[slideshow_deploy id=’1418′] A tribal pre-start, with 7,000 runners in October seated cross-legged 4,000 feet up in the mountains around mesquite fire-pits to stay warm. A hilly, scenic course, mostly downhill through red rock country. Like running through an old western movie.
[slideshow_deploy id=’1411′] A beautiful run in Paradise. Santa Barbara is the very essence of the laid-back, palm tree, gentle surf, and sunshine California vibe and the only area along the Cali Coast that curves southward. After crossing the finish line — a slam dunk in the Pacific Ocean!