The rain storms have passed and San Diego is back to its fabulous winter weather – sunny with a chance of perfect! Check out some great things to do this week after the jump.
With our gorgeous year-round weather and variety of terrain throughout the region, it is no wonder that San Diegan’s are some of the most active people in the USA. And while many of us choose that activity to be surfing, biking, jogging, swimming or some other leisurely pursuit, some San Diegan’s like to push their competitive limits by participating in one (or many) of the numerous races that are held throughout San Diego each year.
As an avid mud runner myself, I’m excited to be taking on my 3rd Super Spartan Race at the end of the month. Nothing quite gets my blood pumping like crawling through mud under barbed wire, pushing my way through a gauntlet of defenders or perfecting my javelin throwing skills. Here’s more information on the Spartan Race and several other upcoming San Diego races that are guaranteed to get you dirty, wet and beaming from ear to ear!
Having just completed the Southern California Spartan Race last weekend in Temecula, my interest in obstacle races has piqued. Who else out there enjoys torturing themselves by running miles and miles while climbing over/under walls, jumping fire, dodging gladiators and in general just beating your body to a pulp? I certainly didn’t think I was going to be “that guy,” but I challenged myself to do the Spartan this year as a motivator to improve my fitness and health in 2012 – and ended up enjoying it (did I just write that?!).
So for those who are already into these types of races, or those that would like to challenge themselves, after the break are a few other San Diego obstacle races that are happening in the not too distant future
I’ll jibe starboard and leave the boom grinder to the men.” If you understood that, you’re a sailor. If you didn’t, read on. It turns out the list of sailing nomenclature is as extensive as it is useful, if you’re a top-notch sailor about to descend on San Diego Harbor for the third stop of the inaugural America’s Cup World Series. From November 12-20, 2011, be ready to witness a state-of-the-art AC45 wing-sailed catamarans FLY across the water at around 30 knots (read: FAST).
Follow the Read More link see the video on how you can experience the America’s Cup action!
The Del Mar horse racing season has begun, the races are in full-swing and there are some exciting events in store this summer. Be sure to check the Events Calendar for information on the events taking place all season long. Highlights include: Fridays & Select Saturdays: The Del Mar Summer Concert Series. Featuring “4 O’Clock Fridays,” […]