SATURDAY, APRIL 27 & SUNDAY, APRIL 28 – SAN LUIS OBISPO 5K, HALF MARATHON, & MARATHON:
These courses feature rolling hills, vineyards, and other scenic vistas as participants run past downtown SLO landmarks and through the rural countryside. The Expo opens on Friday, the 5K and children’s runs will be held on Saturday, and the marathon, marathon relay, and half marathon are on Sunday. Packet pick-up takes place at the Madonna Inn Expo Center.. Visit www.SLOMarathon.com for complete information, including starting times, course descriptions, and entry fees. Registration is through raceroster.com.
SATURDAY, MAY 4 (9:45 A.M.) – PARKS 4 PUPS DOG JOG IN THE VINEYARD:
This non-competitive run has distances of 2K, 4K, & 10K and is open to runners and walkers with a limit of one dog per person. The event location is the Vina Robles Winery, 3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles, 93446, and the event will be held rain or shine. The contact number is (805) 239-9326, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or check the web site at www.parks4pups.org. Proceeds go to benefit Sherwood Dog Park. An early registration fee of $30 includes the walk, jog, or run at the distance of your choice, a dog bandana, goody bag, finisher’s medal, a voucher for lunch, a glass of Vina Robles wine, and an event glass. Walkers or runners without dogs are welcome. The 10K begins at 9:45am and the 2k and 4k will open at 10:00 AM.
Please bring only dogs that are well behaved around other dogs and people.
SATURDAY, MAY 11 (8:00 A.M.) – 16TH MIRACLE MILES FOR KIDS 10K WALK/RUN:
Support foster and special needs children and their families by participating in the Miracle Miles for Kids 10K. Start at the base of Morro Rock and run along the beach to the finish at the pier in Cayucos. Included in the entry fee is an event t-shirt, breakfast, music, children’s activities, vendor displays, and a goody bag along with prizes in half a dozen age divisions. Check out the websites at www.fcni.org and www.mm4k.com or e-mail email@example.com for more race information. The event is sponsored by the Family Care Network, 1255 Kendall Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, 503-6269.
SUNDAY, MAY 26 (8:00 A.M.) – ARROYO GRANDE STRAWBERRY STAMPEDE 5K & 10K:
These courses are scenic routes through Arroyo Grande with registration, the start, and the finish are at the end of Short Street by the swinging bridge. Proceeds go towards Kiwanis community service projects. Awards are three deep in five year age groups in each of the races along with refreshments and prize drawings. The races are part of the Strawberry Festival that features food, music, and craft booths. Conducted by the Pismo Beach Kiwanis Club, Post Office Box 44, Pismo Beach, 93448, www.strawberrystampede.com.