Luis Escobar

race organizer

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This weekend, ultramarathons are descending on Santa Barbara’s frontcountry for the annual    Nine Trails Race   , a 35-mile trail run in the Los Padres National Forest.

Fire and mud can’t stop this Santa Barbara ultramarathon

This weekend, ultramarathons are descending on Santa Barbara’s frontcountry for the annual Nine Trails Race , a 35-mile trail run in the Los Padres National Forest.

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