SATURDAY, MARCH 25 (start times vary by distance) – MONTANA DE ORO TRAIL RUNS (50K, 36K, Half Marathon, 12K):
This is part of the Pacific Coast Trail Run series designed to provide quality trail running experiences. The check-in, start, and finish are at Spooner’s Cove in Montana de Oro State Park on Pecho Valley Road in Los Osos. All courses are hilly ones on trails through the park and offer varied types of terrain. The 12K covers Valencia Peak, the 21K/half marathon goes along Hazard Peak, the 36K does both of those, or run the 50K and tackle the “Three Peaks” – Hazard Peak, Valencia Peak, and Oat’s Peak. Check their web site at https://www.pacificcoasttrailruns.com for complete information and https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/LosOsos/MontanadeOroTrailRun to register.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25 (9:00 A.M.) – DR. JOHN C. TRETTIN MEMORIAL 5K:
This race was established to honor the memory of Lompoc marathoner John Trettin who was killed in a bicycling accident in 2000. The race starts and finishes at Cabrillo High School, 4350 Constellation Road and will be held on the Cabrillo HS cross-country course located behind the school. Registration begins at 8:00 AM and is the day of the race only. Awards are three deep in eleven divisions with the overall male and female winners receiving plaques. Contact Kent Yankee at 733-0754 or check the LVDC club web site at www.runlompoc.com. Funds go towards college scholarships for Lompoc area high school students.
SATURDAY, APRIL 15 (7:00 A.M.) – BORN TO RUN ULTRA TRAIL RUNNING EXTRAVAGANZA:
Born to Run is a weekend of trail running, music, camping and more. The Born to Run Extravaganza will feature Four Day, 100 mile, 60 mile, 30 mile, 20 mile, and 10 mile trails runs with rolling hills, single and double track trail, wildflowers, red-tailed hawks, blue skies and clean air for an ideal running environment. The event will start and finish on the beautiful, private East Creek Ranch at 4155 Figueroa Mountain Road in Los Olivos. Everyone who enters the ranch property must be registered in an event. The course will consist of multiple loops on 100% dirt with 2300’ of vertical gain per loop. More information can be found at https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=87899 and www.allwedoisrun.com.
This event has been cancelled due to flooding on the course –
SATURDAY/SUNDAY, APRIL 22 & 23 – CAYUSE ENDURANCE HORSE RIDES, RIDE & TIE, & EQUATHLON:
Postponed from December, this weekend’s activities will consist of multiple events, including 25 & 50 mile horse rides, 8 mile and 20 mile ride & ties, and an 8 mile ride & run. For details, go to cayuseranchca.com or contact Dana Tryde at (805) 540-0883 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, APRIL 25 (6:00 P.M.) – RUNNING WAREHOUSE PUB RUN:
Join Running Warehouse and ASICS for a run or walk at the Dairy Creek Golf Course across from Cuesta College on Highway 1. The event opens at 5:00 PM and the run leaves at 6:00 PM. Please allow time to park and sign the waiver. There will be a 2 mile walk and 2 and 4 mile fun runs with a demonstration of the latest ASICS footwear. There is no registration or cost and the first 100 people to arrive will receive a free drink courtesy of Running Warehouse
SATURDAY, MAY 6 (8:30 A.M.) – ALLAN HANCOCK VITICULTURE CLUB 5K FUN RUN:
This event will take place at the Hancock track, 800 South College Drive in Santa Maria, to promote the school’s Viticulture and Enology program. Funds raised will go to activities through programs in connection with the local wine industry. Check-in time for race will be at 8:00 AM at the entrance to the AHC Track at Parking Lot #8, located by the Gym. Each participant will receive a shirt at registration and a medal upon completion. The run will start at the track, cover multiple laps, and then will continue outside to finish at the campus winery. Walkers are welcome. At the end, there will be refreshments and fruits at the winery. Registration is through https://www.eventbrite.com.
TUESDAY, MAY 30 (6:00 P.M.) – RUNNING WAREHOUSE PUB RUN:
Join Running Warehouse and On at Larry Moore Park in Paso Robles and meet after the run at Firestone Brewery in Paso Robles. The event opens at 5:00 PM and the run leaves at 6:00 PM. Please allow time to park and sign the waiver. There will be a 2 mile walk and a 3 – 5 mile fun run with a demonstration of the latest On footwear. There is no registration fee or cost.
SATURDAY, JUNE 3 – THE LIGHTHOUSE 5K:
The Lighthouse 5K Run/Walk and Family Day features a scenic trail course so come enjoy this beautiful 5K at the Santa Margarita Ranch Education Center on Highway 58. There will be a kids half mile race and a 100 yard dash for ages six & under following the finish of the 5k run. After the runs, there will be a pancake breakfast, vendor fair, and music while kids can enjoy a bounce house, face painting and crafts. Proceeds benefit Lighthouse Atascadero which is dedicated to overcoming addiction in youth through awareness, prevention, and intervention. Registration is through www.runsignup.com and additional information can be found at https://lighthouseatascadero.org.
TUESDAY, JUNE 13 (5:30 P.M) – ARROYO GRANDE ALL-COMERS TRACK MEET #1:
This is the third year for this series of meets at Arroyo Grande High School. Registration starts at 5:00 PM and the first race, a two mile, will begin at 5:30. Other events are a 4 x 100 relay, 100 hurdles, 800, 100, 400, mile, football 40, 300 hurdles, & 200 in that order plus field events of long jump, shot put, high jump, and turbo javelin. The entry fee is $5 per person or $10 per family for an unlimited number of events with no charge for spectators. The meet web site is https://www.facebook.com/AGAllComersMeet
TUESDAY, JUNE 20 (5:30 P.M) – ARROYO GRANDE ALL-COMERS TRACK MEET #2:
Registration starts at 5:00 PM and the first race, a two mile, will begin at 5:30. Other events are a 4 x 100 relay, 100 hurdles, 800, 100, 400, mile, football 40, 300 hurdles, & 200 in that order plus field events of long jump, shot put, high jump, and turbo javelin. The entry fee is $5 per person or $10 per family for an unlimited number of events with no charge for spectators. The meet web site is https://www.facebook.com/AGAllComersMeet