The Santa Barbara Athletic Association provides community leadership and support for all types of running, including track, trail, ultra, road and cross-country.  We encourage people of all ages and abilities to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle through running and we work collaboratively with the community to bring attention and respect to Santa Barbara as a great running community.

Special Event

Become a member of the SBAA and support the SB Running Community

  Membership not only provides you with some great discounts such as 10% off at the Santa Barbara Running Company and a cool technical trucker hat, it helps build a strong and vibrant running community.  The SBAA provides critical support to the Club West Junior High School Cross Country Program, Special Olympics of Santa Barbara Track and Field athletes, and High School Cross Country and Tra... Read More »

What's New

SBAA Group Runs: Coming to a Monday Evening Near You!

Join us Mondays at 6:00pm for a casual group run.  All paces and levels are invited.  We meet at the southern end of  Turnpike Road (where the bike path starts).  For more information contact us at info@sbrunning.org. Read More »

Friday, April 13: Santa Barbara Elite Miles presented by HOKA ONE ONE

Friday, April 13: Santa Barbara Elite Miles presented by HOKA ONE ONE

  Come check out the assault on the first sub-4 men’s track Mile in Santa Barbara and an attempt at a sub-4:30 women’s Mile this Friday at Santa Barbara City College under the lights. Some of the best Milers from around the country will take aim at these two coveted milestones. 8:40pm Mixed Masters Mile: Aeron Arlin Genet takes aim at the American Record in the women’s 50+ Mile of 5:15.55 set... Read More »

Race for Justice 5K

Here is link to results for Race for Justice 5K  https://goo.gl/SbdfLD Read More »

Range of Motion Excavation for Runners with Christina Klein

Do you ever wonder if your range of motion is limiting you from achieving your best performance in your racing or training? Do you ever experience any kind of lower back or hip pain, hamstring tightness or pain radiating up or down your leg? If you said YES! to any of these, this workshop is for you. This workshop is focused on learning what movements are preventing you from maximizing your run so... Read More »

Wine Country Half Marathon Training Group

Wine Country Training is BACK and Better Than Ever! Santa Barbara Running will be collaborating with Alaris Fitness for an 8 week training program for the Wine Country Half Marathon. Register at: https://www.sbrunningco.com/calender/winecountryhalftrainingprogram Whether this is your first or fifth time running the Wine Country Half, this training program is designed to help make you faster while ... Read More »

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