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
Hope Ranch Thursdays (HRT) Brooke Powell

[email protected]

Weekly run at 5:30am through Hope Ranch.  Mellow, easy pace, hilly. Distances range from 5 – 10 miles.
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