SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6 (8:00 A.M.) – ORCUTT TRAILS 5K, 10K, & 21K:
The Orcutt Trails running event returns for 2021 at Los Flores Ranch Park, 6245 Dominion Road in Santa Maria with 5K, 10K, and 21K (half-marathon) options. All distances highlight the trails at Los Flores Ranch park in the Santa Maria Valley. The property lies eight miles south of Santa Maria in the Solomon Hills and offers a mix of environmental education, land preservation, and recreation. Participants will enjoy well maintained single and double track trails with picturesque views. Proceeds from the event support the Santa Maria Valley Open Space trails advocacy group. Register at www.active.com.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (9:00 A.M.) – SANTA MARIA RECREATION DEPARTMENT TURKEY TROT:
The City of Santa Maria invites you to get in shape by participating in the 24th Annual Turkey Trot. Start your run at Jim May Park, continue through the adjacent neighborhood, and then follow the multi-purpose trail along the Santa Maria River levy. Runners in the 5K will make a u-turn at the Santa Maria River and follow the route back to Jim May Park. Event check-in starts at 8:00 AM, the 5K begins at 9:00, and kids one mile begins at 9:45. Jim May Park is located at 809 Stanford Drive in Santa Maria and registration is through www.active.com.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19 (7:00 AM/8:00 AM) – BUZZ MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, 10K, 5K, & YOUTH MILE:
These races are at Camp Roberts off Highway 101 just north of San Miguel. The course goes through the hills and meadows of the Camp Roberts National Guard Reservation with wildlife and spectacular views. Register online at www.runsignup.com or visit the race site at www.buzzmarathon.org. Proceeds benefit the athletic programs at Lillian Larsen School. Direc1601 “L” Street, San Miguel, 93451. A Real ID identification will be required to enter Camp Roberts along with vehicle registration and proof of insurance. See the race web site for details about COVID and base security.