SATURDAY, MARCH 2 (8:00 A.M.) – HARES & HOUNDS 5K, MILE, & HALF MILE:
The race is at Atascadero Lake Park, 9305 Pismo Avenue just off Highway 41 West with the start and finish at the Park Pavilion. The 5K will be at 8:00 AM followed by a fun run mile at 8:45 AM, a half mile at 9:00, and the awards ceremony at 9:30. Awards are three-deep in 14 five-year age divisions for the 5K, medals in the mile and half mile, plus refreshments and raffle prizes (must be present to win). The event is a fundraiser for the Greyhound Athletic Foundation which supports athletic programs at Atascadero HS. The race is organized by K-Man Cycle & Run, 9530 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 93422. Register at www.active.com and get more information from www.haresnhounds.org.
SUNDAY, APRIL 7 (6:30 AM/7:30 AM) – TENT CITY MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, 10K, & 5K:
The location is the Sunken Gardens, 15 East Mall, Atascadero for the Tent City Marathon, which will have free race photos, on-course entertainment, multiple aid stations, live music, a yoga and foam roller area, and massage. This event features beautiful rolling hills and is a fundraiser for The Atascadero Printery Foundation, a group dedicated to preserving and rehabilitating Atascadero’s historic Printery Building into a community center for the Arts and Sciences. The race will continue as planned rain or shine! Visit the Tent City Marathon web site at http://www.TentCityMarathon.com for course information, parking details, and the complete event schedule. Registration is available through www.active.com.