Orcutt Trails running event returns, this time at Los Flores Ranch Park, and with a half-marathon option. All distances highlight some of the best trails at Los Flores Ranch Park. All proceedes go to the Santa Maria Valley Open Space.
Los Flores Ranch Park is the first of its kind regional open space park in the Santa Maria Valley. At 1,778 acres (nearly 2.8 square miles), the property lies about eight miles south of Santa Maria in the Solomon Hills. The park offers the public a rare mix of environmental education, land preservation and recreation.
Event details and schedule
Los Flores Ranch Park is a Santa Maria City Parks facility. They have been kind enough to make the park available for our running event, please respect the Park, its rules and its staff.
6:30am The Patch gate will be open at 6:30am
7:00am Packet Pickup
7:55am Race Briefing
8:00am All Races Start
21km, 13.1miles, Half-Marathon (the only race that is never finished) - Follow green course markings. Aid stations are aproximately at 6.4km (4 miles) and 16km (10 miles). 100% runnable flowing trail with 580m (1900 feet) of elevation gain.
10km, 6.2miles - Follow yellow course markings. Aid stations are aproximately at 4km (2.5 miles) and 6.5km (4 miles). Same flowing trails and 300m (985 feet) of elevation gain.
5km, 3.1miles - Follow pink course markings. Aid station at aproximately 3km (1.8 miles)
0km (because km are smaller than miles) - for those folks that want to support local trails but don't want to run.
All courses are on dirt trail, gravel roads, and some 'paved' ranch roads. All courses share trails. All courses travel in the same direction. Los Flores Ranch Park is open to the public, please be courteous of other trail users. Rules of the road apply on trails - slow traffic keep right, pass on the left, communicate with other trail users.