SUNDAY, JANUARY 3/SUNDAY, JANUARY 31 – BRITTNI AND BRYNN VIRTUAL 5K/10K FLOWER RUN:
Usually held at Santa Margarita Lake, the Brittni and Brynn Flower Run is going virtual this year. Run anywhere and anytime during January and track your progress online. The event is a fundraiser for the Run 4 Bitti and Brynn Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing scholarships to local high school athletes. See all the details at https://run4bittiandbrynn.org/
SATURDAY, JANUARY 16-30, 2021 (8:00 A.M.) – CASTLE TO COAST VIRTUAL 8.2 MILE RUN:
This year, Castle to Coast is going to be a virtual run. Sign up to help raise funds for the Cuesta College Track & Field program. Choose any 8.2 mile course (the official Castle to Coast distance) and run anytime between Saturday, January 16 and Saturday, January 30. After completing the run, report your time with your name on the Googledoc form posted at www.castletocoast.com. The Castle to Coast Virtual Fun Run 2021 is sponsored by Running Warehouse and FLUID. You are eligible for gift giveaways from these two local businesses as well as one of ten famed Castle to Coast wooden whales. Also, there will be commemorative shirts on sale for $10. Be sure to post your name at www.castletocoast.com to be eligible to win the giveaways. All times will be sent to participants after the event is complete. See the race web site at www.castletocoast.com. Directed by Cuesta College cross country coach Brian Locher. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-virtual-events/castle-to-coast-fun-run-virtual-2021.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (7:00 AM/8:00 AM/8:30 AM) – BUZZ MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, 10K, 5K, & YOUTH MILE:
The 21st annual Buzz Marathon will be happening at Camp Roberts just north of San Miguel on a course that goes through the hills of the Camp Roberts National Guard Reservation. This year there will be both on-site and virtual options. Packet pickup on Friday & Saturday will be in front of the Victory Theater. Masks, hand sanitizer, and social distancing will be required and monitored. Walkers & slower runners will start at 6:30 AM, then the marathon and half start will begin at 7:00 in small groups every ten minutes. The 10K will go off at 8:30, the 5K at 8:45, and then kids mile at 9 AM. Those races may have staggered starts as well depending on the number of entries. Register online at www.runsignup.com or visit www.buzzmarathon.org for more information. Registration closes on February 5. Proceeds benefit the athletic programs at Lillian Larsen School. Directed by Eileen Rogers.