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“Sprint” Adventure Running Festival

Atascadero, Morro Bay, & San Luis Obispo, CA

Date: May. 27 - 29, 2023
Event Directors: - 510.681.6181,
Course Setters: Rex Winterbottom, Matej Šebo
Type: A; 3 days, 6 events (1 NRE Sunday AM); for runners, walkers, hikers of all ages; new maps; 2km–3km courses; variety of formats; about 20 controls per course; terraloco events: Stages 1, 2, 3, 5, 6; BAOC events: Stages 3 & 4 = BAOC Summer Series event #1

Please note that fees and time limits apply. Events are typically not canceled due to bad weather.

Here is a summary of the planned events:

More information is on this terraloco webpage (

Course Setters’ Notes are available here.

May 28th Sprint at Cal Poly SLO Approved as an NRE

Course setter Matej Šebo has described Cal Poly as a terrific sprint venue, and the event there on May 28th has been approved by OUSA as a National Ranking Event. This race will be one of six in the San Luis Obispo area to be held over Memorial Day weekend, all on brand new maps.

In addition to being an NRE, the BAOC event on May 28th will be the first event of the BAOC 2023 Summer Series.

SLO is a popular destination, so make your lodging reservations now!

How often can you orienteer on six new maps in one weekend?

Explore the central coast parks in San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Atascadero, and Santa Maria/Orcutt! Including an NRE at Cal Poly!

May 27–29 is coming soon!

Complete event information is here ( Stake your claim and get a wonderful package deal on EventRegister here (

Note: The stages at Cal Poly on May 28th are official BAOC events, and we need the usual volunteers (hospitality, registration, E-punch, starts, checkpoint pickup, ...), so please contact me if you can help. Thanks!

Rex Winterbottom ()