Archive for the ‘5K’ Category

Splash of Color Fun Run 5K April 18, 2015 in Atascadero

The Atascadero Junior High PTO is hosting the family-friendly Splash of Color Fun Run in Atascadero on April 18, 2015.  They are raising money to ‘brighten’ the Academic Programs, Visual and Performing Arts, Technology, Athletics and other programs for their students.

The 3.1 mile course takes you around the outer area of Atascadero Junior High.  There will be 5 different color stations where you will be showered with color powder.  No worries, there is a way to bypass the color stations if you like to stay clean.  Want to register?  Me too!

Race Details:

Date: Saturday April 18, 2015 at 10am

Register here:

Cost: $35 for 11 and over, $25 for 10 and under

Where:  Atascadero Junior High School, 6501 Lewis Ave, Atascadero, CA 93422

Atascadero Junior High PTO Facebook page

Atascadero Firefighters Firehouse 5K, Kid’s Run and Health Fair April 11, 2015

The Atascadero Firehouse 5K is deemed by many as the toughest 5K in SLO County. The race starts on flat ground but quickly you begin to ascend Pine Mountain.  The race director put together a video taking you through the course.  It is beautiful!  This is definitely a 5K you don’t want to miss.


To Register:

Printable form-On Friday April 10th you can register at Fire Station 1 in Atascadero from 6-9pm

Online  -Early pick-up at Fire Station 1 in Atascadero on April 10th from 6-9pm

Cost: Adults:$25 early registration, $35 day of registration

Students (18 & under): $20

Team (group of 4): $80

The kid’s 1/2 mile registration is on race day only and is $5.

Race Website

Race Day Schedule:

7:30-8:15 – Packet pick-up and race-day registration

  • 8:00 – Health fair open
  • 8:30 – 5k start
  • 9:45 – Awards (overall male/female, top finisher in each age group, fastest team of 4)
  • 10:00 – Kids half-mile start
  • 10:30 – Health fair close

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Reindeer Run 5K Run/Walk 2012

I love Christmas! So I was super excited to hear about this race coming up this Saturday. It’s the Reindeer Run 5K! After the race you get to have breakfast with Santa. Here are the details:
Date: Saturday, Dec 1st at 8am.
Where: Mitchell Park in San Luis Obispo
Cost: $30 online or $40 race day
Course Map
Register Online
More Info

Wine Country 1/2 Marathon & 5K, March 25, 2012

The Wine Country 1/2 Marathon, 5K and Kids 1/2 Mile Grape Stomp is happening on Sunday March 25, 2012 in Paso Robles, CA. This race is part of the California 1/2 Marathon Series.

The Details:
When: Sunday March 25, 2012. 7:15am 1/2 Marathon walkers start. 8am 1/2 Marathon runners start. 8:15am start for 5K. 9am start for 1/2 Mile Kids Grape Stomp.
Where: River Oaks Hot Springs, 800 Clubhouse Drive, Paso Robles, CA. 1/2 Marathon Course Map. 5K Course Map.
Fees: Pre-registration till 3/22/12: 1/2 Marathon-$65, 5K-$40, Kid’s 1/2 Mile-$20; Late Registration(if not sold out): 1/2 Marathon-$75, 5K-$45
Register: Online, Download Forms

Wine Country Runs Facebook Page

San Luis Obispo Health & Fitness Expo and 5K, March 24, 2012

Ok…seriously? Biggest Loser Winner John Rhode will be running this 5K! It is all part of the Central Coast’s largest health and fitness expo. The expo runs from Saturday March 24th to Sunday the 25th from 10am to 4pm at the Alex Madonna Expo Center. The expo is sure to be awesome. Check out the San Luis Obispo Health & Fitness Expo!

Now for the 5K!
When: Saturday March 24th. 8:30am race start.
Where: Alex Madonna Expo Center
Course: 5K:take the Highway 101 Bike Path up to Madonna Mountain & back up to the Alex Madonna Expo Center.
Register: Online
Fees: $25 pre-registration. $30 race day.

SLO Health & Fitness Expo Facebook Page.

John Rhode will not only be running the 5K, but on Saturday March 24th at 1:45pm he’ll be sharing his story at the expo.

Lopez Lake Spring Splash, March 18, 2012

The Friends of Lopez Lake are sponsoring the Spring Splash Fun Run coming up in March! Here are the details:

When: Sunday March 18, 2012. 8am race start.
Where: Lopez Lake County Park, 6800 Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA
Distances: 10K, 5K and Tiny Mile for runners 6 and under.
Register: Online, or registration forms are available at the ranger station at Lopez Lake

Friends of Lopez Lake (FOLL) Facebook page

Move to Build 5K/10K, Saturday February 25, 2012

The Move to Build Race is a 5K/10K walk/run put on by Cal Poly to raise awareness and fund the PolyHouse Project. You’ve seen the reality TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, right? The PolyHouse project kind of does the same thing, but around here! This is a great opportunity to run and support a great cause!

When: Saturday February 25, 2012. Check-in starts at 9am with the race starting at 10am
Where: Start and Finish at UU Plaza at Cal Poly
Fees: $20 for early registration, $25 for day of registration, $15/person in groups of 4+
You’ll get a free T-shirt, food and prizes.
Register Online: Here
More Information: Move to Build Facebook Page

Take a peek at PolyHouse 2010!

Hares N Hounds 5K and Kids Fun Run, March 10, 2012

This is the 14th year of the Hares N Hounds 5K and Family Fun Day. It is an absolutely fabulous way to support Atascadero High School Athletics. We’ve been running in this race since we moved back to Atascadero in 2008 and it is positively lovely. The 5K course is certified through the USA Track & Field. The kids races are 1/2 Mile and 1 Mile and every finisher gets a medal. For the 5K, medals are awarded 3 deep in each age category with a NEW category this year for the 1st male/female AHS alumni! You can win $500 if you can beat the course record of 14:38 for men or 17:05 for women. And, they have loads of raffle prizes. Now for the details:

Date: Saturday March 10, 2012
To register: Printable Registration and Online Registration.
Entry fees: 5K:$25 (without shirt) or $35 (with shirt) *$30/$40 after 3/4/2012*
1 Mile and/or 1/2-Mile $10 each (without shirt) $20 each (with shirt) *$15/$25 after 3/4/2012*
More Information

Buzz Marathon, February 18, 2012

It’s the Buzz Marathon this Saturday, February 18th. There really aren’t that many full marathons around here, so this is exciting stuff! The details:

Distances: Full Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5K and a Kid’s 1 Mile Run
Date/Time: Saturday February 18th, 2012. Runners starts at 8:30am and walkers at 6:30am.
Online Registration: Go here
Downloadable Registration: Go here
Where: Camp Roberts near San Miguel, CA. Here is the Course Map
More info: Buzz Marathon Website

Don’t forget that you’ll need some Security Clearance!

Atascadero Firehouse 5K Fun Run and Health Fair, April 21, 2012

Yes! Another race in Atascadero. I’m just loving this. And this race is not just around the lake. We get to run up Pine Mountain and get a little trail action! The race benefits the Atascadero Firefighters Association which is a non-profit organization that financial supports Relay for Life, Student scholarships, Athletic organizations (little league, t-ball, basketball, football, AHS boosters), Alicia Ann Rucsh Burn Foundation (Champ Camp, burn survivor treatment), Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), and Community Events (Winter Wonderland, Colony Days, Emergency Preparedness Fair). But let’s get to the details!

When: Saturday April 21, 2012. 5K race starts at 8:30am. Kids 1/2 Mile starts at 10am.
To register online: Go here!
Where: The race will start and end at the Atascadero Fire Station (6005 Lewis Avenue). The 5K course goes from the Fire Station to the entrance of Stadium Park and up the switch back trail to Pine Mountain loop. Then heads down the Blue Oak Trail and back to the Fire Station.
Fees: 1/2 Mile Kids Run is $5. The 5k is $25 till March 21st and $30 from March 21 to race day. On race day 5K is $35. There is a $5 discount for K-12 students. And there is the Firefighter Team Challenge which is $80 for a team of 4. All runners must be members of a fire department.