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OCTOBER 26- 27th, 2019  

All levels of athletes are welcome to join us for 2 days of events! Choose to trail run / hike / obstacle race either our Kids obstacle, 5k obstacle, 13.1M run or 26.2M run or go BEASTMODE & take on our 39.3 Mile ULTRA Double Trail Race by doing both the 26M Saturday and the 13M Sunday! WOOHOO! 

Plus invite your friends to watch, volunteer or sign up of our NEW 'box style functional fitness' Games Competition! The Games include 3 separate events they will compete in over the 2 days. Saturday the 2 Games events are STRENGTH and FUNCTIONAL FITNESS and then on Sunday is the ENDURANCE event. The can be a 2 person team or an individual competing against their sex and age group. Go too for those details. 

All events are taking place at beautiful Lopez Lake in addition to the 2 Day SLO ULTRA FESTIVAL where spectators and athletes will enjoy activities, music, food & beverages plus awards celebration. We truly have something for everyone who loves the outdoors, every level of fitness and for connecting with like-minded humans who are passionate about adventure. Stay 10 minutes away in Historic Arroyo Grande or camp at Lopez Lake. Bring friends, family and fans because there is plenty parking and festivities for all. 

Event Details


This event is a benefit for our SLO County Sheriffs Advisory Foundation and our SLO County Parks Department. Feel free to donate today at check out please and show your support for their selfless commitment to all of us.    


Event Lodging close to the event and packet pick up can be booked now at 

Camping at the event venue is first come first serve so book TODAY at SLO County Parks

What you get!

All participants will receive a FINISHERS medal, branded event shirt, goody bag, award opportunities, ample on course Aid-Medical-Directional support and a First Class Festival Finish Line Party!  

BBQ and BEER can also be pre-purchased online at check out or bought event day on-site, along with other vendor product and service sales.      


Parking at Lopez Lake is $5.00 per person to be PREPAID at registration. Failure to prepay to park online will require $10.00 CASH per car at the front gate to the SLO County Parks Staff.  

More questions? Email us at 

Schedule of Events 

Times are Subject to change - check RaceSLO website, RaceSLO Facebook or your personal email from us prior to event

Friday, October 25th:

  • 12pm to 6:00pm - Packet Pick Up and Late Registration in The Village of Arroyo Grande (for events if not sold out). 
  • Mandatory SCU Games Athlete Briefing TBD 

Saturday, October 26th: 

  • 5:30 am - Lopez Lake OPEN for parking (proof of $5 prepaid parking pass or $10 cash on hand to be paid at gate)
  • 6am to 5pm On Site Packet Pick Up and Late Registration OPEN 
  • 7:00am - 26.2M Trail Race Start (8.5 hour course limit)  
  • 9am 1st Games Event STRONGMAN & STRONGWOMAN
  • 11am 2nd Games Event FUNCTIONAL FITNESS
  • 1pm 26.2M Trail Race Award Ceremony 
  • 3:30pm Course Cut Off 
  • 5pm Festival Closes 

Sunday, October 27th: 

  • 6:30am - Lopez Lake OPEN for parking (proof of $5 prepaid parking pass or $10 cash on hand to be paid at gate)  
  • 7am to 11am On Site Packet Pick Up and Late Registration OPEN
  • 8am - 13.1M Trail Race Start (6 hour course limit) 
  • 9:30am 3rd Games Event ENDURANCE 
  • 10:30am - 5K Obstacle Race Start
  • 11:30am Kids Race Start 
  • Noon 13.1M & 5K Race Award Ceremony 
  • 12:30pm Games Awards Ceremony 
  • 4pm Festival Closes 


Registration fees

26.2Mile Marathon Trail Run Saturday

Price changes in 1 month 9 hours

13.1 Mile Half Marathon Trail Run Sunday

Price changes in 1 month 9 hours

5K Obstacle Trail Run Sunday

Price changes in 1 month 9 hours

ULTRA Trail Run Double Ticket 26.2Sat + 13.1Sun = 39.3 Miles

Price changes in 1 month 9 hours

Kids Run-Obstacle Race Sunday (Parents can sign up too!)

Untimed fun run. Includes event shirt.

  1. $15.00
    Sep 1 - Oct 23
    Register for trail runs


Parking fee required by all athletes & spectators to access venue. $5 online or $10 cash at the gate. 

Spectators are FREE to the festival. 

There are NO REFUNDS and all races take place rain or shine.

All course routes subject to change & race distances are estimates. 

Dogs allowed ON LEASH ONLY at event venue! But NO DOGS on the race course. No exceptions.

No Smoking allowed, ever. No minors will be served, ID required in beer garden. 

All trail races will require that every person carry THEIR OWN cup, bottle or hydration pack for the entire race. We will be checking at each race start that you have this on you. We are working hard to create minimal waste and leave no trace.

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Anonymous $50.00
2 Anonymous $25.00
3 Stuart Miller $10.00

Top Fundraisers


Philip Bailey

Raised: $5.00

Event Schedule

  • October 25 12:00 PM PDT - Event Kick Off

Contact Information

Event Location

6820 Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA, USA

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