Calendar

Aug
19
Sun
McConnell’s Ice Cream Endurance Events @ Goleta Beach
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

10K @8:30am; 5K@9:45am; Kid’s Mile@10:30am; One Mile Ocean Swim@11:00am. Goleta Beach County Park. Post-race Ice Cream and Fruit.

Sep
2
Sun
Pier to Peak Half Marathon @ Stearns Wharf (Start Location)
Sep 2 all-day

Santa Barbara’s Challenging Half-Marathon takes you from the famous Santa Barbara Friendship Dolphins Fountain at the edge of Stearns Wharf, past the “Queen of the Missions” and on up an elevation of 3996 feet to the Majestic views at La Cumbre Peak. Capture the panaramic layout of the city, SB Channels and the Channel Islands. You can see where you started from 13.1 miles (sealevel) earlier.

Sep
16
Sun
Island View Trail Race @ Franklin Trail @ Carpinteria High School
Sep 16 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come join us on the newest trail in Santa Barbara County for the Island View Trail Race on September 16th. 4 mile, 10 mile and 16 mile distances. Download map of race course with elevation profile here: http://islandviewtrail.run/docs/island-view-trail-race-map.png

Sep
23
Sun
Goleta Education Foundation Lemon Run @ Goleta Beach
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Flat and fast race out and back on the bike path. All proceeds support Goleta elementary schools.

Sep
30
Sun
Carpinteria Triathlon @ Carpinteria State Beach
Sep 30 all-day

The Carpinteria Triathlon is a benefit event for the City’s Parks & Recreation youth programs. Proceeds will help to provide scholarships and additional equipment for programs such as Junior Lifeguards and our ocean recreation programs.  Distances include Olympic and Sprint.

Oct
7
Sun
The Big Avocado 5K @ Carpinteria Viola Fields, 6145 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria, CA 93013
Oct 7 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

This annual race is always held during the California Avocado Festival weekend and is a great opportunity to enjoy a unique cross-country/trail racea along the beautiful Carpinteria Bluffs.

Oct
14
Sun
Fox Fall Cross Country Race @ Lake Los Carneros Park
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and run the Fox Fall Cross Country Classic! A true cross-country race with five miles of mostly off-road running, winding trails through woods and fields, over hill and Dale (one of our volunteers). Watch for logs to jump over, low-hanging branches to duck under, and the occasional fox or bobcat. Enjoy Octoberfest treats at the finish, and the best-tasting awards in town, all for the amazingly low price of $10. And it’s a Grand Prix event!

Oct
21
Sun
Cancer Center Walk/Run @ Montecito Union School
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Unique Montecito course, Biltmore buffet/prizes/raffle. 100% of proceeds benefit local cancer support programs and research.

Nov
17
Sat
41st Annual Turkey Trot @ UCSB Lagoon
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Saturday before Thanksgiving, UCSB Recreation presents the Turkey Trot at the UCSB Lagoon. The charity event is a 5K run/walk or 10K run, with Men’s, Women’s, and Open divisions for each, open to students and the community.

Nov
22
Thu
Thanksgiving 4 Miler @ Thunderbird Park off Walnut Avenue just north of Hollister Avenue
Nov 22 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

The 22nd annual running of the original Santa Barbara Thanksgiving Day 4 Miler. The flat and fast course stands apart from local runs with a straight away start down Hollister Avenue to Turnpike and then along treed bike paths and finally through a local neighborhood finishing in Thunderbird Park just off Walnut Avenue.