Santa Barbara's challenging Pier to Peak Half-Marathon on Sunday, September 1st takes you from the famous Santa Barbara Friendship Dolphins Fountain at the edge of Stearns Wharf, past the "Queen of the Missions" and on up an elevation of 3996 feet to the Majestic views at La Cumbre Peak.
Capture the panaramic layout of the city, Santa Barbara Channels and the Channel Islands. You can see where you started from 13.1 miles (sea level) earlier. Shuttle service takes you back to the start.
More information and a link to the registration on Active.com is at www.runsantabarbara.com/pier_to_peak.html.