Santa Barbara Summer Sports Events

Summer in Santa Barbara is nothing short of spectacular. Sports are everywhere. Ranging from polo to running to ocean swimming, from beach volleyball … [Read more...]

John Zant: Barbara Nwaba’s Heptathlon Hurdles

A fighter can get knocked down twice in the first round and still come back to win the bout. But for Barbara Nwaba of the Santa Barbara Track Club, … [Read more...]

Dubberley, O’Donnell are peak performers

For Santa Barbara’s Matt Dubberley, the run up Gibraltar Road to La Cumbre Peak for the finish of the Pier to Peak Half-Marathon was a mere bunny … [Read more...]

2015 Running Events in Santa Barbara

There are dozens of running events every year in Santa Barbara, both big and small. Below is a listing of the most popular events throughout the … [Read more...]

Organista, Blackwell reach La Cumbre Peak first

It was a test of patience and perseverance for Matt Organista at Sunday’s grueling Pier to Peak Half Marathon from Stearns Wharf to La Cumbre … [Read more...]

Sports Figure of the Month: Jake Clinton

In his working life in Santa Barbara, Jake Clinton's business has been making sure people have a good time. He ran an arcade and owned a pizza … [Read more...]

High School Runner of the Month: Cuyler Gabriel

Because of its difficulty, the annual Pier to Peak Half Marathon isn't a race normally run by high school students. Cuyler Gabriel broke the mold … [Read more...]

McCarty, Blackwell rise to the top at Pier to Peak

Van McCarty and Martha Blackwell bested the field in Sunday's grueling Pier to Peak Half-Marathon, a race that adds 4,000 feet of elevation gain to … [Read more...]