Run Local News & Stories

A Short History of Santa Barbara’s Earth Day

Run Local’s newest event, the Santa Barbara Half Marathon, is set in a world-renowned location known for its laid-back California coastal vibe and designation as America’s Riviera. However, less known is the pivotal role it played in the environmental movement, especially the founding of Earth Day in 1970. Thanks to the Community Environmental Council, we’ve reprinted some of this history below.

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Return to Racing, Unlock Your Fitness & Romanian Deadlifts

While we reflect on the last 12 months, we are looking to the future with optimism and a hopeful return to racing in California at the events you love. The California Coalition of Endurance Sports has been a voice for event companies and athletes alike to make this happen in the Golden State by providing resources as well as spearheading legislative efforts.

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