SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 (7:45 A.M.) – 28TH ANNUAL A.F.S. PINEDORADO DAYS 5K:
This race is part of Cambria’s Pinedorado Days celebration and runs along a course that follows the Pinedorado parade route. The race, which takes place just before the parade, starts and finishes at Coast Union High School, 2950 Santa Rosa Creek Road in Cambria with registration opening at 7:00 AM. The entry fee is $20 without a shirt and $25 with one. It is a fundraiser for Coast Union’s American Field Service program and is directed by Sharon Bisso (995-1432).
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 (8:30 A.M.) – SCARECROW FESTIVAL 5K:
This family event is scheduled to coincide with Cambria’s Scarecrow Festival. It will start at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Boulevard in Cambria (off Highway 1 at the north end of Cambria) and head south toward Fiscalini Ranch. The course is next to Cambria’s pristine coastline and is intended to introduce the trails and views of Fiscalini Ranch to more residents of the central coast. The run is a fundraiser for the Cambria Youth Athletic Association. If you have questions, send an e-mail tp email@example.com. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Cambria/scarecrowclassic.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11 (8:00 A.M.) – CASTLE TO COAST EIGHT MILE RUN:
Enjoy 8.2 miles of beautiful ocean views on this point to point course, which begins at Hearst San Simeon State Park, 442 San Simeon Road, just north of San Simeon, and ends at Shamel Park in Cambria. Shuttles will be provided back to the start. Entries are limited to the first 300 to register and proceeds help support Cuesta College XC. Register through www.active.com. Directed by Cuesta cross country coach Brian Locher. See the race web site at www.castletocoast.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.