Local Run Groups

Group Name
Contact Information
Club West Bill Rupp


To promote programs for athletes of all ages in cross country, road running and track & field. The club was founded in 1972 and one of the initial founders was Jim Ryun.  Annual events include youth Track and Field meets, a Jr. High School Cross Country Program and the McConnell’s Endurance Events and a master’s Track and Field meet.
SB Trail Runners Nancy Kaplan

(805) 895-8642 https://www.facebook.com/groups/santabarbaratrailrunners

For all trail runners, all levels. Focus: Running on anything that is NOT on the road 🙂
Santa Barbara Running & Racing Mike Swan and Rusty Snow


Focus: All runners, all levels, from competitive to casual, from 5k to Marathon
Santa Barbara Triathlon Club https://www.sbtriclub.com/ For multi-sport athletes of all abilities
Santa Barbara Track Club Josh Priester

(509) 301-1764

Focus: For all events but mastering field events kids and adults
IV Track Club Ian Morgan

(301) 807-5439

For all runners. Focus: all distances
Blue Collar Running  Terry Howell

(805) 689-6548

For distance runners on the more elite level. Focus – 5k to Marathon training
Jason Smith Endurance Coaching Jason Smith

(812) 340-1503

Focus: Everything endurance related. Running, Biking, Swimming. 800m on the track to ultra running events. Racing criterium’s to Ironman’s.  Pool workouts to swimming the 20mile channel islands.
Sloppy Seals  


[email protected]


 Thursdays 6pm meeting at Rincon Brewery at 208 Gray Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. “It’s super casual, all paces group”
Plant-Based Running Club Jen Smith
(805) 455-0292

 Social running group bringing together people who are interested in running and plant-based diets. Mixture of road and trail running, beginner-to-intermediate level runs of 2-4 miles and 5K races. Most runs on Sunday mornings. RSVP for runs on Meetup
SB Running Co. Saturday Shred Rick Garcia and Colin Henderson at SB Running Co.
Posting weekly runs on Strava and the SB Running Co. store’s website
(805) 899-8802
 Hello trail runners! Every Saturday morning at 7:00am, we invite you to join us for group trail runs at Cold Springs Trailhead (unless posted otherwise in our Strava group). Ricky and Colin lead these fun, adventurous runs. All paces welcome. We hope to see you there!
Santa Barabara Run Club Meets every Friday 7:00am at Dart Coffee Co in the Funk Zone Strava

The Santa Barbara Run Club Weekly 5k Wednesday’s at 6:00pm and Saturdays at 9:30am
Locations vary – posted to Strava
Trail Tuesday Runners Meets at various trails Tuesday mornings or Tuesday evenings
Location posted to Strava