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Mar
23
Sat
SANTA BARBARA NINE TRAILS 35 MILE ENDURANCE RUN
Mar 23 @ 6:00 am

SATURDAY, MARCH 23 (6:00 A.M.) – SANTA BARBARA NINE TRAILS 35 MILE ENDURANCE RUN:

This event will be at 1150 San Roque Road in Santa Barbara with big climbs, great views, and technical trails. The Nine Trails is a challenging course for trail runners of every ability. The trails are steep, rocky, and long with more than 10,000’ of vertical gain and descent packed into the 35 miles. Athletes attempting this course should be prepared for long, slow sections with no support. Directed by Luis Escobar, www.allwedoisrun.com.

SAN LUIS OBISPO HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO 5K @ Madonna Inn Expo Center
Mar 23 @ 8:30 am

SATURDAY, MARCH 23 (8:30 AM) – SAN LUIS OBISPO HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO 5K:

The SLO Health and Fitness Expo 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. The Fitness Expo encourages walkers and runners of all abilities 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. 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.

Mar
31
Sun
WINE COUNTRY HALF MARATHON, 5K, & KID’S GRAPE STOMP @ CaliPaso Winery
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am

SUNDAY, MARCH 31 (8:00/8:15/9:15 A.M.) – WINE COUNTRY HALF MARATHON, 5K, & KID’S GRAPE STOMP:

The race will start and finish at the CaliPaso Winery at 4230 Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles. The course takes you over rolling hills, through picturesque vineyards, and along the Salinas River. After the race, enjoy breakfast, music, a raffle, and the awards ceremony. All runners receive a tech T-shirt and the male and female winners of the half marathon win their weight in wine. Medals and a wine glass to all half marathon finishers and awards to the top three in 13 age groups in both races. The half marathon begins at 8:00 (walkers at 7:15), the 5K at 8:15, and the Grape Stomp half mile for ages 10 & under at 9:15 AM. The race web site is www.winecountryruns.com and you can register at www.active.com.

Apr
6
Sat
TAR SPRINGS RANCH ULTRA (50K/25K/10K) @ Tar Springs Ranch
Apr 6 @ 6:30 am

SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (6:30 AM/8:30 AM/9:30 AM) – TAR SPRINGS RANCH ULTRA (50K/25K/10K):

The Tar Springs Ranch Ultra is back for its second year. Experience the beauty of this ranch, located southeast of Arroyo Grande in the Huasna Valley. The course offers a variety of terrain with oak trees, open valleys, and majestic views. Race organizers will have camping, food, entertainment, and some wonderful trails. There will be gender specific tech shirts, a custom finisher’s mug, post-race meal, awards to the top 3 plus age groups, course support and aid stations. The web site for information and entry is https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/ArroyoGrande/TarSpringsRanchUltra and the location is the Tar Springs Ranch, 7757 Huasna Road in Arroyo Grande (also listed in some places as 8360 Huasna Road).

COASTAL THRIVERS 5K BEACH RUN, WALK, & WELLNESS FAIR @ Addie Street parking lot
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am

Coastal Thrivers – New event

SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (9:00 A.M.) – COASTAL THRIVERS 5K BEACH RUN, WALK, & WELLNESS FAIR:

Meet at the Addie Street parking lot at 100 Park Avenue in Pismo Beach, a few blocks south of the pier. 5K participants will receive a T-Shirt, finishers medal, and refreshments. To be guaranteed the shirt and medal, participants must enter the 5K before the cut-off date of March 1. The 5K race will start at 9:00 AM and the 5K walk will begin ten minutes later. No strollers, pets, or headphones are allowed for the safety of all participants. The Wellness Fair will go from 8:00 AM-1:00 PM and will have informational vendors, music, and social support. Race registration is through active.com which has more information about the event and the Coastal Thrivers purpose and philosophy.

Apr
7
Sun
TENT CITY MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, 10K, & 5K @ Sunken Gardens
Apr 7 @ 6:30 am

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.

Apr
13
Sat
I-SCREAM 5K & KID’S RUN @ Just South of the Pier in Pismo Beach
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 (9:00 A.M.) – I-SCREAM 5K & KID’S RUN:

This event will take place just south of the pier in Pismo Beach. The I-Scream 5K and kids run is an all-ages event that combines fitness with a lot of ice cream at the finish line. The event will have a 5K for adults and a non-time fun run for kids of varying distances based on age.

The I-Scream 5K serves as a fundraiser for the Arroyo Grande Water Polo Club to offset program expenses. The entry fee includes ice cream, a T-shirt, medals for kids, and chip timing for the 5K. For more information and to register, go to www.runsignup.com.

Apr
27
Sat
San Luis Obispo 5K, Half Marathon, Marathon, & Expo @ Madonna Inn Expo Center
Apr 27 all-day

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.

Apr
28
Sun
San Luis Obispo 5K, Half Marathon, Marathon, & Expo @ Madonna Inn Expo Center
Apr 28 all-day

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.

May
4
Sat
PARKS 4 PUPS DOG JOG IN THE VINEYARD @ Vina Robles Winery
May 4 @ 9:45 am

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 info@parks4pups.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.

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