Saturday, September 10, 2016

Don't be fooled by our sexy logo or live bluegrass music, fresh hometown BBQ, ice cold beer and The North Face race swag. This race will take you over wild undiscovered territories along the majestic California coastline where it's rough, it's rugged, and it's dirty. In private Wild Cherry Canyon you will have to dig deep to earn that sweet medal and hot cherry pie.

The Half Marathon is SOLD OUT and there are less than 100 spots remaining in all other event distances!

For the 50 Mile Ultra, you must register by June 5 to receive our exclusive SLO Ultra The North Face Jacket. Don't delay...register today!

  • 50Mile Ultra

    Our 50Mile Ultra is not for the faint of heart or quads. It is LEGIT. You will do the 13M course and explore the fresh Wild Cherry Canyon and Pecho Coast trails but then head deep north into the uncharted rugged ranges of the private Land Conservancy and PG&E properties. This 50M race is not for beginners or walkers and without a doubt requires a combination of running and hiking in order to finish in the 15 hour time allowed. However, it CAN be your first ULTRA! with some quality training and our generous support we do our very best to ensure all of our athletes are safe and can finish the race. DO NOT be intimidated - but do get yourself trained

  • 26M XC Marathon

    Our 26Mile Cross Country Marathon takes your love for long distance and adventure to the next level. Rolling on top of the 13M course featuring fragrant Wild Cherry Canyon and the Pecho Coast trails, the Marathon then sends you exploring the surrounding northern ranges with 360 degree views of all San Luis Obispo County. Wild manzanita, herbaceous sage and endless untouched coastline provide a feast for the senses. The 26M race has a generous 13 hour cut off and is open to trained hikers and runners of all levels.

  • 13M XC Half

    Our 13Mile Cross Country Half is NOT flat but rolls gently inside the golden hills of Wild Cherry Canyon property. It boasts epic views of the entire Avila Beach coastline, including the Wild Cherry Canyon and Pecho Coast trails. The 13M race has a generous 6 hour cut off and is open to trained hikers and runners of all levels. Creek crossing is probable depending on seasonal rainfall.

  • 5 Miles

    Looking to sample the dirt lovers experience? Come see what the buzz is all about with a 5 mile relaxed hike or bite off a fast 5 mile run and then sit back and enjoy the Blue grass, the BBQ and the beer. This rolling course is all fire roads and stays inside the canyon with a few good climbs to reward you with breathtaking ocean views. All levels and youth welcome and a 4 hour course cut off.

Join me on September 10! Combine your passion for running with work to protect the places you play. Give the miles that your legs cover greater meaning - Krissy Moehl

Here is your opportunity to experience the private mountain trails of Wild Cherry Canyon on the beautiful California Central Coast. Oak woodlands, rolling hills, lonely single track trail and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Do yourself a favor, register for the SLO Ultra Wild Cherry Canyon Trail deserve it - Luis Escobar

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Avila Beach, Where the Fun Meets the Sun - Easily California’s greatest getaway

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Avila Beach is known as "Nature's Ultimate Training Ground" for good reason. There are miles of both scenic and challenging bike paths and trails, clean pure ocean waters to swim and miles of outdoor running along the beach or into pristine oak laden canyons. Whether you want to just enjoy a day in nature or a go for a month long training regime , Avila Beach offers it all. And after a day of training there are many ways to relax too. You'll enjoy natural mineral spas, local wine tasting in town, fresh seafood at one of our many restaurants along with wonderful accommodations where you can restore and relax.

Enjoy the friendliest climate on California’s Central Coast along the sparkling Pacific that’s so easy to reach right between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Bask in a warm sunny microclimate and stroll on our beautiful, pet friendly beaches. Swim, surf, sail and kayak the harbor with sea lions, otters, pelicans and other beautiful creatures. Taste locally produced award-winning wines in our downtown tasting rooms and at wineries throughout the Avila Valley. Pick some of California’s best apples at our See Canyon Orchards and experience the harvest at our local farms. Surrounded yourself with world-class amenities, great hotels, vacation rentals, restaurants, boutiques and shops. Book your stay now in Avila Beach for the race today.

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