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Charity Miles for SLO!

Charity Miles is a FREE app available on your smartphone that allows you to run, walk and bike for charity.  Corporate sponsors donate 10 cents for every mile you bike and 25 cents for every mile you run or walk to the sponsor of your choice.

Download the app and sign up today!  Join our runSLO team and lets see how much money we can raise for charities!


To join the runSLO team, sign up on the Charity Miles app and search for the runSLO team on your Charity Miles profile.

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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Pre Super Bowl Fun Run!

The day before the Super Bowl, Paso Robles has a fun run that supports the Boys & Girls Club of North San Luis Obispo County. It’s the 4th Annual Super Fun Run 10K, 5k & Kids’ Run. It is on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Races starts at 8am with the 10K and 5K race and the kids’ run is at 9:15am. For more information check out their website!

San Luis Obispo County and Central Coast Turkey Trot Round-up 2014

Turkey. Mashed Potatoes. Gravy. Green Bean Casserole (yuck)! And…TURKEY TROTS! It’s that time of year again, and there are plenty of trots to choose from this year. Take a look!

Saturday, November 22, 2014: 18th Annual City of Santa Maria Turkey Trot 5K and Kid’s 1 Mile Fun Run in Santa Maria, CA

Saturday, November 22, 2014: Templeton Turkey Trot Family Fun Run 10K, 5K and 1 Mile in Templeton, CA

Sunday, November 23, 2014: 5K Gobble Gobble Holiday Run in Los Olivos, CA

Sunday, November 23, 2014: FOLL Turkey Trot in Arroyo Grande, CA

Thursday, November 27, 2014: South County Turkey Trot “At the Beach” in Pismo Beach, CA

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

Dean Karnazes Speaking at Cal Poly February 23, 2012

Ever heard of Dean Karnazes?? That’s right, the Ultra Marathon Man himself. Well, he is coming to Cal Poly to speak on Thursday February 23, 2012 from 11am-12pm. He’ll be speaking at The Silo, Building 3 in room 213. I wonder what one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World” has to say?