Calling All Volunteers
Volunteer Information

The majority of our volunteers come from partnering non-profit organizations on national, regional and local levels. Nearly 200 volunteers are needed to stage this event, and opportunities are available in a number of positions including registration check-in at the Race Expo, course monitors, wine glass distribution, bag check, recovery tent and medical support.

If you are part of a charitable organization looking for volunteer opportunities and to become a beneficiary of the event, and/or receive entries for fundraising purposes, please email our team, here.

Official Community Partners

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County – We are ending hunger and transforming the health of Santa Barbara County through good nutrition. We serve the community as a leader and expert in improving the nutritional health of our county through increased food security. In 2011, 102,000 unduplicated individuals were served by Foodbank member agencies. The Foodbank distributes food to over 290 social service programs and agencies, churches and community groups from Carpenteria to Santa Maria.

During 2011, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County distributed 11 million pounds of food from two warehouse locations in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. The surplus and donated food comes from many sources; over 500 contributors donated food and other commodities during 2011, in addition to the thousands of pounds of food collected through local food drives. The mission of the Foodbank is to provide nourishment to those in need by acquiring and distributing safe nutritious foods via local agencies and providing education to solve hunger and nutrition problems in Santa Barbara County.


Santa Ynez Valley Union High SchoolSanta Ynez Valley Union High School – Santa Ynez Valley Union High School students, staff and its boosters are the primary provider of event volunteers. They receive $2 from each race entry plus additional contributions per each volunteer provided. To sign as a volunteer please email Jennifer Rasmussen at

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If your organization is interested in becoming a Community Partner, send us an email and a member of our staff will contact you.

Register for This Event!
May 11, 2019

Santa Barbara and the adjoining Santa Ynez Valley offer the ideal destination running experience. Held in early May on Mother’s Day weekend, it’s the perfect time to visit this haven for outdoor recreation.

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Event Partners

We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you've worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.

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