SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (9:00 A.M.) – HEART & SOLES 5K & 10K:
The Cal Poly Triathlon Team is hosting a 5K &10K to benefit the triathlon team and United Way. This Valentine’s themed run will include music, prizes, and food so come to Laguna Lake Park at 504 Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo. For a complete time schedule and registration information, check the race web site at http://heartandsolesrun.com/ or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 21 (8:30 AM) – SAN LUIS OBISPO HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO 5K:
The SLO Health and Fitness Expo Superhero 5K starts and finishes at the Alex Madonna Expo Center at 100 Madonna Road. It offers beautiful views of San Luis Obispo along the SLO bike path up a mountain trail and back to the Expo Center. Runners and walkers of all abilities are encouraged to come enjoy the healthy lifestyle of the central coast.
Pre-registration can be done through the web site at http://inspiredexpos.com/5k-run/. Awards will go to the top men and women to finish along with some specialty categories. Proceeds benefit Project Teen Health, a childhood obesity prevention program operated by the Community Action Partnership. If you have questions, call 772-4600 or e-mail 5Krun@simplyclearmarketing.com.
SATURDAY, MAY 16 (7:30/8.00 A.M.) – BULL CANYON 5K, 10K, & KID’S RUNS:
The Bull Canyon Run began in 1999. This 5K/10K is organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, whose goal is to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics. Coast. All events start at the Edwards Community Center at 809 North Panther Street in Santa Maria. The 10K will begin at 7:30, the 5K run/walk at 8:00, and the kids runs at 9:30. The 5K is a relatively flat out and back course while the 10K continues farther up Bull Canyon and has more hills. All finishers receive a T-shirt and a medal, and medals will be awarded to the top finisher in each age division. Register at www.active.com. Paper applications will not be accepted, there will be no race day registration, and the cutoff to register is 5:00 PM on May 14. If you have any questions, contact the race director via email at email@example.com.
SATURDAY, MAY 30 (8:00 A.M.) – LIGHTHOUSE FOUNDATION 5K CANCELLED!
Thanks to those of you who have signed up for the 8th Annual Lighthouse 5K originally scheduled for May 30. It is with a heavy heart that we have decided to cancel this event due to the uncertainty of the coronavirus “shelter at home” order. Mark your calendars for next year on Saturday, June 5, 2020. This has been an important fundraiser and in 2019 we were able to raise over $26,000 at this event. If you have signed up for the run and would like to donate your registration fee, you do not need to do anything. If you would like to receive a refund, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and a refund will be forthcoming. If you would like to make a donation, please go to lighthouseatascadero.org and click on the donation tab. Donations can also be made by check payable to Lighthouse Atascadero and sent to Post Office Box 3120, Atascadero, CA 93423-3120. Thank you for your continued support!
This 5K run is to benefit The Lighthouse Foundation and it will take place at Fableist Wine Company (formerly known as Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery). The course winds its way along a challenging course through the vineyards of the winery at 5036 South El Pomar Road in Templeton with a kid’s half mile following the finish of the 5K. Enjoy family activities with a bounce house, face painting, and crafts along with raffle prizes, a pancake breakfast, and music. The Lighthouse Foundation provides programs to help local youth overcome their drug and alcohol problems. The race web site is https://www.lighthouseatascadero.org/benefit-fun-run.html and registration is through Registration is now open on runnercard.com at http://runnercard.com/roadrace/public/raceGroup/976564
SATURDAY, JUNE 27 (8:00 A.M.) – TEMPLETON 5K POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 10
The Templeton Recreation Department has moved the date of their 5K originally scheduled for June 27 to October 10th in the hopes that the State will have loosened their COVID-19 social distancing guidelines by then.
SUNDAY, JULY 26 (all day) – SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIATHLON (Swim = 1/2M, Bike = 15M, Run = 3.1M): CANCELLED!
After careful consideration regarding the health and safety of the participants, staff, and spectators, the City of San Luis Obispo has made the difficult decision to cancel the 41st Annual San Luis Obispo Triathlon scheduled for Sunday, July 26, 2020. The City of San Luis Obispo is very disappointed that we are unable to hold the SLO TRI for our community and participants. However, we are certain that it is the right decision based on the information we have today. Please stay safe and stay tuned for more information about the SLO TRI in 2021.
This event starts with the first 40 entrants hitting the pool at 7:00 AM and continues through the day at Sinsheimer Park. Each finisher receives a medal, T-shirt, results, and is eligible for the raffle drawing. Registration will be available on-line only. The event is conducted by the S.L.O. Recreation Dept., 1341 Nipomo Street, San Luis Obispo, 93401, 781-7300.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (7:00 A.M) – CITY TO THE SEA HALF MARATHON & SEASIDE 5K
|2020 City to the Sea Is Canceled Due to Coronavirus-Related Health and Safety Concerns
“We are sad to announce that the 2020 City to the Sea Half Marathon & 5K set to take place on September 13th has been canceled. We have made the decision due to health and safety concerns for runners, spectators, volunteers, staff, and the many partners that support the event. We look forward to hosting the 25th running of the event in 2021.”
SATURDAY, October 10 (8:00 A.M.) – TEMPLETON 5K
The Templeton Recreation Department is hosting a 5K Beer Run at Barrel House Brewing Company, located at 3055 Limestone Way in Paso Robles. The 5K loop course is a timed event and a fundraiser for the Templeton Recreation Department. Walkers, joggers, and strollers are welcome but are asked to line-up at the back to allow the competitive runners clearance. Registration opens at 7:30 AM. and the run starts at 8:00 AM. Participants will enjoy live entertainment at the Barrel House Amphitheater and food will be available for purchase. Entrants should be 21+ and bring an ID. For more information, go to www.templetonrecfoundation.com or register at www.active.com.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (8:00/8:15/9:15 A.M.) – WINE COUNTRY HALF MARATHON, 5K, & KID’S GRAPE STOMP:
Our priority continues to be the health and well-being of members of our community, participants, volunteers, and supporters. For this reason, we have decided to postpone our 2020 race until 2021. Please check our website for updates on registration and we will see you next year!
SATURDAY/SUNDAY, MAY 29/30 (6:00 P.M.) – THE SILVER MOON RACE
The Silver Moon Race at CASS Winery in Paso Robles is a new event that will be held on the weekend of May 29-30 with distances of 10K, Six Hours, Twelve Hours, 24 Hours, and 100 Miles. It is on a 2-mile lap route on farm roads around the vineyard. The course is designed to strengthen your endurance while being able to stop, rest, and refuel throughout the laps. Start at sunset and run through the night under the full moon and stars until sunrise the next day. Race perks include a medal, a buckle for the 100 Mile finishers, a finisher’s certificate, race photos, a race towel, and award for the top finishers. Check the web site at www.silvermoonrace.com for additional details and to verify that the race is still scheduled to be held.