SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (7:00 A.M) – CITY TO THE SEA HALF MARATHON & SEASIDE 5K
DATE CHANGED FROM OCTOBER
The half marathon starts at 7:00 AM in downtown San Luis Obispo and goes along frontage roads to Dinosaur Caves Park in Pismo Beach. The 5K takes place on an out-and-back course at Dinosaur Caves Park. Proceeds from both races go to the Cuesta College cross country and track programs. For more information, go to www.citytothesea.org.
Date changed from May 16
Born to Run is a weekend of trail running, music, camping, and much more. The Born to Run Extravaganza will feature Four Day, 100 mile, 60 mile, 30 mile, and 10 mile trails runs with rolling hills, wildflowers, red-tailed hawks, and blue skies for an ideal running environment. The event will start and finish on the private East Creek Ranch at 4155 Figueroa Mountain Road in Los Olivos. Everyone who enters the ranch property must be registered in an event. This includes friends, family, crew, pacers, and children. If you are a non-runner, you must be registered in the 0.0 km for people who want to experience the Born to Run but don’t want to run. More information can be found at https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=73618 and www.allwedoisrun.com.
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:
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 the 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 web site is www.winecountryruns.com and you can register at www.active.com.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 (6:00 AM/7:00 AM/8:00 AM) – SANTA BARBARA RED ROCK ENDURANCE RUNS:
Located in the beautiful Santa Barbara backcountry, the Santa Barbara Red Rock Trail Run is advanced and intended for expert trail runners only. It is a low key, 50 Mile Trail Endurance Run, Trail Marathon, Trail Half Marathon, and 5K Trail Run. The 50 Mile will start at 6:00 AM, the 21K & the 42K will start at 7:00 A.M and the 5K Trail will start at 8:00 AM at the Sage Hill Campground, 177 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. The out and back course offers dramatic views of the Santa Barbara backcountry. Your registration fee includes overnight camping, finishers award, a custom shirt, awards to the top male and female overall. See https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=73625 and www.allwedoisrun.com.