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Please join Runners for Public Lands for a weekend of running, hiking, camping, and star gazing, as we explore the local flora and fauna of the magnificent Montaña de Oro State Park on October 15-17, 2021. The weekend will be packed with discussions from local shrublands experts, runners, astronomers, and information on land acknowledgement. As a nonprofit committed to creating inclusive communities dedicated to environmental justice and stewardship through advocacy and education, we welcome everyone to join us for a weekend of learning, exploration, and community!
Islay Creek Campground
Los Osos, CA US 93402
Each day will include a morning and afternoon run ranging in distance and ability level. Throughout the day, we will offer various activities to learn more about the history of MDO, the surrounding areas, and other ways to engage with the local landscape. In the evenings, we welcome everyone to BYOfood and drinks and join us around the campfire as we share stories and chat about this beautiful place.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY: OCT 15, 2021
SATURDAY: OCT 16, 2021
Trail Run / Hike
Ocean/Beach Time w/ Vic
Forest or Coastal Bathing Yoga
Fauna 101 + Scavenger Hunt w/ Bryant Baker
Hike / Sunset Perch
Local Indigenous Speaker TBD
SUNDAY: OCT 17, 2021
Trail Run or Hike
WHAT TO BRING
PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for bringing your own gear + food. We will be bringing the fun activities!
BYO reusable water bottle, food, and drinks.
BYO gear, tent, sleeping bag, etc.
Wear trail appropriate shoes and pack layers! MDO can get very cold.
Sunscreen or sun protective clothing.
Proof of vaccination required at check-in.
Children 5 years of age and under are free if they will be sharing their parents’ tent.