 mi
    • Elevation 1,489 ft

    Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, or simply “Rancho” as the locals call it, is a peaceful getaway from the daily grind of Silicon Valley. Runners love the PG&E Trail, or ...

  2. Los Gatos Creek Trail

    • Distance 6.2 mi
    • Elevation 462 ft

    The Los Gatos Creek Trail links the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose to Campbell, Los Gatos and the Lexington Reservoir, providing a wonderful place to run for people from s...

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  4. Stevens Creek to Shoreline

    • Distance 4.9 mi
    • Elevation 66 ft

    Stretching from just south of El Camino Real in Mountain View all the way north to the bay, the Stevens Creek Trail is a popular place for runners wanting to avoid stoplights an...

  5. Quicksilver

    • Distance 13.2 mi
    • Elevation 1,614 ft

    Almaden Quicksilver County Park combines the best of California trail running - wide open fire roads on grassy hillsides, single-track through wooded glens, scrubby oak trees, w...

  6. Santa Teresa

    • Distance 10.0 mi
    • Elevation 1,916 ft

    Welcome to cowboy country! Santa Teresa County Park is a gorgeous hidden treasure tucked far into the south hills of San Jose. While running through this park you can imagine ...